Fashion, design leaders to join Vicenza Fair opening


Fashion, design leaders to join Vicenza Fair opening

VICENZA, Italy, May 18, 2011 – Leaders from the worlds of fashion and design will join a roundtable discussion at the opening of VICENZAORO Charm on May 21.

The question “Chi ha paura?/Who’s afraid?” posed by the Dutch designer, Gijs Bakker -– founder of Droog Design, an important movement in international design — will be the theme of the opening ceremony scheduled to start at 12 noon. The fair runs from May 21-25.

The event will be introduced by the President of the Vicenza Fair, Roberto Ditri, with contributions from Diane Pernet, a blogger and expert in fashion and contemporary jewellery; Gaetano Marzotto, Chairman of Pitti Immagine and a member of the Valentino and Hugo Boss boards; and Diego Dolcini, luxury footwear designer.

The discussion will be moderated by Giusi Ferrè, one of Italy’s leading fashion journalists.
Bakker gave the name “Chi ha paura?/Who’s afraid?” to his collection of jewels created with a number of international designers.
The collection of 91 pieces will be on display in the old centre of the Palladian town during VICENZAORO Charm.