Past and Present: Following the Alta Moda Show

Past and Present: Following the Alta Moda Show

Imagine yourself at the center of Italy’s high fashion industry, surrounded by beauty and opulence. When you think of the Italian equivalent of haute couture, think of Dolce & Gabbana. Throughout D&G’s history, the fashion house has made it its mission to produce high-end clothes for those who appreciate a luxurious lifestyle. As part of their mission, they have created the Alta Moda.

Dolce & Gabbana Alta Moda

In 2012, D&G released its first Alta Moda collection. Alta Moda is a celebration of high fashion and the luxurious lifestyle that surrounds it. Throughout the years, the Alta Moda show has been held in Sicily, Venice, Palermo, Lake Como and Naples. The Alta Moda is a star-studded event where all guests feel like the main character. Every year, the show tells a new story and highlights unique fashion.

Alta Moda 2020

Alta Moda 2020 occurred during the height of the COVID-19 pandemic. Most fashion events couldn’t meet in person and the D&G Alta Moda was the same. Instead, the fashion house directed three films to be released throughout the week.

The 2020 Alta Moda paid tribute to the refined elegance of Milan. The focus was intimate and cozy, highlighting the web of generations that comprise a family.

Alta Moda 2021

In 2021, Dolce & Gabbana returned to the catwalk. The 2021 Alta Moda was held in Venice, with the typical A-list guestlist, gondolas and an extravagant rainbow in the sky. The guestlist featured Kris Jenner, Ciara, Megan Thee Stallion and Jennifer Lopez, to name a few.

The collection celebrated the romance and sensuality of Venice with crystals, velvet and silk. The city’s signatures inspired Many of the pieces, including carnival masks.

Alta Moda 2022

The 2022 Alta Moda was the 10th-anniversary show. The show occurred in the Piazza Duomo, joined by a celebrity guest list including Sharon Stone, Mariah Carey and Drew Barrymore. The extravagant celebration lasted four days, with a concert in a Greek theater and a fireworks show.

The 2022 collection took inspiration from religious symbolism. There were over-the-top gowns in black, gold and red, with crystal-studded crosses and mourning veils.

Alta Moda 2023

Alta Moda returns on July 4th, 2023. You can expect Dolce & Gabbana to create a spectacle that honors the high-end, luxury lifestyle that D&G is known for. The Alta Moda collections have a deep connection with creative culture and local artisanship and you can expect that this year’s Alta Moda will be no different. A-list celebrities and high fashion lovers will be drawn, yet again, to a historical host city filled with a spectacle like no other.

Embracing the Dolce & Gabbana Year After Year

Dolce & Gabbana is a lifestyle brand that has helped shape the high fashion world since the 1980s. Alta Moda represents an opulent, haute couture lifestyle focusing on the artistic flavor of various Italian cities. Judging by the past Alta Moda shows, you can expect 2023 to continue to raise the bar on fashion shows.