by Jonathan Bazzi   Princesses, noblewomen, wives of great industrialists: in each case, they shifted attention away from the men around them onto themselves; through their spirit, clothes, and style, they became muses—icons.   From the Renaissance up to the first half of the 20th century, we have tracked down five such Italian f...

Range Kleen Manufacturing, one of the largest manufacturers of replacement range accessories, has partnered with Italian cookware company Moneta. The Moneta line offers affordably priced, high-quality cookware lines with Italian design and heritage that complements Range Kleen's Berndes line, which is made in Germany.   Range Kleen's pa...

Petersen Automotive Museum - 6060 Wilshire Blvd - Los Angeles, CA 90036. Five bays show the entire process of manufacturing a modern car. Visitors start out in an area with raw materials – steel, aluminum and unfinished leather – then are guided through the manufacturing process through to a finished car.   Despite the widespread a...

Bulgari e lo Houston Museum of Natural Science ospiteranno a partire dal 2 maggio Bulgari: 130 Years of Masterpieces, un'esposizione di circa 150 pezzi unici provenienti dalla Collezione Storica Bulgari che comprende alcuni dei capolavori custoditi nella casa madre di Roma ed altri concessi in prestito da collezioni private.   Questa retrosp...

Giorgio Armani is now taking on Broadway. In his first theatrical collaboration, the designer has provided the clothes for "China Doll," a David Mamet play opening in early December starring Al Pacino. The play is the story of a billionaire Mickey Ross who is ready to walk away from everything with his beautiful young fiancée until one ph...

During it continuous fight against the fake goods industry, where the Internet has become the main channel for trading counterfeit items, Italian luxury goods company Salvatore Ferragamo has managed to block 345 websites selling counterfeit goods and recover 91 domain names.   According to a recent study, funded by government body officials...

It all started back in 2013, when Italians and Americans dedicated an entire year to the Italian Culture in the United States. San Francisco and the Bay Area have also been part of the celebrations, with a variety of events taking place in the city.   Among others, the Italian Opera has become very popular and the raising interest has led to...

M'Orelli Italian Shoes is opening its first Sarasota location in the Gulf Gate neighborhood. The shoe store, which sells footwear fashions for women, are made in the Marche area of Italy. All products are made in Italy and shopping to the United States. Store owner, Jerry Ciarapica, comes from a long line of Itlalian shoe makers and manufacturers....

Fiat, Italy's largest manufacturer and a symbol of the country's struggle to adapt to globalization, is leaving home after 115 years.   The controlling Agnelli family and other investors met Friday in Turin for the last time to seal the end of Fiat as an Italian company after it merges with Chrysler. Created by Italian-Canadian Chief Executi...

by Andrew Cotto   You would have a hard time finding a better representative of Old Brooklyn than Frank Codispoti. A barber who immigrated to New York when he was 18 from the town of Sant'Andrea in the southern Italian region of Calabria, Mr. Codispoti has cut hair in Brooklyn for more than 40 years.   So it might seem somewhat jarrin...