Antonio. French designer of Canadian and Italian origin. He studied in Canada where he majored in fashion at Ryerson University in Toronto (1989). Still a student, he opened his first atelier in Toronto and won several prizes as a “young emerging designer.” In the early 1990s he worked in Paris. From 1992 to 1995 he was an assistant designer at Hermès for the men’s Collection. He then moved to Kenzo and stayed there until 1997 as designer for the Jeans Uomo line. In 1996 he created A&A Design and showed prêt-à-porter Collections for men and women under his own name. He worked as a freelance designer with the large department store Galeries Lafayette. His simple and modern line is sold in Europe, America and Japan.