Beautiful setting. Beautiful people. Beautiful purpose. And Peroni made it a beautiful party.
Premium Italian beer, Peroni Nastro Azzurro, helped launch an exhibition of Italian style Wednesday night, co-hosting the opening of Vogue Italia’s The Visionary World of Vogue Italia, and unveiling the magazine’s intimate insights to a full house at Industria Super Studio in New York City.
Inspired by Vogue Italia’s 50th anniversary, the exhibit, curated by the magazine’s editor-in-chief Franca Sozzani, features 30 videos that capture the style and substance of the magazine… as well as all of those little extras that make it ultimately Italian.
Among the notable VIP guests who attended the exhibition’s opening event were Baz Luhrmann (Film Director & Vogue Visionary), Zachary Quinto (Actor), Carolyn Murphy (Model), Constance Jablonksi (Model), Ellen von Unwerth (Photographer), Giovanna Battaglia (Stylist), Lindsay Ellingson (Victoria’s Secret), Nina Agdal (Model), Eddie Borgo (Jewelry Designer), Chris Gelinas (MADE for Peroni Winner, Designer), Johan Lindeberg (Designer), Harley Viera Newton (DJ), Candice Huffine (Model), Natalia Borges (Model), Melissa George (Actress) and Gabriella Lopez (Model).
Guests — and viewers now that the exhibit is open to the public — went behind-the-scenes to get a new perspective and exclusive access to compelling individuals who have been featured in the magazine or contributed to its content.
Favorite features include Miles Aldridge’s hypnotic shots in saturated colors; art by Vanessa Beecroft and Marina Abramović; models and muses such as Mariacarla Boscono and Eva Herzigova; icons of cinema like Baz Luhrmann, Quentin Tarantino, Oliver Stone and Michael Fassbender; and cult designers such as Manolo Blahnik and Philip Treacy.
Each video gives audiences an insight into what makes Vogue Italia a powerful force for Italian style.
The Visionary World of Vogue Italia runs through the 22nd of October at Industria Super Studio, Studio 10 (free and open to the public, 10am – 6pm) in New York. Not so nearby? The entire exhibition can also be viewed online.
*Images credit Brian Ach & Thos Robinson/Getty Images for Peroni