BULGARI’S GARDEN: “What a treat for us,” exclaimed Lily Aldridge, a longtime Bulgari ambassador, on the lunch held within the backyard of the jeweler’s lodge in Milan on Friday. The mannequin was reacting to a efficiency by Andrea Bocelli’s Teatro del Silenzio orchestra directed by the younger Beatrice Venezi that paid a transferring tribute to the late Ennio Morricone.
Bulgari’s two-day occasion in Milan to disclose the model’s excessive jewellery assortment was meant to supply an indication of hope and restart for the town, impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic, the dearth of worldwide tourism and strict restrictions over the previous yr. Indeed, the temper was a festive one as chief government officer Jean-Christophe Babin inspired visitors to lastly take pleasure in a dwell occasion. The night time earlier than, Bulgari had organized a live performance on the La Scala theater adopted by a dinner at Cracco.
While held in one of many first heat days within the metropolis thus far, the small tables internet hosting 4 visitors at a time had been specified by the backyard of the Bulgari Hotel protected by a tent and remodeled by a plethora of flower preparations. However, these had been to not go to waste, as Babin mentioned Bulgari after the occasion deliberate to donate the flowers to the town of Bergamo, which was one of many hardest hit by the pandemic.
Babin celebrated the Bulgari Hotel and three-Michelin-star chef Niko Romito, who ready a lunch of creamed codfish, vegetable lasagne and steamed seabass. The government mentioned the Bulgari Hotel in Paris, after a slowdown of labor because of the pandemic, is about to open in September and the one in Rome is on observe to be inaugurated in October 2022. Additional items will open in Moscow on the finish of 2022, in Tokyo in early 2023 and in Miami the next yr. “Despite the health emergency, Milan’s hotel worked quite well, with staycations, for example,” mentioned Babin. “We added a new suite and three more rooms.”
After the efficiency, fashions carrying degrade apricot and magenta robes and the Magnifica haute joaillerie assortment walked on stage and fashioned tableaux vivants below the timber.