by Lorenzo Zanini Florence is renowned throughout the world for being the cradle of Italian art. We must, search however, not forget that the Tuscan city has played a prominent role in the history of fashion: especially from 1930 to 1970, its workshops have represented a benchmark in the sector.   A new exhibition running through March 5 at P...

The world's no.1 premium Italian beer, Peroni Nastro Azzurro, last night announced the launch of its tribute to Vogue Italia, the world's leading voice of Italian style. The exhibition, entitled Peroni Nastro Azzurro Celebrates The Visionary World of Vogue Italia was unveiled to a full house at Industria in New York City. A not-to-be-missed digital...

WTI Magazine #6    2013 Nov, 22Author : Nadiah Ahmad Shukri      Translation by:   The NameArmenian by birth and Milanese by adoption, Stefano Serapian discovered his flair for crafting leather goods in the early Twenties. The designer started his adventure when he began using scraps from an artisanal workshop to make his own creations. Their hig...

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles announced Wednesday it will spin off sports car maker Ferrari into a separate company, a move to unlock the luxury brand's value and distinguish it from its mass-market parent.   The spinoff aims to raise money to support the newly merged carmaker's plans to invest 48 billion euros ($61 billion) over five years to c...

The Italian clothing company Brandy Melville is the next hot brand in teen retail. The company, which sells a wide array of tiny crop tops, high-waisted bottoms, and slouchy sweaters, didn't exist in the US until five years ago.   It still has a small store presence in the country — just 18 stores total — but thanks to a robust e-commerce...

By Kristen Heinzinger   What's bringing designers Gigi Burris and Ryan Roche, the CFDA, and Italian artisans together? The designers have been tapped to experience Italian craftsmanship at its purest as part of The Fabric Program, a partnership between textile trade fair Milano Unica and the CFDA.   The initiative will give the two fi...

È stata inaugurata ieri, presso il Metropolitan Pavilion e il Palazzo Altman, la manifestazione Première Vision New York, la più importante manifestazione dedicata ai tessuti ed accessori per l'industria dell'abbigliamento di alto livello in calendario negli Stati Uniti, nata con l'obiettivo di presentare in anticipo rispetto alle due principali fi...

Homi, il salone degli stili di vita organizzato da Fiera Milano, allarga le frontiere della sua attività internazionale e, dopo il successo della prima edizione russa che si è tenuta il 14 ottobre a Mosca, presenta il 4 dicembre a Miami, alla stampa internazionale, la sua prima edizione negli Stati Uniti. L'appuntamento è dal 16 al 19 maggio 2015...

by Vivienne Decker   Opinions expressed by Forbes Contributors are their own. When Ippolita Rostagno, the iconic jewelry designer behind Ippolita, realized that Italian artisans were closing their shops, she was dismayed. As a woman who had successfully launched her own jewelry company to international appeal, she was frustrated that so...

MONDAY, DEC. 1, 2014, 5:30 P.M.Cleveland Institute of Art, Russell B. Aitken Auditorium "The Art of Designing Everything: The Life and Work of Massimo Vignelli"   A lecture on the work of iconic graphic designer Massimo Vignelli. Special guest speakers Professor R. Roger Remington, Vignelli Distinguished Professor of Design at the Rochester...