16 Facts About Armani


In 2000, after buying factories from GFT, Armani formed a joint venture with Zegna for the production and distribution of the Collezioni men's collection.

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Armani increased to 85 percent its share in the joint venture in Japan with Itochu.

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From 2003 until 2012, Safilo Group held the exclusive licence for Armani-branded eyewear before losing it again to Luxottica.

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Giorgio Armani is a high-end label specialising in men's and women's ready-to-wear, accessories, glasses, cosmetics, and perfumes.

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Emporio Armani is the second brand of the Armani family and features ready-to-wear and runway collections.

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Emporio Armani products are usually only sold in freestanding Emporio Armani boutiques and on the official website.

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Emporio Armani teamed up with Reebok to create fashion shoes under the label EA7.

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Emporio Armani is the official kit supplier of Italian football side SSC Napoli under its EA7 brand.

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Armani Junior has 167 independent boutiques around the globe, which only sell the sub-label.

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Giorgio Armani launched his interior design collection in 2000 with a flagship store opening in Milan, Italy the same year.

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For example, Armani designed chocolate easter eggs, heart-shaped boxes with red, pink and lilac chocolate truffles for Valentine's Day, as well as a Ramadan collection for the Muslim holiday featuring refined colours of Islamic art and no alcohol.

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Giorgio Armani designed special floral arrangements for occasions like Valentine's Day and spring collections.

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Armani would be responsible for overseeing all aspects of the interior design and style of the hotels.

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Armani Beauty has been a major supporter of the Venice Film Festival since 2018 and was the event's main sponsor in 2019.

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Armani makes kits for Serie A football side Napoli under its EA7 brand.

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Also in 2014, Giorgio Armani SpA paid 270 million euros to Italian tax authorities to settle a dispute over payments from the group's subsidiaries abroad.

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