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.
Image: Designers Domenico Dolce and Stefano Gabbana at fall 2013 runway show
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)
Amy in Dolce & Gabbana – Actress Amy Adams attended the 2013 Taormina Film Festival, promoting the “Man of Steel” film where she plays Lois Lane. Amy opted to wear a white and lace Dolce & Gabbana dress at the event held on June 15th, 2013.
Venus in Dolce – Italian model Bianca Balti attended the “Venus in Fur” Cannes Film Festival Premiere held yesterday. The brunette bombshell shined in a custom-made Dolce & Gabbana dress made with red and silver crystals. The model paired the look with drop earrings and red lipstick.
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.
Irina in Dolce – Irina Shayk attended the 2013 White House Correspondents’ Association Dinner yesterday, and looked stunning in a black lace number from Dolce & Gabbana. The Russian model, who is well-known for her swimwear and lingerie work, showed off a more elegant side in the floor-length gown.
Chic Barbara – Barbara Palvin trades in her bombshell attitude for a sleek look on the May cover of L’Officiel Paris. The Hungarian beauty and Victoria’s Secret model dons a woven look from Dolce & Gabbana’s spring collection for the studio image.
Red Blooded Woman – Wearing a dress from Dolce & Gabbana, Natasha Poly graces the May 2013 cover of Vogue Russia. The Russian beauty poses for Patrick Demarchelier in a red look from Dolce’s spring 2013 collection and matching lipstick.
Katy in Dolce – Singer Katy Perry looked sweet and sexy in a look from Dolce & Gabbana at a Coachella event held by LACOSTE L!VE yesterday. The “Teenage Dream” star exuded summer in the label’s printed crop top and skirt.