• Man & Woman by Peter Morrissey: Part of the Jupi Corporation brand portfolio.
    Man & Woman by Peter Morrissey: Part of the Jupi Corporation brand portfolio.

He has collaborated with the Kardashians, Priscilla Presley, Janet Jackson and Delta Goodrem - what's next on the cards for fashion entrepreneur Bruno Schiavi?

The founder of Jupi Corporation is set to launch his own apparel line, PIJU, following an international debut at the Fashion Palette showcase in New York earlier this month.

PIJU's first collection features six stories based on famous artworks.

These include two from French impressionist Claude Monet, two from Dutch post-impressionist Vincent Van Gogh, one from Austrian symbolist Gustav Klimt, and a story based on a series of Da Vinci sketches.

The inspiration behind the collection, according to Schiavi, was to bring some of the most celebrated works of art to life.

“I have always been inspired by these incredible pieces of art,” he said.

“My recent trips to Florence and Venice have also really inspired me to bring back the old masters as a collection of delicate pieces - beautifully crafted art mixed with cutting edge fashion design.”

The PIJU range will be available initially only in the United States, with product set to drop from May 2013 through various boutique stockists.

While Schiavi has said that at the moment, no concrete decisions have been made about bring PIJU to Australia, he has revealed to ragtrader.com.au that he is currently "in talks with a number of retailers to bring PIJU to Australia".

In addition to celebrity collaborations, Jupi Corporation also works with brands such as Man & Woman by Peter Morrissey, Mensfit, and Schiavi's own label Schiavi Shoes.

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