Art & culture

Sicilian Fashion

Sicilian fashion is going through a period of growth. Talented designers from Sicily like Domenico Dolce from Dolce&Gabbana share a strong tie with Sicily.

Sicilian fashion is going through a period of growth

and fame in Sicily.

Doubtless,

the amazing growth in this sector is mainly due to the

inventiveness and hard work of young designers whose talent

is ever appreciated by the market and by fashion magazines too.

The young islanders who developed their talent in the

Academies of Palermo, Catania and Rome are now the symbol of

made in Sicily” fashion.

Most of these young people,

who work for other designers and later opened their own

fashion houses,

can now boast fashion shows in Sicily, Rome, Milan or even abroad,

not to talk about co-operations with other fashion houses.

Talented designers from Sicily,

like Domenico Dolce from Dolce&Gabbana,

all share a strong tie with their land and it’s traditions,

which include a rich background in ancient tailoring techniques;

they have learnt to master and adapt clothes to the latest trends.

Sicilian style mirrors the island’s history with a mixture of

Baroque and Arab influence,

aristocratic affectation,

jewel making tradition and Mediterranean style.

Warm and bright colors prevail,

and they recall the sun, the sky and the sea of Sicily

with it’s wild nature and it’s volcano.

White is the dominant color for wedding dresses and Sicily

can boast an ancient tradition in this sector.

Many fashion houses are specialized in wedding dresses

and offer a wide range of models:

from classical dresses to rather daring ones.

However,

the “made in Sicily” stands out for the quality

of it’s fabrics,

the greatest care of details, and it’s original style.

Where to get fashion houses in Sicily.

The most famous fashion houses and designers

are located in Palermo and Catania.

If you love fashionable clothes,

you must walk along Via Libertà, Via Principe di Belmonte

and Via Ruggero Settimo in Palermo,

or along via XX Settembre in Catania.

Models by the most famous Italian designers are often

concentrated in multi-brand stores,

some of which have an originally distinctive style.

Do not miss a visit to the minor towns in tourist areas

along the coast:

you may find very good clothes by famous and

non-famous designers at bargain prices.

You can now take advantages of our private shopping tour,

designated for shopping overs, we will take you to shop

to some of the most important Sicilian malls as the

Sicilian Outlet, here you can find the most famous brands

as Prada, Gucci etc..

PRIVATE SHOPPING TOUR

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