60 East 42nd Street
New York, NY 10165
+1 212 682 1977


founded by

Adolfo Sardinia

belongs to

Adolfo Inc.

the history

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.

The Look

An Adolfo lady should look simple, classic and comfortable.

Who Wears It

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.


1978 Adolfo(W)
1981 Adolfo Classic(W)
1981 Adolfo Classic Gentleman
1982 Adolfo Couture(W)

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