The American Society magazine “Vanity Fair” plans a revealing story about the criminal tax practices of the designer duo Domenico Dolce (55) and Stefano Gabbana (51). Now, the two Italians Anna Wintour (64) have threatened to withdraw their ads in the House of Condé Nast. Can the “Vogue” Paakkanen convey?
Dolce & Gabbana vs. Conde Nast
Dolce & Gabbana have been convicted of tax evasion by the Italian Court. The corporate magazine “Vanity Fair” look at would like to take this case to give its readers the true facts. In the context of journalistic freedom an entirely legitimate endeavor. The designers Domenico Dolce and Stefano Gabbana see it differently. After all, the two per year, according to insiders ads in the magazines of Condé Nast Publishing House – to the also “Vanity Fair” heard – in height between 7.5 million and 15 million euro.
Now, the two Italians want to curtail press freedom of the House with financial pressure. According to the “the New York Post” should be the couple directly to “Vogue” Paakkanen Anna Wintour, which recently is also Editorial Director of the entire House, have – although with the threat that they withdraw all ads at Condé Nast would. Wintour was not under pressure and refused to pull the story back.
The tax case of Dolce & Gabbana
The designer duo was convicted in June of 2013 . The reason: The two surrendered control of their label in the years 2004 and 2005 to a dummy Corporation called Gado in Luxembourg, to pay no taxes in Italy. The defence was then promptly appealed. In the first instance were the Italians because of tax evasion by 200,000 euro to each 20 months imprisonment and a fine of 500,000 euros has been sentenced. Appeal, they could reduce his sentence to 18 months. To the amount of the fine, no public figures were revealed in the second instance. Four more defendants were sentenced to prison terms, including Dolces brother Alfonso and leading members of the Italian fashion brand. Initially were accused of all involved for about one billion euros in tax evasion. The two designers always rejected these accusations.
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The “Vogue” Paakkanen sat despite disputes recently at the presentation of the Alta-Moda collection of on Capri in the front row. Present betrayed the “the New York Post”, that Wintour personally talked to the designers “in this way she wanted to make peace, without prohibiting the revelation story and to put the journalistic integrity of Condé Nast on the game”. An insider said: “You came to save the ads.”
Bottom line: It says that Dolce & Gabbana continue to show in the Condé Nast magazines is ads, including “GQ”, “Allure”, “Details”, “Vogue” and “Condé Nast Traveler”. Only “Vanity Fair” goes out blank.