By Sarah Rufca If there's anyone who can fuse Old-World Italian elegance and Texas extravagance, it's Cathy Borlenghi. The native of Milan has adopted Houston as her hometown, but she's still committed to continental luxury. Her developer husband, Giorgio, is behind the stately Hotel Granduca and the Uptown Park shopping center, and Borlenghi prev...

  WTI Magazine #55    2015 March, 6Author : Living Adamis      Translation by:   Roy Roger's, the iconic brand that since 1952 has written the history of Italian jeans, presents the new spring-summer 2015 campaign taken by photographer Philip Gay. Set in a former twentieth-century Brooklyn factory, today conver...

Giuseppe Zanotti received a high-fashion welcome to Highland Park Village when Vogue stepped in to host its recent grand opening soiree. Judging by the well-heeled attendees, it's no wonder the brand decided to open a standalone shop in Dallas.   Fashionable VIPs — including Lynn McBee, Capera Ryan, Anna-Sophia van Zweden, Elisa Summers, Hea...

The Italian landscape has always been a great attraction. The nature, the masterpieces of art, the enchanting cities. The quality of life is special. To let oneself go is only natural. And the Italians? Stereotypes depict them as outgoing and gallant. Lovers of the "Made in Italy" brand admire their creativity and know-how.   We have decided...

Having attracted attention for its Veneno supercar, Lamborghini has just announced it is going to make it in a convertible version as well.   Veneno, a $4 million limited production car, sat in a featured grass circle at the Concours d'Elegance on Sunday next to the very first car Lamborghini produced, a 350GTV that was last shown at the Tur...

Blackstone (BX) acquired a 20% stake in Versace on Thursday in a cash and stock deal that values the Italian designer at one billion euros ($1.37B).   The New York-based private-equity giant will inject 150 million euros of fresh capital in Versace and acquire 60 million euros worth of stock from family holding company GIVI Holding SPA. Blac...

Inizia martedì prossimo, 22 luglio, la Première Vision di 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 fiere europee e mondiali, PREMIERE VISION a Par...

This is how an Omaha woman named Mary Jo Klusmire makes meatballs. First she gets the coffee on. Then she puts the grandbaby to bed. Next she mixes the bread dough.Then Mary Jo says hi to her 81-year-old mother, Rose, who has just arrived, and gets out her big bowl.Into the bowl go the ground chuck and crushed crackers, the eggs, cheese and water,...

You are cordially invited to attend a history and viewing of American costume jewelry, created in the Italian immigrant tradition. Vintage and contemporary Italian jewelry will be presented during the evening and will be available for purchase.   Many Italian immigrants sought jobs in the burgeoning business of costume jewelry, in the indust...

For the fourth consecutive year Venturini Motorsports has teamed with Nashville based entertainment group So Good! Entertainment to provide a unique and exciting 'music' partnership featuring Nashville country music group Lucy Angel.   Throughout the 2014 ARCA Racing Series presented by Menards season, Lucy Angel and Venturini Motorsports wi...