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In the fall of 1991, Manhattan tailor Anthony Giliberto received a call from Elliot Lavigne, then-chairman of Perry Ellis. That one call would change the course of the third-generation tailor's life. "He says, 'Anthony, come over here right now. I want to introduce you to somebody.' I says to him, 'Elliot, I can't, I'm busy.' "   L...

Uomo Moderno, a fashion and lifestyle magazine from Italy, is inaugurating the New Generation Fashion Tour from Italy, which will kick off at the close of the Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week on September 12 with New York Fashion Week Italian Collections at 320 Studios on 320 West 37th Street, 14th Floor, New York.   The tour will continue to Phil...

di Liliana Rosano   Arriva a trent'anni nella Grande Mela con le idee chiare, cinque lingue parlate fluentemente e un'esperienza internazionale che lo aveva portato in Africa e India a vent'anni. Ad accoglierlo la New York degli anni novanta: ruggente, adrenalinica, dinamica. Lui giovanissimo arriva direttamente al top scalando le vette...

by Maria Teresa Cometto   NYC startups' model versus the Italian and Israeli systems: that was the most interesting topic discussed last Thursday, June 17 at the Italian cultural institute in New York. To be noticed: Italians are copying the Israeli dual structure of startups, which keep R&D in their country and open offices in the US fo...

Gianvito Rossi has a brand new zip code.On Monday, the Italian luxury shoe brand opened the doors to its new Upper East Side boutique here, marking Rossi's first stand-alone store in the U.S.   "New York is the city where I spend most of my time in the States — I've been coming here since I was a kid," Rossi said. "It's an important step for...

Immediate Employment Opportunity - The Italian Hospital Society Administrative Assistant (Manhattan-Yonkers) The Italian Hospital Society is seeking an individual with excellent computer and organizational skills to perform, among other responsibilities, the following tasks:-Act as liaison between the Society President, members of the society and...

by Jon Caramanica The other day, I was waiting for a text to let me know to leave the house to meet a person for a thing, but the person was late, or being made late, and so for about 20 minutes I was in a sort of limbo, a purgatory state between ready-to-go and out-the-door.   Confronted with a similar scenario, some people would respond t...

The way Leandro Rizzuto tells it, hairdressing was always a part of his family's heritage. "We didn't have reality shows, so what you had at home was a reality business," the chairman of Conair recalled of his childhood, where his parents, Julian and Josephine Rizzuto, once ran two salons in Manhattan that employed 100 hairdressers.   Two of...

di Piero Armenti   Pochi giorni fa si è inaugurato a New York il nuovo progetto nato dalla collaborazione tra la stilista italiana Pamela Quinzi ed il giovane imprenditore Italiano Andrea Balestra: Mires "Italy to Love". Una festa in uno dei più conosciuti Rooftop di Manhattan, lo Skyroom per celebrare l'inizio di una nuova avventura tu...

By Valeria Robecco Dopo il New York Times Building e la Morgan Library, e in attesa dell'inaugurazione della nuova sede del Whitney Museum, prevista per il 2015, anche la Ivy League si rivolge a Renzo Piano.   L'architetto conferma il forte legame con gli Stati Uniti presentando a New York la sua nuova opera, la ristrutturazione e l'ampliam...

by John Koblin   It was 9:30 p.m. in mid-November and Valentino Garavani was in his element.   The fashion designer had just finished conducting an hourlong Q-and-A about his six-decade career at the 92nd Street Y on Manhattan's Upper East Side. As he stood in a gallery space, just off the theater, dressed in a pristine navy suit with...

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