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MONACO FETE NATIONALE 2010

Armani Will Design Monaco’s Royal Wedding Dress

MONACO FÊTE NATIONALE 2010

Charlene Wittstock has chosen Giorgio Armani to design her dress for her wedding to Monaco’s Prince Albert II.

“Yes, I want to declare, I will make the wedding dress,” Armani confirmed to reporters after his fashion show in Milan on Sunday.

Former Olympic swimmer Charlene attended Armani’s shows in Italy in 2008 and 2009 and often wears the designer’s clothes to events.
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Armani taps Chinese market with online store

Italian fashion designer Giorgio Armani plans to tap the Chinese market with a new online store that opened Friday for Emporio Armani.

“In view of the increasing enthusiasm for online shopping and the growing importance of the Chinese market, I have decided to open an Emporio Armani online store in China,” Armani was quoted as saying in a statement.

“We have identified a significant group of consumers who will certainly appreciate this new approach to shopping, one that becomes more popular every day”.
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Louis Vuitton, Chanel top China’s most-wanted list

China’s ever increasing economic clout has again been reflected in a survey on consumer tastes in luxury goods which has shown the nation not only knows what goods it wants, it most certainly now has the means by which to buy them.

A report released this week by Bain & Company has claimed China is now the fastest-growing consumer of leather goods and jewelry worldwide.

Its overall luxury market has grown 23 per cent this year, meaning it’s on target to reap some 84.3 billion yuan (9.2 billion euro).

But what the world really wants to know is what are the Chinese after. According to this report, Louis Vuitton, Chanel and Gucci are the most lusted-for brands.
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Giorgio Armani launches Frames of Life website

Remember when Giorgio Armani launched its Frames of Life print campaign earlier this year?

Well, in a bid to keep things current, the Italian label has just unveiled a brand new interactive website to put the ad online.

The interactive portal will allow you as a visitor to create personalized videos and photo albums, which can then be shared through various social media platforms.
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Megan Fox and Cristiano Ronaldo strip for Armani

Two videos teasing what to expect from upcoming Armani promo ads featuring Cristiano Ronaldo and Megan Fox are offered.

The soccer player is wearing nothing but tight underwear in his hotel room, while Megan Fox is donning untied robe on top of barely-there lingerie in her own suit.

Craving more? Armani will be revealing their full-length ads September 15.
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Shu Qi – the new face for Emporio Armani

Chinese actress Shu Qi has been appointed the face of Emporio Armani in Greater China, Singapore and Malaysia for Fall/Winter 2010.

The first advertising campaign – shot in New York City by Mario Sorrenti – will be rolled out starting September 2010 in fashion and lifestyle magazines.
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Megan Fox Signs With Giorgio Armani Cosmetics

Transformers star Megan Fox has been announced as the new face of Giorgio Armani cosmetics.

The 24-year-old actress will front the new ad campaign for Armani cosmetics, when it debuts in October.

“Mr. Armani is an iconic visionary for all things fashion,” Megan told WWD. “I’m honored to be associated with him and part of this campaign.”

Megan “embodies the spirit of the women of today: free, confident and seductive. Her beautiful features reveal femininity, sensuality and strength,” Giorgio says of his new spokeswoman.

Fox already stars in ads for Emporio Armani Underwear and Armani Jeans.

Megan Fox Emporio Armani Underwear Ad 2010/11

Megan Fox Emporio Armani Underwear Ad 2010 2011

Earlier this week we got our first look at new promo images of Cristiano Ronaldo in the upcoming Fall/Winter 2010/11 ad campaign for Emporio Armani Underwear.

And today we get to check out a new image of Megan Fox in her new Armani Underwear Fall/Winter 2010/11 ad campaign.

The advertising campaigns for both Emporio Armani Underwear and Armani Jeans, were shot on location Los Angeles.
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Cristiano Ronaldo Armani Ad Campaign F/W 2010-11

Giorgio Armani has unveiled its latest underwear campaign featuring a rather muscular-looking Cristiano Ronaldo.

The football star is appearing for his second season as the face of Armani’s autumn/winter 2010- 11 adverts.

The ads were shot on location in Madrid by acclaimed snapping duo Mert Alas and Marcus Piggot.

The campaigns will roll out starting from July around the world on signature billboards in major cities such as New York, London, Paris and Tokyo.
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First look: Armani hotel

With suites costing up to 11,000 dollars for one night, Italian designer Giorgio Armani on Tuesday opened his first signature hotel in the world’s tallest tower in the Gulf emirate of Dubai.

“Yesterday I saw this hotel come to life and I felt very emotional. It was marvellous to see this come to life,” Armani, wearing a black T-shirt and beige trousers, told reporters at a news conference in the hotel in the Burj Khalifa.

He said his reaction when he was asked to design the hotel was one of surprise.

“Are you really sure you want me?” he said he asked Mohammed Alabbar, the chairman of Dubai’s giant property developer, Emaar.


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This Week’s Top Stories (Apr. 19-25, 2010)

In case you missed them the first time around, here are some of LUXUO’s top posts for the week of April 19-25.

1 – Louis Vuitton: Maradona – Pelé – Zidane

Annie Leibovitz was called to take this photograph for the Louis Vuitton World Cup Campaign featuring Maradona, Pelé and Zinedine Zidane.

2 – Lamborghini Yacht by Mauro Lecchi

Italian designer mauro lecchi created this conceptual luxury yacht using design cues and styling from the sports car maker lamborghini.

3 – Is This Christian Louboutin’s First Ad Campaign?

Christian Louboutin’s Fall Winter 2010 collection is now officially campaigned with the courtesy of Khuong Nguyen under the title “Winter Tales”

4 – Armani Hotel launch postponed

After weeks of postponement Armani’s press office has finally confirmed the opening of the fashion label’s first hotel for April 27.

5 – Jimmy Choo Trainers Collection – Full Look

Jimmy Choo are now making trainers…and to launch them have created a quirky interactive campaign…

6 – Encore at Wynn Macau is now open

Adjacent to sister resort Wynn Macau, Encore is a unique destination with its own repertoire of suites, dining and shopping.

Jimmy Choo trainers

7 – Shanghai’s new luxury hotels

2010 has seen a flurry of new hotels opening in Shanghai ahead of the start of the World Expo, which runs for six months from May 1.

8 – Madonna Filming New D&G Ad Campaign

Madonna was spotted on the streets of Harlem this week with a very young male model posing for famed photographer Steven Klein.

9 – Maybach Range Facelifted for the Beijing Auto Show

Daimler, the owner of the luxury brand Maybach, has given its entire range a facelift. Unfortunately, it will not be developing all-new models.

10 – Mercedes-Benz CLS Shooting Break Concept

At the Beijing Motor Show, Mercedes-Benz just unveiled a CLS Shooting Break concept that looks to us like a frontal attack on BMW’s 5-Series GT.

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Armani hotel: what’s in store?

After weeks of postponement — most recently caused by Europe’s volcanic ash cloud — Armani’s press office has finally confirmed the opening of the fashion label’s first hotel for April 27.

The first of several international hotels and resorts to follow, the Dubai location will host eight restaurants, shopping facilities (accessories and chocolates from the brand’s own Dolci range), an Armani/Fiori florist, and Armani’s first hotel spa.

Occupying 25,000 square meters in total — shared over floors one to eight, 38, and 39 of the new Burj Khalifa tower — the hotel boasts 160 rooms in eight different categories, with the cheapest ones currently priced from around €560.
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Armani Dolci’s Chocolate Easter Eggs

This Easter, Giorgio Armani’s 5th Avenue flagship will be selling Armani Dolci branded chocolate eggs for your most discerning friends and family.

The dark, milk, or white chocolate eggs come in two sizes, all stamped with a giant “A and come gift wrapped in a blue box tied with a fuchsia ribbon.

The chocolates are available at Armani’s flagship on 5th Avenue and can be shipped anywhere in the US through May.
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Versace not working with Lady Gaga on range

Pop star Lady Gaga may be having an influence on sartorial choices in various parts of the world, but there is no project for her to work on a range with the Versace label, a spokesperson for the company said.

AFP earlier reported that British publication OK! Magazine revealed that Gaga would like to work with fashion mogul Donatella Versace for a range of clothing.

However a spokesperson for Versace indicated that such a collaboration was not in the works and therefore had no statement to make on the subject.
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