Roberto Capucci, Evening Dress 1989 - Galleria Nazionale d'Arte Moderna, Roma
Roberto Capucci, Evening Dress 1989 – Galleria Nazionale d’Arte Moderna, Roma

A Question of Style: From the 14th of January at the Museum of the Roberto Capucci Foundation at Villa Bardini, an exhibit of 23 dresses by the Italian designer. The exhibition explores the relationship between material and design in Roberto Capucci’s research, focussing on the imprint and style that he applies to design. As he also believes strongly in creating a dialogue with young designers, a number of seminars will accompany the exhibit.

The dresses by Capucci tend to be crafted in brightly coloured taffettas and heavy silks, have strong shapes, and be (to my eye) influenced by Japanese kimonos.

Villa Bardini is also worth the visit, as it sits on the hills above Florence (on Costa San Giorgio, a rather wealthy street) and has vistable gardens.

On now – and no end date specified!

Museum of the Roberto Capucci Foundation
Villa Bardini – Costa San Giorgio 2 – Florence.

Info and bookings: 055 20066210
www.fondazionerobertocapucci.com

The Museum:
Opening hours: 10am–4pm from Wednesday to Friday
Saturday and Sunday 10am-6pm.
Admission: € 6

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