These are the years of the Dolce Vita, Rome feeds on myths and icons.
Via Veneto is the crossroads of the international jet set, here Fernanda Gattinoni sets up her own atelier. Destined to become the meeting point of the most fascinating women of the Rome aristocracy and Hollywood actresses, all enchanted by her creations. From Anna Magnani to Bette Davis, from Gina Lollobrigida to Ava Gardner, Liz Taylor, Audrey Hepburn and Anita Hekberg. TV artists of the time entrust their look to the Gattinoni maison: Mina, Delia Scala, Alice and Ellen Kessler.

Audrey Hepburn

1956 - War and peace

Oscar nomination in 1957 for Best Costume Design

Anita Ekberg

1960 - La Dolce Vita

Anna Magnani

1955 - Atelier Gattinoni - Rome

Kim Novak

Elizabeth Taylor

1961 - Rome

Dress worn in 1961 during a Gala under the stars in Rome

Lucia Bosè

50’s - Atelier Gattinoni - Rome

Ingrid Bergman

1952 - Europa ‘51

Lana Turner

Charlotte Rampling

Charlotte Rampling