Just over 25 year ago—26 to be exact—Fred Pressman, founder of Barneys New York, placed a large order from a then unknown Italian designer by the name of Giorgio Armani. And the rest, as they say, is history.
In homage to the designer, and his impressive quarter-century relationship with the store, we thought we’d put together a highlights reel.
Scroll through our timeline to reveal Armani’s greatest hits.
Images credits (top to bottom): Ron Gallela/Armani archive; American Gigolo; Time Inc.; Vittoriano Rastelli/Corbis; Peter Lindbergh/Armani archive; Barry King/Wire Image; Guggenheim Museum; Style.com; GQ/Condé Nast Media; Armani archive.