Wanda Ferragamo, who turned her husband’s Italian shoe company into a luxury-goods empire and fulfilled his dream of dressing the customer from head to toe after taking over the business more than 50 years ago, has died. She was 96. She died Friday, according to a person close to Salvatore Ferragamo SpA. The widow of Salvatore Ferragamo, who produc...

The second world war was in full assault when the Sorelle Fontana, three Italian sister-seamstresses from a small village near Parma, opened their first fashion atelier in Rome. It was an audacious move for 1944, but not hastily conceived. Zoe, Micol and Giovanna, all born at the beginning of the 20th century, in the shadow of the first world war,...

Saturday October 27, 2018 6:00 PM TO 11:00 PM. LOCATION: W. Fir St Between India Street and Kettner Blvd., San Diego, California 92101. Get ready to rev up your engines as the Little Italy Association, Lamborghini La Jolla, O'Gara La Jolla, Symbolic International and Lamborghini Club America proudly presents the annual Bulls of Sant'Agata Charge Li...

For fresh names with crowd-pleasing appeal, search internationally. Italian parents have already given their seal of approval to the names in this list -- they all rank in the top 200 in Italy, but have yet to make the top 500 in the United States. Some will sound familiar, some more surprising, but each of these names has a feminine sweetness that...

Fendi, Fendi, Fendi could have been the mantra last night in Los Angeles and New York as the Italian house celebrated its latest offerings under the banner, Fendi Mania. The pieces take their cues from retro-inspired sportswear, and according to the turnout, both coasts had fashionable fans galore. In New York, Ansel Elgort, Chloë Sevigny, and Oliv...

Bruno Magli, the quintessential luxury Italian brand, has launched its "Bruno in Business" video series at an event that also celebrates a charitable partnership with Dress for Success in its SoHo boutique on Wednesday, October 17, 2018. The video series features prominent business and thought leaders speaking candidly about their paths to success....

It’s well-known that Italians are passionate about coffee; the way it’s prepared though (in addition to the cost of a cup of coffee, much cheaper in the south) changes from region to region, or even from city to city. The main differences are, as in many other aspects of Italian life, between the north and the south. In the south, coffee is preferr...

Coinciding with the opening of its new office in the United States and the launch of its latest, state-of-the-art 39 foot model line, the Italia 11.98, Italia Yachts U.S.A., where speed and comfort are built into every yacht, has revamped its web site, www.italiayachtsusa.com. Visitors to www.italiayachtsusa.com will now find more extensive informa...

When a mythic Italian brand and one of the most famous racers of all time get together, it is usually for something special. Mike Hailwood, known as “Mike the Bike” due to his astounding racing record of 14 wins in the epic Isle of Man TT, four consecutive 500cc World Championships, three 250cc World Championships and two 350cc World Championships....

La mostra è stata un successo oltre le nostre aspettative. Ma quello che mi ha colpito di più è stato l’interesse dei giovani, il loro entusiasmo nel vedere gli artigiani al lavoro. Credo che oggi considerino il saper fare qualcosa con le mani una cosa cool»: Alberto Cavalli ha impiegato due anni a organizzare Homo Faber, la grande mostra sui mesti...