Anteprima Fall/Winter 2012/13 CollectionDelicate laces met with full knits in this collection that was also highlighted with hints of metallics. The clothes were the perfect marriage for the unique purse and clutch line. Textured knits, high waistlines, asymmetric touches and long silhouettes were mixed and merged to creative an ultrafeminine line. Sticking with Anteprima tradition, designer Izumi Ogino, fused a variety of materials and textures, all in neutral tones, to create a highly stylized women’s wear line. The rich palette was accented by intricate details making the collection a hit with the fashion industry.
Anteprima Boutique Grand OpeningTucked away in the heart of Rome, Anteprima (the Japanese-Italian fusion brand) opened the doors to its latest boutique. The grand opening took place on November 9, 2011, with designer Izumi Ogino, the brand’s creative director, there to welcome guests and celebs. Among celebs were some of Italy’s hottest actresses including Cristiana Capotondi, Nicole Grimaudo, Katy Saunders and Claudia Pandolfi. The launch featured an exclusive version of the brand’s iconic Anteprima Wirebag – the Piuma bag – in midnight blue that pays tribute to the Eternal City. The Wirebag is known for its unique, handmade combination of one-off and avantgarde materials. Known for its minimal taste and neutral colour palette, the line also featured the elegant and exotic plume bag, the Dolce Vita, giving the night an added hint of glamour.
BY GEETA WAHAB / PUBLISHED IN THE BEAUTY ISSUE, SPRING 2012