Daphne’s 50th Anniversary Venetian Masks Extravaganza

The famous South Kensington eatery Daphne’s celebrated its 50th anniversary and in honor of its Italian heritage, 50 A-list stars were commissioned to design a collection of Venetian style masks to be auctioned in aid of the Great Ormond Street Hospital. The designs are strange, stylish and seductive. Here are some of our favorite Venetian creations that will be displayed throughout the month of July!

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London based designer Peter Pilotto designed a flamboyantly colored cat mask, reminiscent of the sort of print sequences he has become famous for from recent collections.

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Famous for his shoe wear, designer Nicholas Kirkwood tried his hand at mask design with this gothic, phantom of the opera style design, perfect for any Venetian Carnivale.

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The Greek fashion designer created a bejeweled confection that is just as elegant and glamorous as any of her clothing collections to date.

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Alice Temperley is known for her talent with femininity and so designed one of the girliest masks in the collection.

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This Philip Treacy mask is just as strange and otherworldly as any of the designs that Lady Gaga has made famous.

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Model Lily Aldridge creates a hand painted floral confection for the auction!

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