Italian Fashion Week Brings “Made in Italy” in Dallas

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October 24, 2012 by Italians in Chicago

by Valeria Fanelli –

The city of Dallas welcomes the Italian Fashion Week where some Italian fashion companies expose their brands during a six day event.

The Italian Fashion Week started on Monday, Oct. 22. It is supported by Altaroma, CNA Federmoda,Confartigianato and the city of Dallas, in collaboration with the Italian-American Chamber of Commerce.

Here is the program of the week.

Tuesday, Oct.23:

-Lucia Odescalchi at Muzeion Temple of Muses – Cocktail Reception. Odescalchi, Rome jewelry designer, combined materials like fossil, chain mail and mother of pearl in her last collection. The event starts at 6 pm.

-Launch of PULP at Samuel Lynne Galleries – Cocktail Reception. Antonio D’Amico and Massimo Lotti present their new collection PULP, including entirely made in Italy jeans, inspired by the western style mixed to an urban look. The event starts at 6 pm.

Wednesday, Oct. 24:

-Stella Jean at 129 Leslie – Runway Show. Italian-Haitian fashion designer, featured in the New York Times, presents her last collection.

-C.M.J. runway show at 129 Leslie. The Italian leather garment brand that produces jackets  for Hollywood’s celebrities performs its brand runway show at 7:30 pm.

Thursday, Oct.25:

-Italian Fashion Expo at Dallas Market Center – Grand Opening. This event will include the presentation of more than 100 Italian apparel, footwear, accessory and jewelry designers brands from all over Italy. The event starts at 8:30 am.

Friday, Oct. 26:

-Ilaria Venturini Fendi at Forty Five Ten – Award Presentation and Cocktail Reception. Excellence in Ethical Business Award presentation for Ilaria Venturini Fendi and her Carmina Campus accessory brand. Carmina Campus collaborates with the Ethical Fashion Programme of the International Trade Centre, ITC, a joint of the United Nations/ World Trade Organization agency that addresses the problem of poverty through trade-driven projects. The organization employs workers in the African nations of Cameroon and Kenya. The event starts at 5 pm.

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