Fendi Creates Cape for Anna Netrebko

Sorprano is to wear the fur in a new production of “Manon Lescaut.”

FASHION CAPER: Fendi has created an exclusive fur cape for Russian soprano Anna Netrebko for her lead role in a new production of “Manon Lescaut” by Giacomo Puccini.


Conducted by Riccardo Muti and directed by his daughter Chiara Muti, the opera in four acts will run at Rome’s Teatro dell’Opera from Feb. 27 to March 8.  


The white Rex rabbit cape, which is lined in silk, has been manufactured by hand at Rome’s Fendi fur atelier in collaboration with the opera house’s dressmakers and costume designer Alessandro Lai.