About the designer
Cristiano Burani is an Italian fashion Designer.
Origin (family backround, birth)
He was born on 15th August in Bologna, Italy.
The young Italian designer first got a degree in medicine studding at the University of Modena. During his studies he begun to dream about fashion design and got a master in “Operators in the fashion industry” in 1994.
Later in 1995, Cristiano also got a degree in fashion design studding at the Parsons, The New School for Design in New York.
Job activities & experiences
He started his career as a fashion designer working for labels such as, Maska, La Perla, Versace and Blumarine.
He worked for La Perla from 1995 to 1997. Then he was the head designer at Blumarine for the Blumarien Jeans & Blumarine Beachwear and Underwear label until 2001.
From 2001 to 2006 he was the designer for the Versace Jeans Couture man and woman line. Furthermore he was also the Creative Director for the Versace Beachwear and Underwear man and woman line.
In 2006 he went back to Blumarine where he was the Creative Director for the Blumarine Jeans, Blumarien Beachwear and Underwear line.
He got his big break as the winner of the Milan Fashion incubator, a collaboration between the city and Camera Nazionale della Mode Italiana. Within a short time, he turned his attention to creating his highly popular clothing line. His spring/summer 2010 debut in the Milan fashion show featured Burani´s attention to handmade details and luxurious textures. He has not only received a nod from Vogue Italy´s Franca Sozzani but has a devoted following of admirers.
He likes to feature high-tech fabrics and bright colors. This is “couture” exemplified by hand-made details and embroderies.