The art of the Florentine goldsmiths dates back to the 12th-13th century and covers a range of techniques, such as open work, burin engraving, chasing, “niello”, damascening, “cesoro”, soldering, cuttlebone casting, crucible casting, and foil and wire lamination. Over the centuries, the techniques have been applied to both the manufacture of jewell...

Silent films can be an acquired taste. The melodramatic plots and absence of synchronized sound are not to everyone’s liking, but those aren’t good enough reasons to dismiss the genre as archaic or tedious. There’s much more to these films than meets the eye, including the story behind the Italian divas who defined the genre, Lyda Borelli first amo...

The Lamborghini Huracan is the Italian automaker's most affordable sports car currently in production. With convertible, rear-wheel drive and performance variants, it's the starter Lamborghini for shoppers new to the brand. Lamborghini Charlotte currently has six models in stock at their location in Charlotte, North Carolina. The stock at Lamborghi...

Lanfranco Pescante is one of the two owners and managing partners of the Nocturnal Hospitality Group. At only thirty-three years old, Mr. Pescante has a vast Nightclub and restaurant hospitality background, stemming back to his childhood in Italy where he moved from at age seventeen, alone, to follow the American dream. Mr. Pescante began his journ...

Vintner and motorcycle aficionado Marcelo Doffo is selling part of his collection of gorgeous Italian sport bikes at auction in Las Vegas later this month. Doffo, an immigrant to California from Argentina who was raised on the land and on bikes by his immigrant Italian family, has made wine and motorcycles his lifeblood – after family, of course –...

Pastificio Di Martino is ready to attend the 2020 edition of the Winter Fancy Food Show in San Francisco (19 to 21 January), of which the Gragnano pasta company is one of the sponsors, where it will present the third gift box designed by Dolce & Gabbana. After more than 100 years, Di Martino pasta has in fact changed its look thanks to the creativi...

Italian resorts aren’t like other resorts because there is no country quite like Italy. This is the diverse and multi-layered land that gave the world the concept of la dolce vita, and what its best hotels and resorts have in common is their strong sense of place mixed with easeful graciousness. Beyond that, however, luxury properties are as varied...

The Italian National Fashion Chamber is promoting a diversity agenda among Milan’s major fashion houses, a year after several top Italian brands faced criticism for designs and remarks seen as culturally and racially insensitive. Its manifesto backed by major Italian fashion brands aims to increase racial and gender diversity in key roles in Milan'...

Max Stanco is a world-renowned luxury brand known for its high-end line of authentic Italian artisan leather shoes and travel and sports bags for men and women. Besides an assortment of leather bags and footwear, the product line also expands into smaller accessories applying luxurious leathers and materials with custom made designs by Stanco. But...

Opened on December 12, the New York store focuses on a ‘mountain-to-city’ après-ski-themed aesthetic and offers a wide variety of the 112-year-old brand’s apparel offering. Inside, customers can shop Rossignol’s full range of clothes and accessories, including technical equipment, skiwear and urbanwear, the brand’s ‘Sport Chic’ and ‘Après Ski’ appa...