‘Beyond the Runway’ with the Italian Cultural Society

Jul 02, 2022 1084

BY: Mary Bird

The Italian Cultural Society held its Gala Awards Dinner 2022 “Beyond the Runway” at the Italian Embassy on June 10. The evening began with a cocktail reception, both indoors and on the sun-dappled patio to the sounds of a jazz trio. Ambassador Mariangela Zappia welcomed guests and lauded the ICS for its Italian language instruction, which opens the door to the vast riches of Italian culture.

Best-selling author, chef and television personality Amy Riolo served as master of ceremonies. After a video tribute by Washington Post fashion critic Robin Givhan, Riolo introduced honorary guest Domenico De Sole. As chairman of Tom Ford International and former president & CEO of Gucci Group, he has been a fashion industry game changer.

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SOURCE: https://georgetowner.com

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