|Antonio Berardi Quick Info
|5 ft 7 in
|Date of Birth
|June 12, 1968
Antonio Berardi is a British fashion designer who is known for the dresses that he designs under his labels Antonio Berardi and Extè. A few of his notable clients are Gwyneth Paltrow, Megan Fox, Blake Lively, Kylie Minogue, and Eva Mendes.
Grantham, Lincolnshire, England, United Kingdom
The United Kingdom
Antonio studied at the Lincoln College of Art and Design.
He enrolled at the University of the Arts London‘s Central Saint Martins College of Art and Design where he wanted to pursue a degree in fashion. However, his application was rejected for the first and 2nd time but was accepted on his 3rd try in 1990 and graduated from there in 1993.
5 ft 7 in or 170 cm
72 kg or 159 lbs
Race / Ethnicity
Antonio has Sicilian ancestry.
- Thick eyebrows
- He sports a salt and pepper-colored short stubble beard.
- His “sensual, figure-hugging dresses” and a “striking, classical, dressed-up” style featuring “advanced fabrics and manufacturing techniques”
Antonio Berardi Facts
- Berardi developed an interest in fashion when he was very young and by the age of 9, he had already begun saving his money in order to get himself an Armani shirt with leather gusset shoulders.
- His parents moved from Sicily to Britain in 1950.
- Antonio won the title of Harper’s Bazaar “Dress of the Year” in 2009, for the dress that he designed for actress Gwyneth Paltrow that she wore to the premiere of the film Two Lovers in November 2008. It was a trompe-l’œil inspired corset black-and-white dress with lace detailing. Antonio also happens to be one of her favorite designers.
- Berardi decided to start a career in design after completing high school.
- Shortly after his application to enroll at the Central Saint Martins College of Art and Design was rejected, he started working as an assistant to John Galliano.
- As of early December 2021, Antonio showcased his fashion collection at the London fashion week but has done shows in Milan and Paris in the past.
- He considers music, independent film, post-modern art, Catholic symbolism, Italian art and culture, urban street style, lingerie, and the female form to be his inspiration while designing.
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