Post-industrial charm of old Milan, a party in a hidden place, in a former foundry
April, Saturday evening in Milan in a peacock blue room. Burberry together with The Fashionable Lampoon hosted a dinner at the Milanese Foundries. In a present of change for the British Maison, while the creative direction goes to Riccardo Tisci, there is a heritage to celebrate. The trench coat, rethought as on an architectural design, remains the iconic garment, impermeable to water and the passing of time – to be tied at the waist Post-industrial charm of old Milan, Saturday night: a party in a hidden place at the end of a gravel road, in the premises of a former foundry. The exposed bricks, a bicycle hangs from above a beam. In the peacock blue room, two twin tables – the heads of the table must always be occupied, no guest is left to converse in the void. Raw wood and no tablecloths, only vases in bloom: red anemones, black buttercups and blush syringia. Outside, spring. The ivy is intertwined with a spider web of lights. Giada Ripa and her photographic experiments, Fiammetta Cicogna and the Catullian dream. Nina Zilli puts a green sweatshirt over a romantic fuchsia pink tulle skirt. We talk about the days of art, the design week that begins and invades Milan. Tommaso Fantoni, architect and great-grandson of Osvaldo Borsani, talks about Villa Borsani in Varese, which opens its doors for the first time in anticipation of the retrospective on the designer and architect that will open in May at the Triennale. A knot that does not untie.The culture of rain Text Angelica Carrara. The creative direction of Riccardo Tisci is expected. The trench coat symbol of the maison lends itself to styling games. Magazines and platforms around the world soon gave rise to an aesthetic conversation about the trench coat. HypeBeast plays on digital, The Fashionable Lampoon opens a styling session.