Thursday, September 23, 2010



Milano: Who is on Next.  Franca Sozzani and Anna Wintour greet Giorgio Armani at the opening party for the exhibition, Who Is On Next at Palazzo Morandi.   Who Is On Next is a project created and organized by Altaroma in collaboration with Vogue Italia, considered by the fashion community as one of the most authoritative competitions for the discovery of new talents.

Who Is On Next – people.   Chairman of Condé Nast International, Jonathan Newhouse and the new editor of Vogue Russia, Vika Davidova.

Who Is On Next.  In the window of Palazzo Morando, the sideral(ES) collection designed by Fabrizio Talia together with a truly creative band of friends.  sideral (ES) is more couture than prêt a porter, because it relies on sartorial techniques, innovative finishings, and uses luxurious materials collected over the years.

Who Is On Next – people.  Linda Calugi who collaborated with Fabrizio Talia in the design of the sideral(ES) collection above.

Who Is On Next – people.  Donatella Versace.

Who Is On Next – people.   IHT’s Suzy Menkes and superstar P.R., Karla Otto.

Who Is On Next. A hat designed by J. Smith Esquire from the Spring/Summer 2011 collection called Illuminated. Illuminated is an electric mix of couture and ready to wear pieces, inspired by vintage Italian fashion papers to create a modern-day Edwardian couture – light and airy – imbued with luxury.

Who Is On Next – people.  Art critic and blogger, Michela Moro talks to Justin Smith of J. Smith Esquire and boutique owner and design talent scout, Alan Journo.

Who Is On Next – people.   Senior Italian Vogue fashion editor, responsible for scouting and organizing the designers from the most prestigious schools, Sara Maino and Domenico Dolce.


Who Is On Next – people.   Deputy editor of Vogue Italia, Ariela Goggi, Stefano Gabbana and the Daily Telegraph’s Hilary Alexander.

Who Is On Next – people.  Siblings, Ernesto and Silvia Arguello behind the brand, Rosa Clandestino. Whilst Ernesto takes care of the business side, Silvia designs the collection.

Who Is On Next – a detail.  A detail of a dress from the Rosa Clandestino Spring/Summer 2011 collection called, Contradiction, which is a link between fashion, art and evolution that designer Silvia Argüello translates into “wearable art”.

Who Is On Next – people.   Gianfranco Ferre’s CEO Michela Piva and Tommaso Aquilano of the due Aquilano and Rimondi. Aquilano and Rimondi won the Who Is On Next competition in 2005.

Who Is On Next – people.  Costume National’s, Ennio Capase.

Who Is On Next – people.   Jewelry designer, Heaven Tanudiredja talks to NYT’s fashion editor, Cathy Horyn.

Who Is On Next.  A bracelet from Heaven Tanudiredja’s Spring/Summer 2011 collection. Bali born Heaven studied at the Royal Academy of Antwerp and was named Heaven by his grandmother. He collaborates with Dries Van Noten and his jewels are sold in the best department stores.

Who Is On Next – people. Giorgio Armani’s Gianluca Passi de Preposulo, Roberta Armani, writer, Cesare Cunaccia, Federico Marchetti and Vogue Italia’s Alessia Glaviano.

Who Is On Next – people. Interior designers, Laura Rimini and Roberto Peregalli.

Who Is On Next – people.   Elio Fiorucci.

Who Is On Next – a detail.  A detail of the workspace of shoe designer, Claudio Montias recreated at Palazzo Morando.

Who Is On Next.   Shoes designed by Claudio Montias.  Born in Argentina, Montias’s collection Guacha freely celebrates Buenos Aires and the Pampas: the choice of materials, colors and styling recall memories of past travels without being folkloristic.  Heels and platform soles that are sexy and modern, scarves that wrap around the ankle and unabashed elegance, metal buckles and accents all reinforce the gritty style.

Who Is On Next – people.   Shoe designer, Claudio Montias.

Who Is On Next – people.  Fashion journalist and author, Donatella Sartorio and Diego Della Valle.

Who Is On Next – people.  Deisel’s founder and CEO, Renzo Rosso.

Who Is On Next – people.  G.Q.’s edior in chief, Michele Lupi and it’s fashion director, Andrea Tenerani.

Who Is On Next – people.   The designer of Sansovino 6, Edward Buchanan.

Who Is On Next  - a detail.   A detail of a ‘faded’ and distressed pair of jeans designed by Edward Buchanan for Sansovino 6 in cotton jersey knit from the Spring/Summer 2011 collection called, Werkwear.

Who Is On Next – people. Matteo Marzotto, Laudomia Pucci and Vittorio Missoni.

Who Is On Next – people.  Corso Como 10’s Carla Sozzani.

Who Is On Next – people.  JJ Martin, Wallpaper’s, Ursula Geisselmann and Nick Vinson and artist, Natasha Zupan who is the muse and artist behind the new woman’s store on Via Montenapoleone, Larusmiani.

Who Is On Next – people.  Fashion designer, Marco Russo.

Who Is On Next.  Sketches from Marco Russo's style-book of his trench coat inspired outerwear, he is a graduate do the IED school in Milan.

Who Is On Next – people.    Milan’s cultural attaché, Massimiliano Finazzer Flory “hugs” designer, Alberta Ferretti and Italian Vanity Fair’s deputy editor in chief, Christina Lucchini.

Who Is On Next – people.   Ferragamo’s CEO, Michele Norsa and his wife Bucci.

Who Is On Next.  The architectural shaped hats designed by Zara Gorman.  Zara's collection explores practices and techniques found in architecture and product design, going from the layers of a contour map or slats of a Venetian blind through to the suspension of tensile structures or pivot of a lamp.

Who Is On Next – people.    Milliner, Zara Gorman.

Who Is On Next – people.   A model wearing an Elisa Palomino dress, Moschino’s creative director, Rosella Jardin and Elisa Palomino.

Who Is On Next.   The mood board of Elisa Palomino. Spanish born Palomino discovered fashion in the attic of her eccentric grandmother.  She graduated from Central Saint Martins College of Art and each of her collections is inspired by a specific female model.  By exploring the eterno feminino she exaggerates several traits by focusing on color, prints and materials and the combination of different textures, ranging from lace to chiffon, in a meld of creative eclecticism. She lives and works in NYC.

Who Is On Next – people.    Designer, Alessandro dell’Acqua and Vogue Japan’s Anna dello Russo.

Who Is On Next – people. 
   Gagosian’s Shala  Monroque, Nilufar’s Nina Yashar  and photographer, Manuela Pavesi.

Who Is On Next – people.    Designer, Neil Barrett.

Who Is On Next – people.    Young designer, Filomena Barberio who is part of the team DNA79 Group.

Who Is On Next – people.    Designer and founder of the DNA79 Group,  Francesco Sbaiz show off his silver rings. He also designs for Yohji Yamamoto and Antonio Marras.

Who Is On Next – people.     Santo Costanzo and Alessandra Torella of Bragia, the brand is one of the ten finalists of  Who Is On Next.

Who Is On Next.    A model wearing a top designed by Bragia using experimental Batik and tie and die techniques.  The duo uses old and new techniques to invent wishes that come true in the shape of interchangeable garments and emotional stylistic solutions.

Who Is On Next.  Italian Chanel's Daniela Magnani and it's CEO, Jean-Guillaume Trouvin and Vogue Italia's deputy editor, Ariela Goggi.
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