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Beyoncé Knowles in 2005 at the 77th Academy Awards wearing an Autumn/Winter 2005 Giorgio Armani Privé dress.
“It’s a strength to be a woman. I’ve never experienced it as a limit ”. We spoke with Inès Leonarduzzi in Paris, as she took us on a tour along the Seine. Inès Leonarduzzi is the second protagonist of #giorgioarmanicrossroads, the #giorgioarmani project in which we meet extraordinary women across the world to talk about femininity, empowerment and the importance of following one's dreams. @inesleonarduzzi
Paris, February 23rd 2021, Inès Leonarduzzi. Inès Leonarduzzi, founder and CEO of Digital for the Planet and one of France’s most influential tech entrepreneurs, promotes digital sustainability and an inclusive economy. She opened up about what it means to be a woman in business and that the transformation is an opportunity to keep growing. #giorgioarmanicrossroads @inesleonarduzzi Find out more about the project on http://on.giorgioarmani.com/Crossroads
Sean Penn in 2009 at the 81st Academy Awards wearing a Giorgio Armani tuxedo when he won the Oscar for Best Actor in a Leading Role for his portrayal of Harvey Milk in “Milk". Sean's first Oscar win was in 2004 for Best Actor in a Leading Role for “Mystic River". Giorgio Armani dressed the actor on screen when he contributed to the costume design of the movies “I Am Sam” in 2002 and “The Tree of Life” in 2011. In 1995, the designer worked on the wardrobe for “The Crossing Guard”, which was written and directed by Sean.
Tokyo, 04.03.21, Nanao. Nanao, the popular Japanese model, TV and film star, revealed to us how her career helped her learn to connect with others. Find out more about the project on http://on.giorgioarmani.com/Crossroads @nanao_official
“I think the most important decision I made in my career was when I switched from being a dancer to an actor,” says Tong Yao in her #giorgioarmanicrossroads episode. “I didn’t know a lot about acting at the time, but now this profession makes me feel like I’ve found my own love for life. It doesn’t matter what I do at any given moment, I just enjoy the process.”
Zhang Ziyi in 2006 at the 78th Academy Awards wearing a #GiorgioArmaniPrivé gown. Zhang was the protagonist of the movie “Memoirs of a Geisha,” which was nominated for six Oscars that year, of which it won three: for Best Production Design, Best Cinematography and Best Costume Design.
Nicole Kidman in 2018 at the 90th Academy Awards wearing #GiorgioArmaniPrivé gown . Nicole won the Oscar for Best Actress in a Leading Role for “The Hours” in 2003. Giorgio Armani also dressed Nicole on screen when he contributed to the costume design for “Days of Thunder” (1990) and “Bewitched” (2005).
“I set aside all of my stability, my comfort, my reference points. I gave up my flat, I slept on my friend’s couch for a long time to be able to finance my foundation”, said Inès Leonarduzzi in her episode of #giorgioarmanicrossroads. “I suddenly found myself living this uncertain life, but it meant so much to me. to me. It was the best and most dangerous decision of my life”. @inesleonarduzzi
The Giorgio Armani look: contrasting the clean lines of the #GALaPrima bag with the restrained flamboyance of ton sur ton embroidery.
Cate Blanchett in 2014 at the 86th Academy Awards wearing a nude #GiorgioArmaniPrivé gown when she received the Oscar for Best Actress in a Leading Role for “Blue Jasmine.” Cate also won Best Actress in a Supporting Role for “The Aviator” in 2005. For the Academy Awards ceremonies in 2007 and 2016 Cate also wore Giorgio Armani Privé.
Renée Zellweger in 2020 at the 92nd Academy Awards wearing a #GiorgioArmaniPrivé gown when she won the Oscar for Best Actress in a Leading Role for her portrayal of Judy Garland in “Judy.” Renée also won the Oscar for Best Actress in a Supporting Role for “Cold Mountain” in 2004.
Laura Dern in 2020 at the 92nd Academy Awards wearing a #GiorgioArmaniPrivé gown when she won the Oscar for Best Actress in a Supporting Role for her performance in “Marriage Story.”
"My dad really wanted me to be a librarian, but I don't think he knew me at all". We spoke to Fala Chen in Hong Kong, in the magical setting of a dimly lit movie theatre. Fala is the seventh protagonist of #giorgioarmanicrossroads, the #giorgioarmani project in which we meet inspiring women from all over the world to talk about womanhood, choices and freedom. @falachenfala
“'Try different things, observe and absorb them’ – If I hadn’t followed that advice, I wouldn’t be where I am today.” We spoke to Nanao in Tokyo, in the backstage of a fashion shoot. Nanao is the fourth protagonist of #giorgioarmanicrossroads, the #giorgioarmani special project in which we talk with extraordinary women from every corner of the world about womanhood, choices and the value of finding one's true calling. Find out more about the project at the link in bio @nanao_official
Jessica Chastain in 2013 at the 85th Academy Awards wearing a nude full-length off-the-shoulder Giorgio Armani Privé gown when she was nominated for Best Actress in a Leading Role for her performance in “Zero Dark Thirty". The actor heard about her nomination through a phone call while she was sitting on the front row at the Giorgio Armani Privé Spring/Summer 2012 fashion show in Paris. Giorgio Armani has dressed Jessica on screen too, when he contributed in the costume design of the movie “A Most Violent Year” (2014).
Viola Davis in 2017 at the 89th Academy Awards in a #GiorgioArmaniPrivé gown when she won the Oscar for Best Actress in a Supporting Role for her performance in “Fences.” She is also nominated for Best Actress in a Leading Role this year for “Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom.”
“Women today bear the imprint of our era, reflecting their individual selves, and their own pursuit of beauty.” We spoke with Tong Yao, in Beijing, as she took us on a journey through the magic of cinema. Tong Yao is the first protagonist of #giorgioarmanicrossroads, a new #giorgioarmani project in which we talk with extraordinary women from every corner of the world about elegance, new femininity and empowerment. #TongYao