Alessandro La Micela, born in Palermo in 1976, starts his carrier as accessories CEO. He breathes creativity and art since his young age thanks to a family, which addresses him towards philosophy and the respect for work. These teachings are the basis of his activity, in which precision and care for details are the most important elements of the accessories’ collection, which now represents him totally. Together with his partner Gloria, in 2009, founded EBARRITO. A leather bags and shoes firm which is, following the life philosophy of the young couple, Eco compatible in the treatments and the use of the materials.
Alessandro and Gloria move close to Cremona, where they built their headquarter. In the beautiful countryside of Castelleone, in an XVIII century villa transformed as house and lab, they spend their time between family and the passion for their job. Their energy and creativity take them to win what at the beginning was just a challenge. Their loving and creative meeting, happened in Milan in 2003; with the passing of time becomes a new life and as a joke pushes them inside the fashion and accessory system. The original style of the EBARRITO bags captured the consumer and the market, which soon ask to realize also a shoe collection for a total look with the same concept. In this way starts the EBARRITO adventure, with a collection of bags and shoes sold in Italy and abroad.
Antonio Accurso, artistic director since 2014, expert of the fashion - system and its market, is known for his scouting of new trends and his style. Distinctive sign and logo of the brand is an elephant, which symbolizes power and the importance of the family rootes and cultures.