Prudential Retiree Designs Cannes Fest Gown for Naomi Watts

Francesca Azzara Is a Real-Estate Broker Turned Designer

Published On
May 19, 2014

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Last month, Prudential and Droga5 debuted "Chapter Two," a campaign that put a new spin on retirement -- that the golden years aren't just about whiling away time, but about a possible chance at a new career. One of the retirees profiled was Francesca Azzara, a retired real-estate broker who is looking for a new career in fashion. She was shown designing a dress for an unnamed celeb, who it turns out, was Naomi Watts, in a powder-blue Marchesa gown at Cannes.