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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Grazie Franca Sozzani!

Franca Sozzani has died. I’m feeling sorrow and bitterness because as much as in recent years I didn’t like anymore the (non) contents of the magazine and some dynamics of her blog, I owe a lot to Vogue Italia’s editor-in-chief Franca Sozzani.

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Dior and I - CIM Productions
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Dior and I – A documentary on the real Raf Simons

After the success of the film “The Last Emperor”, in which Matt Tyrnauer celebrated the withdrawal from the catwalks of Mr. Valentino Garavani in 2008, the fashion documentary has become a trendy movie genre worldwide, thanks to which also lay people can access the secrets of the most famous fashion designers. The long list of …

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Books – D.V. by Diana Vreeland

Everybody defines Diana Vreeland as “Legendary editor in chief of the American Vogue,” even if they haven’t the slightest idea who they’re talking about. So, I’m asking you, what’s the meaning of the word “legendary,” conventionally used as a crossword clue? The answer is more complicated than expected, but you can solve the riddle by …

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