Dear Shaded Viewers,
Five industry leaders, Franca Sozzani, Karl Lagerfeld, Donatella Versace, Paul Smith and Francisco Costa for Calvin Klein were mentors for five young designers. Franca Sozzani choose Sandra Backlund, Karl Lagerfeld selected Jean Pierre Branganza, Paul Smith choose Ioannis Cholidis, Francisco Costa choose Julian Louie and Donatella Versace choose Kristian Aadnevik.
The event celebrated 200 years of Australian Merino Wool.
Franca Sozzani and the beginning of Julian Louie
Julian Louie, would like to show you more but my photos were not so great
Jean-Pierre Braganza, again my photos were not so great
Sandra Backlund and Robb Young Sandra Backlund and Andreina Longhi who is going to help guide Sandra into the next phase….
Kristian Aadnevik and Barbara Grispini and The dinner at Palazzo Corsini, one room, there were about 6 rooms of with table settings for 60. Each designer had their own room. We all decided that we could move into this Palazzo in a heart beat. Magic.
Sandra Backlund and Ante at Palazzo Corsini