Beniamino Marini reports from l’Uomo Vogue’s dinner party

Dear Shaded Viewers,


Dear Shaded Viewers,

Sitting around a long candle lit table for 300 : Donatella Versace, Giorgio Armani (just for the aperitif), Alberta Ferretti, John Richmond, Albino d’Amato, Dean and Dan Caten from DSquared, Luisa Beccaria, Frida Giannini from Gucci, Alessandra Facchinetti from Valentino (which I love), Stefano Pilati from YSL, Vivienne Westwood, Tom Ford, Riccardo Tisci from Givenchy…

the prs:
Karla Otto, Andreina Longhi of Attila, and many more…

the celebs:
Adrien Brody, Alessandro Giannini, Roberto Bolle (ballet dancer)…

Milanese “Gratin” like: Costantino Ruspoli, Luchino Visconti (the nephew), Maria Sole Brivio Sforza, Uberta Camerana, Beatrice Borromeo, Marta Brivio Sforza…

and many more…

in the huge halls of the Palazzo were shown all the best portraits of L’Uomo Vogue and many of the (male) guests were there looking for themselves in the projections.

we had just a tiny scoop of pasta then a slice of fish and a delicious ice cream

all our greetings to L’Uomo Vogue and to the editor in chief. It is now as beautiful as it once used to be… and even more…



Diane Pernet

A LEGENDARY FIGURE IN FASHION and a pioneer of blogging, Diane is a respected journalist, critic, curator and talent-hunter based in Paris. During her prolific career, she designed her own successful brand in New York, costume designer, photographer, and filmmaker.