Fashion

Italian men’s suits – why are they so special?

A debate on whether a man in a suit generates appeal might last a minute or two. The same debate on a man in an Italian suit would be over before I...

Micam, the miraculous beauty of Italian shoes

Creative footwear is an essential part of designer collections in Milan. As a shoe obsessive, I attended Micam, Europe’s biggest footwear trade show...

60 years of Milanese style: the touch that drives an industry

Sometimes clothes tell me about humanity more than philosophers, scholars or gurus. I love fashion, and if you want to live and breathe fashion, you...
Stefano Gabbana and Domenico Dolce

The Sicilian Connection: Dolce & Gabbana’s Inspiration has gone Global

Some say beauty is simple. But others contend it’s complicated. Can it be both? To enter into the sensuous curves of a Dolce & Gabbana design is...
Maria Grazia Chiuri Is The New Artistic Director at Dior

Maria Grazia Chiuri Is The New Artistic Director at Dior

Maria Grazia Chiuri is the new artistic director of the French Maison Christian Dior. The fashion designer left Valentino after 17 years, of which...
Fendi's 90 Years Celebrated at Trevi Fountain in Rome

Fendi's 90 Years Celebrated at Trevi Fountain in Rome

Fendi Fashion House has celebrated its 90th anniversary with a runway show on Thursday at the Trevi Fountain in Rome. A private dinner on the Pincio...

Salvatore Ferragamo Lives On...

When he died in 1960, everyone feared that his immense artistic and entrepreneurial patrimony would be dispersed among family disputes and economic...
Milan Fashion Week kicks off with 73 shows over six days

Milan Fashion Week kicks off with 73 shows over six days

Milan Fashion Week kicked off today starting a six-day event and hosting 73 runway shows and a total of 184 collections. Many labels will be on the...
Italy Mourns Maria Mandelli, Italian Fashion Designer, dead at 90

Italy Mourns Maria Mandelli, Italian Fashion Designer, dead at 90

Designer Maria Mandelli, who founded fashion house Krizia, has died at 90. M andelli, known as Krizia, “has been an extraordinary and innovative...
Giorgio Armani closes Milan Fashion Week

Giorgio Armani closes Milan Fashion Week

Giorgio Armani ended the Milan Fashion Week, which wrapped up six days of womenswear previews for next spring and summer on Monday, launching a book...
Fashion Blogger, Chiara Ferragni, Italian culture, Italian heritage, Italian american, Italian news, Italian traditions

The Great Influence of Fashion Blogger Chiara Ferragni

When it comes to fashion blogs, Chiara Ferragni’s blog may be one to triumph all others. The 27-year-old fashion blogger has a blog so massive that...
Sicily’s Fashion Designer, Arcangela Aiello, Elegance, Italian culture, Italian heritage, Italian american, Italian news, Italian traditions

Sicily’s Fashion Designer, Arcangela Aiello: Elegance at its Best

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...
Men of the Cloth, Italian Design, Italian culture, Italian heritage, Italian american, Italian news, Italian traditions

Men of the Cloth: three Italian master tailors

Three Italian master tailors, Nino Corvato, Checchino Fonticoli, and Joe Centofanti, have dedicated their lives to creating clothing in a way that...
Actor and Model, Italy’s Andrea Cocco, Best of Two Worlds, Italian culture, Italian heritage, Italian american, Italian news, Italian traditions

Actor and Model: Italy’s Andrea Cocco - The Best of Two Worlds

You know you’re making a name for yourself when fanmade Youtube videos, showcasing a montage of your photos, start popping up over the internet; or...
Giorgio Armani, Italian elegance, 80 years, Italian Fashion, Italian culture, Italian heritage, Italian american, Italian news, Italian traditions

Giorgio Armani celebrates 80 years of Italian elegance

At a time when many historical Italian industries and brands are being sold to foreign companies in order to survive the economic crisis, it seems...