A BRIEF HISTORY OF ITALIAN STYLE
1980s: Everyone— especially Richard Gere in American Gigolo— loves the neutral colors of Giorgio Armani’s power suits.
2013: In Oscar-winning Italian drama The Great
Beauty, actor Toni Servillo makes a canary-yellow jacket by Cesare Attolini (son of Vincenzo) and a ruffled pink pocket square seem cool and wearable.
2014: Giorgio Armani criticizes the style of Matteo Renzi, Italy’s then prime minister, saying he should wear ties more often and look to President Obama for fashion inspiration.