Milano Unica and ON Stage


The designers at the end of the runway, Alexis Mabille, Fabrizio Miri,Ilaria Nistri, left to right Emilio de la Morena, Todd Lynn, Thomas Engel Hart, Blaak, Sara Lanzi and Suzuki Takayuki.

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Andreina Longhi, Attila and Pier Luigi Loro Piana, CEO and Deputy Chairman of Loro Piana Group and the President of Milano Unica

Dear Shaded Viewers,

I am in Milan for the On Stage fashion show and the 9th edition of Milano Unica, the biggest textile fair in Milan. So important that even Berlusconi  was here for the opening, however I missed that. 

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Anna Piaggi receiving her award

The designers that presented their collections on a very long white runway last night were: Suzuki Takayuki, Blaak, Alexis Mabille, Thomas Engle Hart, Todd Lynn, Emilio de la Morena, Charles Anastase,Fabrizio Miri,  Ilaria Nistri and Sara Lanzi.

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Suzuki Takayuki

All Diane's photos taken with the Samsung ST50

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Blaak and ST

LP and fans

More later,



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.