Domenico Dolce and Stefano Gabbana say their most difficult time came in 2005, when they broke up as a couple after 23 years together, but remained partners professionally. Reports the Financial Times:
Dolce & Gabbana is discontinuing its lower-priced D&G line. The spring collection, just shown in Milan, will be the brand's last. Domenico Dolce and Stefano Gabbana say that they have long looked to Chanel, with its one brand, as an example for business. D&G's many licenses, including perfumes and eyewear, will…
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