Frida Giannini Hosted a Cocktail Party and Book Signing for Her New Rizzoli Tome

Frida Giannini Hosted a Cocktail Party and Book Signing for Her New Rizzoli Tome

Frida GianniniMatt Borkowski/BFA.com

The music blaring at Rizzoli’s NoMad flagship on Tuesday evening was a retro set of ’70s glam rock courtesy of DJ Stretch Armstrong, with designer and host Frida Giannini holding courtroom in a Woodstock live performance T-shirt.

The throwback vibes had been a becoming backdrop to have a good time Giannini’s new espresso desk tome: A Journey Into the Style and Music of My Icons Since 1969, which chronicles the phases, live shows, and moments of music historical past and its intersection with trend. It’s one of many few seen tasks she’s launched since leaving her submit as Gucci’s inventive director in 2015 (she’s been spending most of her time consulting with manufacturers behind the scenes).

Following the cocktail portion, Giannini took half in a Q&A with journalist Alex Badia, which began with just a few phrases in reminiscence of Davide Renne, the newly put in Moschino inventive director who not too long ago handed away. “He was the perfect collaborator I’ve ever had,” she mentioned. “I labored with him for over 20 years. I wish to dedicate this night to him.”

She talked about how she inherited her love of music via her uncle, Daniele Vellani, a DJ and vinyl collector. (She estimates she owns about over 8,000 vinyl records.) “Music was my first ardour ever,” she says. “It introduced me to trend. I found that these two worlds at all times borrow concepts and inspirations from one another.”

The e-book begins within the yr 1969—the time of Woodstock, David Bowie’s Space Oddity and the primary man on the moon—earlier than spotlighting the stage garments, hairstyles, fashions, costumes, and altering society of the previous 50 years.

Afterward, visitors lined as much as get their copy signed by Giannini, who flies again residence to Italy this week. Among those that joined the celebration had been Stefano Tonchi, Bruce Pask, Alejandra Alonso Rojas, Cory Michael Smith, Rachna Shah, Elizabeth Sulcer, and extra.


by way of Vogue https://www.vogue.com

November 15, 2023 at 07:41PM

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