On September 24th 2016, Bottega Veneta celebrated its 50th anniversary and the 15th anniversary of Tomas Maier as Creative Director, with a special show presenting the Spring/Summer 2017 collections at the Accademia di Belle Arti di Brera in Milan.

Guests including Andie MacDowell, Marisa Tomei, Liz Goldwyn, Nine d’Urso and Kyoko Hasegawa watched as supermodels and icons such as Lauren Hutton, Eva Herzigova and Gigi Hadid walked a runway in the hallways of the Accademia.

    Photos by Jessica Craig Martin 

    The celebrations continued in the evening with a dinner hosted by François-Henri Pinault, CEO of the Kering Group, to celebrate the 15th anniversary of Tomas Maier as Creative Director of the house.

    The private dinner was further highlighted by a special performance by Grammy Award nominee Melody Gardot.