While Italy’s iconic style, creativity, and craftsmanship has produced an enviable style heritage, a new exhibition opening at the Triennale Design Museum in Milan is to looking to the nation’s fashion future.
"Through creating an effortless world of high glamour that timelessly resonates today, Gruau's work remains a source of inspiration to contemporary designers," she tells us. "His work has become increasingly popular at auction and the lots offered in Christie's London sale of 20th Century Decorative Art & Design on 20 April illustrate the diversity of his talents in a 12 year period between 1953 and 1965."
From unconventional takes on casting to alternative approaches to posing, lighting and location, here are some of our current favourite emerging artists challenging the scene.
Franca Sozzani has edited Vogue Italia since 1988. She was hired the same month as Anna Wintour, meaning she shares the title of longest-serving Vogue editor with the Brit. As editor-in-chief of what many consider the “best” Vogue, she has pushed the cultural needle with the release of every increasingly provocative issue.