Italian designer Domenico Vacca celebrated the grand opening of his new flagship destination on May 3rd, 2016. The flagship is a 10-story building off Fifth Avenue that includes Men’s and Women’s Retail, a Bespoke Atelier, an Italian Espresso Bar & Café, Barber Shop, Beauty Salon, Rooftop Terrace, Art Gallery, Private Members-Only Club, and 30 long-term stay furnished residential units designed by Vacca himself.
Following a red carpet arrival complemented by a beautiful Maserati display, guests were able to explore the various elements of The Domenico Vacca flagship while enjoying specialty cocktails by Disaronno. VIPs were later invited to join Domenico in the exclusive DV Club for dinner and live entertainment by special guests including the Umberto Smalia Band, while sipping Disaronno Riserva and tasting culinary delights from Truffle Sommelier, Christine Berni-Silverstein from Master Chef.
The grand opening event was sponsored by Disaronno, Saicaf, Sofia Falleroni from the Corcoran Group Real Estate, Urbani Truffles, Calvisius Caviar, and Maserati of Manhattan (who will be partnering with The Domenico Vacca long-term by providing the Maserati Quattroporte as the Domenico Vacca house car).
Notable guests included: Maxwell (Singer: wore Domenico Vacca for the event), Shaun Toub (Homeland: wore Domenico Vacca for the event), Savion Glover (Tap Dancer), Paul Haggis (Director: Crash, Million Dollar Baby), Joseph Sitt (Founder of Thor Equities), Michael Cayre (Midtown Equities), Jonathan Cheban (Celebrity Publicist), Pat Morrison (NY Giants), Chris Houston (NFL), Dereck Faulkner (NFL), Plaxico Burress (NFL), Steve Maneri (NFL), Dale Moss (NFL) Daniel Boulud (Restaurateur), Jordan Roth (Broadway Producer), Sammy Adams (Musician), Kaki West (Model), Victoria Silvstedt (Model), Bianca Espada (E!’s Rich Kids of Beverly Hills), Alex & Andrew Harris (Models), Pamela Liebman (President & CEO, Corcoran), Todd English (Celebrity Chef), Francesco Pannella (TV Star, Brooklyn Man an downder of Antica Pesa in New York and Rome), Philippe Hoerle-Guggenheim (Curator) and Domenico Vacca’s fiancée, Eleonora Pieroni wearing a couture Domenico Vacca silk red dress with jewelry from Chopard.
(Photo Credit: Andrew Toth/Getty Images for Domenico Vacca)
About Domenico Vacca:
Domenico Vacca is on a mission to bring back exceptional luxury and quality to fashion. Born in Italy, in Andria, Vacca‘s family was for decades deeply rooted in the craft of fashion. In 2002, Vacca launched his own label to spread the latest sartorial trends in fashion with a lifestyle clothing and accessories collection for men and women. By combining the best of Italian craftsmanship, superb fabrics, and an impeccable fit with a contemporary Italian cut, the Domenico Vacca label is often referred to as the Ferrari of clothing.
For Domenico Vacca, quality is the integrity to his namesake label. With 100 master tailors and 250 seamstresses who sew and construct his collection by hand in Naples, Italy, Vacca offers ultimate luxury in fashion where timeless pieces meet flattering fits, styles and fabrics create an exceptionally chic lifestyle collection. A unique and exclusive custom order program allows clients to choose from more than 2,000 fabrics and an unlimited selection of exotic skins in various colors for the accessories.
Domenico Vacca has become a favorite with Hollywood costume designers by collaborating with them to wardrobe lead actors and actresses in films such as The Son of No One (Al Pacino), Just Wright (Queen Latifah, Paula Patton), The Inside Man (Denzel Washington, Jodie Foster, Christopher Plummer), Stranger Than Fiction (Dustin Hoffman, Will Ferrell, Queen Latifah), August Rush (Jonathan Rhys Meyers), American Gangster (Denzel Washington), The Kite Runner (Shaun Toub), The Lincoln Lawyer (Marisa Tomei), Morning Glory (Diane Keaton and Harrison Ford), and TV series such as HBO’s Entourage (Jeremy Piven), Lipstick Jungle (Brooke Shields), FX’s Damages (Glenn Close) and HBO’s In Treatment (Gabriel Byrne).
Domenico Vacca’s loyal customers include music’s biggest stars such as Kanye West, Usher, 50 Cent, L.A. Reid, Sean P. Diddy Combs, and Yoko Ono; A-list actors, Ashton Kutcher, Denzel Washington, Christopher Plummer, Dustin Hoffman, Jodie Foster, John Malkovich, Jonathan Rhys Meyers, Keri Russell, Melanie Griffith, Nicolette Sheridan, Queen Latifah, Alan Alda, Vincent Gallo, Michael Imperioli, Glenn Close, and Antonio Banderasn; athletes Lebron James, Chris Bosh, Scottie Pippen and Steve Smith; New York City’s Fortune 500 and VIPs Ronald Perelman, Ronald Lauder, Gustavo Cisneros, Edgar Bronfman Jr, Pepe Fanjul, Giuseppe Cipriani, Ivana Trump and Anne Bass along with designers Valentino and Tommy Hilfiger.
Vacca was recognized twice by the prestigious Robb Report Magazine with the Award for Best Italian Collection in their annual Best of the Best issue and was recognized by Best Life Magazine as the finest tie collection in the world.
The Domenico Vacca is located at 15 West 55th Street, New York, NY. For more information, visit www.domenicovacca.com.