Vaina Continuati has appeared on barganews many times over the past decade. Barga born and bred but has spent most of her working life working in the fashion industry far way from the city she loves. She was Giorgio Armani’s favourite model for many years.
Alessandro Stefani ’s video work has also appeared a number of times on these pages.
They are both back on the site again two years ago but for an entirely different reason. In front of a large crowd in the Duomo the pair became man and wife in a wedding ceremony that hit most of the glossy magazines in Italy that summer (article and many images here)
Last year they were back in the news as they opened up the very first “concept store” in this area - Vaso di Pandora
Vaina taking advantage of all her experience in the fashion world in Milan and around the world finally got the chance to choose objects, clothes, jewellery and gadgets that have caught her eye and put them all in one place right here in Barga.
Alessandro with his love of mixing and matching old and new, technologies and objects long forgotten and gathering dust with new digital technology and all that the Internet can provide used the premises in Piazza Angelio as a window for a web-based Vaso di Pandora shop which opened to the public later that year. (article here)
This afternoon a brief SMS arrived in the giornaledibarganews offices with news of their latest and greatest creation – Alle14:15 e’ nato Gualtiero, pesa 4,50kg ed e’ lungo 54cm.
The birth of their first child – Gualtiero who weighed in at a massive 4 and a half kilos and already 54 cms long.
A huge “well done” to Vaina and Alessandro and welcome to the planet Gualtiero from all the staff at giornaledibarganews
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