After Anna missed Giorgio’s Milan Vogue Week present in 2014, the designer spoke out. And whereas he did not point out the Vogue editor in chief by identify, many assumed he was referring to Anna. “There are some preferring to snub the Giorgio Armani present and go to Paris,” he mentioned, per WWD. “She took an airplane, dumped Mr. Armani and went to Paris.”
In accordance with the outlet, he then added, “Why ought to I all the time be the moron [translating from an Italian expletive] to be penalized due to an individual, who, for higher or for worse, like or dislike it, is highly effective? I really feel penalized. She mentioned she was sending her folks. However in the event you go to see your dentist and he places you within the palms of his assistant, what’s your response? They instructed me, ‘She went to see the Privé in Paris; she has no time to see the ready-to-wear in Milan.’ She is influential and highly effective. However, maybe, I am influential as nicely.”
In an announcement shared with WWD, Vogue Communications Director Hildy Kuryk mentioned, “Anna has the best respect for Giorgio Armani and every thing he has finished for Italy and trend worldwide.”
“Sadly, with the style calendar now working for greater than a month, there are some reveals that Anna isn’t in a position to attend,” the assertion continued.