This week marked the opening of Fashion Panorama—The Italian New Wave at the Italian Cultural Institute in Los Angeles. Curated by the Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Vogue Italia, the traveling exhibition explores contemporary Italian fashion through the lens of 10 boundary pushing, emerging designers. On the global stage Italy may very we...

On Friday May 3, Istituto Marangoni Miami welcomed back Rocco Iannone to its campus. Since 2019, Iannone has spearheaded the creative content, design and image of Ferriar’s licensed apparel and accessories. Iannone took part in a conversation with the Institute's student body and community members during the Miami Grand Prix on his imagination for...

Dear Friends of Italian Innovators, this month I take you to Naples to explore the story of the city’s most renowned tie shop, founded by Eugenio Marinella in 1914, on the eve of WWI. Over the course of the 20th century, his brand became a symbol of Italian style and excellence, creating a unique approach to tie making. In this episode I tell you t...

Event date: From May 21 2024 To August 30 2024 Place: Italian Cultural Institute Los Angeles For a fee: No A traveling exhibition that tells the story of contemporary Italian fashion through the vision of 10 brands – ACT N°1, Gisèle, Cormio, Lessico familiare, Magliano, Marco Rambaldi, Medea, Panconesi, Niccolò Pasqualetti and SSHEENA – chosen for...

Event date: From May 20 2024, 10:00 To May 25 2024, 16:00 (Local time) Place: IIC-NY 686 Park Avenue, NY For a fee: No Risa Venezia upcycles the end-of-the-roll of the most luxurious furniture fabrics in the world to create sustainable, one-of-a-kind, couture, wearable art. Skilled artisans, deeply rooted in the Italian traditions, transform the fi...

Fashion brand Dolce & Gabbana has released renderings of a supertall skyscraper in Miami, created in collaboration with New York architecture practice Studio Sofield, which will be its first branded residences. Located in the Brickell neighbourhood of downtown Miami, the 90-storey tower will reach 1,049 feet high (320 metres), the same height as th...

The Embassy of Italy in Washington and the Italian consular network in the United States are celebrating the first Made in Italy Day, on the anniversary of the birth of Leonardo da Vinci, with a program of initiatives across the country. In Washington, the Ambassador of Italy to the United States, Mariangela Zappia, hosts today the event “Italian C...

Italian fashion designer Roberto Cavalli, known for a flamboyant and glamorous style, has died at age 83. “Dear Roberto, you may not be physically here with us anymore but I know I will feel your spirit with me always,” Fausto Puglisi, creative director at Roberto Cavalli, wrote in the social media post. “Your name will continue on, a beacon of ins...

On the bustling streets of Honolulu, a significant shift in the luxury retail landscape unfolded as Fendi bid farewell to its Ala Moana shopping center location, marking the end of an era. In a strategic move, the Italian fashion powerhouse inaugurated its expansive 3,186-square-foot store at the Royal Hawaiian Center, introducing a fresh chapter i...

Jordan Brand has officially announced the Wings Collection, an Italian-made assortment of footwear, apparel, an accessories that reflect the absolute pinnacle of Air Jordan prestige. This capsule surpasses anything the brand has ever executed, bringing new meaning to luxury in the world of athletic footwear. First up is the Air Jordan 1 — the legac...