Marni has a new address in New York. The Italian luxury fashion label has opened a shop at 822 Madison Avenue. The store, which spans over 308 square meters (3315 square feet), includes two floors which feature women’s ready-to-wear, jewelry and accessories. Handbags are displayed on concrete shelves, while small leather goods are showcased on a su...

Exclusivity is at the forefront for 10 Corso Como’s only U.S. location, which officially opens to the public on Friday. Located in New York’s historic Seaport district, consumers will get a taste of Italy and a first-hand experience of the Italian retailer’s idea of “slow shopping.” Publisher and former fashion editor Carla Sozzani opened her conce...

Milan Fashion Week kicked off on Tuesday September 18th with cutting-edge couturiers taking over the city to present their women's ready-to-wear Spring/Summer 2019 collections, while doffing a collective cap to the environment. Following on the high heels of New York and London fashion weeks, and ahead of the biggest of them all in Paris, Milan's c...

Euronews reporter, Ines Fressynet says, “Craftsmanship or the production of handmade objects employs no less than 50 million Europeans. You probably don’t know all of these skills, and that’s precisely the work of the Michelangelo Foundation. To showcase the best of luxury craftsmanship know-how to design professionals and the general public, thro...

The story of Salvatore Ferragamo and the eponymous fashion empire this son of Italy’s south built in the first decades of the 20th century shows you where sheer will can take you. In Salvatore’s case, and that of the close-knit clan that has since followed in his footsteps, talent and vision, energy and hard work, and a relentless drive for excelle...

All over Italy, there are thousands of picturesque, perfect towns, with Medieval stone walls and Etruscan caves banked into hilltops from which the 360-degree vistas are interrupted only by the appearance of the next picturesque, perfect town. And all over Italy, these towns are dying. According to a 2016 census, there are nearly 2,500 rural Italia...

Milan and Florence serve up the latest in Italian ready-to-wear, but Rome, Italy’s fashion capital during its dolce vita heyday in the 50s and 60s, has its own distinct style, one that manages to be both timeless and timely. “Roman fashion is very personal and not global,” says Barbara Lessona, founder and owner of Countess Concierge, a custom trav...

The fourth-generation Ermenegildo Zegna Group announced this week it had reached an agreement with Sandbridge Capital and Thom Browne (below), the 53-year-old American designer. Zegna bought 85% of the Thom Browne brand leaving Browne the founder as the sole remaining shareholder. He will continue as chief designer and run the company independently...

Luxury Italian lifestyle brand Bruno Magli unveiled its new digs last night, a 2,000-sq.ft. store in New York’s trend Soho neighborhood at 120 Wooster St. “Opening our concept store in Soho is about having a more direct relationship with our Bruno Magli customer,” said Cory Baker, COO of Marquee Brands, parent of the label. “Not only are we seeing...

Arper, an Italian maker of modern home and office furniture, has opened a 100,200-square-foot manufacturing facility in High Point, North Carolina. The announcement comes soon after the company opened another showroom in Los Angeles. Claudio Feltrin, Arper board chairman and son of company founder, said the company sees incredible potential in the...