On Tuesday, May 3rd, 2016 Italian designer, Domenico Vacca, celebrated the grand opening of his new flagship destination at 15 West 55th Street. The flagship is a 10-story building off Fifth Avenue that includes men's and women's retail, a bespoke atelier, an Italian espresso bar & café, barber shop, beauty salon, rooftop terrace, art gallery, private members-only club, and 30 long-term stay furnished residential units designed by Vacca himself.
Following a red carpet arrival complemented by a beautiful Maserati display, guests were able to explore the various elements of The Domenico Vacca while enjoying specialty cocktails by Disaronno. VIPs were later invited to join Domenico in the exclusive DV Club for dinner and live entertainment by special guests including the Umberto Smalia Band, while sipping Disaronno Riserva and tasting culinary delights from Truffle Sommelier, Christine Berni-Silverstein (Master Chef, Season 5).
The grand opening event was sponsored by Disaronno, Saicaf, Sofia Falleroni from the Corcoran Group Real Estate, Urbani Truffles, Calvisius Caviar, and Maserati of Manhattan (who will be partnering with The Domenico Vacca long-term by providing the Maserati Quattroporte as the Domenico Vacca house car).
Notable guests included: Maxwell (Singer: wore Domenico Vacca for the event), Shaun Toub (Homeland: wore Domenico Vacca for the event), Savion Glover (Tap Dancer), Paul Haggis (Director: Crash, Million Dollar Baby), Jonathan Cheban (Celebrity Publicist), Pat Morrison (NY Giants), Chris Houston (NFL), Steve Maneri (NFL), Dale Moss (NFL), Jordan Roth (Broadway Producer), Victoria Silvstedt (Model), Jackson Harris (Musician), Bianca Espada (E!'s Rich Kids of Beverly Hills), Pamela Liebman (President & CEO, Corcoran), Todd English (Celebrity Chef), Francesco Pannella (Actor and Restaurateur), Loree Rodkin (Jewelry Designer), Philippe Hoerle-Guggenheim (Curator) and Domenico Vacca's fiancée, Eleonora Pieroni wearing a couture Domenico Vacca silk red dress with jewelry from Chopard.
The Domenico Vacca is located at 15 West 55th Street, New York, NY. For more information, visit www.domenicovacca.com.
Photos courtesy of Domenico Vacca.