Alberto Aspesi is an Italian fashion designer born in Gallarate, Varese in 1944. He became successful thanks to a quilted nylon jacket, swollen like the Michelin puppet. In 1969 he founded A&D-Camiceria of Alberto Aspesi, which became Bagarre of Alberto Aspesi in 1973, and finally carried only his own name in 1990. He has eight lines, aimed at a clothing style that is clean and severe, with a uni-sex cut. The most recent shown was during the Autumn-Winter season of 1999. It was called LSD and was created in collaboration with the designer Lawrence Steele.