It represents the brand's turnover from the sales of finished goods through all of the distribution channels - retail, wholesale and e-commerce, after the deduction of returns, allowances for damaged or missing goods and any discounts allowed.
Also known as ROS - Return on Sales, it measures the percentage of sales revenue that gets 'returned' to the company as net profits after all the related costs of the activity are deducted. The figure is about the latest fiscal year available.
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CoSTUME NATIONAL has a highly recognizable style, which is the result of Ennio Capasa’s ability to merge his Italian background of perfect tailoring to a sensitivity toward what is modern and chic. A timeless approach to style which finds its roots in an avant-garde aesthetic with a sensual-essential attitude.
[Update: In 2016, Ennio and Carlo Capasa left Costume National]
The style of CoSTUME NATIONAL has been defined “edgy chic”, a blend of minimal¬ism and Rock & Roll with a very iconic, slim and sensual silhouette. The always unique materials and cuts are the essence of the company’s continuous research to find a balance between craftsmanship and technology, tradition and innovation, past and future.
CoSTUME NATIONAL is positioned in the high-end of the price range and is appreciated for its excellent “value for price” ratio. The client is modern, dynamic, often characterized by a creative background, well informed. The communication is selective and always aiming to define new codes and use of media.
CoSTUME NATIONAL lifestyle is shaped by a modern and international calling.
Icons like Mick Jagger, David Bowie, Willem Dafoe, Angelina Jolie, Katie Holmes, Michael Buble, Tom Cruise, Gael Garcia Bernal, Heidi Klum and Keanu Reeves choose to wear CoSTUME NATIONAL.
ENNIO CAPASA was born in Lecce, South of Italy. After having studied at the Brera Academy of Fine Arts in Milan, he moved to Tokyo where he becomes the collaborator of Yohji Yamamoto for two years. On his return to Italy, in 1986, he found with his brother Carlo CoSTUME NATIONAL and, in the same year, he presented the first woman collection. Designer and Creative Director of Costume National, Costume National Homme and C’N’C Costume National – the brand’s street-wear line, Ennio Capasa is know to have created an original and iconographic style that the international press defines essential, edgy-chic.
Also recognized as a costume designer and passionate about architecture, his work includes “Lo Specchio di Frida”, a play based on Frida Kahlo’s life (1998) and “The rules of attraction”, a mise en espace of Bret Easton Ellis’s novel (2002). In 1999 he directed “Bright red: blood, transformation and transfiguration in contemporary art”, an exhibition for the Milan pavilion of Contemporary Art. In 2000 the city of Otranto commissioned him “Progetto Otranto” an urban design project.
Awarded several times during his career, Ennio Capasa in 2003 and 2005 received the La Kore award, the Academy Awards of Italian Fashion, for designer of the year for the excellence of his creations.
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