René Caovilla fashion House is a family business founded by Edoardo Caovilla in Italy. His son, René Caovilla, studied design in Paris and London before joining the brand. He influenced the House aesthetics thanks to his taste for art and sculpture. The shoe jewelry was born in the 50s. René Caovilla took over the business direction from his father in the 60s. The brand became very influential in the fashion industry at that time and René had the opportunity to design shoes for Christian Dior couture parades in Paris as well jewelry shoes for Chanel in collaboration with Karl Lagerfeld. René's son also joined the company in 2010. The family business continues to grow in Venice today.