- AltaRoma presents fashion 'with a modern twist'

December 31, 2009 (PRLEAP.COM) Travel News can announce that while Milan may be the city that springs to mind for many people when they think of fashion in Italy, there are many other events throughout the country that showcase the nation's design talent.

One of these is AltaRoma and if people are interested in seeing the latest creations with a modern twist, then they may want to order their Rome hotels now and book themselves a ticket to get in on the action.

The event is held at the Italian capital's Complesso monumentale Santo Spirito in Saxia and combines everything people expect to see from a traditional fashion show with a few modern updates.

What's on When reports that the spectacle promises "experimental performances, designed to intertwine garments with art and spectacle".

Both established designers and young, fresh talent showcase their work to audiences where representatives from major fashion houses rub shoulders with interested members of the public.

The next Donatella Versace could also be discovered at AltaRoma, as it has launched a new contest in collaboration with Vogue Italia, which is currently edited by Franca Sozzani, to find the next big design sensation.

It takes place from January 29th until February 1st and also offers photographic exhibitions, talks and demonstrations which are sure to quench the thirst of any fashionista on a trip to Rome.

Commenting on AltaRoma, Jessica Reading, head of marketing for LateRooms, said: "We strongly urge people thinking of going to AltaRoma and who need hotel Roma to book early to avoid disappointment".