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Following a successful hosting of a temporary Louis Vuitton store in October, the new lofty space above the Highland Park Village Starbucks (a top five Starbucks in Dallas, no doubt) is home to a new pop-up: Max Mara. Through this Saturday, November 23, the Italian luxury brand (which is still privately owned) has brought their iconic Teddy Bear co...

As Ducati continues to grow in influence and importance within the global motorcycle industry, North America remains an integral market for the Italian brand. This international significance of North America was recently reflected during a private award ceremony at the Ducati Global Dealer Conference, which took place along the shores of the Adriat...

Over the weekend, IACC Texas president Brando Ballerini a director Alessia Paolicchi attended the 28th annual convention of the Italian government’s international chambers of commerce held in Treviso, Venice, and Padua, Italy. They couldn’t have been more proud to represent the Texas chapter of the organization: This year, IACC Texas, based in Hous...

Mono-brand retail offers the customer a total brand experience, from apparel to accessories and even brand extensions such as watches, jewelry and perfumes. Quite often, mono-brand retail is led by a “ flagship” store that represents brand culture and values throughout the total collection. In short, this type of retail in intriguing to view from a...

Today, Texas Central, developer of the high-speed train, announced a design- build contract has been signed with the joint venture of Salini Impregilo, one of the largest civil engineering contractors in the world, and its U.S. subsidiary, Lane Construction Corporation. Salini-Lane is to supply the civil and infrastructure scope for the new high-sp...

The small town of Ascoli Piceno, nestled in the mountains 3 hours North-East of Rome, was devasted following the earthquakes of 2016. The Italian people, spread across the globe, sprang into action to help rebuild and restore their small towns. The Italy-America Chamber of Commerce of Texas enthusiastically contributed to such efforts and was able...

Luisa Cevese is a self-taught designer interested in both textile and art. Since1984 she has designed textiles for fashion and interior designers, textile firms and interior and accessories brands such as De Padova, Diego Della Valle, Dolce&Gabbana, Romeo Gigli, Hermès, Chanel, e Comme des Garçons. In 1996 she founded Luisa Cevese Riedizioni, the b...

The Italian Trade Agency has published a notice for the selection of incubators / accelerators in the Austin TX area that are available for a collaboration for the incubation phase foreseen by the Global Startup Program 2019. The deadline for candidates is June 20, 2020. https://www.ice.it/en/index.php/markets/usa/houston/market-survey-notices L'It...

More than a dozen Ferraris were abandoned in a Texas field for nearly a decade after their owner became seriously ill and missed warehouse storage payments.  Even after the payments were made, the cars became stuck there for almost 10 years as the collector's family fought through legal proceedings.    Now the value of the collection, which could h...

This French Quarter cottage sits on a storied plot of land with a written history dating back to the 18th century. Ursuline nuns established themselves on the property as early as 1766 and sold this lot to the U.S. government in 1825, according to records from the Historic New Orleans Collection. In the 1850s, this cottage was built. It was transfe...

True fashion plates can spot a Fendi bag from across a room. The LVMH-owned, Italian-based luxury house reached peak popularity in the late ‘90s and early 2000s, right at the crux of logo mania. Its signature interlocking Fs are synonymous with cheeky, lightly ostentatious style — and in some cases, a healthy “Sex and the City” obsession. Sarah Jes...

Onsho Shoes, a leading provider of Italian shoes for men and women, has added even more styles and brands to its inventory of fine leather footwear. By adding more Italian leather shoes, the company hopes to continue to gain market share, and bring in more customers. The Houston-based retailer has made a name for itself by offering Italian shoes fo...