LuxeLounge | connect. converse. influence.
Register Now | Sign In
like us on facebook follow us on Twitter
HomeHomeLifestyle RoomTravel RoomFashion RoomThe LuxeWireAsk the Lounge
Profile On JustLuxe On LuxeLounge Comments

Fashion
Suzy Menkes Receives One of Fashion's Highest Honors
By: Michael P.   |    January 11, 2013   |   0 Comments (0) (0)

Suzy Menkes

The Fiorino dOro is Florence's highest award for people in the fashion industry and is one of the most prestigious awards for the industry as a whole. Longtime editor and fashionista Suzy Menkes received this honor recently and we couldn't agree more with the selection. She's a great example of how much of an impact words on paper can have over an entire industry, if not everyone.

 

Fashion editor of the International Herald Tribune , Suzy Menkes, was yesterday awarded the "Fiorino d'Oro" of the city of Florence, the historic Italian city's highest honour in recognition of her services to fashion.

In a ceremony at the city's Palazzo Vecchio, the Mayor of Florence, Matteo Renzi, described Menkes as "one of the most incredible representatives of fashion" and praised her unfailing ethics "even in this moment of crisis in journalism." In a playful twist, Mayor Renzi offered up a seat at the his desk to Menkes. Pointing, he hailed her "the new mayor of Florence. The people are very happy." Read More

Write a Story/Review about Suzy Menkes

Post a Comment

 

Share This

Related JustLuxe Articles:

Sign-In: Connect. Converse. Influence.

BEST OF LUXURY

Finding the best in luxury can be a daunting task, which is why we've taken it on for you.

Content on this page requires a newer version of Adobe Flash Player.

Get Adobe Flash player

Most Recent

BADGES The more active you are, the more rewards you earn!