"Roberto Cavalli" (born 15 November 1940) is an Italy/Italian fashion designer from Florence. He is known for exotic prints and for creating the sand-blasted look for jeans. He is the father of fashion designer Daniele Cavalli (b. 1986).More Roberto Cavalli on Wikipedia.
[While he followed his mother's lead into fashion, his appreciation for fine art hasn't waned, and, if he had the time, he'd still be painting. For now, he settles for taking snapshots with his digital camera.] I don't take big panoramic pictures, ... I pay attention to detail. I take (photographs of) rose petals, the veins of leaves and tiny animals like ladybugs.Roberto Cavalli