Category - Haute Couture

Backstage: the charm of imperfection

Haute couture time in Paris.

Models on the runways need to have a great screen presence;

styling should be perfect;

clothes must impress the press and the 30 richest women of the world who can buy them;

guests must seem like stars in the sky, while smiling at the cameras.

In this ritual concerning abstraction from reality, mere mortals can watch the celebration of fashion as a pure art form only via streaming.

Backstage Giamabattista Valli Haute Couture fw 2015 Bruno Rinaldi

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(Alta)Roma is unique!

“Why are you going to AltaRoma?! Rome is dead!”
This is what I was told each time I announced my arrival in Rome for the couture week (alta moda).
I confess that at first I had some doubts in doing so. The cost of trains, taxi and accommodation were such a deterrent to me because I can’t boast the title of “specialist correspondent” for a famous magazine (with expensive benefits and refunds), but the passion for what I think will be my future work field, the curiosity for the celebrations of the 10th anniversary of Who is On Next? contest and the joyful opportunity to see the fashion shows of the fashion designers I have supported over the years until they become established brands, fortunately prevailed, and I’ve never been so happy (and satisfied) to attend a fashion week.

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Exhibition – The style of Valentina Cortese.

Until November 10th at Palazzo Morando, the costume museum of Milan, there’s “Valentina Cortese. Uno stile.“, the exhibition curated by Elisabetta Invernici and Antonio Zanoletti dedicated to the personal wardrobe belonging to one of the last Italian divas, Valentina Cortese.
Venezia, 1982 Ph Fiorenzo Niccoli
Venezia, 1982 – Ph: Fiorenzo Niccoli – source: ScenarioMag

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