In a world where billionaire businessmen regularly undercut wages, mechanize labor, and offshore production to meet quarterly deadlines, Brunello Cucinelli has done something different. The Italian fashion designer has merged the philosophies of Stoicism, Christianity, and German idealism to create a billion-dollar company. His focuses include crea...

The Roman high jeweler, Bulgari, will be opening its first boutique in Boston, Massachusetts at the historical building of 14 Newbury St.  Following the renovations of the brand’s historic Roman flagship and New York 5th Ave. flagship, an architectural concept by Peter Marino is being revealed in key locations across the globe, including Boston. “T...

La biografia di Claudio Del Vecchio, presidente e Ad di Brooks Brothers Group Inc la si può riassumere con una parola: camicia. Un po’, perché essere il figlio di Leonardo Del Vecchio , fondatore e uomo simbolo di un gigante come Luxottica , significa essere nato con la camicia. Un po’, però, perché ha dovuto dimostrare coi fatti che essere predest...

Italian luxury label Salvatore Ferragamo has opened a cutting-edge artisanal centre featuring a new design and prototyping lab for men’s and women’s leather goods in Osmannoro (Florence), as it looks to safeguard its design heritage and skillset. The workshop, which has been designed to save energy and use environmentally sustainable materials, hou...

Walking through the historic city center of Modena, Italy, cobblestone streets dating back centuries meander away from the main square, lined with boutiques, cafes and gelato shops. Couples walk arm-in-arm, laughing groups of friends and window shoppers stroll underneath the arcades. Noticeably absent from the scene are cars - the rules are that on...

It’s expected to fetch $1.3 million when it goes under the hammer in Arizona next month. The Ferrari F12 was a fabulous supercar in practically every way, but that didn’t stop the Italian automaker from improving on near-perfection. The result was the ferocious F12 tdf named after the Tour de France and the legendary 250 GT Berlinetta Tour de Franc...

In the 1930s, Elsa Schiaparelli, the cantankerous, iconoclastic, innovative Italian fashion designer who had adopted Paris as her home, was at the height of her career. She had captured the interest and following of celebrities, the press, and women in Europe and the US. She had tested boundaries, made headlines, and become a vibrant part of Parisi...

The itinerant European art biennial Manifesta has revealed the concept for its upcoming edition, opening in Palermo, Sicily in the summer of 2018. Naming ‘creative mediators’ rather than curators (pushing for an interdisciplinary collective with expertise beyond the contemporary art world) these include architects Pestellini Laparelli and Andrés Ja...

The maxi open of Mangusta 110 series has been announced as the latest American market sale for the Italian innovators, confirming just how the unrivalled features answer the demands of their devoted American client base. It is no surprise the American Buyer has looked towards Mangusta 110 as the cruising vessel answering the desires of their lifest...

La pizza ha scatenato le idee di designer e creativi under 35 dei cinque continenti impegnati nella prima edizione del Desita Award-Pizza experience. A trionfare tra i 700 progetti presentati è stato il napoletano Vincenzo Sorrentino che, ispirato dal cibo-icona della sua città, ha progettato una pizzeria 'nomade', ovvero una struttura in legno fac...