Giorgio Armani was one of the most famous Italian fashion designers, he first began as a department store shop-window designer and eventually gained the position of menswear buyer. He worked for the house of Nino Cerutti and a multitude of other fashion houses as an independent designer. In 1975, he presented his first men’s clothing collection. Later the same year, he released a women’s line. During the 1980s, the brand expanded to include clothing at different price points and a variety of accessories, including fragrances and beauty products. The first Giorgio Armani perfume was released in 1982, and a men’s cologne was released in 1984.