Dean and Dan Caten (born Dean and Dan Catenacci) are identical twin brother fashion designers and the creators of DSquared2, a high-end fashion label.
The brothers are known for designing clothes and staging elaborate fashion shows with "explosive energy". They design men's and women's apparel, men's and women's footwear, fragrances, and cosmetics. A runway show in 2005 ended with Christina Aguilera stripping male models of their clothes. In September 2007, the DSquared2 fashion show in Milan featured Rihanna entering the stage in an American muscle car, followed by a runway walk.In January 2010, the DSquared2 Autumn/Winter 2010 menswear show in Milan featured Bill Kaulitz descending from the ceiling in a caged elevator à la Rocky Horror Picture Show, followed by a runway walk.Bill Kaulitz opened and closed the Dsquared2 Autumn/Winter 2010 menswear show in Milan.
Their designs have been worn by Britney Spears, Madonna,Tokio Hotel's lead singer Bill Kaulitz, Justin Timberlake, Ricky Martin, Nicolas Cage, and Lenny Kravitz.In 2000-2001, Madonna commissioned them to design over 150 pieces for her Drowned World Tour 2001 and "Don't Tell Me" music video.DSquared2's design was also featured in Britney Spears' Circus tour and Tokio Hotel's Welcome to Humanoid City tour.
They have been featured on America's Next Top Model and appeared in the music video for Fergie's "Clumsy"and The Black Eyed Peas' "I Gotta Feeling" (appr. 2:43 min).
In 2006, the brothers were selected to design the new official uniforms for football team Juventus.In March 2008, Dean and Dan signed an agreement to design sunglasses with Marcolin, an Italian sunglasses and spectacle manufacturer. The collection is set to be released in 2009.