Category - Fashion People

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 colors which made them famous.

Laura Biagiotti in China - Ph: Archivio Corriere della sera

Laura Biagiotti in China – Ph: Archivio Corriere della sera

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Gianfranco Ferré and Maria Luigia: unexpected similarities

Ferré mostra Parma

Until January 15th there’s time to discover Gianfranco Ferré and Maria Luigia: unexpected similarities one of the most interesting and suggestive Italian fashion exhibitions of 2016, that does not take place in fashion capital like Milan, Florence, or Rome, but in Parma.

The exhibition is part of the initiatives for the bicentenary of the arrival in Parma of Duchess Maria Luigia of Habsburg-Lorraine, and it is combined with the exhibition Neoclassic on Michel Comte, in a whole project called Ferré and Comte / DETAILS. Great interpreters between fashion and art created by Alberto Nodolini and produced by Ankamoki.

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Grazie Franca Sozzani!

SozzaniPh credits: TheSartorialist

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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