"The Talent Store" Officially Launches at Fidenza Village With Special Guest Olivia Palermo

By Value Retail Plc, PRNE
Tuesday, October 25, 2011

LONDON, October 26, 2011 -

‘The Talent Store’, a new concept boutique was unveiled today at Fidenza Village, one of the nine Chic Outlet Shopping® Villages by Value Retail. The exclusive event was attended by VIP guests from the world of fashion including American socialite Olivia Palermo.

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The Talent Store at Fidenza Village presents the work of 25 world-class, emerging designers selected by the ‘Vogue Talents’ programme, a Vogue Italia initiative to promote promising young fashion designers.

The Talent Store represents an important project for Fidenza Village,” said Desirée Bollier, CEO of Value Retail Management. “We have, in our DNA, the passion and the desire to be pioneers in the exploration of innovative ways to ‘live fashion’.”

Together with Vogue Italia, Value Retail is committed to invest in fashion for tomorrow, supporting and collaborating with the most promising, emerging talent to create a legacy for the future of fashion.

Franca Sozzani, Editor in Chief of Vogue Italia, commented “Believe in young talents, support and help them to achieve their dream is one of the missions of Vogue Italia. The magazine, in its DNA, has innovation and research priorities that make this mission a daily project. Fidenza Village shares the same values and works together with great enthusiasm to promote the best fashion international talents.

In the heart of Fidenza Village, home to over 100 boutiques of Italian and international fashion brands, The Talent Store presents a rare opportunity to view and purchase the work of some of the hottest young names to watch in the realm of international fashion design.

The Talent Store Designers:

1   A Morir - Accesories (USA)
2   A-lab - Women’s wear (Italy)
3   Benedetta Bruzziches - Accessories (Italy)
4   Bosco - Jewellery (Italy)
5   Camilla Skovgaard - Accesories (Denmark)
6   Carlo Contrada - Women’swear
7   Caterina Gatta -Vintage women’s wear (Italy)
8   Coliàc - Jewellery (Italy)
9   Elisa Palomino - Women’s wear (Spain)
10  Elliot Atkinson - Women’s wear (UK)
11  Erkan Çoruh - Women’s wear (Turkey)
12  Eudon Choi - Women’s wear (Korea)
13  Fabiola Pedrazzini - Accessories (Italy)
14  Fleet Ilya - Accessories (Russia)
15  Gaetano Perrone - Accesories  (Italy)
16  Gianni Serra - Women’s wear (Italy)
17  Maryam Keyhani - Jewellery (Iran)
18  Missisdesign - Jewellery (Italy)
19  Moi Multiple - Women’s wear (Italy)
20  Paolo Errico - Women’s wear (Italy)
21  Sara Battaglia - Accessories (Italy)
22  Silvio Betterelli - Women’s wear (Italy)
23  Simone Rocha - Women’s wear (Ireland)
24  Michael Sontag- Women’s wear (Germany)
25  Tint - Women’s wear (Italy)

About Fidenza Village:

Fidenza Village is one of the Collection of nine Chic Outlet Shopping® Villages by Value Retail, the only company to specialise exclusively in the development and operation of luxury outlet shopping villages. Home to 900 boutiques, the nine Villages offer the authentic previous seasons’ collections of leading luxury fashion and lifestyle brands with savings of up to 70% on the recommended retail price, all year round.

Within easy reach of some of Europe’s favourite gateway cities - London, Dublin, Paris, Madrid, Barcelona, Milan/Bologna, Brussels/Antwerp/Cologne, Frankfurt, Munich - the Villages have become synonymous with high fashion, superior service and hospitality, a calendar of celebrated events, and exceptional value for money. Located in regions of cultural and historic renown, the Villages have become international tourist destinations in their own right.

The selection of over 100 boutiques in Fidenza Village includes Armani, Valentino, D&G, Calvin Klein Jeans, Brooks Brothers, Versace, Missoni, Marni,Trussardi Jeans, Gallo, Desigual, Vilebrequin, La Perla, Patrizia Pepe, Samsonite, Nike, Guess, Bikkembergs, Custo Barcelona, Frette, Furla, Camper, Pinko, Paul Smith, GSpot Fabbrica di Design Contemporaneo among many others. Recently opened boutiques include Jeckerson, Michael Kors, Aspesi and Zu Elements.





Sarah Bartlett, sbartlett at valueretail.com, +44(0)1869-366-255

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