Moncler originates from the abbreviation of Monestier de Clermont, a place near Grenoble where, in 1952 Rene Ramillion and Andre Vincent founded what would become one of the most famous outerwear companies. Over the years, together with the style, the brand has engaged in continuous technological research assisted by experts in the field of activities connected with the world of mountaineering. This makes the Moncler collections the quintessence of outerwear that combines the most extreme needs with metropolitan every day life. In 2003 Mr. Remo Ruffini took over the fashion house of which he is Chairman and Creative Director and today Moncler has its headquarters in Milan, Italy.