Manhattan’s South Street Seaport has a mission: to become New York City’s coolest new neighborhood. The historic district at the bottom tipof the island—lined with cobblestone streets and located at the apex of Lower Manhattan and the East River—has lately procured reason after reason for tourists (and, yes, even a few locals) to venture south, fro...

American shipbuilder Westport has teamed up with Italian designer Giuseppina Arena to create a new offering of interior styles on board its W125 line of motor yachts. The idea behind the collaboration is to appeal to a larger pool of potential clients hailing from Europe, by offering a more familiar style of design and one that is more suited to th...

Every country has certain cultural patterns making it unique. Of course, habits and customs between cultures and countries tend to overlap: the popularity of social media, for instance, ignores borders and breaks down cultural differences. Technology has made the world a much smaller and culturally homogenous place however, when looking at a foreig...

We are glad to inform you that O bag has celebrated the restyling of its store in Miami. The store is located at 608 Lincoln Road, Miami Beach, and it is run By Ms. Escuret and Mr. Piombino. O bag is an Italian company based in Padua, which entered the international fashion design market in 2009, creating products from innovative materials and offe...

Culture, cars and countless amounts of fun! Casa Belvedere hosted the annual Anthony D'Andrea Festa & Motori D'Italia this weekend. The exotic Italian car and motorcycle show was accompanied by Italian cuisine, music and ongoing cultural traditions. Vendors and guests gathered on the sprawling lawn of Casa Belvedere on Grymes Hill to be a part of t...

Bucco Couture kicked off the celebration of Italian American Heritage month this week by celebrating Italian fashion with a bit of American pride. Owner Carmen Bucco wanted to reflect his Italian American heritage in the windows of his Franklin Ave men's store ahead of the annual parade on Sunday October 7. One window features a "Happy Columbus Day...

When: October 11th at 6pm - Where: Italian Cultural Institute, 500 N Michigan Ave, Suite 1450 A lecture by Stefano Piaggi, President of Associazione Culturale Anna Piaggi on the extraordinary career of journalist and Fashion writer Anna Piaggi and how her brilliant creativity has served as a lifeblood for designers, photographers, illustrators and...

This harvest season, if you’d like to explore the “imaginary” Italy of the North Bay, we’ve got your passport and itinerary ready. We asked some of our favorite Italian-inspired chefs, farmers and winemakers to chime in on the question: How do you live like an Italian in Wine Country? Cue the soundtrack of “Il Postino.” Growing your own Costata Rom...

Versace, the iconic Italian fashion house founded by Gianni Versace 40 years ago, has reportedly been sold to U.S. clothing and handbag brand Michael Kors for 1.67 billion euros. According to Italian media reports the company's vice-president, Donatella Versace, will announce the deal this week. The sale of Versace, which is known for its Medusa...

Vicenza is quaintly medieval at its center, a dense jumble of old butter-toned dwellings along narrow byways that occasionally give way to some of the Renaissance’s most elegant architecture, but these structures mask an industrial might that has made this small city Italy’s most productive capital of jewelry. “We were born to do this kind of thing...