A cura di Maria Teresa Cannizzaro, Fiorella Operto e Marco Violi. Galleria dei ritratti del Museo Diocesano di Imola. 7 dicembre 2019 │ 16 febbraio 2020. Oggetto dell'esposizione – in un suggestivo allestimento, che sottolineerà in particolare i cosiddetti bijoux delle feste – circa 300 pezzi (dagli anni '20 ai '70) prodotti dalle più importanti ma...

Loro Piana cashmere.” The phrase, in and of itself, can turn shoppers’ heads from across the room; few materials in the fashion universe are as coveted (or, honestly, as expensive) as the plush, featherlight fibers spun by this Italian uber-luxury purveyor. Loro Piana has long been a discreet-chic wardrobe stopover for the very wealthy (and the equ...

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...

Milan’s world-renowned Armani Group, leading creators of luxury fashion items, has decided to gift the entire takings from the next three matches of its A|X basketball team to Italy’s Civil Defence. In a brief statement, the Group said: “Following the serious damage several Italian cities and regions have suffered from the bad weather in recent day...

Four decades ago, London Jewelers president Candy Udell spearheaded the movement within her family’s luxury bauble business to introduce Italy’s biggest jewelry names to the American market. “The Italian tradition of family and their love of fine craftsmanship and beautiful things, from clothing to jewelry to the best food — they know how to live,”...

What happens when award-winning Italian and American costume designers get together on a university stage to discuss cinema, fashion and costume design? The audience is treated to a little slice of cinematic magic.  There’s the lively repartee between masters of the craft – costume designers who have created the wardrobes for the best-known movies...

Fresh off of its most recent scandal involving a black sweater that, worn together with a matching balaclava, would give the appearance of Blackface, Gucci's business is better than ever. So much so that on Wednesday, the Italian fashion house announced the opening of Gucci 9 Hudson, the new North American Client Services Center, fully realizing Gu...

124 sellers da tutta Italia, circa 300 tra agenti di viaggio e consulenti o come si dice a New York “travel advisors”. Questi i numeri che decretano il grande successo della prima edizione di Italian Luxury organizzata da Enit (Agenzia Nazionale del Turismo) in collaborazione con Virtuoso, Signature e The Travel Leader Network, principali operatori...

In an era in which celebrities, influencers and the hottest young designers seem to dominate the attention of the fashion world, Giorgio Armani stands apart. While his name has become synonymous with exquisite design over the past four decades, his path to the pinnacle of the industry started from the very bottom of the mountain, a refreshing diffe...

Ever since humans have needed to cart around their belongings – particularly tools – they’ve carried bags. Prehistoric rock art in northern Australia, for example, shows a warrior-like figure with a satchel over his arm. The 5,300-year-old mummy of Otzi the Ice Man, carried a backpack – and wore a pouch attached to a leather belt – on his journey t...