Domenico Vacca is responsible for bringing back exceptional luxury and quality to fashion. Born in Italy, Vacca‘s family was for decades deeply rooted in the craft of fashion.
Following his instincts, in 2002 Vacca launched his own label and opened his flagship store on Fifth Avenue in New York spearheading the sartorial trend in fashion. Joining forces with his wife Julie, Vacca launched a total lifestyle collection for men and women. By combining the best of Italian craftsmanship, superb fabrics, and an impeccable fit with a contemporary Italian cut, the Domenico Vacca label is known as the “Ferrari of clothing."
Vacca was recognized twice by the prestigious Robb Report Magazine with the award for Best Italian Collection in their annual Best of the Best issue.
Best Life Magazine recognized the Domenico Vacca tie collection as the finest in the world.
From 2002 to 2006, Domenico Vacca opened six stores in the United States; New York (Fifth Avenue, Madison Avenue and Soho) Beverly Hills, Bal Harbour and Palm Beach, one store in Moscow, Russia and one in Doha, Qatar.
For Domenico Vacca, quality is where the integrity of his namesake label begins. With 100 master tailors and 250 seamstresses to sew and construct his collection by hand in Naples, Italy, Vacca offers ultimate luxury in fashion where timeless pieces meet flattering fits, styles and fabrics creating an exceptionally chic lifestyle collection. A unique and exclusive custom order program allows clients to choose from more than 2,000 fabrics and an unlimited selection of exotic skins in various colors for the accessories.
In 2005, Domenico Vacca became a favorite with Hollywood costume designers by collaborating with them to wardrobe lead actors and actresses in films such as Transformers 3 (John Malkovich), The Son of No One (Al Pacino), Just Wright (Queen Latifah, Common, Paula Patton), The Inside Man (Denzel Washington, Jodie Foster, Christopher Plummer), Stranger Than Fiction (Dustin Hoffman, Will Ferrell, Queen Latifah), August Rush (Jonathan Rhys Meyers), American Gangster (Denzel Washington), The Kite Runner (Shaun Toub) and TV series such as HBO’s Entourage (Jeremy Piven), Lipstick Jungle (Brooke Shields), FX’s drama Damages (Glenn Close) and HBO’s In Treatment (Gabriel Byrne).
Domenico Vacca’s loyal customers include music’s biggest stars such as Kanye West, Usher, 50 Cent, L.A. Reid, Sean P. Diddy Combs, and Yoko Ono; A-list actors, Ashton Kutcher, Denzel Washington, Christopher Plummer, Dustin Hoffman, Jodie Foster, John Malkovich, Jonathan Rhys Meyers, Keri Russell, Melanie Griffith, Nicolette Sheridan, Queen Latifah, Renée Zellweger, Alan Alda, Vincent Gallo, Jack Black, Michael Imperioli, Glenn Close, Jeremy Piven, Will Ferrell, Steve Carell, Antonio Banderas and Scarlett Johansson; athletes Lebron James, Scottie Pippen and Steve Smith; New York City’s Fortune 500 and VIPs Ronald Perelman, Ronald Lauder, Gustavo Cisneros, Edgar Bronfman Jr, Pepe Fanjul, Giuseppe Cipriani, Ivana Trump and Anne Bass along with designers Valentino and Tommy Hilfiger.
At the 2007 Academy Awards, Domenico Vacca became the Oscar team’s designer of choice. Forest Whitaker (Best Actor), Alan Arkin (Best Supporting Actor) and Melissa Etheridge (Best Music Score) all accepted their Oscars wearing Domenico Vacca along with attendees Steve Carell, Jack Black, Will Ferrell, Seth Rogen and Frank Langella.
Domenico Vacca lives between the United States and Italy with his wife, Julie, and his son Robert.