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...

Directly following the introduction of Gucci’s “Kingsnake” leather watch, the legendary fashion house serves up plans for a new Gucci Decor collection for 2018. mPrimarily influenced by Gucci’s creative ethos, the Gucci Decor Collection showcases a variety of design cues taken from the Italian luxury brand’s in-house clothing lines. The new Gucci D...

Italy’s Borsalino, one of the world’s most famous hat makers and known for Humphrey Bogart’s fedora in the film “Casablanca”, has been rescued by Haeres Equita, a group of investors led by a Swiss-Italian financier. The company was put up for sale via an auction after a judge in the town of Alessandria, where the luxury brand was founded in 1857, r...

The late Enzo Ferrari, the formidable and brilliant race car driver turned automotive legend, was also a shrewd businessman when he launched his sports car company 71 years ago. His philosophy was to always build one less car than the company could sell. Ferrari, who died in 1988 at age 90, once said, “The Ferrari is a dream – people dream of ownin...

Un viaggio nel cuore della bellezza italiana, dal cibo, alla musica, allo stile di vita del Belpaese. Tra sogno, nostalgia e atmosfere che hanno portato a New York un pezzo del Made in Italy amato dagli americani e che risulta sempre vincente. Con “Vacanze Italiane – Speciale salotto sposi”, Italia I Love You, un’impresa tutta italiana a New York,...

If you think you’ve seen more Aperol spritzes this year, you’re not wrong. And if you’ve been drinking more of those sparkling red-orange drinks in pretty stemmed glasses, you’re doing exactly what the makers of Aperol at Campari hoped for. “We saw there was a growing interest in Aperol in the U.S., especially at summer events and destinations,” sa...