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Venice’s iconic Ponte di Rialto is ready to get a makeover. On Tuesday, Renzo Rosso and the city of Venice finalized the sponsorship contract that will see the Italian entrepreneur financing the restoration of the 16th-century bridge through his OTB Srl holding. Rosso has pledged to donate 5 million euros, or $6.5 million at current exchange, for the restoration, which will be overseen by the city’s municipality.
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Blue Jean Billionaire: Inside Diesel, Renzo Rosso’s $3 Billion Fashion Empire
When Renzo Rosso arrived in Manhattan to open his first Diesel jeans store, he deliberately picked a spot directly opposite Levi’s on Lexington Avenue. “I wanted to show how beautiful our product was, in front of them,” says Rosso, a mischievous grin spreading across his tanned, unshaven face. Diesel didn’t have enough merchandise to fill the 15,000-square-foot space back then, in 1996, so Rosso did...Read Full Story
Diesel founder considering jewelery and Japan to beat slowdown Nov 17, 2012 , 21:46 PM , from yahoo ROME (Reuters) - Diesel brand founder Renzo Rosso is considering expanding into jewelery and launching a new project in Japan to fuel growth at his fashion group despite the global economic turmoil. Known as the "king of high-end casualwear", the rockstar-looking businessman is one of the most dynamic figures in a fashion industry threatened by a slowdown in its core markets. A painful...Read Full Story
On Saturday, October 11th, an ambitious musical event will take place with seventeen different parties happening simultaneously in seventeen different countries to celebrate the 30 year anniversary of one of the most daring and distinctive denim labels. The architect of this sheer musical madness is none other than Italian maverick, Renzo Rosso of Diesel. He’s made an entire career out of defying conventions and doing things his own impassioned, witty, idiosyncratic way.
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Storm – V2 Vice – Rose Gold – Rubber – Limited Edition
Storm – V2 Vice – Rose Gold – Rubber – Limited Edition – A watch with a modern design and futuristic appeal featuring 2 rotating discs showing dual times for an inimitable look. The chunky case is made from stainless steel and sits on a sleek rubber strap.Black rubber strap – Stainless steel case – Japanese movement – Hardened mineral lens – Double pushers clasp with safety lock – Water resistance 5 ATM
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Renzo Rosso Wall
Renzo Rosso is the founder of Diesel S.p.A., an Italian clothing company.