Cesare Catania is not only an artist in life, he is also a multi-facetted man with a lot of skills; a complex personality mastering many disciplines that finally enrich and serve his art. This brilliant master of all trades with encyclopaedic knowledge wears by turns the hat of an artist, of course as a painter and sculptor but he also wears the ha...

As the premier choice for exclusive small group travel, Nada's Italy is expanding its reach in South Florida by opening a second location in the heart of the Pineapple Grove arts district in downtown Delray Beach. While most brick-and-mortar travel agencies face insurmountable fears of closing their doors and shifting operations online, Nada's Ital...

In a country where police uniforms are designed by Armani, it isn't surprising that women take dressing very seriously. When I moved to Italy, I desperately wanted to look like I fit in. If you're planning a trip to Italy soon, and don't want to be pegged as a tourist, there is one important thing to remember. The objective of Italian dressing is n...

For the most part, when we crawl into a bed, we just want it to be comfortable. We want the sheets to feel soft, probably, but also crisp, and for the color to complement the surrounding room. For Carlo Bertelli, these judgments are a veritable science. Bertelli, a third-generation textile master, has been weaving linen, percale, sateen, and lace f...

Nell'epoca di Trump gli Stati Uniti continuano ad essere una frontiera da conquistare per le imprese della cosmesi italiane. I prodotti di bellezza made in Italy sono sempre più apprezzati, l'esportazione negli USA continua a crescere e nel 2017 ha raggiunto un valore di 418 milioni di fatturato, con una incremento del 3,4% rispetto all'anno preced...

Italian label Fabiana Filippi is continuing its North American expansion, opening its second store in the market. After Miami last November, the company has unveiled a 1,507-square-foot unit at the NorthPark Center shopping mall in Dallas. “Opening a store in Dallas is part of a wider strategy, which will see the launch of a series of units in the...

Almost two years after the initial announcement, 10 Corso Como is set to finally open its New York outpost. To celebrate New York Fashion Week and its legacy — the Milan-based retailer opened its first store nearly thirty years ago — the New York store will launch by way of an all-day celebration informed by “music, art, fashion, design, cuisine an...

Your wedding day is for sure one of the most important days of a person's entire life. And getting married in Italy, be it in a fairytale hamlet up on the hills or on a stunning beach, is just the cherry on the cake. Yet, nothing can compare to how big, long (and usually expensive) the experience is of getting married in Southern Italy, as long as...

If you've been to Italy - or to an Italian restaurant, I guess - you're definitely familiar with aperitivo, an Italian tradition known around the world. And even if you've never experienced it firsthand, chances are you've at least read about it: we, too, have a pretty good article on Italian aperitivo, go take a look. Aperitivo is joyous and mood-...

Gary Harlan Ross of Falls Village has mixed memories of his first Alfa Romeo. It was a 1959 Veloce model. He bought when he was 18 years old and a student at Wesleyan University in Middletown. Commuting from his home in Wallingford, he spotted it one day sitting on the lot of a Rambler dealer on Route 5 in Meriden. “I looked at the thing and it was...