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Dolce & Gabbana presented their new Alta Moda collection at Venice

Dame Helen Mirren, Jennifer Lopez at Dolce & Gabbana Alta Moda in Venice

Domenico Dolce and Stefano Gabbana presented their latest Alta Moda collection in a venue that has, until now, never hosted a fashion show: St Mark’s Square. They explained their choice of the location: “For us, Venice represents the perfect harmony of opposites that attract: it is romantic and sensual, melancholic and joyful, rational and visionary, luminous and nocturnal, sacred and profane, dark and golden. It is the city of Casanova, of the Carnival, of the historic regatta on the Grand Canal.”

St Mark’s Square

The brand guests included Dame Helen Mirren, Jennifer Lopez, Sean Combs, Doja Cat, Kris Jenner, Kourtney Kardashian, Ciara, Monica Bellucci, Christian Bale, and Kitty Spencer were all there, each dressed in Dolce & Gabbana. The label also cast children of some of the most well-known guests: Jessie James and D’Lila Star, the daughters Sean Combs, Monica Bellucci’s daughter Deva, Christian Bale’s daughter Emmeline and Heidi Klum’s daughter Leni.

There were over 100 different looks at the runway. The Dolce & Gabbana Alta Moda show was a celebration of high craftsmanship, with all pieces rendered in luscious silks, brocades, velvets, glass and crystals, embroidery and special fabrics. Sequined dresses and sculptural gold elements were reminiscent of the Venice’s architecture, and some things were decorated with printed photos of views of te city.

The Dolce & Gabbana Alta Moda collection, as well as the show in Venice with star guests, is quite in the spirit of the brand’s DNA – pretentious, but nothing new or interesting from the point of view of art of costume.

Look also: Rahul Mishra Haute Couture Spring/Summer 2020

Dolce & Gabbana Alta Moda in Venice

Dolce & Gabbana’s Alta Inspiration From Ancient Greece

Dolce & Gabbana  fw 2019/2020 Alta Moda

Dolce & Gabbana  fw 2019/2020 Alta Moda collection was inspired by Ancient Greece. “The new D & G classicism was shown in the look of female divinities in slender draped dresses, white, but glinting with gold embroidery and burnished filigree headpieces. The latter might be Egyptian or Roman circlets – or maybe pieces of ruined sculptures balanced on the head. They were matched by classic Greek and Roman figures used as decoration on relatively simple dresses” – Suzy Menkes wrote in her review for Vogue.

Dolce & Gabbana  fw 2019/2020 Alta Moda

The Ancient Greece theme was decided by Karl Lagerfeld in his Resort 2018  collection for Chanel.

The Ancient Greece by Karl Lagerfeld for Chanel Resort 2018 

To me, the Dolce & Gabbana  fw 2019/2020 Alta Moda collection looks very traditional for the brand – a literal reading of the theme and the banal use of ornaments and accessories, especially the sculpture hats. But the luxury of finishing and presenting the collection to the public is really impressive.

Dolce & Gabbana  fw 2019/2020 Alta Moda
Dolce & Gabbana  fw 2019/2020 Alta Moda
Dolce & Gabbana  fw 2019/2020 Alta Moda

Designers have once again confirmed that the history of the costume is an inexhaustible source of inspiration for modern fashion.

Look also at the Costumes of ancient Mesopotamia:


The Ancient Greece in Fellini film