Other Cool Things Happening In Milan During Milan Fashion Week.

If you aren’t attending fashion shows while vacationing in Milan, no problem, here are a few other cool things happening In Milan during Milan Fashion Week.

ANNA DELLO RUSSO

On Saturday 24 February Anna Dello Russo will be the star of her own special event, it all revolves around the immense archive kept by Anna, a “fashion maniac” (Helmut Newton once called her that!) who has collected everything she’s worn throughout her fabulous career in fashion.

The event will open with an auction held by Christie’s offering 30 outfits from Anna’s precious archive and a hat, a one-off piece designed by Gareth Pugh, personalized with Swarovski crystals. Bidding will start at 50 euros and all the proceeds from the auction will go the Swarovski Foundation Scholarship Program.


The auction will live stream on http://www.milanomodadonna.it. The event starts at 8pm (CET) – February 24.

Rick Owens: Subhuman, Inhuman, Superhuman

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The solo exhibition organized about this designer, who invented a new silhouette
and turned it into a point of reference for contemporary fashion, will take place at the Triennale di Milano, and it will include not just Owens’s clothing, but also his design objects, graphic works and publications. This retrospective will retrace the designer’s entire career from 1994 to today. The exhibition includes Owens’ first sculpture: a materic mass that combines sands from the Adriatic sea, concrete, lilies and the designer’s own hair, representing the eternal creative impulse that works as humanity’s vital engine, as well as the complex conceptual universe that is behind the American designer’s work.

Rick Owens: Subhuman, Inhuman, Superhuman
Viale Emilio Alemagna, 6,
20121 Milano MI

Exit: Urban Gastronomy

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If you’ve vacationed in Italy before you know that there are certain hours of the day that you cannot get a meal. Well that cultural rule is being challenged by a new type of Italian eatery that offers simple, classic Italian dishes using fresh seasonal ingredients, available at all hours of the day, and simply named: Urban Gastronomy. No reservations necessary.

EXIT-Urban Gastronomy
Piazza Erculea 2
20122 Milan MI

Italiana: Italy Through The Lens Of Fashion, 1971-2001

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Prada: Italian Objects

Italy through the lens of fashion 1971-2001: is an exhibition curated by Maria Luisa Frisa and Stefano Tonchi. Italiana celebrates the Italian fashion system over the seminal three decades in which it cemented relations and exchanges between the members of a generation of designers, industrialists, artists, architects and intellectuals that defined Italy’s image in the world and put it on the map of international culture.
Italiana is an adjective, used here as a noun to indicate the complex set of traits, styles and atmospheres that define Italian culture in all its forms and expressions.

Italy Through the Lens of Fashion
Palazzo Reale, Milano
Piazza Duomo 12

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