Berluti is a subsidiary brand of LVMH that manufactures and retails menswear. It is known for its unique leather finishing of calfskin, kangaroo leather and alligator skin,[8] especially in its production of shoes and boots. It also makes leather belts, bags, and wallets, as well as bespoke and ready-to-wear garments. Established in 1895 by Italian Alessandro Berluti of Marche, Berluti is based in Paris on rue Marbeuf. Alessandro Sartori was its artistic director for 5 years, ending his role in February 2016.[9]


Berluti was founded in 1895 by Italian Alessandro Berluti, and later run by Olga Squeri, also known as Olga Berluti.[10] The LVMH group acquired Berluti in 1993. In 2012, Berluti acquired Paris tailor house Arny's and launched its first prêt-à-porter menswear collections.

Berluti is headed since 2012 by LVMH's CEO Bernard Arnault's son, Antoine Arnault, who also serves as the chairman of Loro Piana.[11] In March 2014, Isabella Capece Galeota became director of image and communications.[12]

Berluti patrons have included Pierre Bergé, Jean Cocteau, Alain Delon, Dean Martin,[13] Andy Warhol, Frank Sinatra, Robert De Niro, Harvey Keitel, Yves Saint Laurent, Marcel Proust, and Roman Polanski.[14]

Retail locations

The brand has limited distribution, just 46 boutiques worldwide and 20 wholesale accounts.[13]

North America


Middle East