John Varvatos at Lazzari Store
John Varvatos is a brand of menswear, men’s shoes, men’s accessories for haute couture, technological innovation and rock and roll style, a genre of music loved by this designer. Born in Detroit but of Greek origin, John Varvatos began his career at Polo Ralph Lauren in the early eighties and nineties. In '90 he became a stylist of the Calvin Klein men's line and then returned to the Polo Ralph Lauren in '95. He founded his eponymous brand in 1999. Still today are celebrated and researched the All-Star sneakers signed John Varvatos, created in collaboration with Converse in 2000. In 2004 he launched his first perfume, John Varvatos Classic, and in 2006 his first line of glasses. John Varvatos was able to distinguish very soon in the fashion world for his style and personality: in 2000 the Council of Fashion Designers of America awarded him the Perry Ellis Award as a New Menswear Designer and as a Menswear Designer of the Year in 2001 and 2005. In 2007 he was named Designer of the Year by the magazine GQ.