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Miami is both a lifestyle, and a state of mind. Miamians seek out fun in everything they do. This is especially true with respect to their transportation. Whether on land, sea or on the ocean. Miamians enjoy expressing themselves by having fun, but because they are Miamians, it has to be done in style.   Just as there are clothing choices fo...

Apre i battenti domani, 10 dicembre, a Miami, Italian Eyewear Exhibition, la Mostra autonoma di occhialeria organizzata dall'Agenzia Ice in collaborazione con ANFAO, che presenterà i prodotti di 17 aziende italiane dell'occhialeria a buyer e professionisti del settore provenienti dall'America centro-meridionale.   L'evento si svolge nella pr...

by Rebecca Kleinman   Elisabetta Armellin, the Italian designer behind V°73, a women's accessories line named after her birth year and atelier's address in Venice, is such a big fan of Miami that she chose the city's Design District for her foray into retail. "Miami is booming, with so much construction going on and exciting shopping ce...

The fifth Benetti Crystal 140 M/Y MR D, to date built in seven units and part of the Class full-displacement range of Benetti's current production, will make its U.S. debut at Yachts Miami Beach. The Crystal 140 is the new boat in the Benetti Class range. It measures 137 feet in length and 29 feet in width at full beam. Its displacement is 375...

By Aleese Kopf Francesco Pasta has been hand-making luxury leather sandals since he was a teenager working in his grandfather's shop on the island of Capri, Italy. He never dreamed 15 years later he'd bring the family business to the United States. When Francesco, 35, moved to Chicago with his wife Jessica, 40, in 2013 the two ran a mobile busine...

The next space station grocery run will carry caffeine to a whole new level: Aboard the SpaceX supply ship is an authentic espresso machine straight from Italy. SpaceX is scheduled to launch its unmanned rocket with the espresso maker — and 4,000 pounds of food, science research and other equipment — Monday afternoon.   The experimental...

It will be a glittering celebration of Italian fashion and culture all in the name of charity when renowned haute couture designer and philanthropist Renato Balestra welcomes guests to the Glamour is Back gala taking place Saturday, February 22, 2014 at the Olympia Theater at the Gusman Center for the Performing Arts in Downtown Miami.   Gla...

by Lisa Petrillo   Art Basel put Miami on the map in the art world. Now there's a push to do the same in the fashion world. Some of the biggest name designers are coming to Miami to meet their fans face to face. Edguardo Osoro, designer of Aquazzura shoes, is responsible for creating what he calls the 12-hour fashionable heel. &nb...

Architecture office Carlo Ratti Associati has used submarine technologies to design a buoyant public space off the coast of West Palm Beach's Currie Park. As part of his masterplan for the Florida city's waterfront, architect Carlo Ratti and his team have proposed a plaza that will be partly submerged and constructed like a...

By Lisa Petrillo   "Bellissima: Italy and High Fashion 1945-1968" is an entire exhibit dedicated to the rise of high fashion in Italy, and you can find it all at the NSU Art Museum Fort Lauderdale. More than 90 designer garments are on display, including high fashions gowns that lit up the grand ballrooms, red carpets and theaters of...

by Megan Anderson   An Italian plane maker's plans to build a manufacturing plant at the Kissimmee Gateway Airport won't be ready to take off until next summer. Italico Aviation USA, which announced its plans for Central Florida in December 2012, had hoped to start assembly in March but has now delayed its goal to start building light sport...

Officials in Spartanburg County say an Italian manufacturer of high-end adhesives and sealants plans to create 150 new jobs and invest $66 million in the area. The Herald-Journal of Spartanburg reports (http://bit.ly/1Fdtfr7) the county council has approved the third and final reading of an economic incentives agreement which allows the compan...