Daily Archives: September 26, 2010

This sculpture was just installed in the piazza in front of the former Milanese stock exchange. It’s by the Paduan artist Maurizio Cattelan, who’s having a big exhibit in the Palazzo Reale.  

Catherine Walker, the Frenchwoman who became one of Princess Diana’s favourite designers and helped modernise British royal couture, died last Friday, age 65. On Sunday, the news reached the fashion flock in Milan, and the mood off the runway was dim.