I went to see Tommaso Aquilano and Roberto Rimondi [co-designers for Gianfranco Ferré; and Aquilano.Rimondi] at their showroom. We had a long talk about how to move forward now that they have become such credible, respected, and established names in the industry.
I took a quick break for myself and, at the same time, managed to get Vanessa Friedman from the Financial Times to meet Tommaso and Roberto and to look at their collection.
Milan fashion week is officially under way. The party of the week (make that party of the season) is next Monday’s celebration for Extreme Beauty in Vogue, an exhibition opening March 2 at the Palazzo della Ragione. The mayor of Milan will be there, not to mention co-hosts Anna Wintour, Domenico Dolce, and Stefano Gabbana. And we’re willing to bet Scarlett Johanssen (Dolce & Gabbana‘s latest campaign face) and a number of her celebrity cohorts won’t miss it either. Check back here Monday for a preview of images from the exhibit—Meisel, Leibovitz, Penn, Avedon…now you understand why the beauty’s extreme. In the meantime, here are a few of our favorite Milan diversions to keep you busy. Continue Reading “Must-Sees In Milan” »