Silvio Fiorello was born in Gagliano on 7th February 1943 from a religious Catholic family.
As a young man he studied Classics in Bronte (CT) at Real Collegio Capizzi, a famous institute well known for discipline and humanities studies. Silvio Fiorello started reading Law at Catania University but his studies were interrupted to start his military training, which at the time was compulsory. Following his military training, Silvio accepted a job in a famous pharmaceutical company, where he worked for five years. Wanting to widen his experience he moved to Rome to work for Inadel. In 1976, while in Rome, he resumed his love for studying, completing a Degree in Sociology. In 1977 Silvio was transferred, by his employers to Ragusa, Sicily. During the same year, while on holiday in Gagliano, he met Carmela, who in 1978 became his wife. From their marriage two girls were born, Nancy and Annalisa.
From a young age Silvio Fiorello was a lover of fashion, art and style.
In 1986 Silvio decided to open a tie company, ‘Cravattificio Fiorello', and his brand ‘Silvio Fiorello', which was a lifelong dream. In that moment Silvio entered the world of fashion, creativity, style, collections, silks and colours.
Opening a company in a small Sicilian town was a symbol of the importance that Silvio gave to his roots, at the same time he was starting a radical movement that saw the concept of ‘non immigration' and the fight against Sicilian immobility.
Silvio Fiorello started creating exclusive models, unique designs and soon attracted the attention of buyers worldwide. Silvio had several decennial collaborations with some of the biggest Italian designers that represented a personal and professional growth for him.
Silvio Fiorello chose not to industrialize its products, particularly during the '90s, when most brands were moving from handmade towards industrial production, to this day our products are exclusively handmade.
Day after day Silvio Fiorello and his team work to improve the quality of all its products while creating exclusive models that promote the real Handmade in Italy. The brand focuses on research in terms of design and printing techniques.
Today The brand Silvio Fiorello is sold worldwide in the best boutiques.