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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.