Streaker 'Freeballs' at the Dolce & Gabbana Fashion Show

As you can see from this video, a streaker disrupted the Dolce & Gabbana men's show in Milan just as the designers were leaving the runway. The man — who was naked except for his sneakers — made it all the way down the runway and part of the way back before being surrounded by security. You can see him in this video, which is narrated in Italian like a soccer match, at 1:15. And here is a report from a GQ editor who saw the whole thing live:

"While the designers come out for their bow and turn to walk backstage, from down the other end of the runway a guy rips off his clothes. (Not sure if it was breakaway suit or what.) Full freeball. Says nothing anything can understand and just kind of zig zags up the runway before the first security guard tries to cut him off. Maneuvers a little but turns back and that's when four guards create a perimeter to block his junk and he's taken away. Fashion community says 'huh.'"


[YouTube, GQ]

Stefano Gabbana, meanwhile, didn't want to talk about his and Domenico Dolce's recent conviction on tax evasion charges. "We feel shocked about what's happened. But we are relaxed too because we know that we are innocent. We resist, and I feel strong," said the designer. The pair were given a suspended 20-month sentence but have announced they will appeal. [Telegraph]


• Elle's Joe Zee and his partner, Parsons prof Rob Younkers, are running a fashion-themed children's day camp in the Hamptons this summer. It costs $1850 for two weeks, lunch not included. [WWD]

• Narciso Rodriguez married an ad executive named Tom Tolan this weekend. Their guests included Jessica Seinfeld and Jessica Alba. [People]

• Giorgio Armani is cranky about Italian designers who show in Paris, London, and New York — again. "We are better in terms of fashion, and I’m speaking about clothes, not bags, but we didn’t have the balls to stand up for a longer show week and needed someone to do it for us," said the designer, faulting the Italian designers' association, the Camera della Moda, for compromising on the length of Milan's fashion week. "When the papers talk about somebody [Italian] showing in Paris, it doesn’t sit well with me. Why should we bring luster to other markets?" A reporter asked if Armani would be "open" to a "dialog" on these issues, and he replied, "Are the French open? Are the English open? Are the Americans open, with that signora [Anna Wintour]?" [WWD]


• U.K. supermarket chain Sainsbury's has found that its apparel business is growing three times as quickly as its food business — so the company is investing in its house brand, Tu, to make it more fashionable. [Guardian]

• Hudson's Bay Company is in the running to acquire Saks Fifth Avenue. Hudson's Bay already owns Lord & Taylor. [WWD]


• Uniqlo is continuing to expand in China. [WWD]

• Moncler is in the early planning stages of an I.P.O. [WWD]

• Rachel Zoe is launching a mobile game. The gameplay revolves around styling. [WWD]

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Streakers make me laugh 100% of the time. I'm sorry.