Dolce&Gabbana announces its special Christmas Market project
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For Christmas – in Milan from November 16th 2019 and in London from October 31st 2019 – exclusive products will be available framed by a special display and presented on September 20th 2019 at the Corso Venezia 7 boutique in Milan.
Dolce&Gabbana recreates the atmosphere of an authentic Italian market: the Corso Venezia 7 boutique takes on the appearance of one of the most folkloristic realities among national traditions, which with its scents and colours envelops passersby in a magical reality.
The Italian market infuses the values and sensations of the festivities thanks to the energy, joy and emotion that is breathed through its various kiosks. A celestial vault of pure beauty. The boutique is decorated with Christmas-themed lights, which highlight the products and the creativity of the market in a game of continuous verisimilitude, recreating the atmosphere of a winter walk in the town square while discovering the delicacies and creations that fill the colourful kiosks.
CHRISTMAS MARKET 2019 READY TO WEAR
Christmas according to the Sicilian tradition: Dolce&Gabbana creates an exclusive Ready To Wear Special Collection for Men, Women and Children featuring the Sicilian cart. Lively, rich in details and decorations, these iconic symbols of Dolce&Gabbana enrich sweatshirts, T-shirts, jogging pants and accessories, bringing with them the meanings and values that the drawings represent, in a choreography of bright colours and symbolic stories. In addition to the Special Collection made exclusively for Christmas, the Ready To Wear SS 2020 Men, Women and Children Collections are also available. Sicily is also the protagonist of the DNA Collection for Men and Women, characterized by the iconic Dolce&Gabbana black. Dresses, skirts, trouser suits, shirts and coats are characterized by craftsmanship and top quality fabrics, such as lace, tulle and brocade. The Women’s Christmas Collection speaks to the codes of Dolce&Gabbana in a series of party-inspired looks. From the intensity of black to the opulence of gold, from the warmth of red to the delicacy of white – the colours of the collection recall a Christmas atmosphere for an elegant and refined style made of fine details and materials. From the brilliance of brocade to the preciousness of embroidery, the collection shines with personality. For a more casual and sporty style, the Millennial Star Men’s and Women’s Collection proposes garments with a comfortable fit in a triumph of printed stars combined with a revisitation of the Dolce&Gabbana animal print, with a versatile colour palette, from white to black to gold.
For the Children, Dolce&Gabbana proposes the Mini Me SS 2020 Collection that incorporates the themes of the Men’s and Women’s collections for a coordinated family look. Jackets and trousers made of fine brocade, shirts embellished with crown-shaped buttons, jackets embellished with emblems and decorations: the Boy’s DNA Collection incorporates the Dolce&Gabbana codes, offering an elegant and refined style, where the values of handmade garments shine on fabrics of prime quality. The Christmas Girl’s Collection is characterized by a sleek elegance thanks to sequined dresses in shades of gold and pink, white organza blouses embellished with applied roses and brocade skirts embellished with brilliant golden decorations. For a more relaxed style, the Millennial Star Collection for Girls and Boys offers sportswear, such as sweatshirts, T-shirts and jogging pants embellished with prints of golden, white and black stars.
The Children’s world is the protagonist of Christmas 2019: from the Sicilian cart-themed Special Collection, to the Mini Me SS 2020 Collections, to the splendid Dolce&Gabbana Dolls. On the occasion of the most magical and most awaited time of the year, the Made in Italy colours, beauty and love conquer the hearts of the little ones with many gift ideas and exclusive products.
Dolce&Gabbana creates four special Dolls, which allow children the chance to dream and play, also transporting their parents into this magic as well. Creative masterpieces that interpret the identity codes of the brand: beauty, elegance, and attention to details that tell a story about passion and love of fashion.
The Dolls are 40 cm tall with a sweet and most expressive face, thanks to the delicate touch of a specialized team that drew their features using colour palettes selected by a Dolce&Gabbana Make-up Artist, evoking the quintessential aesthetic of the brand. The Dolls are realized using a material that gives them a special softness to the touch, and their hair is particularly silky and shiny. The looks of the four Dolls are inspired by the Girl’s collection, reflecting the characteristics of the apparel in the Dolce&Gabbana Women’s collection. The Dolls are produced by Giochi Preziosi.
CHRISTMAS MARKET 2019 BEAUTY
The Dolce&Gabbana Beauty boutique and corners are renewed, embracing a family atmosphere inspired by the concept of home. Armchairs, furniture and upholstery create a welcoming environment, transforming sales points into original domestic living rooms. Flowers, damasco, black lace, animalier and maiolica prints: the iconic Dolce&Gabbana patterns embellish the spaces, from the walls to furnishing accessories, recalling the packaging of the products of the new Make Up line. For him, Dolce&Gabbana Beauty presents K by Dolce&Gabbana, the fragrance dedicated to the man who is the king of his everyday life. The fragrance, characterized by a woody aromatic composition, combines zesty citruses with crisp geranium, restorative lavandin and spicy pimiento on a sensual base of cedarwood. On the occasion of the tenth anniversary of its Make Up line, Dolce&Gabbana Beauty pays tribute to women and their innate charm by launching a new Make Up line. With an exclusive packaging characterized by Dolce&Gabbana’s iconic patterns and prints, the new products feature sensory textures and innovative formulas. A complete range: for lips the new lipstick The Only One Luminous Color Lipstick, for the eyes the new palette of Felineyes eyeshadows, for the face the bronzing products of the new Solar Glow line, the primers and foundations Secret Veil and Gloriouskin, and the blushes Blush of Roses and Dolce Blush. To embellish the collection, the new Dolce Skin face palette.
Dolce&Gabbana presents a preview of two limited edition models. For her, an acetate model with a cat-eye shape enriched by hand-painted roses and bright drops of crystals, highlighted by the ruby colour of the sunglasses. The model is enhanced by the DG Baroque monogram, customized with a pattern of leaves and small flowers of finely antiqued gold metal. For him, the Domenico sunglasses evolve through a new process that combines the striped beige of the front with the spotted Havana of the frame. All in precious acetate. The stem and the front are embellished with gold-coloured metal details.
CHRISTMAS MARKET 2019
The launch of Dolce&Gabbana’s special project includes the following collaborations. SMEG The collection of small appliances Sicily is My Love, a unique and original celebration of Made in Italy, is realized by Smeg with the unmistakable creativity of Dolce&Gabbana. A revolutionary partnership that has created a new perception of the appliance: no longer a simple product, but a real artistic object. Toasters, citrus juicers, kettles, blenders and slow juicers are embellished by Sicilian decorations, as a reference to the culture and the values of the island. Lemons, citrus fruits, prickly pears and cherries are mixed with delicate floral motifs inspired by the greenery of the coasts and the landscapes of southern Italy. Designs of the Etna volcano, surrounded by Greek frets, perfectly merge with the picturesque ruins of the Greek temple of Castor and Pollux located in the Valley of the Temples. A sequence of styles, colours and decorations typical of the Neapolitan soul illuminates the small appliances, bringing forth the essence of Sicily into the home.
PASTIFICIO DI MARTINO
Dolce&Gabbana and Pastificio Di Martino celebrate pasta, the symbol of the Italian gastronomic culture, personalizing the packages with graphic inspired by the Sicilian majolica and references to the most famous symbols and monuments of the peninsula. The expertise on product and the knowledge of Pastificio di Gragnano – in business since 1912 – meet the creativity of Dolce&Gabbana that branded the packaging with the iconic colours and elements of the Italian culture. Majolica, the character of Pulcinella and the dishes of Italian culinary tradition frame the remarkable Pastificio Di Martino logo with a Mediterranean flavor. On the occasion of Christmas 2019, a new tin has been created, in the shades of blue; inspired by Naples’ landscape, it is enriched with marine decorations and symbols of the Italian tradition, such as the figure of Pulcinella and scenes of family conviviality. To flavor Pastificio Di Martino’s pasta and create a deliciously Italian dish, the 400gr tin of Pomodorino Corbarino, a must-have ingredient of the Mediterranean cuisine. The cans come with special little surprises, such as an apron and a pair of American placemats: the ideal accessories to combine the delicacies of Pastificio di Martino with the creativity of Dolce&Gabbana.
Dolce&Gabbana and Fiasconaro renew their collaboration, born from the magical encounter between North and South and translated into a revisitation of the typical Milanese recipe of panettone with the ingredients and flavors of Sicily, in a perfect combination of tradition and modernity. This year, in addition to the classic panettone from the collection, the Sicilian Pistachio version covered with white chocolate that comes with a pistachio soft spreading cream and the Sicilian Citrus and Saffron version, the creativity of Dolce&Gabbana and the confectionery art of Fiasconaro, give life to two new recipes with a unique flavor: the traditional Panettone with perpetuo wine Vecchio Samperi di Sicilia and the Panettone with glazed chestnuts and gianduia. These desserts can be accompanied by new spreads (200gr) that can be purchased separately: with almonds, chocolate and pistachio.
Dolce&Gabbana creates eight special candles, each with a different name and scent: Il nostro Giardino, Neroli, Gentiluomo, Pino Mediterraneo, Incenso, Alloro, Acqua di Mare and Brezza di Mare. The candles are contained in precious Caltagirone ceramic vases, made and hand painted by local artisans and depicting traditional Sicilian Moors, owls and fruit vases. The faces of women and men in ceramics are decorated with crowns, lemons, exotic and delicate Indian figs ornamental motifs, echoing the typical symbols of Sicily in a praise of Mediterranean colours and fragrances.