A Wound in the heart of Florence, JR at Palazzo Strozzi

“The subject is accessibility at the Covid time. The installation speaks to us about this challenging time when culture is denied to the public, and we want to put people in touch with art, public art.” Arturo Galansino, General director at Fondazione Palazzo Strozzi in Florence When I was a student, I’d never have photographed …

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Polimoda fashion show 2019 - Supernature
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Supernature: Polimoda Fashion Show 2019

There is no summer edition of Pitti Uomo without the Polimoda fashion show: a coveted moment for every student of the prestigious Florentine institute, which marks the debut in the world of fashion at the end of a four-year training course, as well as the actual transition from the status of student to a professional …

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Thanks Marina!

2009 – It all began 9 years ago when Marina Abramović won the “Lorenzo Il Magnifico” Lifetime Achievement Award at the 7th Florence Biennale and presented her Manifesto for the first time at the Fortezza da Basso. She was intense in her being an artist, in her interpreting and giving meaning to every word. She …

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Visit to the Gucci Garden with The Fashion Commentator

Friday, May 18, 2018, The Fashion Commentator will be the special guide at Gucci Garden in Florence for “Città Nascosta”. An opportunity to discover the history, the poetics and the unmistakable style of a brand that decade after decade shaped the aesthetic taste of the society and still continues today, without distinction of class or …

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Locandina della Mostra su Gianfranco Ferré a Torino
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Gianfranco Ferré: jewels as substance and soul

“…often the jewel is a complement to the look as an accessory, sometimes even necessary. It is a detail which creates an effect. In some cases instead the jewel is the material which invents and shapes the outfit, becoming its substance and soul“. Gianfranco Ferré There is time until February 19th, 2018 to fall in …

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Laura Biagiotti - Ph: Archivio Corriere della sera
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Goodbye Laura!

Unfortunately Laura Biagiotti, the Queen of cashmere, died. Gracious and delicate woman, I was always struck by the composure she showed in every video interview. Known worldwide for her interpretation of knitwear and white color, I wrote about her it in my very first article for the Vogue Encyclopedia dedicated to fashion designers and the …

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