December 6, 2012 |
The Rodeo Drive Walk of Style honored LVMH-owned Italian jewelry brand Bulgari at a ceremony in Beverly Hills on Wednesday night, with actress Drew Barrymore presenting a Robert Graham-designed torso statuette to Nicola Bulgari and the city's mayor reading an official proclamation declaring Dec. 5, 2012, "Bulgari Day. " Bulgari, the 20th recipient of the award, will be commemorated with a permanent (but yet-to-be embedded) bronze sidewalk plaque bearing Nicola Bulgari's signature and the quote: "Style is an everlasting impression and jewelry is a passion that is passed through generations.
October 30, 2011 |
Missoni is having a moment. Last month, the Italian luxury label's Missoni for Target collaboration was so hotly sought after that it caused the retailer's website to crash. EBay was flooded with resales of the stuff — some 21,000 items at one point — at inflated prices, including a pair of boots a Tulsa, Okla., woman posted for $31,000, in hopes, she wrote in the auction listing, of funding her daughter's college tuition. Orders for the Missoni spring 2012 ready-to-wear line got a post-frenzy boost, and the company is pondering a mid-priced line.
November 1, 2009 |
Reigning European monarchs don't come along every day, not even to Beverly Hills. So it was no surprise that event patrons and other guests at the Rodeo Drive Walk of Style Awards felt privileged to attend a private party at Cartier with Prince Albert II, who arrived from Monaco to represent his mother, the late Princess Grace of Monaco. This year, the city of Beverly Hills and the Rodeo Drive Committee honored both Cartier and Princess Grace with plaques on the famed luxury street.
September 28, 2008 |
MANOLO BLAHNIK became a household name when "Sex and the City" made his sexy stilettos practically a member of the cast. But before Carrie Bradshaw started giving him shout-outs, the shoe guru was already a star to the well-heeled women who wear and collect his designs -- a list that includes Madonna, Bianca Jagger and Diane von Furstenberg. Blahnik's shoes are a perennial on Hollywood red carpets -- as common as Spanx and cleavage tape.
January 10, 2006 |
The fifth annual Rodeo Drive Walk of Style Award will go to famed shoe designer Salvatore Ferragamo, known for fitting the feet of Hollywood stars. The ceremony will be held Oct. 8, when members of the Ferragamo family will accept the award on behalf of the designer, who died in 1960. Born in southern Italy, Ferragamo came to the United States in 1914 and began his career creating custom-made shoes for film studios.
February 28, 2003 |
Hollywood celebrities have their Walk of Fame on Hollywood Boulevard. Soon, fashion superstars will have a sidewalk of their own. The address, naturally, will be Rodeo Drive in Beverly Hills. Giorgio Armani will be the first recipient of the Rodeo Drive Walk of Style award in a ceremony March 19, for his contribution to fashion and entertainment. Armani, 68, has many Hollywood credits, starting with the wardrobe he provided for Richard Gere in the 1980 film "American Gigolo."