• Piero Piazzi on Models, Social Media Stars and Diversity

    17 days ago - By WWD

    MILAN - A quick Google search on Piero Piazzi results in two picturesque descriptions: “The man who invented models” and “The model whisperer.”
    To be sure, with a career spanning 35 years, Piazzi, the newly appointed president of Women Model Management Worldwide - and the first Italian to hold such a role in a global network of modeling agencies - has launched the careers of numerous fashion models ranging from Marpessa and Naomi Campbell to Mariacarla Boscono, Carla Bruni and Lea T.
    “I was the first was to tap Marpessa,” said Piazzi of his early days at Milan's Beatrice model agency...
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