Piaggio and Giorgio Armani celebrate two of Italy’s most established symbols of style and creativity with a special tribute collaboration.

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Seen in movies like Roman Holiday and La Dolce Vita, the Vespa came to symbolise Italy’s postwar rejuvenation. And this year – on the 130th birthday of the Piaggio Group – sees a new interpretation of the iconic scooter. Emporio Armani – also celebrating the 40th anniversary of the foundation of Giorgio Armani brand – has designed a special version of the Vespa 946.

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This collaboration also includes a special capsule collection of Emporio Armani pieces to celebrate the launch. The capsule collection includes men’s and women’s clothing and accessories to match the Vespa 946 Emporio Armani scooter. Its has a particular shade of grey with a subtle hint of green, and stands out for its quality fabrics and carefully designed details, such as appliqué and contrasting reflective piping in grey and black.

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State of the art waterproof, windproof and breathable materials were used to make the jacket, waistcoat and trousers. The capsule collection will be available from September.

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