Born and raised in Montreal, Antonio Azzuolo graduated with a B.A.A in Apparel Design from Ryerson University in Toronto, where he specialized in Men’s Tailoring.
Antonio moved to Milan after graduation, going on to participate in the “Festival des Jeunes Stylistes de Hyères” where he won first place in the menswear category.
The award permitted Antonio to relocate to Paris and launch his professional career.
Before he launched his label a.a., Antonio worked as design director for Ralph Lauren Purple and Black Label. He also served at Hermès and Kenzo in both New York and Paris.
Antonio has prepared an eclectic collection for autumn/winter 2016:
Urban space cowboys swing to a mod beat.
Hutterites, midnight cowboys, early Elvis, Glam Folk/Rock
Tailored and elongated shapes contrast with various cropped and layered knits.
Saddle shoulder, rope sleeve, metallic leather patches, subtle graphic intarsia motifs, Trompe L’Oeil effects and recycled fur trim.
Heather grey and beige, navy, brown, charcoal, black accents of apple green, melon, powdered blue, white, cream and iridescent metallic.
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