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Mert and Marcus Toast 25 Years of Photography

MILAN — It was a breathtaking scene.
Guests at the Mert Alas and Marcus Piggott dinner, organized by Pomellato and Vogue Italia to celebrate the duo’s 25 years in fashion, entered the Basilica Sant’Eufemia in Milan to find four long tables laden with candles, casting an ethereal glow over the church’s painted ceilings.
“I’ve never had dinner in a church before,” gushed Kendall Jenner, who was wearing an embroidered dress by Francesco Scomaglio. “It’s amazing.”
The model, who was shot by Mert and Marcus for the February issue of Vogue Italia, rushed over to greet Emanuele Farneti, editor in chief of the publication, just as the two guests of honor arrived.
“We wanted something very authentic for tonight,” explained Piggott. “Because we are used to loud fashion parties, we thought it would be good to get a place where we could actually sit down and talk, listen to calm music and enjoy the evening.”
Just then, models Anna Ewers, Eva Herzigova and Amber Valletta entered the candlelit church. “All my babies are here,” beamed Piggott. “It feels like my birthday.”
Another famed fashion duo was present that night. “We’ve been designing together for over 30 years,” said Dean and Dan Caten of Dquared2. “Fashion is always

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