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Founded 1968 in Italy
Based in Naples

The owner Ciro Paone launched the Kiton project which was aimed to affirm the values of elegance - a characteristic of Neapolitan haute couture around the world.

Kiton expanded to other countries such as Germany, France, the UK and Russia before 1986. It has even reached China and Korea. Now Kiton consists of more than 750 employees and has 40 stores in 15 countries.


Naples, Italy



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