domenico dolce stefano gabbana black and white portrait.jpgThe tax evasion saga that has followed Domenico Dolce and Stefano Gabbana for almost a year appears to have come to an end. A judge ruled on Friday that the designer duo will not stand trial after four hours of deliberating.

"I am very pleased with this decision and I'm not in the least surprised. The judge prevented this from going too far, it's an investigation that should never have been initiated in the first place," said Giuseppe Bana, lawyer for the pair.