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Name Dropping….Who wears Dolce and Gabbana?
Often seen as flashy and theatrical rather than elegant
Dolce & Gabbana is organized into main labels: D&G (casual, street, cheaper) and Dolce&Gabbana (luxurious, designer label,costs more, says more.
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D&G Junior is a separate line aimed at children under the age of 13.
In 2005, the designers teamed up with Motorola for the first time to produce a Special Edition Gold RAZR V3i which was limited to 1000 phones and distributed by D&G boutiques and major Motorola retailers. This collaboration was renewed in 2006 for another release.
Stefano Gabbana and Domenico Dolce have been designing together since 1985. They were a flamboyant couple who were considered inseparable until… they separated in 2005, after nearly 20 years. The company stays the same, they continue to design together.
“On a professional level we are still together…we work together wonderfully well, we have a very strong understanding. What happened in the past is still there, it continues and will continue forever. We have a very strong love."
Other Interesting Stuff
Dolce & Gabbana was publicly criticized by Britain's advertising watchdog Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) in January 2007, for an advertising campaign showing models brandishing knives.
The ads, showed two men holding a wounded women and two men threatening a man in a chair while another lay on the floor with a head wound.
The ad could be seen as condoning and glorifying knife-related violence," the ASA said of the Times advert. "It was irresponsible." Dolce & Gabbana said the adverts drew no complaints when they were published in China, Europe, Hong Kong, Japan and the United States.
Dolce & Gabbana open ‘Gold' restaurant in Milan
. Gold has long been an element in D&G's collections, being it their jewellery, ready-to-wear, accessories, and now restaurant décor.
.Gold has several levels including a downstairs bistro that opens at lunchtime and a more formal upstairs that serves dinner only.
“the golden theme isn't necessarily intended to represent money and luxury but more importantly gold is "an upbeat, sunny color" that signifies a "taste for beauty and for sensual pleasure."