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Monday's Connector: Roberto Cavalli

September 29th, 2010
04:23 PM ET

One of the world's leading fashion designers, Roberto Cavalli is known around the world for his ability to bring together both ostentatious styles and wearable fashions.

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The Italian designer was also the first person to bring out sand blasted jeans to the public.

Born in Florence in 1940, Cavalli found an early love for fashion and art and in his first foray into the business he studied at the local art institute, focusing on textile prints.

Cavalli is also well-known in fashion circles for inventing a method of printing and patching different fabrics together.

After showing off the new technique, Cavalli was offered work with some of the world's leading fashion houses including Hermes and Pierre Cardin.

Today, Roberto Cavalli's clothes is sold in more than 50 countries around the world and his collection is composed of everything from women's wear, men's fashions and even a wide range of accessories.

Here's your chance to send in your questions to fashion designer Roberto Cavalli.

Do you want to know about the state of fashion today? How has things changed since he first started in the business? Does he have a favorite collection he will always remember? What's his biggest accomplishment?

Please leave your questions for Cavalli below and be sure to include where you're writing from.