The Missoni creative director was feted by her old friend, music mogul Jones, and celebrated Saks and the Key to the Cure campaign.
The two talked about building and maintaining the heritage of their respective brands.
The wet look and ponytails were strong in Milan.
A host of models toasted Missoni’s Award of Courage at the glitzy gala, which featured a performance by Andrea Bocelli.
Missoni will receive the prize on Sept. 21.
The week is filled with schedule changes, anniversaries and new designers.
Fashion house-branded residential towers are springing up in Miami faster than anywhere else in the world.
The new board of the Rome-based company includes the former Salvatore Ferragamo ceo.