Tag: Francesco Smalto
The novelist Fran?oise Sagan once wrote of Francesco Smalto: “He is one of those rare men who can combine luxury and austerity, the everyday and brilliance. He is a craftsman and a nobleman”. It is to this handsome definition that the firm has remained faithful since its beginnings, and it is now fifty years old.
Late in the evening of April 5, Italian-born couturier Francesco Smalto died at age 87. Francesco Smalto fashion house announced designer's death on Monday in a statement, noticing his ability to 'reconcile virility, mystery and sensitivity' in his menswear designs and to create clothes for 'the most demanding men on the planet'.