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EXCLUSIVE: Giorgio Armani on Coed Show, Re-branding and Emporio Armani Caffè and Ristoranti

MILAN — Giorgio Armani is shaking things up.
For the first time, the designer will hold a coed show for his signature line on the evening of Feb. 23 at Silos, the exhibition space he opened in 2015 — which is also a first after years of showing at his Teatro. A day earlier, his Emporio Armani Caffè & Ristorante, closed since May, will reopen after a complete makeover (the Emporio show will take place on Feb. 21).
A pioneer in the arena of designer food and hospitality, Armani felt it was time to revisit the location, which opened in 2000, and move on from a graphic setting to a warmer atmosphere. As reported, he is also reimagining his flagship at 760 Madison Avenue in Manhattan as part of a larger residential project in a new 96,000-square-foot building composed of a two-story flagship and 19 luxury residences designed by Armani. The building, with interiors also conceived by him, is scheduled to break ground in 2020 and is expected to be finished by 2023.
Interior design is not the only area Armani, who is also chairman of his fashion group, has been reevaluating. In 2017, he revealed he was planning to focus on the Giorgio

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