Bvlgari is an Italian luxury brand known for its jewelry, watches, fragrances, accessories, and leather goods. The brand was founded in 1884 by Sotirios Voulgaris in Epirus, Greece. The brand made its success creating luxury fashion for men and women. In 2001, Bvlgari formed a joint venture with Marriott International to launch its hotel brand, Bvlgari Hotels & Resorts, a collection of properties and resort destinations around the world. Currently a part of the LVMH group, Bvlgari has expanded its brand from conception to an international success, expanding to jewelry and watches, in addition to clothing, handbags, and accessories.