The luxury chain has been battling the luxury malaise.
The city has not lost its sizzle, once again led by Prada and Gucci.
An expanding distribution network, the success of its Attimo men’s line and the introduction of its new Signorina women’s fragrance led to growth.
The actress was a childhood friend of the evening’s honoree, Terrence Meck, founder and executive director of The Palette Fund.
Designer brands help offset a more than 50 percent drop in Heritage Brands’ Q4 profitability.
Some of China’s 1 percent is now seeking to emigrate to other countries, and is trying to take its wealth with it.
A spokeswoman confirmed the designers have bought the newsstand outside their Corso Venezia store in Milan’s fashion district.
The collection inspired by “Snow White and the Huntsman” will go on sale May 30, two days before the movie’s release.
The boutique, made to resemble a white box decorated with a neon pink stripe running on both the floor and a wall, will be open through the end of July.
The designer saw the costumes he created for “The Rite of Spring” make their debut in London last week.