In occasion of Who is On Next? Uomo 2012, the jury decided that Andrea Cammarosano deserved an honorable mention for the creative content of his young, uninhibited project, and the special creativity of his products characterized by an original use and combination of colors and fine fabrics. The designer reworked the basic elements of a man’s wardrobe using stylistic and innovative effects that remembered their classical roots. A collection with an international image that stands out for its broad inspiration, the result of the designer’s professional background.
Plus the young designer received the YOOX.COM AWARD
“We’ve been selling men’s wear successfully for the past twelve years on yoox.com, but it still gives me a buzz to add a new talent to our line-up
” – says Federico Marchetti, Founder and CEO YOOX Group – “Aside from many well-deserved congratulations on this award, I’m confident the Internet will boost Andrea Cammarosano’s existing talent, and ensure him will be going strong in years to come too
Born in Trieste, Andrea studied fashion design at Polimoda in Florence and at the Royal Academy of Antwerp. In 2008 he began working for the visionary stylistic court of Belgian Walter Van Beirendonck. Andrea subsequently moved to San Francisco where he began creating his first men’s fashion collections, experimenting with the concept of clothes as works or art: unexpected, unusual transformative shapes that favor freedom of expression over coded stylistic languages.