Dolce & Gabbana is an Italian luxury fashion house founded in 1985 in Legnano by Italian designers Domenico Dolce and Stefano Gabbana. They both met in Milan in 1980 and designed for the same fashion house. In 1982, they established a designer consulting studio; in time it grew to become “Dolce & Gabbana”. Wikipedia
Why is Dolce and Gabbana so expensive? Dolce Gabbana is considered a luxury brand which confers a certain status appeal to most people. For the most part, the reason for the price is labor/materials. Practically everything is made in Italy which tends to pay a living wage vs minimum wage.