"I still remember my first jacket... it was in sale e pepe cloth. Mr Giuntini said it was time for me to have one and he cut it for me. Everyone working in Mr Giuntini's tailor house helped me, taking turns to show me and teach me how to make the pockets, the collar and the sleeves. I was so excited and thrilled that I would never stop working on it, even at night. I was twelve years old..."