Thursday, July 28, 2011

Emporio Peroni

Ciao: 1. Triona McCarthy & Vivi Ponti; 2. Liz Dwyer & Aengus McCarthy; 3. Laura Mannion & Brenna Cooper. (Pix. Jason Clarke)

This year Italy celebrates 150 years as a unified nation. In celebration of this landmark anniversary, Peroni Nastro Azzurro celebrated Italian Style with the launch of Emporio Peroni at 37 Wicklow Street, Dublin 2. The fashion forward were well represented with Chloe Arnold, Corina Gaffney, Cathy O’Connor and Elaine Scully among the crowd.

At the launch party Peroni beer, together with renowned Italian-Irish fashion stylist Aisling Farinella, celebrated la dolce vita by co-ordinating an intimate fashion show featuring iconic and contemporary Italian designer looks. Up-and-coming Italian designer Vivi Ponti flew in for the launch to preview Vivetta, her SS12 collection.