Grandtour Studio

Grand Tour Studio is a Milan-based creative design studio founded by Simona Citarella in 2012. It operates principally in the field of shoe design and has worked as designer and product developer for Camper, MSGM, Off-White, Marcelo Burlon, Eckhaus Latta, amongst others, as well as founding the brands Simona Vanth and Leather Mask. It is also an online mood board shop and physical event space.

Previous to creating Grand Tour Studio, Simona Citarella designed for D&G Dolce Gabbana, Fornarina, B-Store and Bottega Veneta. She was also the product developer for many brands including Opening Ceremony and Ksubi. For more than ten years she has been buyer and art director of the cult Milanese independent clothing store, Wok Store.

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Simona Vanth

Simona Vanth is a woman’s luxury shoe brand founded by Simona Citarella and designer by her Grand Tour Studio. It combines the worlds of wearable art, minimalism, primitive functionality, material disguise and the limpidness of the Amalfi coast, where she was born.

Between 2011-2014 it produced biannual thematic collections and was stocked by Dover Street Market, I.T. Hong Kong, Maryam Nassir Zadeh, Slam Jam, Shanghai Lafayette and Totokaelo.com, amongst others.

Currently it releases several special projects and collaborations a year.

It has collaborated on shoes with Arielle de Pinto, Manon Beuchot, Vice and Vanity and, for AW2017, it will present a collaboraton with New York-based Eckhaus Latta.

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Leather Mask

Coming Soon - March 2017

Grandtour Archive

APHRODITE

Start date: 29 MAR 2017

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Grand Tour presents APHRODITE, a new project by Simona Vanth. Aphrodite is the name of a pair of shoes manufactured from fiberglass and decorated using the proprietary techniques of custom car body shop in the suburbs of Milano. Aphrodite is also the name of a 4-part book created in collaboration with Dario Salamone and Daniel Sansavini to document the designer’s creative process.

 

 

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Book (with Dario Salamone and Daniel Sansavini)

 

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Contacts

Grand tour is situated in Corso San Gottardo 11, 20136 Milano.
For any enquires contact us by email or you can dial
+39 0235940779

 

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lara@grandtourstudio.com
valeria@grandtourstudio.com