The pair, who met in a nightclub. "We're not about minimalism, we're massimalismo", Stefano Gabbana. Domenico Dolce was born in Sicily. His mother sold fabric and clothing, and his father was a tailor. Stefano Gabbana was born in Milan. His father works in a printing factory and his mother is a laundress. "The only designer I cared about was Fiorucci".