There's a revolution happening in menswear, and if you're watching close enough, you'll catch it. At Pitti Uomo, the Florence-based fashion week for men, recharged energy was in the air; of course, not too much — because Europeans just don't roll that way — but just enough to let anyone in attendance know that menswear has (finally) caught up. To m...

The Gucci Museum in Florence is reopening with a new look, under the guidance of Gucci Creative Director Alessandro Michele, who has transformed the museum's location in the historic Palazzo della Mercanzia into a delight for the senses called the Gucci Garden. The museum is divided into three sections: a gallery, a boutique, and a restaurant. The...

La passione che Claudio Del Vecchio ha per Brooks Brothers è racchiusa (anche) nel modo in cui continua a chiamare il più antico marchio americano di abbigliamento, acquisito nel 2001: non l’azienda, il gruppo o la società, ma “la ditta”, come ancora fanno gli imprenditori di provincia per sottolineare un legame forte e intenso con la propria attiv...

Throughout history, no art movement has had an impact as profound as Italian Renaissance art. Regarded as a golden age of art, music, and literature, the period has inspired creatives for centuries, with iconic works by master artists like Leonardo da Vinci and Michelangelo serving as muses. Here, we explore the history and trace the trends of the...

Think Italian fashion and you are likely to think of chic central, Milan. But "Made in Italy" actually has its roots in Florence, where the hotly anticipated Pitti Uomo trade fair opens this week. The most famous men here may be naked -- from Michelangelo's David to the sea-god Neptune -- but every year the Tuscan city becomes the capital of men's...

Mercoledì 18 gennaio si terrà a Firenze l'incontro "Le opportunità di investimento negli Stati Uniti per le imprese toscane", organizzato da AmCham Italy in collaborazione con il Consolato Generale degli Stati Uniti di Firenze.L'evento, che vede la partecipazione del Console Generale Benjamin Wohlauer, del Consigliere Delegato AmCham Simone Crolla ...

When it comes to art, the term “Old Master” is with us for a reason: For centuries it’s been the male artists who have attracted the interest of art historians. Great collectors and museums have paid scant attention to the existence of talented women artists from periods such as the Italian Renaissance. But the landscape is changing, and nowhere mo...

Set in gorgeous and magnificent Tusncany, and immersed in the splendid countryside just outside favorite art cities like Florence and Lucca are the Medici Villas, built during the Florentine Renaissance and inserted onto the UNESCO World Heritage List in June, 2013.

Leonardo da Vinci's famed Codex Leicester is set to return to Italy after over 20 years. The codex will be loaned by its owner Bill Gates to the Uffizi Gallery in Florence which will put it on show from October next year until January 2019 in the run-up to 2019's 500th anniversary of the death of the Tuscan genius, Uffizi Director Eike Schmidt said...

For the first time, visitors will be able to enter a hidden cell in the Medici Chapels where Michelangelo is thought to have covered the walls with sketches. Until some 40 years ago, no one realized that it existed. And when curators discovered a secret room beneath the Medici Chapels in the Basilico di San Lorenzo in Florence, its walls covered in...