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Francesco Scognamigl­io Marks 20 Years With Couture Show


The show will be held on Sunday night at the National Gallery of Modern and Contempora­ry Art.

MILAN — Francesco Scognamigl­io is gearing up to celebrate the 20th anniversar­y of his namesake fashion house with a couture show to be held in Rome on Sunday night, the closing day of the city’s Altaroma haute couture fashion week.

The designer, who was born in Naples

Pompeii, but actually made his runway debut in 2000 with a show at Rome’s Palazzo Barberini.

“This couture show is a comeback, a sort of tribute to my origins,” said Scognamigl­io, who also expressed his gratitude to Alta Roma president Silvia Venturini Fendi, who offered him the opportunit­y to host his anniversar­y runway show at the

Art in the Italian capital.

“Hosting my anniversar­y show in Rome, I also want to pay homage to my country,” he added, revealing that from July he will return to show his couture collection­s in Paris. The designer was admitted to the Chambre Syndicale de la Haute Couture in

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Francesco Scognamigl­io
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A look from Francesco Scognamigl­io’s spring couture collection.

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