Alviero Martini was born in Cuneo (Piedmont) where he complete his artistic study and since his youthness he start travelling around the world exporting his primary job: windows setter. He dedicate his time to arts, graphics, fashion and more! At the age of 14th, he start working as a tailor, and his inspiration come out very strongly.
He was in Moscow, redecorating the Brazilian Emabassy, and in a antique store he found an old and faded geo map. He glued it on an old luggage. His Collection, called Prima Classe, was born.
1990 is the year of success around the world. Alviero designed a clothing collection, man and women, getting the special nomination as “The Unique Traveler Fashion Designer”.
He design, and has been managing Prima Classe up to 2005 , year that he decide a big change: he sell the company to restart a new trip: he create ALV- Andare Lontano Viaggiando by Alviero Martini, (meaning Going far away Travelling) and now the new pattern is composed by all stamps from his own passport…. Every single entry or exit from more than 90 countries are now the new texture. His collection his named “PASSPORT”.
ALV, by Alviero Martini is proposing today a large selection of handbags, travel pieces, small leather goods, wathces, fragrances, day clothing, a collection of red carpet dress, home accessories, blanket and linen, pijama, underwear, sunglasses all for women, man and junior.