In 1963, with financial assistant from fellow designer Bill Blass, Adolfo Sardinia opened a millinery house under his own name, Adolfo Inc.
In April of 1993, Adolfo closed his salon on New York's East 57th Street, after more than 25 years producing his classically elegant knit suits, dresses, and eveningwear.
In 1962 Adolfo opened his own salon and began to design clothes to show with his hat collection.
After closing his salon to concentrate on marketing his licensed products. Adolfo made numerous appearances at departments stores and on QVC to promote his name and products in the early and mid-1990s, which were valued at some $5-million annually. In late 1995, he returned to designing, with a limited collection sponsored by Castleberry.
An Adolfo lady should look simple, classic and comfortable.
In the past Mr and Mrs Wyatt Cooper weared his refined clothes. Inspired by Coco Chanel’s jersey sportswear and famous suits, his famous knitted suits were bought by New York’s old society.