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Albino D’Amato

Albino D'Amato was born in Rome, Italy, to a Neapolitan father and a French-Italian mother. He was passionate about cars, design and fashion from an early age, and his love for them grew while he studied architecture at university. When he was thirteen, he lived in the same Rome neighbourhood as Valentino and, on his way home from school, Albino often left his designs in the letterbox of the world-famous couturier. It was on Valentino’s advice that he garnered experience and attended fashion school. He first studied architecture in Rome and then industrial ...