Stefano Tonchi and Giovanna Battaglia. Courtesy of Santoni.
Stefano Tonchi and Giovanna Battaglia. Courtesy of Santoni.

What: The opening of Italian luxury footwear brand Santoni’s first US flagship on New York’s Upper East Side.

When: Thursday, October 23rd.

Where: Santoni’s sumptuous new boutique designed by Patricia Urquiola.

Who: CEO Giuseppe Santoni was joined by a chic crowd including W’s Editor-in-Chief Stefano Tonchi and Contributing Fashion Editor Giovanna Battaglia.

Why: Nibbling on bites from Saint Ambroeus and sipping flutes of prosecco, the well-suited crowd dressed in coordinating shades of gray and navy looked at home in the newest Madison Avenue clubhouse for the Italian elite.

Courtesy of Santoni.