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Ennio Capasa

Male
Born 1960
Age 55
Hometown Lecce
Nationality Italian

Ennio Capasa is an Italian fashion designer, he was born in Lecce in 1960 He is the creator of CoSTUME NATIONAL, the Italian fashion house he founded in 1986 and now an internationally renowned designer label famous for its subtle shapes, dark tones and sartorial detail. Capasa inspired and revolutionized 90s fashion as much as Giorgio Armani did in the 80s. —The New York Times, Amy M. Spindler 17-12-1996… Read More

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1960 Birth Born in 1960.

TWENTIES

He is the creator of CoSTUME NATIONAL, the Italian fashion house he founded in 1986 and now an internationally renowned designer label famous for its subtle shapes, dark tones and sartorial detail. … Read More

THIRTIES

1993 33 Years Old CoSTUME NATIONAL HOMME his menswear line, was first showcased in 1993 and continues to be paraded in Milan each year.
1995 35 Years Old 1995 was the year in which he attended personally to the interior design and launch of the first CoSTUME NATIONAL flagship stores in Milan, Tokyo, New York and Hong Kong. Over the years his designer label has developed in various directions. As well as men’s and women’s ready-to-wear items, lingerie, perfumes and cosmetics (Costume National Scent), 2004 saw the birth of the C’N’C streetwear line for young people, produced and distributed by Itierre Spa. … Read More

FORTIES

2002 42 Years Old He designed the costumes for “Frida’s mirror”, a play based on the life of Frida Kahlo with Ottavia Piccolo (Franco Parenti Theatre, Milan 1998); he was responsible for the set-up and staging of “Live Red: Blood, transformation and transfiguration in contemporary art” (Pac, Milan’s Contemporary Art Pavilion, Milan 1999) and in 2002 he designed the costumes for “Le regole dell’attrazione” (The rules of attraction) with Valentina Cervi, Fabrizio Sacchi, Elio Germano, Lorenzo Lavia, directed by Luca Guadagnino. … Read More
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