It’s Carnival: a parallel universe where flamboyant gorgeous dresses dance through a dream made of music, storytelling, theatre and lavish cuisine comes alive in Venice thanks to Antonia Sautter’s creativity. As adults it’s easy to forget our inner child, but dressing-up is still one of the best ways to find it again.
Italian women artists are more than you might think: between Renaissance and Contemporary art, it is not all about Artemisia Gentileschi. Here are the top 10 women artists you should know about.
With a variety of suggestions informing the collections which showed in New York, London, Milan and Paris runways we see an over arching theme of Renaissance, one where fashion is born again from its failsafe statements, to an overall more daring, yet with a cohesive and coherent mood city to city.