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Ronaldo strips for Armani – Video

Soccer star Cristiano Ronaldo strips down and flaunts those famous abs of his for the S/S 2010 campaigns for Emporio Armani Men’s Underwear and Armani Jeans.

The 24-year-old Portuguese stud, who plays for Spanish club Real Madrid and the national Portuguese team, replaced David Beckham who has been the spokesmodel for Emporio Armani Men’s Underwear since January 2008.

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Bookings for Armani hotel in Dubai now live

Italian fashion brand Armani announced that it is now accepting bookings for its first hotel, which opens March 18 in Dubai.

The luxe label has chosen the just-opened Burj Khalifa (formerly Burj Dubai) — the world’s largest tower — to host its first venture into hospitality.

More hotels are planned for Milan, New York, Tokyo, Shanghai and London, although no dates have been specified at this point.
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Armani x Reebok EA7 Footwear Collection

Italian design label Armani has teamed up with sports label Reebok for a new line of running shoes, introduced during the men’s fashion shows in Milan.

The new EA7 collection, which consists of sporty (The Runner) and more sophisticated styles (Mega Chic), comes after fellow Italian designer Salvatore Ferragamo launched sneakers with Yohji Yamamoto and Kanye West’s successful design stints for Louis Vuitton and Nike sneakers.

Combining fashion and fitness in shoes isn’t completely new then — however, Armani’s translation could be the most sports-focused yet.
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Cristiano Ronaldo For Giorgio Armani

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Cristiano Ronaldo has been featured in new ads of the Spring/Summer 2010 campaigns for Emporio Armani Men’s Underwear and Armani Jeans.

In the new pictures that have been released by the famous clothing line, the 24-year-old athlete is seen taking off his clothes and baring his abs.
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Armani opens first design hotel in March

Italian fashion brand Armani has announced the opening of its first hotel in Dubai for March 18.

The luxe label has chosen the just opened Burj Khalifa (formerly Burj Dubai), the world’s largest tower,  to host its first venture into hospitality.

More hotels are planned for Milan, New York, Tokyo, Shanghai and London, although no dates have been specified at this point.
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Megan Fox to Star in Armani Underwear Ads

The Transformers actress, Megan Fox, 23, has signed on to model for the new Emporio Armani Underwear and Armani Jeans campaigns.

The actress succeeds Victoria Beckham (She is not re-upping her contract with the label so she can concentrate on her clothing line).

Fox’s Armani ads – which were photographed by Mert Alas and Marcus Piggott in Los Angeles this past weekend – will begin running worldwide in January.
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Armani Dresses Chocolate for Halloween

Armani Dolci is a Giorgio Armani special line that features delectable chocolates, now including a special orange packaging for Halloween.

In the chic box, closed with a silk ribbon, there are artfully filled dark and milk chocolate bonbon with creamy fillings of gianduja (chocolate and nuts), and…a secret frizzy ingredient.

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Samsung launches Giorgio Armani smartphone

Armani have teamed up with Samsung to release another “haute couture” phone, this time it is a smartphone using the Windows Mobile operating system.

It’s one of the first phones available with the Windows Mobile 6.5 operating system, which will lead the way to a new generation of mobile applications.

The phone was released by none other than Steve Ballmer who felt, the phone was “the most fashionable phone he’s ever had a chance to talk about.”
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After Beckham, Ronaldo to model Armani underwear


Cristiano Ronaldo will be the new official worldwide spokesmodel for Emporio Armani Men’s Underwear and Armani Jeans starting from Spring/Summer 2010.

He will be replacing David Beckham who has been the spokesmodel for Emporio Armani Men’s Underwear since January 2008.

In June Ronaldo signed a contract with Real Madrid, after a successful stint at Manchester United, in a deal that totaled nearly $130 million.
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Milan: a new Hotel for Armani

Set to open in Milan in 2011 is the Armani Hotel, situated in Via Manzoni, one of the most prestigious streets in Milan’s fashion district.

The designer’s name will become muse to ninety-five luxurious guest rooms, a gourmet restaurant and Armani Spa.

The hotel will occupy floors two to eight of the historic building, which was built by architect Enrico A Griffini in 1937.
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Chanel liquidated in Hong Kong

French artist ZEVS was arrested in Hong Kong this morning, July 13th, 2009 at 3:49am after Liquidating the Chanel logo on the façade of Chater House in Central.

No news on whether he’s been release yet or whether he will make it to the opening of the exhibit this Tursday…

ZEVS is an anonymous French contemporary artist widely known for his LV, Chanel and other logo drippings.
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New Armani Flagship Store Tokyo

Giorgio Armani has recently opened a huge new store near Louis Vuitton over Roppongi Hills with limited edition commemorative items and a lineup of the latest from this fashion icon.

The interior of the new store was deisgned by Armani himself and includes walls of glass, granite floors and a three VIP lounges for those gentleman that need some personal assistance.
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Armani’s 5th Avenue Store Grand Opening Celebration

Last night was the opening of the new Armani megastore on New York’s Fifth Avenue.

Designed by Italian architects Massimiliano and Doriana Fuksas, the 4,000-square-metre with the sinuous and futuristic spiral staircase in cream-coloured cement, had already been called by the Mayor Bloomberg as “Guggenheim Two”.

”This is not just a great architectural masterpiece but is also a vote of confidence in the future of New York as a fashion capital,” Bloomberg added at the opening.

This new Armani store held an exclusive party to celebrate the opening of Armani’s latest piece of Manhattan real estate.

A host of celebrities were present at the event included Leonardo DiCaprio, Alicia Keys, John Mayer, Josh Hartnett, Milla Jovovich, Molly Sims, Ricky Martin, celebrity stylist Rachel Zoe, Victoria Beckham, and a pregnant Mira Sorvino.

Armani created a “capsule collection” that will be available only in the Fifth Avenue, and some lucky celebs already wore it last night.

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Victoria Beckham’s Armani Underwear Ad

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Victoria Beckham models for the Emporio Armani Underwear Spring/summer 2009 campaign, which was again shot by Mert Alas and Marcus Piggott. (Her husband David shot the men’s version of the Emporio Armani underwear line.)

The 34-year-old former Spice Girl has said, “It’s an honor to have been selected by Mr. Armani to represent the Emporio Armani Underwear brand and to execute his vision with the incredibly talented team of Mert & Marcus.”

Posh is locked into a three-year deal, for which, according to the Daily Mail, she was paid $24 million. Billboards, magazines, blogs — Posh’s six-pack is about to be all over them until 2012.

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Giorgio Armani on Fifth Avenue

Giorgio Armani has unveiled his vision for his latest store: « Massive » can’t even begin to describe the 43,000 square-foot space that will house all of the designer’s collections – from the mainline Emporio Armani and Giorgio Armani ranges to Armani Casa and Armani Jeans.

Set along New York’s trend setting Fifth Avenue, the space, which formerly housed Hugo Boss, will give its customers a “total experience” that will include an in –house restaurant.

Armani himself was actively involved in the design, which was realised by architects Doriana and Massimilano Fukas – the creative minds behind the brand’s Chater House and Ginza Tower concept stores in Hong Kong and Tokyo respectively.
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Armani unsuccessfully explored Hermes deal

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Giorgio Armani explored a merger with French luxury group Hermes but without success, the Italian designer told Bloomberg, adding he planned to keep control of his fashion empire as long as he stays healthy.

Mr. Armani, who is in his 70s and one of Milan’s long-established names, was quoted in an interview with the news agency as saying a merger with Hermes would have united the companies’ strengths in clothes and accessories.

“(A deal) could have been something fantastic,” Mr. Armani said in the interview published on Friday. “Hermes has such class, such prestige.”

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Giorgio Armani 20th Anniversary Sunglasses

Twenty years have passed since Giorgio Armani launched his first line of eyewear. In order to celebrate this event Armani Eyewear is releasing an updated and limited version of one of their original styles and placed it inside a palladium frame with green lenses. the Italian designer has meaningfully called them the Anniversary Exclusive Edition.

Each pair is engraved with its edition number of 0001 – 1000 on the inside by the temple and comes in a specially marked “Anniversary Editon” Neiman Marcus case. $1000

$12000 Bullet-Proof Polo Shirt

Colombian designer Miguel Caballero has developed a range of clothing tagged “high-security fashion”, which incorporates an ultra-lightweight bullet-proof fabric that is virtually indistinguishable from regular designer clothing.

A $12,000 anti-ballistic polo shirt has been developed as part of his “Black Collection” line and is available now from Harrod’s of London.

The polo-shirt is able to resist bullet-fire ranging from a 9mm pistol to an Uzi submachine gun, which is really impressive.
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