Alessandro Dell’Acqua received his degree in graphic design in 1982 from the Accademia di Belli Arti. At the age of 23 he was given an exclusive worldwide contract to design a line for Genny, one of the leading Italian fashion houses, working alongside Gianni Versace, who also designed a line for them. Several years later, he became Creative Director of Pietro Pianforini, a luxury knitwear label, working with wool, cashmere and jersey. Later, he designed for top Italian brands, including Iceberg, Les Copains and Mariella Burani.
He debuted his signature prêt-a-porter collection at Milan Moda Donna in 1996, combining sharp tailoring with sensuality and femininity. In 2000, Alessandro Dell’Acqua launched a line of hot-chic women’s shoes. Following that, his first fragrance for women and men was licensed. Then was launched an eyewear line, Alessandro Dell’Acqua stores in New York , a men’s shoe license...
In 2004 Alessandro Dell’Acqua started designing La Perla prêt-a-porter collection.
In 2006 comes Alessandro Dell’Acqua Knitwear for women, capsule of the main collection highlighting the designer’s ever-famous experience in the sphere of knits.
May 2008: Alessandro Dell’Acqua is the new Creative Director of Malo and his first Collection is launched in September during New York fashion week.