GRAZIE MILLE: As a tribute to Italy and a thank you to its local partners and supporters, LVMH Moët Hennessy Louis Vuitton will this evening hold a performance by Ukrainian classical concert pianist and jazz musician Dimitri Naïditch followed by a dinner at Rome’s 16th-century Palazzo Farnese, which houses the French Embassy. The event will be hosted by Pierre Godé, vice president of the French luxury group; Pietro Beccari, chairman and chief executive officer of Fendi, and Jean-Christophe Babin, ceo of Bulgari.
A number of double-barreled members of the Italian aristocracy including Osanna Visconti di Modrone, Maria Pia Ruspoli di Cerveteri and Ugo and Isabella Brachetti Peretti will join French ambassador Alain Le Roy and his wife Anne Fleury Le Roy and members of the fashion industry ranging from Carla Fendi, Silvia Venturini Fendi and her daughter Delfina Delettrez, to Laudomia Pucci.
This story first appeared in the July 17, 2014 issue of WWD. Subscribe Today.