Photo Courtesy of Fendi
It looks as though luxury brand
Fendi is embracing its roots, as the company has just announced donations that will help restore two of Romeís most iconic landmarks. A nearly $3 million gift from the brand will fund a 20-month project that will restore the crumbling Trevi Fountain by cleaning the faÁade and statues, re-waterproofing the main basin and replacing the gilded Latin inscriptions. Fendi
will also help with the restoration of La Quattro Fontane, thanks to an additional donation of around $434,000. The labelís creative director, Karl Lagerfeld, will produce a series of photographs of famous Roman monuments to accompany the renovations.