Riccardo Tisci's Accomplishments

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Autumn Czappa
Freshman English
Time 100: Riccardo Tisci

Riccardo Tisci has an interesting life. He has had many achievements over the years with very few mistakes. With his success and different ways of doing things, it’s hard not to have an opinion on him. Based on personal history, significance, mistakes and controversies, Riccardo Tisci is the most influential person in the world according to the 2016 TIME magazine’s top 100 list.
Riccardo Tisci’s life from the day he was born up until now has been very interesting. To start out, on August 1, 1974 Riccardo Tisci was born in Taranto, Italy into a family of eleven. Riccardo was 1 of 9 kids, him being the only boy (Riccardo TIsci Biography, Net Worth). As a teenager, Tisci
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To start out, in 2004 Tisci showed his first fashion collection in Milan for the Autumn/Winter 2005-06 season that basically started his career (Vogue). In February 2005 he was recruited by Givenchy, a high end fashion and perfume house, as their creative director (Riccardo Tisci Biography, Net Worth) In this transfer he replace Julien Macdonald as the head designer at Givenchy. Tisci worked as the head designer for Givenchy for 12 years. Three years into his position, he exceeded sales and was appointed the creative director of the men's apparel section as well (Vogue). In addition, Tisci made the news when he created some controversial pieces including “Sticky and Sweet” costumes in 2008 for Madonna's tours. Tisci was the first person to cast a transgender model in a catwalk show in 2010. In 2011, Jay-Z and Kanye West’s album had Tisci produce the album artwork for “Watch the Throne (“Riccardo Tisci Biography”). In 2012, he designed Madonna’s Super Bowl costume (Vogue.). Tisci has also made a collection through Nike in 2014 (Reside, Jake WoolfAlex.). In fact, the Nike collection shaped the athletic market that year. Furthermore, Beyonce, Madonna, Rihanna, Adele, Rooney and Naomi are just some of the people that all wear clothing that Tisci has designed (Vogue). Celebrities are not the only people Tisci has helped with. Tisci has jump started many modeling careers including Ming Xi (Borrelli-Persson). It is reported that after booking her, Ming’s career took off. In honor of Tisci, Ming has a tattoo that reads “by Riccardo Tisci”. February 2017, Riccardo Tisci announced that he was leaving Givenchy

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