LEO NARDUCCI JEWELRY EVENT: MEET A DESIGNER LEGEND AT Clad in Providence
MEET LEO ON SATURDAY, OCTOBER 21 FROM 10AM - 3PM IN OUR PROVIDENCE STORE AND VIEW HIS ENTIRE JEWELRY COLLECTION FOR SALE and ENGAGE WITH A RI TREASURE.
When you meet Leo Narducci, you’ll fall in love with him. It's beyond charisma. Leo's relevance spans decades and transcends generations, with a personal spark and light that burns ever bright.
Born and raised in Brockton, Massachusetts, Leo grew up in the garment industry, never far from his parents and their clothing factory. He went on to become a greatly influential fashion designer with clients ranging from celebrities to everyday working women.
Leo graduated from Rhode Island School of Design and embarked upon a career in New York City as the 1960s were turning fashion on its end. Through great mentors, Leo learned the business end of fashion and marketing. Soon Leo's creativity and designs attracted the attention of fashion editors and fellow designers alike.
He began submitting fashion editorials to Vogue, Harper's Bazaar, Women's Wear Daily, Glamour and Mademoiselle and was acclaimed as one of the Top Five Designers in America. Leo's philosophy was 'Clothes need not be expensive to be good.' In 1965 he was awarded the prestigious Coty Fashion Award for Young Designers.
Over the years, Leo's name has appeared on dresses, sportswear, swimwear, loungewear, Vogue Patterns, jewelry and other accessories. With a career spanning five decades, he isn't stopping anytime soon. Leo continues to create new concepts in clothing and accessories with timeless quality and edge, while finding time to mentor young designers.