August 5, 2015 Administrator

Italian fashion brand schedules seasonal launch, food, wine event in Clearwater

Gioffre FashionCLEARWATER, Fla. – The luxury Italian fashion brand, GIOFFRÈ, and Villa Bellini restaurant in Clearwater are scheduled to host a fashion, food and wine event this September.

The fashion show and culinary experience, named The Fairest of them All, is scheduled to be held at 7 p.m. at Villa Bellini in Clearwater on Sept., 10. During the event, GIOFFRÈ plans to showcase their autumn and winter collection, with over 40 new styles on the fashion runway.

Attendees will be able to meet and speak with Angela Gioffrè, fashion designer and founder of GIOFFRÈ, sample fine Italian cuisine prepared by Ciro Mancini, executive chef of Villa Bellini, and imbibe hand-selected Italian wine.

villa_bellini_night2-dsc06351“We’re putting together a spectacular evening and are looking forward to launching our autumn and winter line here in the Tampa Bay Area,” said Erika Ceruti, brand manager at GIOFFRÈ. “We’re expecting a big turnout, including several high-profile socialites and celebrities, and we look forward to making this an annual event.”

Individual tickets for the event cost $80. Sponsorships are still available and information can be found by visiting

Current sponsors include duPont registry, Euro Cycles of Tampa Bay, PureLife medi-spa, A+P Designs, FLöK by Bekim, Dana Dineen Floral Design and Judge Public Relations.

Villa Bellini is located at 2930 Gulf to Bay Boulevard in Clearwater, Florida, in a historic building that was built in 1929 and recently renovated.

GIOFFRÈ was founded in 1977 by Angela Gioffrè in the heart of Milan, Italy. Since the beginning, the brand has focused on combining high quality Italian fabrics with timeless cuts and perfect silhouettes. Because we adhere to impeccable attention to detail, GIOFFRÈ has become internationally renowned for our custom made and bespoke services. Our fashion experts help guide each client through choice of fabric, cut, lengths and fit that are perfect for their wants and desires. GIOFFRÈ has store locations in Milan, Italy, Ponte Tresa, Italy and Clearwater, Florida.