DD TV Eye on fashion – September 2016

Milan Fashion Week 21st – 27th September 2016


Some of the new models are now kids of the most famous models of the 80s and they often do their job during our Fashion Week; another famous 80s star daughter is a make-up artist and she is busy behind the scenes: to these growing stars our support! We are glad to have you here more than one time during the year.


Valentino is owned by the Arabian Emirate, Krizia is owned by non – Italian hands: the famous “Made in Italy” logo was born here to be sold away.


Missoni’s brand is crossing a hard moment: the loss of two family members was just too much. All support guys!


Top models in music? In the 80s few top models made amazing albums, although they were properly professional singers: We pay homage to Sade, Brenda Russell, the late Whitney Houston started as a top model and ended up as a vocalist. Later Naomi Campbell did an album. The most successful was the lovely Sade.

Rock on girls with your style!


John Richmond (one of our favourite designers who, within the rest, created the merchandise for the 2004 DD Reunion tour and who in 2009 during a Milan show put a DD dedicated music set). We hope John could be back with his old huge shows in town very soon, we hope the newly elected Mayor would do better things with fashion.


PUNK MASTERS BY PATTY PALAZZO: Patty is an awesome woman-designer on demand. She can create some cool drum logos (played by some awesome drummers): she’s been doing designs for new tees; she designed artworks for records and books.

Patty is hosted in this space as “special guest” in the behind the scenes of the Milan Fashion Weeks.




7th  July 2016 – Maria Grazia Chiuri is the first lady ever to be appointed as Managing Art Director of the French fashion Maison Dior: it’s actually the first time for a woman. She was the former collaborator to the Italian designer Valentino. Our heartfelt congrats!


28th July – Countess and Italian culture icon Lady Marta Marzotto passes away after a short illness. She was 85. She was one of the best representatives of Italian glam and fashion off the 80’s and 90’s. She was often seen at the Fashion weeks and often guests as TV talk shows on fashion and pop culture. Rest in peace.


Mid-August 2016 – Actor Antonio Banderas is going to play the part of Gianni Versace, the famous Italian designer who was murdered in 1997 in Miami. The first shoots are scheduled in December this year The actor also created and launched his new clothing line named “Antonio Banderas by Selected Homme”. All support Antonio


Mid – August 2016 – the two Italian designer Dolce & Gabbana are thinking to do an “open air” dinner in Monte Napoleone street on 25th and 26th September to celebrate the Milan Fashion Week. They plan to put tables and chairs for about 420 selected guests on a long carpet all along the famous street, in the magic and the famous glamour Monte Napoleone street with awesome chefs cooking and serving. Their plan was discussed by a Commission of Assessors and it was finally agreed


25th August – French designer Sonia Rykiel passed away: she was the creator of the tricot dress, a milestone clothings in fashion. RIP.


15th September – Safety is the biggest deal of the 2016 September Milan Fashion week. Everyone is excited, but behind the scenes, we were all seriously concerned on the steps and measures to take, in order to help to make it a serene, welcoming, quiet Fashion week. In view of the latest terrorist attacks, it was the first time we could really test the level of our alliance, the chemistry, the coordination between us and the various authorities involved. It was challenging, but luckily there is nothing to fear.



DD TV xx



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