Giorgio Armani, in his latest collection Privé, has been inspired by bamboo, delicate plant and robust at the same time. Etro has interpreted the motto "We are what we eat" using pasta and raw seafood shapes on its beautiful prints. And maison Gattinoni has dedicated an entire haute couture collection to food. These are some of the 160 fashion cre...

"Ciao, bello," yells a young, Italian man in my direction. "Hello, beautiful," he's saying, as his friends crane their necks and loosen their jaws in awe. They're not aiming their ardor at me but at the car I'm riding in — a vintage 1962 Alfa Romeo.   In gleaming, tomato red, it's a finely-curved marvel of style, history, technolog...

by Claudia Astarita   Andrea Vaccari is 30 years old, comes from Verona and he has been chosen by Mark Zukerberg to launch Facebook new App: Hello. The new system provides details on received calls even if the number it is not saved as a contact, allowing its users to recognize who is calling in advance.   So far, the App is available...

L'ICE-Agenzia organizza la partecipazione collettiva italiana a PREMIERE VISION NEW YORK che si terrà il 13 e 14 gennaio 2015. La manifestazione è dedicata alla presentazione di tessuti per abbigliamento - collezione primavera/estate 2016 - e prevede la Sezione INDIGO, spazio espositivo dedicato agli stampatori di tessuti e studi di design. Nel 20...

A Maserati vehicle is not something most see on the daily commute to work. Born in Italy and arguably some of the finest crafted automobiles in the world, Maserati vehicles can be elusive to American shoppers - except those that live in the greater Kansas City metropolitan area.   Recently, the Italian automaker reminded the world that it is...

Faith Hope Consolo, chairman, and Joseph Aquino, executive vice president, of Douglas Elliman's Retail Group have leased a grand, multi-level space at 45 East 58th Street to Caruso.   The new location will be the luxury label's first U.S. location, New York flagship and additionally house its showroom. Created by fashion impresario Umberto A...

  WTI Magazine #61    2015 May, 29Author : Unioncamere      Translation by:   The production of hats in Biella is a tradition that dates back to 1700. As with textiles, this type of activity developed largely because of the mountainous location at the foot of the Alps, which precluded extensive crop cultivation, favouring the breeding and rearin...

The Fiat range grows at this year's Miami auto show with the addition of two special-edition models. The 2015 Fiat 500 Ribelle goes on sale in December and the 2015 Fiat 500L Urbana Trekking will be available from early 2015. The 2015 Fiat 500 Ribelle draws its name from the Italian word for "rebellious," and transforms the subcompact hatchback wi...

Maria Grazia Chiuri and Pierpaolo Piccioli of Valentino have collaborated with decorative arts talent Barnaba Fornasetti on a series of functional objects that will satisfy the senses. Each item—a stool, trays, a foulard, an eyeglass case, and a plate—corresponds to a faculty: sight, smell, touch, and so on.   In the whimsical mashups of the...

  WTI Magazine #65    2015 July, 24Author : Living Adamis      Translation by:   Nude look for the new version of one of the top sellers of the Modoluce suspension catalog, characterized by baroque opulence, which is interpreted with unprecedented lightness. Everything in sight for Florinda Desnuda that, totally stripped of the coating in pleate...