Alessandro Dell'Acqua was born in Naples in 1962 and graduated at the Accademia di Belle Arti in Naples.

At 23 years old he was appointed as the new Creative Director of Genny.

In March 1996 Alessandro Dell'Acqua debuts with his first eponymous collection during Milan Fashion Week. The collection immediately finds a world of reference and it immediately becomes recognizable for sensual and feminine cuts combined the use of high-quality fabrics.

In January of 1998 during Pitti Immagine Uomo it was presented the first men’s collection Alessandro Dell'Acqua. 

The brand grows quickly expanding its offerings in 2000 with the collection of women's footwear.

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In the years after Alessandro dell’Acqua helds the position of Creative Director for prestigious fashion houses such as La Perla, Malo and Brioni.

2010 marks a year of great change. After leaving the creative direction of the eponymous line Alessandro Dell'Acqua devotes all his experience gained over the years to the debut of the new project N°21 of which he is founder and creative mind. N°21 has an immediate success with press and buyers, offering a modern wardrobe, unique with a keen eye for the trends of the moment. The approach is very real and meaningful, mixing great knowledge of knitting and product for a modern proposal of pret-a-porter.

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In October of 2013 Alessandro Dell'Acqua is appointed as the new creative director of the French Maison Rochas.

Due to the persistent demand from buyers and insiders, in January of 2014 he presents first N°21 men’s collection during Pitti Immagine Uomo. National and international press has shown great curiosity and significant appreciation by increasing the number of articles and editorials realized by stylist and international celebrities. 

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