Anna Molinari was the guest of honor at the first edition of the MFF Emilia Romagna Awards, event  created to turn the spotlight on Fashion and Luxury companies that, thanks to the excellence of their productions, create value for the surrounding area, as well as employment, highlighting/enhancing the Emilia Romagna region in the world. In the location of the Ferruccio Lamborghini Museum in Bologna the designer was awarded the prestigious "Career Award".

On the occasion of the 2019 Design Week Blumarine presents a special project in collaboration with Calligaris, a design leader for over 95 years brand that has always distinguished itself for the strong bond with Italy and a special focus on innovation, making its mark in its collections with a simple, essential but still refined signature. Blumarine has always worshipped women’s sensuality and charm through iconic symbols: among them, the rose, the flower emblem of love and beauty par excellence that takes centre stage in Anna Molinari’s collections. Calligaris and Blumarine come together in a world where the designer’s suggestions are turned into homeware: the Fall/Winter 2019/20 rose print decorates the Calligaris Coco velvet lounge chair which, declined in three different colors, becomes a real unique piece of style and elegance. The romanticism of Blumarine’s world is combined with design in the spirit of craftsmanship and Made in Italy where fusion is enrichment and ongoing research for quality and beauty.

Blumarine chooses Giulia De Lellis for a new eyewear project: the special collaboration between the young influencer, passionate about fashion and design and Anna Molinari, “The Queen of Roses”, gives birth to a special capsule collection, “ Blumarine Eyewear by GDL”, featuring two sunglasses models with a strong personality, designed by Giulia herself and produced by De Rigo Vision group, a global leader in the high-end eyewear sector and licensee of Blumarine Eyewear brand. The two styles, a low cat-eye model and an oversized butterfly model are available in seven colours each. The capsule collection is also characterized by an elegant animalier print clutch. The Blumarine’s signature codes of femininity, romanticism and seduction, are re-interpreted with a contemporary and dynamic twist, through the style and personality of Giulia De Lellis. To mark the arrival of the capsule collection in stores, Giulia De Lellis will be meeting her followers on 4 April at Milan’s Blumarine boutique, Via della Spiga 30, from 7.00 p.m.

Milan, October 29th, 2018. «Be free. Be unique. Be Blumarine». The Blufin group is pleased to announce  the birth of Be Blumarine. Dedicated to a young clientele, the new brand will be led by the designers Mirko Fontana and Diego Marquez, founders and creative directors of Au Jour Le Jour.
The project is a new chapter for the group – a deliberate choice of strategies review to meet different market needs and expectations.
The aim is moving closer to the purchasing power of the end costumer, while maintaining the values of creativity, quality and design that have always distinguished all the
garments and accessories made by Blufin.
Within the Blufin’s offer, Be Blumarine embodies the evolution of the Blugirl brand and will launch funny and fresh women’s collections – a contemporary ready to wear that will combine the right dose of elegance, romanticism and irony. For a dynamic and hyper-feminine clientele who loves to sublimate irreverently and spontaneously her own personality through a unique and distinctive style.

«Be Blumarine was born to meet the needs of a constantly changing market, which is also attentive
to the dynamics of accessibility and innovation. Likewise, it is increasingly searching for original, energetic
and contemporary suggestions at affordable prices», explains Gianguido Tarabini, CEO of the Blufin group.

«We are extremely honoured to have started this prestigious partnership. First of all, we thank the Blufin group, namely the CEO Gianguido Tarabini and Anna Molinari, creative soul of Blumarine. It is a great challenge for us. To make the Be Blumarine project happen, we started from the Blumarine heritage, trying to highlight its great strength in today’s fashion system and combining it with our contemporary vision and energy.
Be Blumarine represents the answer full of contents and aesthetics to what international fashion is today»,
say the designers Mirko Fontana and Diego Marquez with one voice.

Blumarine opens two flagship stores with a neoclassical allure in Moscow and Porto Cervo

Blumarine boutique in Moscow is located on the ground floor of the Crocus City Mall. The space, about 115 m2, in its interior decoration recalls the new concept suggested by the designer Anna Molinari in order to create an intimate environment, where the client is welcomed in a warm atmosphere, cozy and elegant at the same time.
The interiors are characterized by a white painted wood boiserie, taupe painted walls and white marble details with grey shades. The marble tables embellish the space, together with amethyst and mauve colored sofas and wide mirrors on the walls.

Blumarine boutique in Porto Cervo reflects the neoclassic style reinvented by Anna Molinari, to confer a warm and welcoming atmosphere. The space is characterized by an elegant and bright furniture: polished white elements and glossy steel are combined with taupe and white walls, enriched by light painted wood boiserie and Blumarine lace effect wallpaper in light grey. The boutique windows have a double view, the main one directly overlooks the square.

The Blumarine brand pays tribute to one of the most important photographers of our age, Albert Watson.

The exhibition, curated by Luca Panaro, ideated and produced by the Carpi council - Musei di Palazzo dei Pio with Carpi Fashion System and Blumarine, with the contribution of Fondazione CR Carpi, displays over one hundred images, including black and white prints, fotocolor and proofs, all exclusively selected from the maison’s multimedia archives which retrace a decade of work by Albert Watson, between the eighties and nineties, when the Scottish photographer carried out twelve campaigns for the brand, with the coordination of Rossella Tarabini and the collaboration by Manuela Pavesi, editor of Vogue Italia. Anna Molinari and Gianpaolo Tarabini had the intuition to collaborate with important professionals in photography and communication to define Blumarine's style and identity values. The Scottish photographer is one of the major contemporary portraitists. The portraits view is present in fashion campaigns, where, from Naomi Campbell to a very young Nadja Auermann up to Cindy Crawford, he represents the personality of women and the essence of Blumarine style in his black/white works. Lastly, the view on the landscape, even the urban one, which is never the background of the countryside, but characterizes the choices and the taste, often becoming on stage: from Scotland to the desert of New Mexico, up to London, Los Angeles and Naples.

The exhibition presents an additional section in the space reserved to Blumarine in the Museo della Città, with a selection of iconic pieces photographed by Albert Watson.

From April7th to June 17th, 2018 (Palazzo dei Pio Museum, Carpi)

Anna Molinari, designer and creative director of Blumarine, received the “Si Sposaitalia Award” during the first edition of the Si White Carpet By Sposaitalia Collezioni show in Milan.
The award, dedicated to the bridal universe, has rewarded Anna Molinari for her talent in combining the prêt-à-porter and the bridal worlds.

Anna Molinari received the Children for Peace Honoring Award 2017 during the Charity Gala organized by the ONLUS The Children for Peace at Rome (Palazzo Colonna). The designer has been rewarded for her continuous social commitment thanks to which, during her career, she devotes her energy to the service of many charitable activities.

Blumarine celebrates its first 40th anniversary with the volume ANNA MOLINARI, BLUMARINE, narrating the history of Anna Molinari and the Blumarine brand. Through a selection of images shot by charismatic photographers of the likes of Helmut Newton, Tim Walker and Craig McDean, fashion editor such as Manuela Pavesi and art director as M/M Paris, some keywords are analysed to extensively explain the elements of Blumarine’s style, edited by Maria Luisa Frisa. The book begins with The queen of roses, a biography of Anna Molinari written by Elena Loewenthal and closes with a chapter dedicated to those who wish to learn more about the history of Blumarine. Anna Molinari and Gianguido Tarabini celebrated the 40 years of Blumarine maison with a cocktail at Blumarine boutique of Via della Spiga 30 and an intimate dinner at Palazzo Trivulzio in Milan.

HIRE, SELECTION. THE SHOTS FOR BLUMARINE 1993 – 1999 From September 10 to December 11 the town of Carpi honours one of the greatest fashion photographers of all time with an exhibition showing shots never exhibited before in Italy. A corpus of over 50 photographs, selected from the famous exhibition “A gun for hire” which collects the images shot by Helmut Newton for the promotional campaigns of Blumarine between 1993 and 1999. Carpi, (MO) Italy - Musei Palazzo dei Pio Carpi Sep 10 - Dec 11, 2016 Info:

Two magical days in St. Petersburg for Blugirl, two intense days that have seen the success of designer Anna Molinari with an exclusive fashion show dedicated to the Venice of the North. The Blugirl Fall Winter 12016/2017 runway show has taken place on June 3rd at the Russian Museum of Ethnography, an early ‘900 impressive building beautifully decorated with marbles, bas-reliefs and columns, at the presence of important guests, buyers and journalists. Many were the appointments that involved Anna Molinari, among which the meeting with the Italian Consul in St. Petersburg, Leonardo Bencini, at the Hotel Astoria and the visit to the Fan Museum, the first and only one in Russia dedicated to this female accessory. "A wonderful city - said Anna Molinari, for the fourth time in St. Petersburg - very close to the Italian style, with eye-catching colors buildings, smiling and elegant people and a museum, the Hermitage, which is unparalleled in the world".

The designer Anna Molinari inaugurated on Saturday 19th the exhibition SAVOIR FAIRE (creativity, research, skills) within the Blumarine space at the Museum of the City of Pio Palace in Carpi. The stage design underlines spaces, gestures and images of the creative process that leads to the creation of a fashion item. Savoir faire comes from a photographic work by Gianluca Pergreffi for Blumarine in which the protagonists are the creativity, the fabrics, the yarns and especially the hands of those creating them. The images, the materials and work tools, including some original sketches of Blumarine’s collections, are on stage of the new exhibition space.

Anna Molinari inaugurates, with a cocktail, Blumarine historic boutique (56 Avenue Montaigne, Paris 8e ), renovated in occasion of Paris Fashion Week. The space of approximately 300m² is developed on two floors and display the clothing, shoes, eyewear and fragrance collections of the brand. This boutique is the first one to stand out from the other worldwide mono brand stores for the choice of the new concept, sought by the designer Anna Molinari, whose goal is to create a warm atmosphere and an intimate space, inspired by a revisited neoclassical style that pays tribute to the city of Paris.

Anastacia and Blumarine have collaborated to create a line for an exclusive eyewear collection. The American singer and songwriter chose Blumarine for her affinity to the brand and for her close friendship with designer Anna Molinari. Blumarine Eyewear by Anastacia capsule collection comprises of 3 styles of sunglasses and 2 optical frames, both offered in 2 colors, in modern shapes and embellished with precious rhinestone detailing. The special edition by Anastacia will be available in Blumarine boutiques and optical stores starting from April 2016. For the cover of her single “Take This Chance”, Anastacia chose her sunglasses SBM668S. Blumarine Eyewear is a licenced brand of De Rigo Vision, a world leader in the production and distribution of high-end eyewear.

In the name of his appreciation of Italian excellences, Prime Minister of Italy Matteo Renzi decided to visit the Carpi-based company to congratulate personally one of the most significant local fashion realities, promoting Made in Italy on a national and international level. Anna Molinari, Creative Director of Blumarine and Blugirl brands and Gianguido Tarabini, CEO of Blufin S.p.A. had the pleasure to welcome him and have a private conversation together. The Prime Minister also decided to meet all the employees to congratulate the staff on the distinctive craftsmanship of the Group.

Blufin S.p.A. is pleased to announce the opening of the new Blugirl boutique in Forte dei Marmi, in Via Spinetti 11. The store spans about 50 square meters. The space embodies the contemporary elegance and glamour of the Blugirl brand and hosts the ready-to-wear collections, beachwear, as well as accessories, jewels and shoes. The space features the concept of the other Blugirl monobrand stores around the world, confirming the brand’s ironic, youthful and lively style. Blugirl Boutique Forte dei Marmi Via Spinetti, 11 Ph. +39 0584 787838

Leading italian luxury fashion group Blufin sparkles at Shanghai Fashion Week. The leading Italian luxury fashion group Blufin debuts its show in China during Shanghai Fashion Week, presenting Fall Winter 2015/2016 collections of both Blumarine and Blugirl, two major ready-to-wear brands registered under the group, introducing the collections to the Chinese press and distinguished guests in China. As one of the most important shows of Shanghai Fashion Week 2015, the event has gathered more than 500 distinguished guests including Chinese actresses Niu Mengmeng, Zhao Siyuan, Zhou Chenlu, Chinese singer Xiaoxiao, top press, top business elites and socialites, being one of the most attended events of the calendar. “It is a great honor to be invited to participate to the Shanghai Fashion Week. Being able to present my collections to the Chinese audience who has been appreciative of my fashion and my creations for several years is an immense pleasure”, affirms Anna Molinari, Creative Director of Blumarine and Blugirl. ‘I believe it is important for Blumarine and Blugirl to be present in this specific contest. Shanghai is one of the most interesting cities in the world and Blufin has always kept a keen eye on the new dynamics of world markets. Blufin’s attention towards the Chinese market is high and being the spokesperson for the Made in Italy during this kind of events represents a true honor’, states Gianguido Tarabini, CEO of Blufin group. Conceived as one of the most expected events of the year, Blufin’s debut Shanghai show highlighted the week with its signature Italian romanticism, while marking another milestone in the further pursuit of the Asian market, leaving a memorable night for all the guests.

Blumarine continues on its path of international growth in the most important cities of the world. After the mono-brand inaugurated last April in Portofino, the prestigious openings of Moscow, Zhuhai and Nanjiing in China have followed. All instrumental chapters to the international retail expansion plan of the brand.   Gianguido Tarabini “The current collaboration with our partners provided me the chance to deepen my knowledge and understanding of these countries while allowing me to appreciate their peculiar characteristics, as well as planning a focused opening strategy considering the potential of our brand in the country. The latest openings represent a crucial evolution for the Blumarine and Blugirl brands and mark a further step forward in “Brand Equity” building for our brands. Multiple recent market confirmations on our development projects report a positive first semester for 2014.   Blumarine Portofino – Calata Marconi 41, 16034 Portofino - Opening on April 2014.   Blumarine e Blugirl Zhuhai - No.8 Zhuhai Avenue, Zhuhai, Xiangzhou district, Guangdong - Opening on May 30th.   Blumarine Nanjing - First floor Building B, Golden Eagle International Shopping Mall, No.89 Han Zhong Road, Qin Hua District, Nanjing, China - Inauguration on June 1st, 2014. Bumarine Mosca – Vremena Goda Galleries, floor 2, Kutuzovsky Prospekt, 48, Moscow – Opening on May 17th.

Gianguido Tarabini and Anna Molinari support amfAR attending the 21st Cinema Against AIDS Gala during the 67th Cannes Film Festival at the Hôtel du Cap-Eden-Roc.

Gianguido Tarabini, CEO of Blufin S.p.A, and Anna Molinari, Creative Director and Designer of Blumarine and Blugirl, are pleased to announce the opening of a permanent exhibition space dedicated to Blumarine in the Museum of the City of Carpi. The ribbon cutting ceremony has taken place in the Museum at Palazzo dei Pio, at the presence of the Mayor Campedelli, Gianguido Tarabini and Anna Molinari.

Gianguido Tarabini, CEO of Blufin S.p.A. and Main Sponsor of the Carpi F.C. 1909 Team, describes for Sky Sport 24 channel his experience with the fashion and the soccer worlds. Preview a picture of the interview, straight from the Cabassi Stadium in Carpi.

Gianguido Tarabini, CEO of Blufin S.p.A., shares his view towards the situation of the Fashion Industry with TGCOM24, on the occasion of the just ended Milan Fashion Week.

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Blufin S.p.A. and Woollen Co.; Ltd.-Mitsubishi Corporation Fashion Co.; Ltd. have signed a long-term agreement for the exclusive importation and distribution in Japan of the Blumarine and Blugirl collections starting from Fall/Winter 2013 /14 season. Download the full news.


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