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Giovanna Battaglia: Best Dressed 2011

The eternally chic Giovanna Battaglia was nominated for a number of honors recognizing her inimitable sense of style as 2011 concluded. Among the best was Cathy Horyn's mention in her Top Ten Moments In Style for 2011, I love her description so much that I must include it: "The euro zone may be coming apart at the seams, but Giovanna Battaglia's dress at the Cannes Film Festival held its own. What a dress, what a woman! Ms. Battaglia's vintage Stephen Sprouse gown seemed a delirious cut-and-paste job; the men's blazer worn over her shoulders and the goddess pony tail were a nice finishing touch from a stylist with glamour shooting out of her eyeballs. Her outfit completely killed the rest of the red-carpet looks for the year."

Also interesting was the Daily Beast's list, 2011's Best and Worst Dressed Stars, in which they examine the chic as well as the horrifying. Of course Gio was listed as one of the chic... They were even kind enough to link to us... "An Italian stylist for W magazine, Giovanna Battaglia has become a celebrity on street-style blogs and has developed her own loyal fan base. Now there’s even a blog, I Want to Be a Battaglia, which follows Battaglia and all of her glorious fashion choices — from vintage to Versace, from polka dots to plunging necklines — but always, her signature studded Valentino pumps."

Congratulations, Giovanna! I imagine that I speak for many of us when I say that I anxiously await your sartorial choices for 2012...

Giovanna Battaglia: Migliora vestita in 2011

La sempre chic Giovanna Battaglia è stata nominata per numerosi honori che riconoscono il suo style inimmitabile alla fine di 2011. Tra i migliori era la menzione da Cathy Horyn nei suoi Top Ten Moments In Style per 2011, mi piace tanto la sua descrizione che devo l’incluire qui: “La zona euro potrebbe arrivare a pezzi, ma l’abito di Giovanna Battaglia al Festival di Cannes si è ben tenuto. Che vestito, che donna! Il vestito vintage Stephen Sprouse di Signorina Battaglia sembrava un lavoro taglia e incolla in delirio; la giacca di uomo portato sulle sue spalle e la coda di cavallo divina erano un bel ultimo tocco da una stylista con il fascino che esce dagli occhi. Il suo abito ha assolutament ammazzato gli altri look del tappeto rosso per l’anno.”

Anche da notare era la lista del Daily Beast, 2011’s Best and Worst Dressed Stars, nella quale esaminano il chic sia che lo spaventoso. Certo che Gio era una degli chic... Erano perfino così gentile di collegarsi a noi... “Una stylista italiana per W magazine, Giovanna Battaglia è diventata una celebrità sui blog street-style ed ha sviluppato i suoi proprio ammiratori. Adesso c’è anche un blog, I Want to Be a Battaglia, che segue Battaglia e tutti le sue scelte di fashion magnifiche – da vintage fino a Versace, da pois fino a scollature profonde – ma come sempre, le sue tipiche scarpe con borchie di Valentino.”

Congratulazioni, Giovanna! Immagino che parlo per tanti di noi quando dico che aspetto ansiosamente le sue scelte sartoriale per 2012...

Giovanna Battaglia photographs © 2011 The New York Times Company and The Newsweek/Daily Beast Company LLC. All Rights Reserved.

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Reader Comments (10)

I have to agree, Giovanna Battaglia is one of the best dressed in the world.
13 gennaio 2012 | Unregistered CommenterKate
Well deserved and i wholeheartedly concur with Ms Horyn, congrats on the mention to you too, have a fab weekend xx

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13 gennaio 2012 | Unregistered CommenterClaire
Kate, I am happy to hear she gets one of your votes!

;)
13 gennaio 2012 | Registered Commenterkellina
Thank you for your kind congratulations, Claire! Wishing you a fabulous weekend as well! xx
13 gennaio 2012 | Registered Commenterkellina
Wow, loved you blog! Amazing posts!

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xx nenu
15 gennaio 2012 | Unregistered Commenternenu
Yes, i agree she is one of the best dressed in the world. Congrats on the mention!!
19 gennaio 2012 | Unregistered Commentercca.
Thank you for your sunny comment, nenu, much appreciated! I have added a link to your blog and I am also following you on Twitter. Hope to see you often!! xx
22 gennaio 2012 | Registered Commenterkellina
Thanks a lot, cca., it's kind of you to say! xx
22 gennaio 2012 | Registered Commenterkellina
I do love Gio. I'm always so enthralled with everything she wears. And how fabulous that your blog was recognized!! Wonderful and much deserved!
23 gennaio 2012 | Unregistered Commenterlissy
Thank you very much, Lissy, you're sweet! "Enthralled" is exactly the right word for Gio's effect on me, one cannot help but stare at her perfectly crafted ensembles, one after the other.
23 gennaio 2012 | Registered Commenterkellina

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