Before Giorgio Armani there is no Hollywood strike: on the occasion Just For One Night which the designer arranged on Saturday in Venice, during Film exhibitionwere seen among numerous VIPs Jessica Chastain, Benicio del Toro, Sydney Sweeney and, highly photographed, Sophia LorenWith Claudia Gerini, Gabriele Salvatores, Giuseppe Tornatore, Luca Guadagnino, Victoria Puccini, Alessandra Mastronardi and many others.
To create a show collection Giorgio Armani Private – 65 pieces of clothing inspired by the colors of the lagoon city and its monuments, with a diamond motif reminiscent of a Harlequin dress – Tese delle Nappe, a large space in the recently renovated Arsenale that combines grandeur and authentic emotion.
The climax came when Armani, in a tuxedo and bow tie, closed a fashion show accompanied by a model (here below is a shot from Armani’s Instagram account), a couple of months after he blew out 89 candles on July 11 last year. The evening ends with a party for 700 guests with live performances Roisin Murphy and DJ sets Mark Ronson.
This was not the only time that the stylist and entrepreneur was touched, also in light of the long and rich ties that bind him to Venice and its festival, the main sponsor of which, among other things, is Armani Beauty. In fact, these days he got on board his 65m megayacht Basic moored near Piazza San Marco, Golden Lion in Murano glass from the mayor Louis Brugnaro.
It was in fact 1990 when the documentary was shown worldwide. Made in Milandirector Martin Scorsese: on this occasion, Giorgio Armani threw a big party in honor of the American director in Ca’Leone on Giudecca.
This was just one example of Armani’s countless collaborations with the celluloid world, which has always given him special attention.
The designer said that he was practically born with cinema, which his father and mother were passionate about, and as for Venice, he said that he was amazed by it from the first visit, amazed by its uniqueness as a “dream paradise”. .: magical, elegant, intriguing, decadent, never mind that it’s a bit overwhelming at times.
The Venetian One Night Only hotel has been designed with the aim of minimizing the environmental impact in accordance with the standard. ISO 20121. Armani Group (which, by the way, closed in 2022 which ended 2022 with revenue equal to 35 billion euros, +16.5% on the previous year) In fact, it is planned to encourage the reuse and reuse of materials, promote separate waste collection, do not use single-use plastic, avoid food waste and use LED lighting. In addition, suppliers will be required to comply with specific environmental and social regulations.
All residual greenhouse gas emissions associated with the exhibition will be offset by supporting environmental projects in Laguna (managed by Sea of change AND blue valley), and a non-profit organization We are here Venice will receive a donation, always focusing on the ecosystem of the lagoon.
But that is not all. The group also decided to support on this occasion Venetian heritage, a non-profit foundation that supports and funds initiatives to promote and preserve the Venetian artistic heritage in the world. The contribution will benefit Giorgio Franchetti Gallery in Ca’ d’Oro, with a conservative restoration and improvement of the works belonging to the collection housed in this institution.
As you know, One Night Only is a traveling event that travels the Armani universe around the world. Venice is the final stop on a journey that began in London in 2006 and continued to Tokyo (2007), Beijing (2012), Rome and New York (2013), Paris (2014) and Dubai (2021) .