A pioneering brand history Aspesi was founded by Alberto Aspesi in 1969 as a shirts brand and the first garment ever produced was a leopard print shirt for men.
In a time when the benchmark in the fashion industry were the Parisian haute couture houses, the Italian prêt-à-porter industry started focusing on materials, wearable elegance, and offering new horizons to explore.
The brand evolved accordingly, producing pieces that were not only beautiful but also wearable and functional. By the end of the 70s, ASPESI expanded its product line, created collections for both men and women and established partnership collaborations with prominent designers like Franco Moschino, Walter Albini and Marco Zanini. In November 2020 Lawrence Steele has been appointed Creative Director.