In Honor of Gaetano Pesce‘s One-of-a-Kind Chairs for Bottega Veneta at Design Miami, Here Are Some of the Designer’s Most Inspired (and Surreal) Seats

Dec 03, 2022 212

BY: William Van Meter

Everyone knows about the importance of seating at fashion shows and what the coveted front row represents. But not much care has been put into the actual seats. More often than not, the assorted celebrities, editors, and influencers-of-the-month are crammed onto a bench or industrial bleacher.

But in September if this year, 83-year-old design maestro Gaetano Pesce easily destroyed all future contenders with the 400 one-of-a-kind chairs he made for Bottega Veneta’s Fall 2022 show. Now those chairs are taking over Miami. “Each one is different!” Pesce said, “That’s political. Life is about diversity.”

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