In the prelude to the Italian elections this month, the far-right League party did not distinguish itself for rhetorical subtlety. Its leader, Matteo Salvini, called Islam “incompatible with our values, rights and freedoms.” He characterized the single European currency as a “crime against humanity.” And the senior League politician Attilio Fontana...

Sulla scia del successo riscosso ai saloni di Fort Lauderdale e di Miami, Ferretti Group torna negli Stati Uniti con una straordinaria flotta per il Palm Beach International Boat Show 2018. Il salone, in programma dal 22 al 25 marzo, si conferma come un appuntamento imperdibile per il settore. Ferretti Group esporrà 8 modelli, tra cui Custom Line N...

The Salvatore Ferragamo Group can add a notch in its designer leather belt, as it has scored yet another victory in its fight against counterfeiting. The New York Southern District Court has awarded the Florence, Italy-based luxury company compensation of $60 million, delivering an injunction against 60 unidentified holders of illegal online profil...

Gucci leads the first BrandZTM Top 30 Most Valuable Italian 2018 Brands ranking released today by WPP and Kantar Millward Brown. It is one of the seven luxury brands to feature in this ground-breaking study, which tracks and addresses the changing environment for brands in Italy and charts the fortunes of the country's most successful brands. Gucci...

Ask visionary Italian architect and designer Giulio Cappellini where design is heading, and his reply is anything but earthshaking: “There is no real trend. The direction is freedom. End consumers want a home that reflects their identity. Today, their house is a fusion of different designers and elements, produced by different companies. My company...

Where once there were gadgets, there will now be bras. Italian lingerie brand Intimissimi is opening a new store at the Pentagon City mall, in the former Brookstone space. Intimissimi, which boasts nearly four times as many stores worldwide as top U.S. lingerie brand Victoria’s Secret, announced plans to expand to the U.S. in 2015. Since then it ha...

With its glamour, energy, innovation and style, the 2018 Milan Fashion Week ended on February 26th, leaving its audience with curiosity and excitement for what Fall and Winter fashion will bring. Every year Milan welcomes more than 170 fashion shows during this important week, gathering passionate professionals and spectators to see the Made in Ita...

From April 24th thru 29th, acclaimed fashion designer Salvator Argenio will be presenting his outstanding collection of Neapolitan haute couture at Hotel AKA (123 W 44th St.) in Times Square, NYC. To make an appointment contact the maestro at info@salvatoreargenio.com or visit Argenio Napoli on Facebook. 

Some 70 classic cars that could have qualified for the Mille Miglia, Italy's most-famous open road race, will make their way to Carson City during the 28th annual California Mille. The cars will motor to San Francisco's Nob Hill on April 15 for a free car show and preview of the California Mille. Alfa Romeos, Porches and Mercedes-Benzes will take t...

A study of life expectancy in Italy reveals a "health gap" between north and south, as well as between those with and without a university degree. Someone in the northern province of Trentino can typically expect to live three years longer than a compatriot in southern Campania, according to the National Observatory for Italy's Regional Health, whi...