More than five decades ago, exactly in the year 1975 when two passionate fashion and clothing joined their names and their capitals to give space to a new fashion house. Giorgio Armani and Sergio Galeotti decide to create in the city of Milan, Italy; a firm with only $ 10,000. Today it is one of the largest, of fashion houses around the world. It has 13 factories worldwide and more than 300 stores distributed in more than 36 countries on four continents obtaining thus the denominative one that takes by name one of its own lines; Emporium.
More than a fashion designer, it became an emporium not only of unique creations to wear, but for footwear industry, accessories, perfumes, purses, watches, and for hotel management.
Armani is constantly expanding its fashion catalog, renewing proposals and innovating attractive garments to always stay at the highest level of the fashion market around the world. His designs impregnated with originality and perfection has taken him to occupy the place he has in the fashion industry. In order to achieve its objectives, this firm has agreed to important long-term alliances with other industries that also enjoy a wide prestige to promote its variety of lines.
Armani offers a wide versatility of lines with the aim of attending in an integral way to its followers, Armani Collezioni one of the most expensive and high-scale lines of the designer, Armani Jeans; is the line of jeans created since 1981 and one of the most profitable, Armani Privé; the preferred line for Hollywood red carpet, Armani home; the line of furniture, lamps, high-end bed linen. Armani Junior that offers garments for girls and boys, Armani Cosmetics offers a wide catalog of products and accessories for skin care, cosmetics, perfumes, and fragrances. Armani Hotels; is responsible for the decoration and provide luxury accessories for a hotel and resort network in agreement with Emaar Hotels.
One of the most emblematic lines of Giorgio Armani is Emporio Armani, being the most widely distributed worldwide is one of the most accessible, this collection can be found in more than 140 stores distributed around the four continents. Emporio Armani covers all collections of accessories, watches, perfumes, sunglasses and casual wear.
Armani also set out to reach a more modern audience through its AlX Armani Exchange line, the widest collection of casual urban trends with the same Italian sensibility that distinguishes its signature, focused on its younger followers. Design a more modern, daring and contemporary complete wardrobe for the young adult in a relaxed style. With this line Armani directs this line especially to the American market, currently has more than 70 outlet stores in the United States and starting in 2006 begins to distribute the line opening stores in some Latin American countries such as Brazil, Costa Rica, Mexico, Colombia, Chile, and Peru.