Giorgio Armani On… David LaChapelle
Who does Mr Armani know? Everyone. Duh. Well, everyone that matters anyway. In the latest issue of 10, he narrowed those people down to ten – ten people that he knows, and that you should too. Here, the legendary designer discusses longtime friend and collaborator, photographer David LaChapelle.
“In 1997, David LaChapelle, young and quickly on the rise, created an irreverent and satirical video for Emporio Armani titled Armani Salvation, which was then presented at the Photology gallery in Milan as part of an exhibition dedicated to the artist and sponsored by Emporio Armani. Those were the years of experimenting with new forms of communication, and LaChapelle was perfect with his sense of humour. Over time, he became a photography star, but he never lost his desire to tell stories and to have fun”