Gaya Lynn

Looking at the physiques of Italians today (soccer star Claudio Marchisio or Italian actress Martina Stella)  or at the lithe tanned bodies at any Italian beach, one must wonder… how do they keep so fit? After all, this is the …

When one conjures up a mental list of the most highly prized and sought after foods in the world, delicacies such as Russian caviar, white truffle, or Kobe beef would undoubtedly top it. But in recent years, the Italians have …

Look at any “best” list in fashion, and you will find a group of Italian names who have become synonymous with la moda italiana:  Armani, Valentino, Versace. Fashion giants who have created empires with their business savvy, creative genius and …

Arcangela Aiello’s first fell in love with fashion when she was just a little girl. Whenever she could, she loved to visit a local dressmaker’s studio near her home in Sicily. While most little girls would be bored and want …

Just about the time when the long cold days of winter come to an end, and heavy wool coats are hung up and being put away, one can start seeing aisles of Easter goodies at their local stores. Milk chocolate …

In the nineties, I spent (to my parents’ dismay) more time at Italian discos than going to school. Unfortunate for my grades, but great for my soul. Whether I was at Forte Dei Marmi’s Capannina, Firenze’s Jackie O, or Rome’s …

Catching up with Italy’s screenwriter and director Giuseppe Cossentino is like catching up with an old friend. Same good cheer, same happy conversation as if time had stood still. With that wonderful drive, and that same humility,  Giuseppe is still …

Singing, dancing and even walking in the rain just got a little easier thanks to the creation of RainUP, an innovative way to keep your shoes, even those three inch stilettos, dry throughout the rainy season. The RainUP “copriscarpe,” as …

For most of his life, professional surfer Chris Del Moro has probably spent as much time in the water as on land. When he was just three, while most kids were learning how to swim, he was riding his boogie …

These days, most people answer the phone in a few ways. Either with disdain or with intense caution as if ready to say the word “No,” before you even say hello. But when calling fashion designer Nadia Bozzetti, she did …