Mexico City, Milan, Paris… Can You Keep Up with Giovanna Battaglia?

May Gio's Journal

For W’s glamorous globetrotter, Giovanna Battaglia, it’s a fab, fab world. Tag along on her most recent adventures with models Katie Moore and Karlie Kloss, fashion designers Azzedine Alaia and Michael Kors, and more here.


“I went to Mexico City for a Michael Kors shoot. Everyone joked that every day I would wear an outfit that matched our location. Indeed, my Michael Kors denim on denim went perfectly with the House of Tiles. The best tourists always adapt to their surroundings.”

Courtesy of Giovanna Battaglia.


“While in Mexico City, I visited Diego Rivera’s studio, which struck me as being very Céline.

Courtesy of Giovanna Battaglia.


This colorful lady is the epitome of local street style.”

Courtesy of Giovanna Battaglia.


“Two of my favorite souvenirs from Mexico City are this enormous turquoise choker and poncho. And they match!”

Courtesy of Giovanna Battaglia.


“Karlie Kloss opened and closed the gorgeous Carolina Herrera fall 2016 show at the Frick Collection, in New York. I nabbed her backstage for a celebratory, post-runway selfie!”

Courtesy of Giovanna Battaglia.


“Every Milan Fashion Week, Vogue Italia hosts the Next Talents, a showcase for young designers. I particularly loved Laurence & Chico, by Laurence Li and Chico Wang. The clothes were so fun!”

Courtesy of Giovanna Battaglia.


“ Azzedine Alaïa hosted a small dinner for Iris Apfel during Paris Fashion Week. The designer cooked, and we actually ate in the kitchen! I wore vintage Alaïa for the occasion. This dress is my version of ‘relaxed.’ ”

Courtesy of Giovanna Battaglia.


“Katie Moore and Dilone were the models of the season. On the last day of the Paris shows, I managed to catch them together.”

Courtesy of Giovanna Battaglia.