Beauty and noble ornaments in Fashion and Furnishing of the Seventeenth Century @ Palazzo Davanzati

Collar at Palazzo Davanzati in the exhibition “Beauty and noble ornaments in the fashion and furnishing of the seventeenth century”.

“Dama” by Beatrice Brandini

At the Palazzo Davanzati Museum in Florence, the exhibition “Beauty and noble ornaments in the fashion and furnishings of the seventeenth century” was presented to the press yesterday, which will open to the public on Sunday 8 December and will remain open until 13 April 2020. Read more

ICON VINTAGE DRESS by Beatrice Brandini (part three)

Timeless bags, private collection

“Icon vintage dress” by Beatrice Brandini

Continue my extraordinary journey through the history of fashion of the last century continues. It is an incredible journey not because I talk about it or illustrate it, but because it characterizes epochs, it accompanies important events, discoveries, results, effects and consequences, such as that of having emancipated the woman, occupying her, freeing her, or simply making her safer than self. Read more

Lorenzo Mattotti with the poetic film based on a masterpiece by Dino Buzzati: The Bears famous invasion of Sicily.

Frame of the animated film “The Bears famous invasion of Sicily” by Lorenzo Mattotti

“Orsetta” by Beatrice Brandini

Last Sunday I saw a magnificent film that I recommend to everyone “The Bears famous invasion of Sicily”, taken from the masterpiece of Dino Buzzati, with the drawings of the master Lorenzo Mattotti and the voices of Toni Servillo, Antonio Albanese, Corrado Guzzanti and Andrea Camilleri .

This “little” film, which I was desperately looking for weeks, came out in a few movie theaters,  without too much fanfare and suffocated by mega international productions, it excited me, irritated (there are always the bad guys!), made me smile and left a yearning that lasted some days. Read more

The wedding dress, history and trends of one of the most unforgettable moments in a woman’s life.

“A day to remember” by Beatrice Brandini

Elizabeth Cator e Michael Bowes-Lyon in the day of their marriage, 1928

Over the centuries, the wedding dress has undergone many transformations, as all fashion and costume has in fact been the testimony (and form) of the times that characterized it. But what has remained undamaged over time is undoubtedly its charm. Read more

Modigliani and the adventure of Montparnasse: great masterpieces are staged in Livorno!

Banner of the Modigliani exhibition and the Montparnasse adventure. Livorno City Museum

“Arancia” by Beatrice Brandini

I was in Livorno at the Museo della Città at the press preview of the exhibition Modigliani and the Montparnasse adventure. Masterpieces from the Netter and Alexandre collections, curated by Marc Restellini and coordinated in the project by Sergio Risaliti. And I felt a very big emotion! Read more

MilanoUnica: trends Spring – Summer 2021

Banner MilanoUnica TRENDS Spring – Summer 2021

Tropical Rave in Mexico City, Mood by  Beatrice Brandini

The meeting with MilanoUnica concerning the trends for Spring / Summer 2021 is always very interesting. In addition to the beautiful proposals of the suppliers involved (it is amazing how every six months they experiment and create new solutions, I speak of drawings, textures, accessories …), this time there was also talk of sustainability, through a round table featuring large players. Read more