Versace Gets Artsy for the Holidays, Prada Gets the Museum Treatment

by Aria Darcella
Versace

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Versace Collaborates With Artist Sarah Baker for the Holidays
Rather than releasing a traditional campaign, Donatella Versace is guest editing the second edition of Baroness, a London-based publication co-founded by Matthew Holroyd and Dazed & Confused editor-in-chief Isabella Burley. Performance artist Sarah Baker has created a six chapter narrative starring herself and Helena Christensen, featuring Versace ready-to-wear, jewelry, and home decor pieces. “I am thrilled to partner with Sarah Baker on this exciting holiday saga,” says Donatella Versace. “She’s a visionary and knows exactly how to represent the Versace woman. My designs empower and this campaign fully represents that.”

A New Prada Exhibit Is In the Works (Evening Standard)
Prada. Front and Back, a new exhibit charting Miuccia Prada’s work at the house, will debut at the Design Museum in London next September. “For me, it’s a particularly personal challenge to work on the Prada exhibition,” says Deyan Sudjic, the museum’s co-director. “There is so much to explore about a company that never wants to do the obvious thing, and that is such a genuine cultural force.”

PradaBrioni to be Honored at Pitti Uomo
Pitti Immagine Uomo 97 is celebrating the 75th anniversary of Brioni with a special presentation. The event will also include an installation, and will be curated by Olivier Saillard. “It is an honor for Pitti Immagine to welcome Brioni’s 75th anniversary event,” says Raffaello Napoleone, CEO of Pitti Immagine. ‘Florence played an important role in the history of this prestigious brand, because it is here that Brioni held the first ever men’s fashion show in 1952.” Pitti Uomo takes place January 7 to January 10, 2020.

Nordstrom and Rent the Runway Expand Their Partnership
Starting on Monday, Rent the Runway customers will be able to drop off their rentals at 29 Nordstrom locations — a massive expansion from the previous five. RTR members can also access Nordstrom services like styling, gift-wrapping, and more. “We’ve received great feedback from our customers about the convenience of the Rent the Runway Drop-Off Boxes in our Los Angeles area Nordstrom locations and are excited to offer the service to customers in cities like San Francisco, Chicago, Dallas and more,” says Jamie Nordstrom, president, Nordstrom stores. “The expansion of our partnership helps us better serve our customers through innovation around products and experiences.”

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