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The Armani Quiz
by Staff
Armani may have had its heyday in the '80s, but the brand continues to ride high in the fashion world in the 21st century. Take our quiz to test your knowledge of Armani's life and legacy.

Where was future design icon Giorgio Armani born?

  • France
  • Italy
  • Spain

True or false: Armani's family connections helped him make it in the fashion world.

  • true
  • false

What was Armani's original career plan?

  • medicine
  • fashion
  • military

What was Armani's first fashion-related job?

  • clothing sales
  • sewing machine repairs
  • window dressing

What year did Armani release his own clothing line?

  • 1975
  • 1977
  • 1979

What type of clothes did Armani release first?

  • women's
  • men's
  • both

What fabric did Armani famously focus on at the start of his career?

  • chain mail
  • leather
  • fur

What did Armani remove from suit jackets in 1975?

  • buttons
  • lapels
  • lining

What movie made Armani a star in the U.S.?

  • "The Shining"
  • "The Empire Strikes Back"
  • "American Gigolo"

Which of these is associated with the Armani power suit?

  • wide lapels
  • large cuffs
  • big shoulders

What era helped inspire the power suit?

  • 1930s
  • 1940s
  • 1950s

What TV show did Armani provide the wardrobe for?

  • "The Cosby Show"
  • "The A-Team"
  • "Miami Vice"

What year did Armani open his first restaurant?

  • 1985
  • 1987
  • 1989

What got Armani into big trouble with the law in the mid '90s?

  • assault
  • tax fraud
  • drugs

What year did Armani's best friend and business partner Sergio Galeotti die?

  • 1981
  • 1983
  • 1985

How many Armani stores were there worldwide by the end of the end of the '90s?

  • 100
  • 200
  • 500

When did Armani launch his haute couture line?

  • 2005
  • 2008
  • 2012

When did the first Armani Exchange store open?

  • 1981
  • 1986
  • 1991

Which of these did the company introduce in 1997?

  • watches
  • pens
  • glasses

What year did Armani launch a line of cosmetics?

  • 1998
  • 2000
  • 2002

True or false: Armani has maintained a very feminine design in his clothing for women.

  • true
  • false

What is Armani's signature color palette?

  • greige
  • neon
  • black and white

What did Armani name his Milan exhibition space?

  • Silos
  • Silence
  • Haute

What is the name of Armani's couture line?

  • Armani One
  • Armani Gold
  • Armani Prive

Where did Armani open its first branded hotel?

  • Dubai, United Arab Emirates
  • Milan
  • London

Which actress famously wore an Armani suit to the Golden Globes in 1991?

  • Kim Basinger
  • Demi Moore
  • Angelina Jolie

Which of these is NOT an Armani fragrance?

  • Acqua Di Gio
  • Armani Silver
  • Armani Code

What fragrance did Armani introduce in 1999?

  • A
  • Eau
  • G

Who wore a $100,000 Armani gown to the 2014 Oscars?

  • Anne Hathaway
  • Cate Blanchett
  • Angelina Jolie

What color was Anne Hathaway's much-celebrated Armani gown at the 2009 Oscars?

  • white
  • black
  • red