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Fashion history, semiotic and marketing arisen from the Sixties to the Nineties in a specific area, Umbria, renowned fashion manufacturing district (which today is the seat of successful companies as Brunello Cucinelli) is the core of a smashing book “Happy fashion, companies, styles and anti-fashion” by Emanuele De Donno (Viaindustriae Publishing, 15,00 Euros), bilingual essay including the interesting preface by Maria Luisa Frisa, which will be launched on 14th March 2013 in Rome at the Fahrenheit 451 bookshop in Campo De’ Fiori. The event will feature the author as moderator along with the fashion designers Caterina Gatta and Sylvio Giardina, the tv journalist and ex-model Valeria Oppenheimer and me as fashion blogger( exploring and celebrating the anti-fashion) will be the successful chance for talking about fashion, considering the heritage embodied in the book as a trait d’ union with the contemporary times.

LA PRESENTAZIONE DEL LIBRO “FELICE MODA, IMPRESE, STILISMO E CONTROMODE” DI EMANUELE DE DONNO PRESSO LA LIBRERIA DI ROMA FAHRENHEIT 451

"Happy fashion, companies, styles and anti-fashion” by Emanuele De Donno

“Happy fashion, companies, styles and anti-fashion” by Emanuele De Donno

Storia, semiotica e marketing della moda sorto dagli anni Sessanta agli anni Novanta in una specifica area, l’ Umbria, rinomato distretto manufatturiero della moda (che è oggi sede di felici aziende quali Brunello Cucinelli) è il nucleo del formidabile libro “Felice moda, imprese, stilismo e contromode” di Emanuele De Donno (Viaindustriae Publishing, 15,00 Euro), saggio bilingue che include l’ interessante prefazione di Maria Luisa Frisa che sarà presentato il 14 marzo 2013 a Roma presso la libreria Fahrenheit 451 a Campo De’ Fiori. L’ evento avrà quale protagonista l’ autore nelle vesti di moderator unitamente ai fashion designers Caterina Gatta e Sylvio Giardina, la giornalista televisiva ed ex-modella Valeria Oppenheimer e me nelle vesti di fashion blogger( che esplora e celebra le contro-mode) sarà la felice occasione per parlare di moda, considerando il patrimonio di esperienze racchiuso nel libro un trait d’ union con la contemporaneità.

Luisa Spagnoli from the Sixties

Luisa Spagnoli from the Sixties

Christian Dior tricot, 1975, produced by Umberto Ginocchietti

Christian Dior tricot, 1975, produced by Umberto Ginocchietti

Armani Fall/Winter 1978, produced by Icap

Armani Fall/Winter 1978, produced by Icap

Anna Anderson in Lancetti  ( Eighties)

Anna Anderson in Lancetti ( Eighties)

Kelly Le Brock in Umberto Ginocchietti, 1985

Kelly Le Brock in Umberto Ginocchietti, 1985

Issey Miyake, 1980

Issey Miyake, 1980

Nikos Fall/Winter 1988-1989, produced by Icap

Nikos Fall/Winter 1988-1989, produced by Icap

brands and labels produced in Umbria

brands and labels produced in Umbria

Thierry Mugler Fall/Winter 1986

Thierry Mugler Fall/Winter 1986

Umberto Ginocchietti

Umberto Ginocchietti

"The Milanes styling falls down and brings with it the Italian exports of realm. Is  Milanese styling is the Italian one?", Umberto Ginocchietti, 1987

“The Milanes styling falls down and brings with it the Italian exports of realm. Is Milanese styling is the Italian one?”, Umberto Ginocchietti, 1987

Anna Fonson in Thierry Mugler, 1983, photo by Laurence Sackmann

Anna Fonson in Thierry Mugler, 1983, photo by Laurence Sackmann

 

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Marion Cotillard, still image from La.dy Dior by John Cameron Mitchell

It follows the successful collaboration of filmmaker John Cameron Mitchell with the fashion house Dior, giving rise to the film “La.dy Dior” – set in Los Angeles -, depicting the latest version of Lady Dior bag made of crocodile leather and featuring the French actress Marion Cotillard who interprets Margaux, a Hollywood star having a hysterical crisis during a shooting. A hilarious, ironic film, unusual mood for the celebrated brand.

IL FASHION FILM “LA.DY DIOR” DI JOHN CAMERON MITCHELL

Marion Cotillard, still image from La.dy Dior by John Cameron Mitchell

 

Prosegue la felice collaborazione del regista John Cameron Mitchell con la casa di moda Dior che da vita alla pellicola “La.dy Dior” – girata a Los Angeles -, ritrae l’ ultima versione della borsa Lady Dior in pelle di coccodrillo ed ha quale protagonista l’ attrice francese Marion Cotillard che interpreta Margaux, una star hollywoodiana che ha una crisi isterica durante un servizio fotografico. Una ilare, ironica pellicola, insolito mood per il celebre brand.

Marion Cotillard, still image from La.dy Dior by John Cameron Mitchell

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Marion Cotillard in Lady Grey London by John Cameron Mitchell

After Paris, New York and Shanghai is London the set for Lady Grey London, the latest chapter of Lady Dior fashion film inspired by John Galliano and shot by John Cameron Mitchell featuring the French actress Marion Cotillard who interprets a burlesque star.

“LADY GREY LONDON”, UN FASHION FILM DI JOHN CAMERON MITCHELL

Marion Cotillard in Lady Grey Dior by John Cameron Mitchell

 

Dopo Parigi, New York e Shanghai è Londra il set per Lady Grey London, l’ultimo capitolo del fashion film Lady Dior ispirato da John Galliano e girato da John Cameron Mitchell di cui é protagonista l’attrice francese Marion Cotillard che interpreta una stella del burlesque.

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Drawing by Peter O' Brien

The legendary Dubliner designer Peter O’ Brien – who spent much of his career designing for celebrated Paris fashion houses as Rochas, Chloé, Dior and Givenchy and  also brands as Awear and PobCouture – recently made some wonderful drawings celebrating the femininity, being a joy to see and successfully evoking the idea of caressing elegance and timeless style, a leit-motiv of his magnificent works.

QUANDO LA MODA É ARTE: I DISEGNI DI PETER O’ BRIEN

Self-portrait by Peter O' Brien

Il leggendario designer di Dublino Peter O’ Brien – che ha trascorso gran parte della sua carriera disegnando per celebri case di moda parigine quali Rochas, Chloé, Dior e Givenchy ed anche brand quali Awear e PobCouture – ha recentemente realizzato alcuni meravigliosi disegni che celebrano la femminilità, sono una gioia per gli occhi ed evocano felicemente l’idea di carezzevole eleganza e stile senza tempo, un leit-motiv dei suoi magnifici lavori.

Peter O' Brien

Marion Cotillard in Lady Blue Shangai

It debutes “Lady Blue Shanghai”, the two-part 16-minute short film of Dior, made by the filmmaker David Lynch – under the art direction of designer John Galliano as art director – during the Dior Cruise 2010-2011 fashion show which was recently held in Shangai. The film is part of a series of conceptual and dramatic advertising campaigns featuring the French actress Marion Cotillard.

LADY BLUE SHANGAI, UN CORTOMETRAGGIO DI DAVID LYNCH PER DIOR

Debutta “Lady Blue Shanghai” il cortometraggio in due parti di “Lady Blue Shanghai”, scritto e diretto dal regista David Lynch – sotto la direzione artistica del designer John Galliano – in occasione della sfilata della collezione Dior Cruise 2010 che si è tenuta recentemente a Shangai. La pellicola fa parte di una serie di concettuali e spettacolari campagne pubblicitarie che hanno quale protagonista l’attrice francese Marion Cotillard.

Dior Cruise collection 2010-2011

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