Sienna in Dolce & Gabbana – British actress Sienna Miller attended the BMW i3 Party held in London on January 29th, 2013. The blonde opted for a floral dress from Dolce & Gabbana and paired the look with a pair of Charlotte Olympia shoes.
Rebellious Katy – American pop star Katy Perry graces the September issue of Elle UK, wearing a look from Dolce & Gabbana’s fall 2013 collection. Just last month Katy appeared on American Vogue looking ethereal in a red dress, but in this image, the brunette appears defiant in a studio image lensed by Mariano Vivanco. The September issue of Elle hits stores on July 31st.
Jessica in Dolce – Actress and fashion darling Jessica Chastain attended the Giffoni Film Festival in Italy earlier today. It’s only appropriate that the “Zero Dark Thirty” star would wear one of the most notable Italian labels, Dolce & Gabbana, to the event. Jessica’s red and lacy Dolce dress hits all the right notes with its demure length.
True Monica – Italian actress Monica Bellucci looks radiant in a Dolce & Gabbana beauty campaign lensed for her namesake line, “True Monica”. The images were photographed by Giampaolo Sgura and showcase Monica in a rustic, garden setting wearing black lace looks and a feminine updo. The summer collection includes an eye palette, lipstick and an eyeliner shade.
Italian Drama – For its fall 2013 campaign Dolce & Gabbana enlists reoccurring faces Bianca Balti, Monica Bellucci and Kate King as well as a new addition–Romanian model Andreea Diaconu. The woman serve up some high drama in the images lensed by designer Domenico Dolce where scandal occurs with emotive facial expressions to match. Clothing for autumn features the Italian label’s signature lacework as well as prints with religious figures.
Designer Troubles – Domenico Dolce and Stefano Gabbana’s legal troubles first started in December, and has resulted in the designers and five additional defendants being found guilty of tax evasion. It hasn’t been a good week for designers. Yesterday, the news broke that former Balenciaga creative director Nicolas Ghesquière is facing a lawsuit from Kering (the label’s parent company) after a tell all interview featured in System Magazine. As for Dolce & Gabbana, judge Antonella Brambilla has sentenced the designers to one year and eight months in jail. Allegations raised include an evasion of 416 million euros in taxes with the sale of their label to holding company Gado Srl. Dolce & Gabbana are said to appeal the decision. (WWD)
Dolce Vita – Designers Domenico Dolce and Stefano Gabbana celebrated the opening of their new flagship boutique on Fifth Avenue in New York on Saturday. The cocktail reception was star studded and included models, actresses and personalities such as Giovanna Battaglia, Gisele Bundchen, Kylie Minogue, Chloe Sevigny, Emilia Clarke, Stephanie Seymour, Zhang Ziyi, Erin Heatherton, Julia Restoin Roitfeld, Carine Roitfeld, Bianca Brandolini and Derek Blasberg.