To celebrate the opening of its first boutique in the chic heart of Paris, on rue Saint-Honoré, Valextra hosted a private and exclusive dinner in the Italian Embassy in Paris.
Welcoming the many guests were Ambassador Emanuela D’Alessandro, and Valextra President Xavier Rougeaux.
“I am particularly proud to celebrate the excellence of Italian and Milanese heritage in France,” Rougeaux said, “and this in the prestigious, history-laden halls of the Italian Embassy.
“Tonight,” said Ambassador D’Alessandro, “we are not only celebrating a brand of our country, but one of the highest expressions of Italian and Milanese excellence in the world.
Guests were treated to cuisine from Milan’s celebrated Aimo & Nadia table with a menu created for the occasion, featuring white truffles and wines from Antinori wineries.
A surprise concert for guests, an intimate performance by Carla Bruni concluded the evening.