There are 3 out of 25 Cavalieri del Lavoro named in the latter round from the world of fashion: they are Ferruccio Ferragamo, Guido Grassi Damiani and Silvia Stein. Ferruccio Ferragamo, born in Florence 75 years ago, is the president of Salvatore Ferragamo, present in 90 countries with over 4,200 employees, 350 patents and 654 single-brand stores. Guido Grassi Damiani, 52, from Alessandria, is president of the Damiani high jewelery group present in the world with 63 monobrand stores and owner of the brands Damiani, Salvini, Bliss, Calderoni, Venini and the Rocca multibrand chain, 180 million euros in turnover and 700 employees. Silvia Stein, from Vicenza, 81 years old, is president of Maglificio Miles Spa which, after meeting Yves Saint Laurent who entrusted the company with the creation of fine collections at the end of the 1960s, has started collaborations with luxury brands including Valentino, Bottega Veneta, Lanvin and Donna Karan.


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