Sunday, January 21, 2007

FLORENCE - Pitti Uomo

Gallery Hotel Art – Style Magazine opening. The Corriere Della Sera’s Style Magazine presented an exhibition of photographs called Homo Elegans. The black and white photographs were taken by Prince Constantino Ruspoli, seen here with Lungarno Hotels president, Leonardo Ferragamo. Seventeen men are portrayed as dandies of the Italian style. Filmmakers, Francesco Melzi D’Eril and Luchino Visconti wear Ballantyne. Art Gallery owner, Gio Marconi wears Zegna. Photographer, Giovanni Gastel wears Canali. English anchorman for Sky News, Martin Popplewell wears Aquascutum. French actor, Philippe Caroit wears Borsalino. Just to name a few.

Gallery Hotel Art – Style Magazine opening. Confindustria’s president, Marchese Luca Cordero di Montezemolo, who is also the owner of Ballantyne, popped in for a quick look at the photographs. Earlier, he presented at the Ballantyne stand at the Fortezza da Basso, ultra-lightweight cashmere jackets, trousers and coats, ideal for the man who travels.

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