Fashion & Beauty

NERO: The Color of Dolce & Gabbana

Black, the most powerful and overwhelming color, is the symbol of Dolce&Gabbana and encapsulates opposite feelings that attract: sensuality and rigor, tragedy and love.

But Dolce&Gabbana goes beyond the sartorial perfection of their clothes: it is first and foremost a way of being, questioning, and thinking.

In this large format book, printed in black and white, the great masters of Italian and international reportage, who have portrayed Sicily since the 1950s, are contrasted with the most important fashion photographers, who have interpreted Dolce&Gabbana Black from behind their lenses since the 1980s. These include Sergio Larrain, Bruno Barbey, Ellen von Unwerth, Gian Paolo Barbieri, Mert&Marcus, Helmut Newton, Peter Lindberg, Paolo Roversi, and Giuseppe Tornatore.

In these photographic masterpieces, which range from advertising campaigns to the most iconic editorials and shots never before seen by the general public, published here for the first time, the stars of cinema, entertainment, and the fashion system – featuring Monica Bellucci, Kim Kardashian, Kylie Jenner, Jennifer Lopez, and Madonna among others – will alternate with suggestive portraits of ordinary people, in a constant dialog that puts Dolce&Gabbana Black at the center.

About The Author

Domenico Dolce, born in Sicily, near Palermo, in 1958, started to work with his father in the family clothing business while studying fashion design. Stefano Gabbana, born in Milan in 1962, began to work in various fashion studios with a graphic design background. They met when Stefano Gabbana phoned the tailor's workshop where Domenico Dolce was working; they became life companions and founded the Dolce&Gabbana company. Their debut dates back to October 1985, when the designers presented their first collection to great success. Since then, Dolce&Gabbana has experienced a constant, unstoppable ascendancy.

  • Publish Date: November 07, 2023
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Category: Photography - Subjects & Themes - Fashion
  • Publisher: Rizzoli
  • Trim Size: 13 x 16-1/2
  • Pages: 544
  • US Price: $250.00
  • CDN Price: $335.00
  • ISBN: 978-88-918390-3-9

Author Bookshelf: Domenico Dolce, Stefano Gabbana