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Old 11-12-2007, 11:49 AM
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John and Lavinia Elkann had their second baby boy, who received the name Oceano (ocean), in honour of the martyr saint that is celebrated on the 4th of Sept, the date of their wedding day.
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Her sister Isabella and husband Ugo Brachetti Perretti are expecting too.
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John and Lavinia Elkann had their second baby boy, who received the name Oceano (ocean), in honour of the martyr saint that is celebrated on the 4th of Sept, the date of their wedding day.
When was the baby boy born Today or Sept 4th?
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Old 07-27-2008, 05:47 PM
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Her sister Isabella and husband Ugo Brachetti Perretti are expecting too.
After daughter Angera (24-4-2005) they had a boy Ludovico (21-1-2008)
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Last Vanity Fair had a very interesting article about John's mother and her fight with Gianni Agnelli's attorneys. about her inheritance. Seems like Giani Agnelli's widow gave John her own share and there is a disagreement about how her children from the second marriage are being treated.........
Are the Borromeos a rich family as well as titled??
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Old 07-28-2008, 06:52 AM
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When was the baby boy born Today or Sept 4th?
Oceano was born on November 11th 2007
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Are the Borromeos a rich family as well as titled??
Apparently they are.
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Are the Borromeos a rich family as well as titled??
According to Wiki the family still own some of the Borromean islands in Lake Maggiore.
Other properties can be seen here.

The three pics below show the grand palazzo with its famous terraced gardens in Lake Maggiore, Isola Bella Fronte.

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Thank you Warren.........They are lovely. Is Beatrice Borromeo a sister of Lavinia?
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According to Wiki the family still own some of the Borromean islands in Lake Maggiore.
The islands belong to Lavinia's paternal uncle, Prince Giancarlo Borromeo -who is also the Head of the Borromeo family - along with other castles scattered all over Lombardy.


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Thank you Warren.........They are lovely. Is Beatrice Borromeo a sister of Lavinia?
Lavinia is the daughter of Count Carlo Ferdinando and his first wife German ex model Marion Zota. They also have two other daughters: Isabella and Matilde.

Beatrice and her brother Carlo are the children of Carlo Ferdinando and his second wife Countess Paola Marzotto.

ETA: Lavinia and Beatrice's cousin Donna Laura Borromeo d'Adda wed Mr. Marco Lazzaroni, the Amaretto di Saronno heir last Saturday.
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Goodness.............Thanks Tosca. I guess this is how it looks when Genes, Money and Love get together.........
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hi

has anyone found pics of the wedding of donna laura borromeo d'adda with marco lazzaroni

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has anyone found pics of the wedding of donna laura borromeo d'adda with marco lazzaroni

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Not yet, sorry! But there's a gallery with pics of Lavinia with her sons Leone and Oceano Elkann vacationing in Forte dei Marmi:

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Lavinia Elkann was a vision of loveliness on her weddingday and she had changed enormously, picture of her in the latest Point de Vue

Point de Vue *.:.* L' ÉLUE .:. Lavinia Elkann

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Her full name's Donna Lavinia dei Principi Borromeo Arese Taverna.
She has two sisters: Matilde and Isabella, and one half sister named Beatrice and one half-brother. If I'm not mistaken he's called Carlo.


Here it is! Donna Lavinia & John Philip Elkann's only wedding picture I was able to find (source gossipnews)




http://img457.imageshack.us/img457/9...5030elk3pa.jpg

And that of her sister Donna Isabella Borromeo Arese Taverna (gossipnews)

http://img457.imageshack.us/img457/1...orromeo8jc.jpg
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About Lavinia's dress, it looks like Valentino is running out of ideas. He took Maxima's dress, 'cut' off the sleeves and neck line, added ruffles, and voila! Also, for every famous bride he does the same thing veil-wise: always with those 'dots' dotted all over the veil. I <love> elaborate patterns on a veil, but not dots! There's something cheap-ish about them. Just my opinion.
I agree about the dots on the veil (although I don't feel quite as strongly as you about them), but I disagree about any similarity between Lavinia's dress and Maxima's. Actually, when I was reading the thread and learned that Lavinia's dress was also by Valentino, I thought to myself, "Well, he really designs for each bride; the style and personality of this dress is completely different from that of Maxima's gown."

The bodice of Lavinia's dress is made with several vertical pleats, whereas Maxima's was cut with a horizontal band under the chest. Lavinia's neckline is off-the shoulder, and Maxima's was a high cowl. Likewise the skirt of Lavinia's dress is rounder -- cut very differently and not at all draped like Maxima's. So I don't think that it was a matter of cutting off the sleeves and adding a few ruffles; the workmanship of the two dresses is completely different.
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