The newest bar to descend upon Tribeca has an Italian riviera resort vibe dreamt up by an unlikely designer. Housed within The Frederick Hotel, the space—Primo’s, which opens May 1—is spearheaded by Aisa Shelley, who brought in 27-year-old Camilla Deterre to oversee its interiors. That the model turned photographer turned designer was selected over...

Like many children of the late Seventies, I was one of those teenagers with a Lamborghini Countach poster taped to my bedroom wall in Detroit, near the equally iconic image of Farrah Fawcett in swimsuit and curls. (I know, such a cliché). Will modern teenagers feel compelled to pay boudoir homage to the Lamborghini Urus, an SUV that well-to-do pare...

American shoppers helped Gucci start off the year with a bang. Revenue at the Italian fashion house rose 38% in the first quarter to EUR1.87 billion ($2.3 billion), Kering SA, Gucci's corporate parent, said Tuesday. Excluding the effect of a stronger euro, revenue rose 49%. Sales in North America, mainly the U.S., led the way, rising 64%, Kering sa...

The leading Italian sparkling wine and vermouth brand in the world, announces today its appointment of Fabio Raffaelli as its first North American Brand Ambassador. Having developed and contributed to bar programs at some of the world’s finest dining institutions, Raffaelli will take a leading public role for MARTINI & ROSSI in North America, embod...

Roberto Brambilla, an Italian-born architect, began his professional work in Mayor John Lindsey’s Office in Tribeca, in the early ‘70s. His early projects envisioned pedestrian zones along Madison Avenue and Times Square (which were not virtually realized until  over 40 years later).  Roberto is a visionary, who has witnessed enormous change in the...

Palos Park will again host its own version of the legendary street race Motogiro d’Italia to showcase the beauty of automobiles as a kickoff to Love the Park, the third annual fine arts fair May 19 and 20 at the Village Green on 123rd Street. “Art and the Automobile,” the theme of the first day of the fair, will begin with Motogiro d’Palos Park, a...

Italia chiama Italia, parola d’ordine: conquistare l’America. O meglio i giovani studenti americani. E’ questa la filosofia alla base della nuova iniziativa dell’Italian-American Committee on Education (Iace) in collaborazione con il Chief design officer di PepsiCo, Mauro Porcini. Iniziativa che ha fatto il suo debutto ad aprile, con una classe di...

Am I in Miami or Milan? That's what Dolce & Gabbana designers Domenico Dolce and Stefano Gabbana want you asking when visiting their new Miami flagship, the brand’s 18th freestanding store in the U.S. Located in the city’s burgeoning Design District, the 5,402-square-foot boutique pays homage to the designers' love for performing arts. Designed by...

Renzo Piano Building Workshop’s first residential project in the United States is coming up in Miami, on the city’s North Beach. Pritzker Prize winning Italian architect Renzo Piano has collaborated with interior architects Rena Dumas Architecture Interieure (RDAI) and landscape firm West 8 to design the luxury condominium “Eighty Seven Park.” The...

FCA ha ottenuto buoni risultati di vendita dai mercati internazionali nel mese di aprile: il gruppo si è rafforzato sia negli Stati Uniti che in Francia. Le conferme più importanti vengono da Alfa Romeo e Jeep, i due marchi su cui Fiat Chrysler Automobiles punterà per gli anni a venire, soprattutto in Italia e Nord America.A pagarne le spese sarà L...