Roma Sposa 2022, the collections of Maria Celli at the Palazzo dei Congressi

Fashion for the bride and groom and inclusion. The message that the high fashion house Celli launches on Sunday 9 October – on the occasion of Roma Sposa 2022 at the Palazzo dei Congressi of the Eur – is a reflection on the infinite power of love, a feeling that overcomes all types of barriers.

The traditional fashion show of the new collections for weddings and ceremonies signed by the designer Maria Celli brings to the catwalk a “triumph of silks and organza, voluminous tulle flounces, precious embroidery in Chantilly lace and the light of sparkling crystals. But not only “, underlines the stylist” A hymn to joy and to the hope of serenity and inclusion in a day that also falls on an important anniversary, the National Day of people with Down syndrome, precisely on 9 October. A coincidence that prompted my children, Alessia and Giampaolo, and me to reflect. Love has no and cannot have barriers. A love affair is everyone’s right as an essential moment in a couple’s life “.

The event, conducted by Nathaly Caldonazzo, includes several moments dedicated to wedding and ceremony fashion, interspersed with guests and speeches. The godmother of the event – Manuela Arcuri – brings to the stage the memory of her wedding celebrated last July at the castle of Bracciano where she wore three splendid creations by Maria Celli at different times of the day.

During the fashion show also a funny foray by the comedian Enzo Salvi. Among the expected guests, Carolyn Smith – who in the new edition of Dancing with the Stars aired on Saturday night on Rai Uno wears the creations designed by Maria Celli for the role of her judge.

Also present was a delegation from AIPD ROMA, the Association of Families of People with Down Syndrome, which aims to accompany people from birth to adult life and which offers psychological, legal, bureaucratic, rehabilitative and social guidance and counseling services and elaborates and implements Projects for the achievement of objectives such as: school placement, job placement and start-up to independent life. Maison Celli dresses eight wonderful boys and girls who walk the catwalk with the creations of the fashion house to show that it is possible to overcome barriers and prejudices.

Among the interventions on the stage for the fashion show also the young sportsman Luca Bruzzese, wheelchair basketball champion