Verdura Hosts Launch Event For The Power of Style: Verdura at 75

WHO: Carolina and Reinaldo Herrera, Patricia Lansing, Ward and Nico Landrigan, Brooke Shields, Whoopie Goldberg, Lee Radziwell, Fran Drescher and Shiva Ayyadurai, Padma Lakshmi, Bunny Williams, Judith Light, Elizabeth Peyton, Kenneth Jay Lane, Robert and Barbara Taylor Bradford, Joseph and Hilary Califano, Jose Pepe and Emilia Fanjul, Glen Lowry, Blaine Trump, Joy Ingham, Pamela Fiori, Jennifer Creel, Annette Tapert, Suydam Lansing, Jillian and Sylvester Miniter, Mary McFadden, Valerie Paley, Peter Lyden

WHAT: Verdura presents a special press preview of the The Power of Style: Verdura at 75, a rare, retrospective exhibition and glimpse into the world of Master Jeweler, Fulco di Verdura.  The Power of Style, the most important retrospective Exhibition in the history of the company is curated by three internationally admired style-makers and Verdura aficionados: Carolina and Reinaldo Herrera, longtime friends of Verdura, and their daughter Patricia Lansing.

Highlights from exhibition include Coco Chanel’s original cuffs and Greta Garbo’s bracelet watch as well as a selection of more than 300 of Duke Fulco di Verdura’s original jewels and objets d’art on loan from collectors around the world, many of which have never before been on public display.  Guests on hand viewed jewelry from the private collections of modern day style icons, Sofia Coppola, Sarah Jessica Parker and Brooke Shields.

WHERE: 745 Fifth Avenue, 12th Floor, New York, NY 10151

WHEN: Tuesday, October 7, 2014

WHY: Celebrate Verdura’s 75th Anniversary and launch the retrospective exhibition The Power of Style: Verdura at 75.

DETAILS: The Exhibition will be open to the public, to reserve timed- entries to avoid delays visit or call the Flagship Gallery at 212-758-3388.

Open: October 14 – December 23, 2014

Monday – Friday: 11:00 am – 5:00 pm

Saturdays: Starting Nov. 29, 11:00 am – 5:00 pm