PARIS, Jul 7, 2009 / FW/ — It is just the first day of couture week and one of the most important parties of the season already happened. Calvin Klein Collection’s Francisco Costa and Italo Zucchelli hosted a private dinner with actresses Claire Danes and Thandie Newton among those in attendance.
Held at the posh Restaurant Apicius, Francisco Costa and Italo Zucchelli welcomed the top global fashion press, celebrities and other VIPs at the intimate invitation-only party.
Those in attendance wardrobed in Calvin Klein Collection included Claire Danes, Thandie Newton, Lee Pace, Vahina Giaconte, Fabiola Beracasa, Astrid Munoz, Cecilia Dean, Elizabeth Saltzman Walker, and Giovanna Battaglia.
Others in attendance included Andreas Gursky, Carine Roitfeld, Franca Sozzani, Suzy Menkes, Prince Emmanuel Philibert de Savoie, Elodie Bouchez, Olivier Theyskens, Lauren Santo Domingo, Tatiana Santo Domingo, Joana Preiss, Olympia Scarry, Coco Brandolini, Eugenie Niarchos, Clotilde Courau, Dasha Zhukova, Stavros Niarchos, Vladimir Restoin-Roitfeld, PC Valmorbida, Sally Singer, Stephen Gan, Loulou de la Falaise, Nora Arnezeder, and Tom Murry, President & CEO, Calvin Klein, Inc.
The women’s looks were designed by Mr. Costa, and the men’s looks were designed by Mr. Zucchelli.
Photos by Stéphane Feugère, courtesy of Calvin Klein Collection