Rafael Cennamo’s popularity has continued to grow since the introduction of his evening-wear line in 2006. Recognized for its elegance, originality and creativity, Rafael Cennamo Couture uses bold colors, luxurious fabrics and edgy structures to bring a new twist to high fashion. As a young designer, Rafael Cennamo has captured the attention of many prominent celebrities and the social scene including Anne Hathaway, Katy Perry, Kerry Washington, Taylor Swift, Rihanna, Beyonce and Carrie Underwood.
Rafael’s unique heritage of Italian and Venezuelan culture has provided him with a distinctive approach to luxury eveningwear. His ability to juxtapose overstated couturier-style sense of fashion with effortless sophistication continues to be showcased in New York’s Mercedes-Benz Fashion Weeks which has garnered the attention of respected fashion magazines including Vogue, Elle, Harper’s Bazaar, InStyle, Marie Claire and WWD.
Recently, Rafael has redefined the new guard of modern bridal fashion as the company has expanded its offerings to a new line of bridal gowns with the introduction of Rafael Cennamo White Couture. More so, to respond to clients’ growing demands for a more wearable and affordable wardrobe option, the company now also offers an additional designer line simply called Rafael Cennamo which features understated chic to ornate designs in unique textures and intricate embellishments to create stunning looks for today’s woman.
Rafael Cennamo runs his company from his New York showroom and plans to open boutiques in New York and around the world. Currently, Cennamo’s collections can be found at Bergdorf Goodman and select Neiman Marcus stores as well as at high-end retailers internationally, including Harrods and Harvey Nichols.