By Francesca Bezzone   The drive in, a milkshake, James Dean wearing his jeans: is there anything more quintessentially "americana" than this? As pleasant as it may be, we don't need to take a trip down memory lane to realize how intertwined with American imagery and tradition blue jeans are.   We usually, and rightly so, associate th...

Bulgari is betting on the U.S. market, innovation, and a reinvestment in of one of its most popular designs to bolster its bottom line. Jean-Christophe Babin, chief executive officer of the LVMH Moët Hennessy Louis Vuitton-owned jeweler, told WWD while in New York to celebrate the 40th anniversary of the house's Bulgari watch style that, "when...

Nell'ambito del Progetto Promozione del Tessile/Abbigliamento/Moda nei Mercati Maturi l'ICE organizza una collettiva di 36 imprese italiane a Première Vision Preview New York, che si svolgerà il 15 e 16 gennaio 2013 nell' Altman Building & Metropolitan Pavilion a New York. Giunta alla sua 26^ edizione Première Visione Preview New York è la più...

Bottega Venetahas left Fifth Avenue for the more exclusive environs of Madison Avenue. The Vicenza, Italy-based retailer last week closed its flagship at 699 Fifth Avenue in anticipation of the 2017 opening of a 14,908-square-foot maison at 740 Madison Avenue and 64th Street. It will be a homecoming; the company operated a flagship there from...

  WTI Magazine #17    2014 Feb, 14Author : Nadiah Ahmad Shukri for PoisonDrops.com      Translation by:   Raffaella FrascaAfter her stellar baptism dressing Milly Carlucci on Ballando con le Stelle, Raffaella Frasca makes her debut on the Altaroma runway with her couture 2014 collection. Her esthetic is especiallyfeminine and extravagant, findin...

A year has passed since Max Mara opened its store in the Miami Design District and presented its first Backyard Ball, the annual fund-raiser for the locally based National YoungArts Foundation. The brand felt such a profound connection that last week it signed on to sponsor three more galas and established theMax Mara Young Visionary Award.  ...

by Jinnie Lee   French women are all about classically tailored effortlessness; in New York City we do head-to-toe black like no other, and the English are experts at an insouciant vintage look.   Describing the spirit of Italian fashion girls in a succinct soundbite isn't quite as easy — with their fearlessness toward amped-up color,...

Internationally acclaimed jewelry designer Marco Bicego will introduce many of his latest designs in a rare public appearance at James Free Jewelers in Montgomery, Ohio (a Cincinnati suburb) on Thursday, November 14. Bicego will mingle with fans and engrave his autograph on select pieces during the visit from 4:00-8:00 p.m. It will be one of just t...

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...

By Nausheen Shah   Brunello Cucinelli is famous for creating the most sumptuous of cashmeres. But after 36 years in the business, the luxury Italian designer has done so much more than that. When he's not dressing Blake Lively, Rachel Weisz and even Prince William, he's heavily involved in philanthropic work — restoring the charming Italian...