The foundation will allocate $750,000 to the Covid-19 Solidarity Response Fund for the World Health Organization (WHO), and $250,000 to The New York Community Trust’s NYC Covid-19 Response & Impact Fund.
At a moment of compulsory cocooning due to the curse of Covid-19, Maria Grazia Chiuri, creative director of Christian Dior, has been doing things very much in the Italian way. She hunkered down with la famiglia in Rome.
Mayhoola, the group that controls Valentino, Balmain and Pal Zileri, has made a €1 million donation to the fight against Covid-19. It follows a major donation in Italy by the Qatari-based investment vehicle.
Designer Valentino Garavani and his business partner Giancarlo Giammetti are donating €1 million to support the fight against the coronavirus, the latest Italian designers to join the struggle against the pandemic.
Mayhoola, the investment vehicle of the Qatari royal family that controls Valentino, Balmain and Pal Zileri, will donate €1 million to a key Milan hospital, and an equal amount to a key organization handling emergencies.
The renewal of the exclusive worldwide agreement for the production and distribution of the Italian luxury label’s eyewear has strengthened the bond between the two groups, which first teamed up in 2006.
Just when everyone was beginning to grumble, albeit very quietly, that Pierpaolo Piccioli’s recent obsession with volume was starting to get old, along comes the designer with a stellar darkly romantic collection.
On Friday Agnes B joined the list of brands that have cancelled shows at Paris Fashion Week due to the coronavirus outbreak that has reached multiple countries, while Saturday saw A.P.C. make a similar announcement.
Claudia Marcocci, former SVP of Coty's Gucci Beauty, is taking over as brand general director of Parfums Christian Dior, succeeding Véronique Courtois, who stepped down from the role to lead Guerlain in November 2019.