Event In Fort Lauderdale | Italian Fashion

By marina-sarabia February 5, 2016

Event In Fort Lauderdale | Italian FashionEvent In Fort Lauderdale | Italian Fashion

Celebrate the Italian lifestyle at our very own NSU Art Museum, THE event in Fort Lauderdale to attend this weekend. On display from Sunday, February 5 through to Valentine’s Day is Bellissima: Italy and High Fashion 1945 through to 1968.

The exhibition travels through an astonishing era of art and creativity in Italy after World War II up until the age of the “flower power” in the Western Hemisphere.

This period of time includes creativity in art, cinema, theater and photography. The roots of this creativity can be traced back to Italian high-end fashion… Think the following designers:

Emilio Pucci
Roberto Capucci
Fernanda Gattinoni,
Renalto Balestra
Sorelle Fontana and a host of well renown artisans

Featured articles of clothing on exhibit include ninety designer garments including exquisite cocktail dresses, ballroom dresses, suits, coats and luxury day wear. Italian craftsmanship will be on display with the “Made in Italy” brand on accessories of all types including costume jewelry, shoes, headbands, and hats.

This dynamic installation will pair closing, jewelry and accessory alongside art, photography and film. Object d’arts including works by Bulgari and textiles by Lanificio Trabaldo Pier Togna, Lanificio Zignone, Luisi Verga, PRia, Ratti Agnona, Botto Giuseppe & Figli.

According to Bonnie Clearer, Director and CHief Curator of the NSU Art Museum, this event in Fort Lauderdale promises to

“…the vibrant spirit of creativity in art, fashion and entrepreneurship that is the foundation of Italy today. The exhibition’s fashions and innovative jewelry by Bulgari played an important role in Italy’s high fashion renaissance and were pivotal to the promotion of Italian fashion worldwide. The story of Italy’s rebuilding after World War II is also an essential part of America’s history, and the decades represented in Bellissima underscore the museum’s special focus on these postwar years, making it an ideal exhibition for our community as we celebrate a 30th anniversary.”

A gala to launch the exhibit takes place this Friday, February 5 at 6:30 pm. An elaborate galaxy of culinary delights is offered at 8 pm and is followed by dancing until the midnight hour. This is a must attend event in Fort Lauderdale.

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