Monday, October 05, 2009

MILANO FASHION: Where - When - Why - What - Who - Want ? ? ?

WHAT:     New Van Cleef & Arpels Boutique.
WHERE:  Via Pietro Verri 10.
WHEN:    22 September.
WHY:       First Italian boutique in Italy.
WHO:       Sponsored by Vogue Gioiello.

WHO:  Conde Nast International chairman, Jonathan Newhouse and soprani, Madelyne Monti. Mr. Newhouses is a reader of Contessanally.

WHAT:  Midnight in Paris watch, pink gold case with officer back, rotative (365 days) aventurine dial, sapphire back with calendar and meteorite, black strap, pink gold pin buckle, mechanical movement with poetic complication. 
WANT: Out of all the jewelry in very big and precious stones, this was my favorite piece.

WHERE: Outside on the upstairs landing candles placed in a row created a strong effect.

A detail.  Box them in!

WHO: Conde Nast’s Alessia Glaviano.

WHO: Glamorous “ladies who lunch”, Suzy Gandini and Cicci Locatelli admire the diamond jewels in the case.

WHO:  Creating a “stir” with the paparazzi, Gabbriella Dompe and Laura La Russo had fun.

WHAT: Fresh fruit for the weight conscious clientele looked so pretty cut into small cubes and presented on a black tray.
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