Made in Italy under the spotlight
Alberta Ferretti, guest of honor of the Monte-Carlo Fashion Week (MCFW©), will grace the runway with an exclusive show of her Resort 2020 namesake collection. To add to the festive occasion during the MCFW©, that is growing steadily at international level with renowned names and emerging brands, the Chambre Monegasque de la Mode (CMM) will be celebrating its 10thanniversary.
Returning, rich in novelties and with an increased international focus, the Monte-Carlo Fashion Week MCFW©, is the official fashion event in the Principality of Monaco. The 7thedition of the MCFW©, created in 2013 and organized by CMM will run from May 15-19, 2019 featuring resort, cruise, and capsule collection Spring-Summer 2020, by designers from all over the world. A unique and cross-sectorial schedule of events, with shows by iconic and emerging designers at the Fashion Village, Espace Fontvieille, interesting fashion conferences and social happenings, and the highly anticipated MCFW© Fashion Awards Ceremony on Friday, May 17.
Under the High Patronage of H.S.H. Princess Charlene of Monaco, the Monte-Carlo Fashion Week gains in prestige year after year, thanks to adhering to the international fashion week calendar. Buyers and fashion insiders worldwide eagerly await this fashion fair, thanks to the participation of leaders in the fashion field and celebrities frequenting the Principality.
Alberta Ferretti, the Italian celebrated designer will unveil her Resort 2020 collection with an exclusive fashion show on Saturday, May 18, 2019, in the Principality in what will be a unique and unforgettable experience. Monaco and the MCFW© are honored to welcome Alberta Ferretti, a symbol of elegance and artistry, emblematic of the Made in Italy around the world.
Chambre Monegasque de la Mode celebrates the 10th anniversary
The 2019 edition of the Monte-Carlo Fashion Week coincides with another significant achievement, the 10thanniversary of the Chambre Monegasque de la Mode. Founded in April 2009 by Federica Nardoni Spinetta (photo insert), and under her presidency, it has a double purpose signaled by the important goals achieved during the first decade.
On on side, CMM represents and spreads the values of local fashion designers, and promotes the Made in Monaco creativity on an international level, thanks to emerging brands; and on the other one project the Principality in the context of becoming a key to fashion worldwide.
The Chambre Monegasque de la Mode, in partnership with the Monegasque Government, the Monaco Town Hall and the Tourism Office of the Principality, regroup and federate diverse designers and brands, such as Banana Moon, Beach & Cashmere Monaco, Diana d’Orville, Elizabeth Wessel, Leslie Monte-Carlo, Loona Monte-Carlo, Stardust Monte-Carlo.
“We are proud to support emerging designers, offering the Principality of Monaco as a prestigious window to the world,” declared enthusiastically Federica Nardoni Spinetta, CMM President.
During the previous MCFW©2018 more than 40 international and Monegasque brands, representing 16 countries, have presented their collections, giving a particular focus to sustainability and innovation.
Fashion meets social responsibility
It is also important to underline MCFW© commitment to charity, by supporting for three years in a row the Princess Charlene of Monaco Foundation. The main objective of the Foundation is to save lives by putting an end to drowning, increasing public awareness about the dangers of water and teaching children to swim and helping them learn preventive life-saving measures.
(Photo: HSH Princess Charlene with students and high-level athletes Water Safety Day @Prince’s Palace Monaco)
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