FAMILY AFFAIR: Le Bon Marché celebrated the launch of “La Famiglia,” its Italian-themed fall exhibition, with a Pasta Party on Wednesday that drew a lively throng of actors, designers, Italian exhibitors and luxury executives.
Le Sorelle Marinetti, a trio of drag queens dressed in retro outfits, performed under a suspended installation by artist Edoardo Tresoldi on the beauty floor of the department store, which had been transformed into a food station, complete with a cart offering gourmet ice cream from Il Gelato Del Marchese.
Le Sorelle Marinetti
Joining the fun were French actress Ludivine Sagnier, director Nicole Garcia, designers Rabih Kayrouz and Ingie Chalhoub, Colette’s Sarah Andelman, Chloé chief executive officer Geoffroy de la Bourdonnaye and Paco Rabanne ceo Bastien Daguzan.
Parent company LVMH Moët Hennessy Louis Vuitton was represented by Louis Vuitton ceo Michael Burke, group managing director Antonio Belloni and chief financial officer Jean-Jacques Guiony, among others.
Ian Rogers, LVMH’s chief digital officer, took advantage of the event to cram in some shopping. “I’ll take one in every color,” he said, picking up three ceramic trays shaped like egg cartons and heading off to the cash register.
Meanwhile, the ebullient Patrizio Miceli, head of creative agency Al Dente and its sister