Free spirit, kind and passionate traveler. After 9 years in buying and retail management at Robert Clergerie Paris Dolce graduated in Accessory Design at the Fashion Institute of Technology in New York and launched his own line of accessories called flaviOlivera during the late 1990s through 2007, He was nominated Genart Fresh Faces of Fashion in the Accessories Category in 2001 and colaborated with top brands as Shiseido and Henry Bendel. His collection was distributed to over 150 specialty stores worldwide, including Barneys NY, Fred Segal in LA, Harvey Nichols in London and Hong Kong. His list of clients included: Cameron Diaz, Charlize Theron, Gwen Stefani, Demi Moore, Jennifer Connelly, Kylie Minogue, Sharon Osbourne, Kristy Hume, Claudia Mason, Christina Applegate, Saddle Ward, Carla Gugino, Natasha Gregson Wagner, Rebeca Rominjin Stamos, Tamara Beckwith, Ivana Millicevic, Yasmin Le Bon, Liberty Ross and Natalie Imbruglia.
Flavio returns to his career as an Accessory Designer and launches his newest collection 'Flavio Dolce' named after his Italian great-grandfather who immigrated from Italy to Brazil after World War II. Shortly after its launch, the collection was exclusively chosen to be represented by South Embassy boutique in Berlin.
Due to family issues, Flavio returns to Brazil and focuses on exploring and researching different niches, opening his first boutique called 'Frandolce' with his partner. Mainly served an international clientele, selling accessories, fashion, decoration and art from various countries, such as: Brazil, USA, Spain, Turkey, Guatemala, Germany, Peru, Indonesia e Nepal.
Back to New York, Flavio deepens her brand in the fashion industry by enrolling to study fashion accessory design at New York's renowned Fashion Intitute of Technoloy, then adding women's shoes and small leather goods to her collection, attending trade shows in New York. Paris, Tokyo, Los Angeles, New York City. In just three years, the flaviOlivera brand has been sold to more than 150 boutiques and department stores worldwide.
After extensive experience with European brands New York, Flavio moves to Los Angeles and launches its first 'flaviOlivera' accessory collection that was soon picked up by exclusive retailers such as Fred Segal, Barneys NY and many others. In 2001, Flavio was named designer of the year by GENART, new fashion designers in the accessories category.