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Everything you need to know about Dolce & Gabbana

By Lauren Carbran
 

Dolce & Gabbana don’t even need an introduction because, well, we know you’re probably already obsessed with them. The Italian designs that sweep the catwalk each season make us super happy, while their perfume is just DIVINE. So here’s everything you need to know about the masters of life, Dolce & Gabbana…

MILAN, ITALY - FEBRUARY 28: A model walks the runway at the Dolce & Gabbana fashion show during Milan Fashion Week Fall/Winter 2016/2017 on February 28, 2016 in Milan, Italy. (Photo by Victor VIRGILE/Gamma-Rapho via Getty Images)1958

Domenico Dolce is born in Sicily to a family who own a small clothing business. He works for his family from a young age.

1962

Stefano Gabbana is born in Milan. His father works in a printing factory and his mother works for a laundry service.

1980

Dolce & Gabbana work as assistants to designer Giorgio Correggiari.

1983

They leave Correggiari to start their own fashion label – and Dolce & Gabbana is born.

1985

Dolce & Gabbana present their first womenswear collection in Milan, followed by the launch of a knitwear and a beachwear line.

1994

The D&G label launches, inspired by street style. Damn right.

dg2006

Scarlett Johansson is the face of Dolce & Gabbana The One for her, a floriental fragrance, with notes of peach, vanilla and lychee. Yum.

2008

Dolce & Gabbana The One For Men launches and is fronted by Matthew McConaughey. It’s classic and spicy, thanks to its notes of grapefruit, tobacco and coriander.

2015

Dolce & Gabbana present their SS16 fashion show, which is inspired by Italy. Designs include lemons, colourful pompoms, seaside graphics and stripes.

dolcerosaexcelsa2016

Their AW16 collection consists of Cinderella tinsel dresses, blouse-dresses and cat-and-mouse prints (aka, the cool granny look). And we love.

Dolce & Gabbana Dolce Rosa Excelsa fragrance launches and melts our hearts. The combo of Turkish rose, African dog rose and musk is romantic and sensual. It instantly transports us to Italy. Dreamy.

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