In 2019, things are about to change which will almost invariably be seen as progress. Progress has been one of the touchstones of the decade and is used to justify a rash of change in different arenas of fashion to technology to morality. Indeed, progress has been seen not only as desirable but inevitable. Moreover, it is now being delivered to us...

Italy is known around the world for its high-quality fashion industry. Italian fashion manufacturers represent more than 40 percent of Europe’s fashion industry as a whole — and produce nearly 100 per cent of luxury fashion industry goods around the world. To put it in even starker terms: As the Italian economy slowed down in the second half of 201...

This is the story of how one lost Lamborghini found its home. In 1980, approximately 120 Lamborghini Countachs were manufactured. Sharp-angled and sexy, with scissor doors and a powerful rear mid-engine, they emblematized the uncompromising vision of the Italian sports car. Two such Countachs ended up as show cars at a Lamborghini dealership in Swi...

Sul piano della creatività e della ricerca di nuovi mix e di nuove nuances, le aziende italiane dei filati restano imbattibili, come si è visto al salone fiorentino Pitti Filati numero 84, principale appuntamento mondiale del settore (fino a venerdì 25 alla Fortezza da Basso con 119 marchi di cui 21 esteri che espongono le collezioni di filati per...

For the Renaissance lords of Italy, courts were the places where they could rest from the strain of wars and government, where to enjoy the pleasures of life, make important alliances and show off their wealth and power. Hosting dinners was a major pastime, although calling them ‘dinners’ would be downplaying: they were sophisticated banquets compl...

Snaidero USA the exclusive distributor of Snaidero’s made-in-Italy luxury kitchen cabinets in the Americas has named Alberto Snaidero as its new CEO, succeeding his father Dario Snaidero, who is also the company’s founder and President. The move comes as the company celebrates its 40th anniversary and the milestones achieved in those four decades –...

The Brand Finance Global 500 is an annual study conducted by leading brand valuation consultancy Brand Finance. The world’s biggest brands are put to the test and evaluated to determine which are the most powerful and most valuable. Ferrari is the world’s most powerful brand. The legendary Italian carmaker scores highly on a wide variety of measure...

Buongiorno from Italy, where I just made my first visit to the VicenzaOro show (still running through Jan. 23!). Thanks to the Italian Exhibition Group, I was fortunate enough to be part of an international hosted press delegation, and I don’t think it’s the prosecco talking when I say that this show is fantasticoin every way. (But let’s not discou...

New York has the fifth largest number of motorcyclists in the U.S., with over 392,771 registered street bikes in 2017. According to Plug-In America, New York is also the second largest market for EV vehicles, with about 30,645 currently registered and a growth rate of 67% in just the last year. There are over 2,400 charging stations already in plac...

Vi abbiamo raccontato la Silicon Valley dell’auto del futuro. Quella che si guiderà da sola, quella che ti assiste alla guida e ovviamente quella elettrica, di oggi e di domani. Ma esiste anche un’altra faccia di questa regione della California che abbiamo scoperto, a sorpresa, durante la realizzazione del nostro reportage. Ed è un lato incredibilm...