The Italian famous fashion entrepreneur Brunello Cucinelli has just been given the Community and Social Justice Award during the Green Carpet event, organized by the  Italian Chamber of Fashion in Milan at the end of September. The prize acknowledges those business who embrace sustainable production and the reduction of environmental footprint. Cuc...

Salvatore Ferragamo – founder of the today well known fashion house – was a cobbler who moved to the United States to start his new business in the early 1900s. He first started in Santa Barbara (California), opening up a shop called the “Hollywood Boot Shop”. It was a time of great development of the cinema industry in loco and Salvatore soon beca...

There is little doubt the 2017 Maserati Levante has the potential to elicit immediate responses. The SUV, the first for Maserati, delivers a distinctive exterior statement that offers all the exotic Italian cues you might expect – and the performance you might demand. The Levante is Maserati’s inaugural effort to break into the incredibly popular c...

Could a diet plan not only help you lose weight but live longer, too — maybe even an extra 10 years? A village in Italy called Pioppi is known as the world’s “healthiest village” with many of its residents living to over 100-years-old. So what’s their secret? They start each day with a tablespoon of apple cider vinegar. They also eat eggs, bacon an...

Le invenzioni del gruppo, dalla camicia button down a quella che non si stira (no iron), sono diventate marchio di fabbrica quando non pezzi da museo (il MoMa di New York le ha inserite nella lista dei 111 «Modern item» della moda, assieme, fra gli altri, ai Levi’s 501, la coppola, i capri pants e lo Speedo). Ora l’ex negozio nato Brooks Clothing s...

Now with almost a full model lineup, Lamborghini is quickly running out real estate to house its inventory in North America. That's why Automobili Lamborghini recently announced that it will be opening two new dealerships in Sterling, Va. and Toronto, Ontario.  Lamborghini is opening its doors to more buyers in these two locations in anticipation o...

Some cocktails are born from intricate planning and laborious tinkering, the brainchildren of mad scientist mixologists. Other libations, like the Negroni Sbagliato, happen by happy accident. The Sbagliato is the slightly askew cousin of the Negroni proper, an herbaceous Italian standard that’s equal parts gin, sweet vermouth, and Campari, topped w...

The ArtCenter College of Design in Pasadena is holding its Car Classic 2017 on Sunday, October 22, at the college’s Sculpture Garden, from 10:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Car Classic features vehicles from all eras – from classic to modern to concept – that represent the finest examples of automotive design. Inspired by the international auto racing colors...

Ironically enough, musical genius Frank Zappa and a 13th century poet, Cielo d’Alcamo, had some important things in common. These artists so vastly disparate in time and space share an iconoclastic spirit and the colors of two neighboring cities in northwest Sicily. The audacious American rocker, who blazed his own trail across genres and eras like...

Culture is on the agenda this Tuesday, Oct. 24, as the Oregon Coast Learning Institute continues its winter semester, with presentations on Renaissance Italy and the Oregon Coast’s music scene. At 10 am, Rosanne Berton will show how the wealth of art, literature, architecture and music produced during the Italian Renaissance was counterbalanced by...