Meet Brunello Cucinelli “The King Of Cashmere” 2019

 Brunello Cucinelli & family

From Forbes
  • The “king of cashmere,” designer Brunello Cucinelli dropped out of engineering school and used a $550 loan to launch a fashion line in 1978.
  • Inspired by brightly-colored wool sweaters, he set out to create a similar garment in cashmere.
  • Today his eponymous luxury brand is best known for those cashmere sweaters, but also sells dresses, suits, shoes, handbags and accessories.
  • Cucinelli took the $630 million (2018 sales) company public in 2012, listing its shares on the Italian stock exchange.
  • Since 1985 he has operated Brunello Cucinelli SpA from his headquarters in Solomeo, a medieval Italian hamlet that he has renovated for his employees.
SOURCE OF WEALTHfashion, Self Made
RESIDENCESolomeo, Italy
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