• A Year in Fashion at Fortuny

    February - this time of the year when fashion becomes the talk of the town, we saunter down memory lane through an eventful year in fashion at Fortuny before catching up with the exciting projects about to take place this year. Valentino The then-duo creative directors of Valentino took to Fortuny for inspiration for their Spring Summer [...] Continue Reading
  • On Love

    At Fortuny, love is something to which we hold dear. After all, we owe much of everything we have together today to a man and a woman. Mariano and Henriette as we call them fondly within our conversations. The truth is, none of us were there to witness what went down in history as a [...] Continue Reading
  • St. Petersburg Part II: American Designers Visit Russia

    In January, Fortuny took a group of designers on a trip to explore St. Petersburg and visit the Mariano Fortuny - "The Magician of Venice" exhibition at the State Hermitage Museum in Russia. A reflection from Fortuny creative director Mickey Riad.   A little over a month since my first trip to St. Petersburg, I found myself [...] Continue Reading
  • Fortuny Vintage Fabrics on A Magazine Curated By

    A Magazine Curated By is an art and fashion focused magazine that gives each of their biannual issue as a carte blanche to a creative mastermind. For issue No. 16 curated by Gucci’s creative director Alessandro Michele, four original fabrics made by Mariano Fortuny in Venice appeared as a thread running through collections of photography, fashion, [...] Continue Reading
  • Fortuny at the Hermitage Museum

    On December 6, the prestigious Hermitage museum opened its door to the Mariano Fortuny - "The Magician of Venice" exhibition. Live report from Fortuny's creative director Mickey Riad from St. Petersburg.   After hurdling the governmental obstacles of passports and visas (my visa coming in just one day before my trip), I finally made the journey to [...] Continue Reading
  • Downton Abbey Wardrobe Visionary Calls on Fortuny for Final Season

    Over the past 6 years, Downton Abbey has given its international audience a glimpse into a time that seems so far from our current day. When in fact, the turn of the century shares many parallels with the present. Nations at war, a widening income and class gap, and the promise of ending prohibition. The [...] Continue Reading
  • Fortuny in Valentino S/S 2016 Haute Couture

    January is a busy month in Paris. With the Haute Couture week, Paris Deco Off and Maison et Objet, Paris beams with the finest designs and an influx of international creativity. In this city of light and arts where Mariano Fortuny grew up, Italian haute couturier Valentino unveiled a magnificent haute couture collection where Venetian [...] Continue Reading
  • Fortuny Introduces Micromondo Collection

    Fortuny is pleased to introduce its new W/S 2016 collection, Micromondo. With 112 SKUs available in 10 patterns and up to 20 color ways, the collection presents a refreshed interpretation and modernized adaptation of Fortuny’s distinguished prints, in addition to new velvets, wools, linens and sheers. While continuing the legacy of a refined color palette [...] Continue Reading
  • Behind the Collaboration: Fortuny x Ann Wood

    What do a heritage Venetian fabric house and a modern-day artist in Brooklyn have in common? A lot more than you may think. Both love fabrics. Both love things handmade with time and souls woven into them. Both have a foot in a pass and one in the future - the latter whimsical but in perfect harmony with [...] Continue Reading
  • Sectile 1729

    Fortuny announces its collaboration with Venetian Heritage creating a collection inspired by the Gesuiti Church in Venice, known for its elaborate marble, sculpted and inlaid to look like draped fabric. The collection, titled Sectile 1729, draws inspiration from the “fabric” patterns. These 6 newly designed pat- terns will be released as part of the W/S [...] Continue Reading