And Kering may be nearing a sale of Italian footwear brand Sergio Rossi.
Shine, glitter, ostentatiousness and sex -- Italian designers are not ones to play against type.
Imagine strolling down the street in Italy, popping in and out of expertly curated boutiques full of super gorge luxury products. Sounds amazing, right? And also kind of like the Lizzie McGuire Movie sequel we've always hoped for... but we digress. E-commerce site Corsoalto brings this experience straight to you, no plane ticket required.
Barney’s NY knows that the recipe for a great evening involves shopping for shoes, charitable cause, and, of course, tasty cocktails. We told you earlier this week about the launch of their brand new co-ed shoe floor, and the festivity continued last night with a soiree celebrating Sergio Rossi’s fall collection. The shoes were displayed like art (the whole shoe floor feels kinda like a museum--only you can touch all you want) with strappy Sergio Rossi sculptures on pedestals surrounded by bouquets of flowers. The guests were in Instagram overdrive thanks to Barney’s Perfect Pairs campaign (as in #perfectpairs), which supports the Human Rights Campaign (HRC) and its Americans for Marriage Equality Program. The hardest part of the evening was trying to crop a pair of super tall, show-stopping over-the-knee boots with intricate cut-outs into the square frame (#instafail). Though Simon Doonan was there, the man of the hour was Sergio Rossi’s charming creative director Francesco Russo. We managed to steal him away from the likes of Rachel Chandler-Guinness and Kenza Fourati for a quick chat. Read on to find out what the designer had to say about trends, inspirations and why a femme fatale is only as good as her shoes.
Last night in Milan, Sergio Rossi debuted a new fashion film directed by I Am Love director Luca Guadagnino titled "Skin to Skin." It's an apt titl