Johannesburg – The teams at Ferrari South Africa and KLûK CGDT are finalising the last few details of the Ferrari Fashion Showcase that kicks off in Johannesburg tomorrow. The fashion show promises all the luxury, glamour and design excellence.
The event boasts celebrity models Lee-Ann Liebenberg and Vanessa Carreira, who is also the MC, an inspired musical performance by trendy trio BlackByrd, an exclusive viewing of the latest fashion ranges from Fabiani (men’s range) and KLûK CGDT -including two exclusively created Ferrari-inspired gowns – and of course the real showstoppers, the Ferrari F12berlinetta and 458 Spider.
The Ferrari Fashion Showcase is the first of its kind for Ferrari in South Africa, and has been created by Viglietti Motors to express the couture of automotive design alongside some of South Africa’s leading fashion designers, drawing a link between the high-value fashion and supercar motoring worlds.
“Fashion is an important aspect of any inspired lifestyle and the link between couture and motoring lies in precision design,” said Viglietti CEO, Mervyn Eagles.
“Whether on the open road or on the fashion runway, a deeper understanding and appreciation of luxury is a trait shared by motoring connoisseur sand fashionistas alike.”
Having exhibited at the Fashion Weeks of New York, Sweden, Russia,and of course South Africa, and being awarded ‘African Designer of the Year’ for two years running (2011 and 2012), the dynamic design duo of Malcolm KLûK and Christiaan Gabriel du Toit, under their fashion label KLûK CGDT, was the obvious fashion choice to partner with Ferrari for the Showcase.
“Working with KLûK CGDT has been every bit the experience we hoped it would be”, continues Eagles. “Their passion and vision are like those of the Ferrari brand and the two Ferrari-inspired showstoppers they have created exclusively for this event not only validate our decision to partner with them, but inspire us as well.”
The two one-of-a-kind gowns will appear on the runway beside two of Ferrari’s most celebrated vehicle designs, both of which are renowned for their power and design superiority, and celebrated for their aesthetic beauty – perfect for any fashion showcase.