CONVIVIO: the most fashionable charity event of the year - conceived in 1992 by the undisputed rulers of the Italian fashion: Gianni Versace, Gianfranco Ferré, Giorgio Armani and Valentino - for fighting AIDS.
Gianni Versace, Valentino, Giorgio Armani, Gianfranco Ferrè - Convivio 1992
The event in Milan was a great success.
This year also Chanel, Prada and Roberto Cavalli, and more than 230 Brands donated to Convivio clothing, accessories and design objects in their collections, to be sold at half price.
"AIDS is fashionable?" The slogan is heavy, invites the public to remember that this disease still exists and poses a big risk to health; the focus should remain high and there is still need to think about how to prevent it.
The mobilization of celebrities of the show business this year has resulted in the autographed T'shirt "Be a fashion victim" and "Do not be an Aids victim" and personalized by Alessandro Cattelan, Beppe Convertini, Federica Fontana, Simona Ventura, Federica Panicucci and many others.
Ringo for Convivio Milano - picture by MAURO POMATI/SGP
Five days of solidarity shopping to collect funds for the Association ANLAIDS, for over 30 years in the front line against AIDS, in support of medical research, of the volunteers working in the ward and at home, and of all projects that has been pursuing for years to prevent the spread of the disease.
Federica Fontana for Convivio Milano - picture by MAX MONTINGELLI/SGP
"House Anlaids" were an information space on the various activities of one of the most important Italian association, which since 1985 deals with many issues related to AIDS and provides immediate information and advice to the public.
The public purchases (this year the numbers were down 65,000) and its participation in the first after charity party at Byblos, along with that of all the companies that participated in Convivio and 200 personalities from the worlds of entertainment, fashion, cinema, business and art that have supported the initiative through the shooting with the official Convivio tshirt, both with their presence at the opening night of June 7, allowed to exceed 2.4 million euro of revenue, donated to Anlaids section Lombardia.
The fundraising activity does not end with the closing of the Exhibition: all tshirt Convivio 2016 autographed by numerous celebrities testimonial of this edition will be sold on CharityStars, the first online platform entirely dedicated to the auction of objects of famous people.
To make a donation:
ANLAIDS Section Lombarda
UBI branch in 2301 - Banco Popolare Commercio e Industria
IBAN: IT 92 L 05048 01601 000000014615
BIC / SWIFT: POCIITM1
Once the transfer made, send the receipt to: