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13 World Famous Designers Everyone Knows by Name but Would Hardly Recognize on the Street

12. Luciano Benetton, age 86

Luciano’s father had a small business, but after his death the 14-year-old boy had to drop out of school and start working at a clothing store. Soon he saved enough money to buy a knitting machine and created his first collection of colorful sweaters that had commercial success. At the age of 30, Luciano together with his sister Giuliana and 2 brothers Carlo and Gilberto established Benetton Group.

Please note: This article was updated in May 2022 to correct source material and factual inaccuracies.
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