There are many things I love about fashion, but my favorite part of the industry and best part of this job is the chance to meet designers. I have such admiration for these people who create gorgeous things, and when I get to meet them I often turn into a 12-year-old meeting Justin Bieber. I’ve giggled. Very professional.
Often times the designers’ stories are better than any prepackaged reality shows out there. CNN’s Revealed aired today and featured Domenico Dolce and Stefano Gabbana. Theirs is an amazing love story and success story set in the incomparable backdrops of Milan and Portofino, Italy.
CNN followed Dolce & Gabbana to their men’s AW 2010 and SS 2011 shows where among other things, you can drool at the gorgeous David Gandy and Noah Mills.
What is so clear is the amount of love and respect Domenico and Stefano have for each other. While not romantically linked since 2005, they share a weekend house in Portofino and both state they could not work without the other. The way they speak about each other is really touching and this closeness must be the key to their continued success.
There were some other notable things in the show. If you’re into real estate porn, the Portofino house is unbelievable. Hilary Alexander makes a cameo appearance, as do some ’80s supermodels. And finallly, attention Zoolander 2 producers: you MUST use the acting coach that D&G hired to help their models be more dramatic on the runway. I couldn’t believe that she actually exists in real life.
You can watch the Dolce & Gabbana Revealed now online. CNN has split the show into three short segments. Check it out. It made me happy.