As New York fashion week kicked off, New York Magazine published its annual Spring fashion issue, which featured a striking, twenty-four page portfolio by the artist Maurizio Cattelan and fashion photographer Pierpaolo Ferrari.   The work was as vibrant as it was unique, and stood out among the other fashion portfolios of this season. Here,...

A new six-speed automatic transmission will be the highlight of the updated US-bound Fiat 500 range when it makes its New York auto show debut next week.   Australia will miss out on the new self-shifting gearbox, however. Currently offered locally tied to a either a five- or six-speed manual or a five-speed semi-automatic Dualogic transmiss...

Secondo i dati disponibili a fine 2013, le importazioni di gioielleria negli Stati Uniti hanno registrato un totale di 6.83 miliardi di dollari; nello stesso periodo la quota italiana di mercato ha raggiunto il 7.96%, pari a 543 milioni.   L'Italia resta al quarto posto tra i paesi esportatori, con l'India principale paese concorrente, con u...

This is one sexy Italian-American beauty! What’s not to love about the De Tomaso Pantera?   This multinational gem was designed by famed Dutch-American auto designer Tom Tjaarda. The beautiful, sleek body was hammered out in Italy by Ghia Marcello Gandini and the heart of the beast was the venerable Ford 351 Cleveland V-8. Ford discontinued...

From street food to street beauty, nobody can deny Italians definitely know how to do it better on the street, giving a touch of their innate and unique Italian style to some of the simplest gestures. Swide has rounded up some of the best things Italians do on the street. Check it out!   1) Street food: Beyond top chefs and refined restauran...

Quando si è stranieri in una città straniera può essere difficile orientarsi e soprattutto conoscere persone e stringere amicizie. Per le donne italiane trasferite a NYC però esiste, su Facebook, una soluzione che si chiama New York Italian Women, gruppo grazie al quale si può socializzare, condividere esperienze ed ottenere informazioni.  ...

There's no denying that Ferrari takes the glory when it comes to the main classes of four-wheeled, circuit-based motorsport, but while it does come up with some amazing designs for aerodynamics and packaging, Maserati is just going about its thing, relatively quietly. It gets less attention, for sure, but here's why we think it's cooler. Ferrari a...

The Maserati approach to automotive engineering has been articulated as a synthesis of elegance and attitude for 100 years. Now continuing that tradition in northeastern Illinois, the Italian automaker is serving clients with an intelligent expression of all-wheel drive on behalf of Chicagoland's climate challenges.   Powered by a twin-turbo...

By 1945, things weren't looking good for Italian fascist dictator Benito Mussolini.   He was deposed by the Grand Council of Fascism, arrested by the Italian king, and had just escaped imprisonment with the help of German special forces. Mussolini was headed north with his mistress, Clara Petacci, presumably to seek asylum in Switzerland.

During the whole afternoon of next September 9, the conference room of MakeUp in NewYork will be in the colors of Italy. It is only natural when you know what the entire make-up sector owes to the industry of this country. An appointment, which should on no account be missed. Economically, according to the Beauty Report recently produced by Cosmet...