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HIGHLIGHTS FROM CONDé NAST INTERNATIONAL

Vogue Café Moscow 11th Anniversary

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To celebrate the 11th anniversary of Vogue Café Moscow, Gary Robinson, Director of Condé Nast International Restaurants hosted a special guest chef appearance. From 17th-21st June 2014, diners at the Vogue Café sampled dishes such as hazelnut-crusted scallops with foie gras, and candied root vegetable with a peanut nougat slice. The special menu, which Gary created himself, ensured the restaurant, always very popular, was fully booked throughout. Please click here to watch the press launch hosted by the Novikov Group.

Vogue Café Moscow 11th Anniversary

British Fashion Council announces winner of BFC/GQ Designer Menswear Fund 2014

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The British Fashion Council (BFC) announced Christopher Shannon as the winner of the inaugural BFC/GQ Designer Menswear Fund supported by Vertu. The Fund was established in September 2013 following the success of the BFC/Vogue Designer Fashion Fund and provides one designer with £150,000 grant to provide necessary infrastructure to take them to the next stage of their business and £50,000 value in kind services, including a bespoke, high level mentoring support programme over a twelve month period.

 

 

Christopher Raeburn, Christopher Shannon, E. Tautz, Lou Dalton and Richard Nicoll were shortlisted for the 2014 prize and participated in a mentoring programme where industry experts, including Fund committee members Ben Banks and Jonathan Akeroyd provided guidance on topics including strategic planning, branding, leadership, commercial retail, e-tail and wholesale and digital innovation. Vertu, the world’s leading luxury mobile manufacturer and lead partner on this Fund, played a key role in the mentoring programme and gave access to its team of business leaders in technology, global distribution, legal and finance. 

British Fashion Council announces winner of BFC/GQ Designer Menswear Fund 2014

The Glamour of Italian Fashion 1945-2014

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On the 1st April, an Italian themed dinner and private view of the new exhibition at the Victoria and Albert Museum, London was co-hosted by Nicholas Coleridge, President of Condé Nast International and Trustee of the V&A; Alexandra Shulman, Editor of British Vogue; and Franca Sozzani, Editor in Chief of Vogue Italia. The event marked the launch of The Glamour of Italian Fashion 1945-2014, which opens on Saturday 5 April and runs until 27th July.

 

Joining Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi and Vice Chairman Nicola Bulgari and CEO Jean Christophe Babin of the event and the exhibition’s headline sponsor Bulgari, were guests including Tom Ford, Domenic Dolce and Stefano Gabbana, Valentino Garavani, Naomi Campbell, Angela Missoni, Poppy Delevingne, Manolo Blahnik and Christopher Kane.

 

Showcasing more than 120 ensembles and accessories by leading fashion houses, The Glamour of Italian Fashion 1945-2014 is the first major show to examine Italy’s rich and influential contribution to fashion from the end of the Second World War to the present. It explores the story of Italian fashion through the pivotal individuals and organisations that have contributed to its reputation for quality and style.

The Glamour of Italian Fashion 1945-2014

L'Uomo Vogue in Australia

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L’Uomo Vogue, the International Condé Nast magazine dedicated to style and personalities, and The Woolmark Company, the global authority on Merino wool, under the direction of Franca Sozzani Editor in Chief of Vogue Italia and L’Uomo Vogue and UN Ambassador of Goodwill, are proud to announce a special collaboration. Marking the historic connection between Australian woolgrowers and the Italian fashion industry, the initiative highlights two special occasions: the launch by L’Uomo Vogue of a special Australian issue dedicated to Australian heritage and top personalities, featuring award-winning Cate Blanchett and Baz Luhrmann on the cover as well as the 50th anniversary of the Woolmark logo, the brand symbolising quality wool.

 

As part of this celebration of style and talent, World Wide Wool, a unique and unprecedented event was held on March 27th in Sydney. "An Artful Thread Between Fashion and Style" opened in the Museum of Contemporary Art in Sydney, an exhibition curated by Franca Sozzani. The exhibition encompassed portraits of Australian personalities from the L'Uomo Vogue March monographic issue, dedicated to Australia.  Under the artistic direction of Franca Sozzani, a collection of amazing photos of Australia’s most influential names in fashion, design, art, music, economy and public life, by the most important photographers, were exhibited to capture the multi-faceted Australian identity.

The exhibition was accompanied by a shopping night dedicated to Australian wool, with special in-store events throughout Syndey's most prestigious shopping district.  The windows of the most important flagship stores displayed  photographs from L’Uomo Vogue archives, with the intent to create an exclusive and extraordinary “street photo exhibition” dedicated to fashion and Merino wool. 

L'Uomo Vogue in Australia

Condé Nast Traveller arrives in the Middle East

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The December debut issue of Condé Nast Traveller Middle East is now on sale. 

 

"The Middle Eastern edition of Condé Nast Traveller is the eighth in the world, and will stand out as being uniquely curated to speak to this audience. The launch cover works well as a sneek peek of what to expect: Condé Nast Traveller Middle East will be luxurious, glamorous and fashion forward whilst still being the ultimate authority on travel lifestyle," comments Editor in Chief, Rhea Sarah. 

 

The magazine is published under license agreement with Arab Publishing Partners (APP), part of the ITP Group, the Gulf's largest consumer and business magazine publisher. 

 

Condé Nast Traveller is currently published in the United Kingdom, United States, China, India, Italy, Russia and Spain.

 

Condé Nast Traveller arrives in the Middle East

New e-commerce division and President for Condé Nast

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Condé Nast will start a new division devoted to e-commerce and has appointed as its President Franck Zayan, who is currently responsible for the e-commerce activities of the Paris-based department store Galeries Lafayette.

 

Franck Zayan will take up the post January 6, 2014 and will be based in London.  He will report to a board of directors consisting of Condé Nast's top international and American executives: Jonathan Newhouse, Chairman and Chief Executive of Condé Nast International, Nicholas Coleridge, President of Condé Nast International, Charles Townsend, CEO of Condé Nast and Robert Sauerberg, President of Condé Nast.


"The scope of our brands and the revolution in technology are bringing about new opportunities in the e-commerce space. It will be Franck's responsibility to explore and develop ideas which can serve our readers, users, advertising clients and business partners," said Jonathan Newhouse.

 

Franck Zayan said, "I am delighted to join Condé Nast. With its famous brands and strong digital presence, there is enormous potential to develop business in the e-commerce field."

 

New e-commerce division and President for Condé Nast