Victorio & Lucchino is a Spanish fashion company, which takes its name from its creators, Victorio, Jose Victor Rodriguez Caro, and Lucchino, Jose Luis Medina.
They began their journey into the world of fashion in the late 1970s, in the city of Seville.
The professional meeting occurred both in the design department of the company Disart Seville. Following this employment, independence and decided to open a store in the Andalusian capital where they sold their first designs. In 1985 he designed his first collection, presented in a parade in New York.
Since then and with the creation of the Cibeles, began presenting his two collections of ready-to-wear every year.
In 1984, after observing the high demand for their wedding dresses, they decided to create their first collection and present it in a fashion show in Barcelona. At that time revealed as pioneers in a sector which was later incorporated many of the designers of ready-to-wear.
In 1992, with the intention to diversify its business, launched its first fragrance for women, Carmen, in collaboration with the Spanish fashion company Puig.1 have recently been initiated in jewelry design. Moreover, his love of art and culture has led them to collaborate in theater and film productions, as the works ‘Yerma’ or ‘La Celestina’ and the movie ‘The Bodyguard’, where Whitney Houston wore a dress designed by them.
Agatha Ruiz de la Prada
Daughter of a famous architect and Castilian nobleman, Juan Manuel Ruiz de la Prada and Sanchiz, 17 and a Catalan nobleman, Maria Isabel de Sentmenat and Urruela, 18 studied at the School of Arts and Crafts Barcelona Fashion.
She started at age 20 to work as an assistant in the studio of the designer Madrid Pepe Rubio. A year later, he made his first parade in Madrid Design Center and participated in a joint fashion show at the Museum of Contemporary Art of the capital.
Just a year after this, Agatha opens its first store and exposes Painted Suits. From the beginning, his work has been disruptive and characteristic of herself. Woships in his words clothes happy Using vivid colors and pure geometric forms and all symbolic language composed of hearts, clouds and flowers create a unique identity that characterizes and distinguishes over many other designers.
“My design is conceptual. If we remove everything superfluous we conclude that fashion should be comfortable: comfortable for body and mind, comfortable to wear and who look and comfortable to make and destroy. “Said Agatha Ruiz de la Prada.
Apart from creating clothing lines, took the business of shoes, perfumes, watches, wall tiles, household linens, stationery and furniture sets, theatrical costumes, doll clothes, uniforms, socks, sunglasses, upholstery, costumes and to labels for bottles of wine. He has published books themselves, designed book covers and discs.
It is linked romantically to journalist and director Pedro José Ramírez Codina the couple has two sons: Tristan Jerome and Cosima Oliva.
During the 80′s Spain-the “Movida Madrileña”, Agatha Ruiz de la Prada became one of the most important promoters of the movement and has since continued very active in the artistic and cultural scene of the country.
Agatha Ruiz de la Prada started to license its brand in 1991 and currently works with more than 50 licensees. It has expanded its range of products from clothing to furniture woman, reinforced doors, motorcycle helmets, books, pet accessories, lingerie, cosmetics, crockery, handbags, jewelry, wedding dresses, mobile phones, lamps and sails etc. products.
This range of products is distributed through exclusive designer shops in Madrid, Barcelona, Paris, Milan, New York and Porto in multibrand stores plus more than 140 countries.
By : África Ripoll Mulero, Julia Pretel Segado, Dori Robles Antón, Mª Amparo Pérez García,
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