June 2017


Kering & G. Valli

Artemis, the holding of Pinault family that controls Kering group, has just acquired a minority stake in the capital of the Italian company Giambattista Valli, in view of becoming the main shareholder in the future. It’s the second investment from the holding of Pinault family in Fashion field, after the acquisition of the Maison Courrèges in 2015.

The Denim Boulevard

The 5th edition of Milan exhibition Denim Boulevard has chosen an original location this year, an area at the heart of the Fashion district the Torneria, located in via Tortona 32: a 1300 square meters space totally dedicated to the denim canvas. Organised by Tab Communication, the fair which took place from June 17th to June 19th hosted a core of exhibitors, more than 2000 visitors and workshops such as the Levi’s Tailor Shop and the Rajib natural dyes.

Re Giorgio

How being in the Italian capital of Fashion and not benefit to find the inspiration for my next article? Walking down the most renowned street of the famous “Quadrilatero della moda”, via Montenapoleone, during my visit to Milan my eye was attracted/hit by the numerous brands of the luxury stores and their wonderful windows. A choice had yet to be made but it was a very complicated task.

A Brazilian in Milan

Today, let’s talk about my latest crush: the Italian-Brazilian accessory designer Paula Cademartori. The designer, originating from Porto Alegre, has left Brazil to reach Italy in 2005: after graduating in Fashion Accessories Master of the Istituto Marangoni of Milan and being certified as Young Designer of the SDA Bocconi University, she started with a collaboration as head of the accessories for Versace.

CFDA Awards 2017

The new edition of the CFDA (Council of Fashion Designers of America) took place on Monday, June the 5th, in New York, in the Hammerstein Ballroom. The ceremony begun with a moving tribute, the awards ceremony posthumously as Fashion Icon to the former editor-in-chief of Vogue Italy and recently disappeared, Franca Sozzani. Winner of the main Awards as best designer for Women and for Men, the Artistic Director at the head of

A new crocodile at RG

The 2017 Roland Garros edition provides two surprises: first, the presence of a new ambassador for Lacoste and…a customisation workshop of the Lacoste polo purchased in one of the shops of the stadium. This week, I had the opportunity to attend one of the most coveted events of the season: the Roland Garros tournament, one of the four of the Grand Slam international circuit. As you already know it, it is a social event that gathers a lot of celebrities,

Dolce & Gabbana in Venice

Last weekend a new boutique Dolce & Gabbana was inaugurated in Venice. It is a flagship store displayed on three floors and located in Calle Larga XXII Marzo, a few meters from Piazza San Marco and Teatro La Fenice. The flagship store, that occupies the premises of the beautiful Palazzo Torres, a former bank, was designed by the American architect Eric Carlson, from the Carbondale cabinet, with full regard to the historical character of the palace.