On the Runway

Dolce & Gabanna Mentor Young Designers With New Store

Italy's favourite design duo open a concept shop in Milan featuring up-and-coming fashion talents

Anthea Simms

In the midst of final preparations for their fashion show on Sunday, Domenico Dolce and Stefano Gabbana will also be opening a innovative new store in Milan that serves to mentor 24 emerging designers. Dolce & Gabbana via Spiga 2 will act as a rotating boutique of up-and-coming designers handpicked by the men themselves. Standouts like Peter Jensen, Behnaz Sarafpour and Yigal Azrouël will rack alongside the Dolce & Gabanna’s come-hither accessories. Consider it a carousel of clothes and accessories by Italy’s favourite design duo and the industry’s future protagonists. Perfectly synced with the arrival of fashions leading voices, we can’t help but say bellissimo.