The occasion will mark the tenth anniversary of the Armani Inns in Milan and Dubai at a key second for the latter, the place the Expo 2020 kicks off on Oct. 1, operating till March 31, 2022. The Dubai Expo was postponed as a result of COVID-19 pandemic, as was Armani’s occasion, suspended twice as a precautionary measure.
The Italian designer was meant to journey to Dubai in April 2020 after which in November that yr, however the well being emergency modified these plans.
Armani on Thursday mentioned he was “very comfortable to return to Dubai after 11 years,” with a brand new leg of the itinerant One Evening Solely collection, which, thus far, touched London in 2006; Tokyo in 2007; Beijing in 2012; Rome and New York in 2013, and Paris in 2014. An occasion had additionally been deliberate for Shanghai in Might 2018, however that by no means occurred on account of technical and logistic causes on the time.
Armani has at all times matched the One Evening Solely occasions with a particular fashion present, exhibition or retailer opening. For instance, in Paris in 2014 he paraded his spring Privé assortment on the Palais de Tokyo, which was adopted by an exhibition of couture clothes, equipment and jewellery titled “Eccentrico.”
The designer had initially scheduled the occasion in Dubai to point out his cruise 2021 assortment, coinciding with the reopening of the Giorgio Armani boutique on the Dubai Mall and marking the primary decade of the Armani Resort within the metropolis. Particulars in regards to the assortment to be proven in October weren’t revealed on Thursday.
The Armani Resort in Dubai is situated within the hovering Burj Khalifa, beneath the Armani Inns & Resorts banner, a enterprise between Giorgio Armani SpA and Dubai-based developer Emaar Properties PJSC that was fashioned in 2005. The Milan resort opened in Nov. 2011, situated within the 1937 constructing that additionally homes Armani’s Manzoni 31 flagship.
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