The Embassy of Italy hosted the fashion show “Defile’ della Rinascita”, to raise funds for the Hayatt-Ruqayah AbdulWahab Al-Qatami Breast Cancer Foundation.

The Defilé della Rinascita was hosted for the first time outside Italy, at the residence of the Italian Ambassador in Kuwait.

Silvia Bisconti, the creative director and Head of the Defilé della Rinascita founded Raptus&Rose in 2016, whose core is the experimental project called Moda Liberata.


The project is based on a new and radical idea of fashion that every woman, every shape, every uniqueness can be explored through fashion to give new self-awareness.

After the editions in Veneto and Milan, the Défilé della Rinascita fashion show for this edition collaborated with the Italian Embassy in Kuwait and Haytt-Ruqayah AbdulWhahab Alqatami Breast Cancer Foundation.

The Foundation provides finances through fundraising activities, for the expat patients (non-Kuwaiti citizen) living and working in Kuwait.

The Italian Ambassador, H.E Carlo Baldocci and his wife Cristiana initiated the proposal to Raptus&Rose and the San Bassiano Association, to hold the Défilé della Rinascita fashion show in Kuwait, as this project would strengthen the dialogue and collaboration between Kuwait and Italy.

The Défilé della Rinascita is not just a fashion show, but a care project crossed by Beauty, as Dr. Pasquin says that this event aims to make women undergoing oncological treatment experience a strong biographical shock, which puts them in confront with the idea of ​​beauty that they believed to have lost, exists within them as the Défilé della Rinascita fashion show becomes a therapeutic experience that starts a path of resilience and awareness of what one can be.

The protagonists of the show were the models who commenced the grandeur while being laced up in intricate designs and floral patterns covering their heads, wrapped and created by Raptus&Rose.

Among the 35 models there were also oncologists, nurses and women belonging to civil society, as women with different roles who paraded to unite in their common essence: beauty and love for life.

H.E Carlo Baldocci, highlighted that this initiative will strengthen the bilateral relations between Italy and Kuwait.

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