Designer known for his contradictory simple designs paired with more extreme embellishments and colors. He's also worked as the Leathergoods Head Designer for Fendi since 1999.
He studied at the Istituto Europeo di Design in Rome.
He primarily worked in accessories until launching his own ready-to-wear line in 2009. Within five years, he'd signed a partnership with luxury goods conglomerate Louis Vuitton Moët Hennessy to grow his brand.
He grew up in Messina, Sicily.