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1990, SEPTEMBER: CARLA SOZZANI, FORMER FASHION EDITOR AND PUBLISHER, OPENS GALLERIA CARLA SOZZANI FOR PHOTOGRAPHY, ART AND DESIGN IN A CONVERTED GARAGE N° 10 OF CORSO COMO IN MILANO. SINCE THE OPENING,OVER 250 EXHIBITIONS HAVE OFFERED AN INTENSE VARIETY OF CULTURES AND GENRES IN THE WORLDS OF CONTEMPORARY CULTURE. THE GALLERY HAS ITS OWN PUBLISHING COMPANY ALSO DEDICATED TO ART, PHOTOGRAPHY, FASHION AND DESIGN. THE SAME YEAR THE GALLERIA CARLA SOZZANI IS GRADUALLY JOINED BY A GARDEN CAFÈ AND A BOOKSHOP. NEW AND CLASSIC PUBLICATIONS ON ART, ARCHITECTURE, LITERATURE, DESIGN, GRAPHICS AND FASHION, WITH A STRONG EMPHASIS ON PHOTOGRAPHY AND A SELECTION OF MUSIC FROM ALL OVER THE WORLD CAN BE FOUND HERE. BROWSING IS ENCOURAGED.

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A YEAR LATER, IN 1991, SEPTEMBER: 10 CORSO COMO OPENS ITS DOORS. NAMED AFTER THE STREET ADDRESS, THE INDUSTRIAL BUILDING IS DESIGNED BY AMERICAN ARTIST KRIS RUHS, WHO ALSO CREATES THE BLACK AND WHITE LOGO THAT WILL BECOME AN ICON OF GLOBAL STYLE. 10 CORSO COMO IS A COLLAGE OF CULTURAL AND COMMERCIAL ENTITIES FROM FASHION TO DESIGN, INCLUDING MUSIC, LIFESTYLE, ART AND PHOTOGRAPHY AND IT MARKS THE BEGINNING OF TOTAL SHOPPING. A RADICAL NEW UNION OF CULTURE AND COMMERCE, 10 CORSO COMO PROMOTES SLOW SHOPPING THROUGH A SUCCESSION OF SPACES AND EVENTS THAT REFLECT LIFESTYLE OVER OBJECT ACQUISITION. SOCIOLOGIST FRANCESCO MORACE COINS THE WORD “CONCEPT SHOP” TO EXPLAIN THIS MARKETING PHENOMENA. 10 CORSO COMO BECOMES THE NEXUS OF A GLOBAL NETWORK OF CULTURES AND EXCHANGES THROUGH FASHION, FOOD, ART, DESIGN AND PHOTOGRAPHY THAT GALVANIZES MARKETING THROUGH THE 1990’S AND SETS THE VOCABULARY FOR INTERNATIONAL STYLE INTO THE 21ST CENTURY.

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IN 1991 NN STUDIO IS ALSO INTRODUCED. ITS MISSION IS TO CREATE FOR THE 10 CORSO COMO PLATFORM AN INTEGRATED LINE OF LIFESTYLE FROM CLOTHING AND ACCESSORIES TO EVERYDAY WARES THAT REFLECTS THE NEW PHILOSOPHY.
1996 THE GALLERY SHOP APENS NEXT TO THE GALLERY, DEDICATED TO CULTURAL AND COMMERCIAL EVENTS AND PROJECTS
1998: 10 CORSO COMO CAFÈ OPENS. IT IS DESIGNED TO CREATE MOVEMENT FROM WITHIN TO THE GARDENS OUTSIDE. HIDDEN IN THE HEART OF 10 CORSO COMO QUIET COURTYARD, BEHIND A DISCREET FAÇADE OF GATES AND GARDENS, THE GARDEN CAFÉ IS SURROUNDED BY A CONSERVATORY OF LUSH PERENNIAL PLANTS AND SEASONAL FLOWERS. WHEN NOT SHOPPING OR VISITING 10 CORSO COMO VARIOUS SHOWCASES, ONE CAN STOP TO EAT IN THE CAFÉ RESTAURANT AND BAR. DESIGNED TO FLOW BETWEEN THE INSIDE AND THE SEASONAL GARDEN OUTSIDE, THE CAFÉ OFFERS ANOTHER AESTHETIC ALTOGETHER.

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1999: 10 CORSO COMO LAUNCHES ITS OWN FRAGRANCE, 10 CORSO COMO EAU DE PARFUM.
2002: 10 CORSO COMO – COMME DES GARÇONS OPENS IN TOKYO. THIS COLLABORATION BETWEEN THE PHILOSOPHIES OF REI KAWAKUBO AND CARLA SOZZANI ANTICIPATES THE ADVENT OF GLOBAL CO-BRANDING PROJECTS.
2003: 10 CORSO COMO 3 ROOMS HOTEL OPENS. “A HOME AWAY FROM HOME” THAT LOOKS OUT ONTO THE 10 CORSO COMO GARDENS BELOW. THIS IS AN INTIMATE HOTEL THAT OFFERS TO A WEARY TRAVELLER A PERSONAL HOSPITALITY.
THE THREE SUITES, ALL WITH FULL SERVICE AMENITIES AND EACH REACHED BY A PRIVATE ENTRANCE, ARE FURNISHED IN HOMAGE TO THE VISION OF MANY MID-20TH AND 21ST CENTURY DESIGNERS AND ARCHITECTS FROM AROUND THE WORLD.

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2008: 10 CORSO COMO JOINS WITH SAMSUNG CHEIL, SAMSUNG GROUP, TO BRING THE 10 CORSO COMO CONCEPT TO THE CAPITAL CITY OF SEOUL AT CHEONGDAM,A DISTRICT SOUTH OF THE HAN RIVER. HOUSED ON THREE FLOORS. SINCE ITS OPENING, THE 10 CORSO COMO FLAGSHIP STORE IN SEOUL HAS GROWN TO BECOME AN INTERNATIONALLY RECOGNIZED HUB OF STYLE AND CULTURE.
THIS PARTNERSHIP BRINGS FORWARD SOUTH KOREA’S DESIGN AESTHETIC AND ENHANCES THE UNIQUE BRAND OF 10 CORSO COMO.
2009: 10 CORSO COMO GOES ONLINE. WORKING WITH OTHER MARKET LEADERS DEVELOPS LIMITED EDITION ITEMS FOR GLOBAL PRESENTATION TO ITS GROWING FAN BASE BOTH IN THE STORES AND NOW ONLINE IN THE SECTION THE SHOP ONLINE.

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2010: 10 CORSO COMO HAS GROWN TO INCLUDE A NEW FLOWERING TERRACE ROOF GARDEN. A UNIQUE COMBINATION OF NATURE AND ART, THE TERRACE HOSTS WORKS OF CONTEMPORARY SCULPTURES AND CERAMICS BY KRIS RUHS: AN ARTIST OPEN HOME ONLY TO EXHIBITIONS AND PRIVATE EVENTS. THAT JOINS THE COURTYARD AND GARDENS BELOW.
THIS URBAN OASIS IS RECOGNISED BY LIPU (ITALIAN UNION FOR BIRDS PROTECTION) AS A SANCTUARY FOR MANY BIRDS BOTH SEDENTARY AND IN MIGRATION.
2011, SEPTEMBER: 10 CORSO COMO CELEBRATES ITS 20 YEARS ANNIVERSARY. IN TWO DECADES, 10 CORSO COMO HAS GROWN INTO A GLOBAL BRAND OF DISTINCTION WITH PRODUCTS AS DIVERSE AS FASHION, LIFESTYLE, DESIGN, OBJECTS AND CUISINE CARRYING THE 10 CORSO COMO LABEL.
2012, FEBRUARY: 10 CORSO COMO – COMME DES GARÇONS CELEBRATE THE 10TH ANNIVERSARY AND THE MATURITY OF THEIR PIONEERING CO-BRANDING PROJECT. STARTING IN MARCH, FOR TWO YEARS, 10 CORSO COMO PRESENTS IN TOKYO ITS OWN FAMILY OF BRANDS AND LIMITED EDITIONS ITEMS EXCLUSIVELY IN GINZA, ON THE 6TH FLOOR OF THE NEW DSMG COMME DES GARÇONS.

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2012, MARCH: 10 CORSO COMO WITH ITS PARTNER SAMSUNG CHEIL, SAMSUNG GROUP, OPEN A SECOND LOCATION IN UPTOWN SEOUL AT AVENUE L THE FLAGSHIP STORE OF LOTTE DEPARTMENT STORES.
THE NEW 10 CORSO COMO DESIGNED BY KRIS RUHS AT AVENUE L MARKS THE BEGINNING OF A NEW STYLE OF RETAIL PARTNERSHIP FOR 10 CORSO COMO JOINING WITH ONE OF THE ELITE DEPARTMENT STORES OF ASIA.
BEAUTIFULLY SITUATED ON THE 5TH FLOOR, A DIRECT LIFT OFFERS A “GALLERIA” OF EVER-CHANGING PRESENTATIONS – A TASTE OF THE SLOW SHOPPING EXPERIENCE – OPENING TO THE 10 CORSO COMO WORLD.
2013, SEPTEMBER: 10 CORSO COMO PARTNERS WITH TRENDY INTERNATIONAL GROUP AND SAMSUNG CHEIL TO BRING 10 CORSO COMO TO SHANGHAI. THE FLOW BETWEEN BOOKS, DESIGN OBJECTS, JEWELLERY, MUSIC, FASHION AND MORE BRINGS NATURALLY TO DISCOVER THE CAFÈ RESTAURANT OVERLOOKING THE BUSTLING CITY DOWN BELOW AND GIVES NEW MEANING TO SLOW SHOPPING IN SHANGHAI.

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2014, MAY: THE BOOK 10 CORSO COMO FROM A TO Z IS PUBLISHED BY RIZZOLI. CARLA SOZZANI DESCRIBES HER WORLD, STYLE, OPINIONS.
IN OCTOBER: 10 CORSO COMO OPEN TWO YEARS POP UP STORE IN BEIJING AT SHIN KONG PLACE, 4TH FLOOR. FASHION, DESIGN, CUISINE IN ONE PLACE, CREATING THE FIRST LIFESTYLE DESTINATION IN BEIJING
2015, SEPTEMBER: GALLERIA CARLA SOZZANI CELEBRATES ITS 25TH ANNIVERSARY. WITH THE EXHIBITION “FOTOGRAFIA FUTURISTA”. NOVEMBER: A NEW 10 CORSO COMO CAFE OPEN A POP UP CAFE’ FOR ONE YEAR IN BEIJING AT SHIN KONG PLACE, 1ST FLOOR.
2016, SEPTEMBER: 10 CORSO COMO CELEBRATES ITS 25TH ANNIVERSARY AND ANNOUNCES THE OPENING OF 10 CORSO COMO NEW YORK IN 2017 IN PARTNERSHIP WITH HOWARD HUGHES CORPORATION.

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Runway pieces from the Spring/Summer 2017 Collection
by Rick Owens 
now at 10 Corso Como.

Posted on: Tuesday, March 28th, 2017

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With great sensitivity Filippo Sorcinelli has dedicated this sixth fragrance of
UNUM
Io non ho mani che mi accarezzino il volto
I have no hands to caress my face
to the photographer Mario Giacomelli
(Senigallia, 1925-2000).
It is a tribute to the extraordinary work of the Italian photographer,
in close collaboration with the Mario Giacomelli Archives of Senigallia.

A selection of thirteen photographs of the series that gives the title to the parfum
is on view until Sunday, March 26th, 2017
at Galleria Carla Sozzani
from 10.30 am to 7.30 pm.

Posted on: Friday, March 24th, 2017
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An amazing afternoon yesterday at the Galleria Carla Sozzani
in the company of Ines de la Fressange and journalist Sophie Gayet,
on the occasion of her new golden book
What Should I Wear Today?
published in Italy by L’Ippocampo Edizioni.
Thanks to the introduction by Sebastien Lenoel and to the formidable energy of
Ines De la Fressange.
Pure Style!

 

Posted on: Friday, March 24th, 2017

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The most iconic sneaker is back again
with the fourth installment of the Converse Chuck Modern Collection,
featuring a brand new canvas upper on the high and low.

From March 24th, 2017 at 10 Corso Como.

Posted on: Thursday, March 23rd, 2017

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The new fragrance by UNUM Parfum is
a tribute to the Italian photographer Mario Giacomelli.

A selection of photographs by Mario Giacomelli
from the series that gives the name to the parfum
will be on view
from Thursday March 23rd to Sunday March 26th, 2017
at Galleria Carla Sozzani.
 Thursday, 10.30 am – 9.00 pm Everyday, 10.30 am – 7.30 pm

In collaboration with Archivio Mario Giacomelli di Senigallia.

Posted on: Wednesday, March 22nd, 2017
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Ines de la Fressange will sign her new book

Come mi vesto oggi?

What should I wear today?

Parisian Chic Look Book

published by L’Ippocampo Edizioni

On Thursday March 23rd 2017
From 4 pm to 6 pm.

Posted on: Wednesday, March 22nd, 2017


Dust Magazine
presents Dust Capsule 2
in collaboration with Jurgi Persoons
An ongoing artistic project presented as a clothing line twice a year
following the release of each new issue of Dust.

For the first time, on the 15th year anniversary since the last collection of the
Belgian designer who was able to create a dark, mysterious and sensual universe,
which would have a deep influence on the wave of new designers emerging throughout the years
DUST is presenting an exclusive womenswear/unisex collection collection
designed and created by Jurgi Persoons.
Video credits: J J Guest

Old prints, invitation flyers and images produced in the 90 ́s with his legendary team:
photographer Ronald Stoops and make-up artist Inge Grognard,
are at the forefront of some key pieces in the collection.

Now at 10 Corso Como.

Posted on: Tuesday, March 21st, 2017
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 Delicate tulle and iconic knits
in the latest pieces from the Spring/Summer 2017 Collection by Azzedine Alaia
now at 10 Corso Como.

Posted on: Sunday, March 19th, 2017

CONGRATULATIONS TO ROMAIN MADER 
THE WINNER OF THE FOAM PAUL HUF AWARD

The International jury of the FOAM Paul Huf Award chose
Romain Mader
from a pool of 100 nominated photographers, from 25 countries worldwide.
Mader won the prize for his series Ekaterina, a narrative in which
he seeks a bride in the imaginary city of Ekaterina.

This year the members of the Foam Paul Huf Award were:
Lucy Conticello, chair (director of photography, M, Le Magazine du Monde, France)
Gregory Barker (publisher, Stanley/Barker, London, United Kingdom)
Teju Cole (writer, photographer and photo critic, The New York Times Magazine, United States)
Shi Hantao (research director, Shanghai Project, China)
Maddalena Scarzella (gallery manager, Galleria Carla Sozzani, Italy).

Posted on: Friday, March 17th, 2017

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