Adding to the excitement of the New York International Auto Show, Popular Mechanics announced that the 2018 Alfa Romeo Stelvio has been named "Crossover of the Year" in the magazine's annual Automotive Excellence Awards. To choose their car awards, editors drive all of the relevant class contenders over the course of the year, then pick the vehicle...

Il cantiere Italia Yachts si espande in Nord America grazie alla filiale Italia Yachts USA appena nata. Il progetto prevede lo sviluppo di una capillare rete di vendita e assistenza, coordinata dallo staff Italia Yachts USA, per garantire supporto commerciale e di customer care in tutto il Nord America. Questo investimento è volto a garantire una p...

È stata presentata oggi a Roma, in occasione della conferenza stampa della 52° edizione di VINITALY, “Italian Wine – Taste the Passion” la campagna di comunicazione realizzata dall’Agenzia ICE per promuovere il vino italiano sul mercato USA. La campagna – spiega l’Ice - ha l’obiettivo di “affermare un posizionamento esclusivo e aspirazionale dei vi...

It’s becoming the new normal: An American entrepreneur heads to Italy, finds a top-notch artisanal shoe factory, then sells the shoes online at a fraction of the price charged by designer brands making shoes in comparable factories. Sneaker brands Koio and Greats have done this, and women’s shoe brands M.Gemi and Idoni. This trend is fundamentally...

According to Ricky Bobby, it was Eleanor Roosevelt that said "America is all about speed. Hot, nasty, badass speed." Italy's Maserati has taken that quote to heart. That's why the automaker decided that the New York International Auto Show is the perfect place to show off its new Levante Trofeo super SUV, which was previously thought to be a Levant...

Folks worldwide flock to this Renaissance city with more motives than one, but its oh-so famous, lip-smacking gelato is reason alone to visit. Unbeknownst to many, the tasty treat is said to boast Florentine roots in the city’s court, linking your modern-day indulgence with Florence’s glorious history. Records of frozen desserts akin to today’s gel...

The head of the Italian Fashion Chamber says the body is working toward creating clear criteria of what it means for the fashion industry to be environmentally sustainable. Noting that fashion is the second-largest polluting industry behind oil production, Carlo Capasa said part of the challenge is communicating to consumers because "they love sust...

Tomas Maier craves authenticity. “Everything is so globalized, with so many stores that look alike in cities that have tons of personality,” says Bottega Veneta’s creative director. That realization has led him to develop retail spaces under the Maison rubric, flagships in which the materials, palettes, and details subtly honor their locations. The...

In 2017, Italian food exports exceeded the threshold of 40 billion euro. But the road to reach the other major food-producing countries is still long. This is the message coming from the report prepared by Nomisma which was presented at the meeting ‘Italian food and agriculture in the test of internationalization’ – about the international balance...

FORTY-TWO YEARS AGO, GABRIELE RAUSSE received a phone call from a childhood friend who told him he had to “drop everything and come to America.” The phone call was from one viticulturist to another. Rausse was 30 years old and working on a French vineyard. (He had been working in Australian wine, but his visa was revoked on a technicality.) His chi...