by Claudia Astarita   According to the American magazine Drive, Brunello Cucinelli is "the greatest person on the planet to work for". Why? Very simple to answer: "the king of Italian cashmere makes his employees take a 90-minute break every day at 1 P.M., when many of them eat a subsidized lunch in the company cafeteria.   (And this...

Una qualsiasi parete anonima può trasformarsi nella 'tela' di un'opera d'arte dai caratteri unici. È ciò che abbiamo imparato nel nostro viaggio attraverso le tue passioni. Ti ricordi per esempio di quella chiesa abbandonata in Marocco trasformata in una fantastica opera di street art?   O del progetto Audubon Mural Project che ha prodotto c...

The reigning Missoni royalty—creative director Angela, her daughter and brand ambassador Margherita, and founder and matriarch Rosita—visited San Francisco's Academy of Art last week to attend the graduation fashion show, and the school's fashion students were giddy in the presence these Italian style icons.   But at a symposium and luncheon...

DetailsWHERE: The Graduate Center, 365 Fifth Avenue ROOM: 1218: Segal Theatre WHEN: February 27, 2015: 2:30 PM-5:00 PM CONTACT INFO: http://www.womensstudies/ ADMISSION: Free   DescriptionA celebration of the special issue of The Journal of Modern Italian Studies on Italian Fashion. There will be a Roundtabl...

by Silvia Pieraccini   Welcome to the future of men's fashion fairs. A future in which demand and supply – and therefore retail buyers on one side and manufacturing companies on the other - are hunting around for new ways to present brands and new formulas that are able to highlight their value.   They are looking for hybrid solutions...

This spot in Colorado's Vail Valley is so picturesque that a family stopped at nothing to build their home here - even if it meant shelling out $1 million just on the driveway. The Italian-inspired mansion, which has incredible 360-degree views across the mountains, has now gone on the market for a tidy $29.5 million. Homeowner Dick Rothkopf,...

by Alessandra Selgi-Harrigan It's a little piece of Italy nestled in the Coronado Plaza with men's and women's clothing, beauty products and accessories all carefully chosen for the Coronado shoppers. Books about Italy are on the coffee table and you can sip espresso while perusing the one-of-a-kind pieces imported from Italy, Europe and made in t...

Ferrari has the enviable position of being the preeminent sports car in the world. The Italian company can attribute much of its status to these 10 cars. To be certain, not all of Ferrari's cars have been successes. many cars of the years (some even in recent years) have had a reputation for unreliability, and prices for parts and service have...

The Italian iconic car maker Bugatti recently unveiled the fifth Legend model in the successful six-part Edition "Les Legendes de Bugatti", paying tribute to the Type 18 "Black Bess".   The Black Bess is broadly recognized as one of the first ever street legal super sports cars, and it was probably the most important Bugattis of the pre-war...

Twice Light is a project Italian photographer Gianluca Vassallo conceived for New York Design Week 2015 when the well-known lighting brand invited him to participate to present its new showroom installation by architect and designer Ferruccio Laviani.   In the "SpOts" installation Ferruccio Laviani transforms Foscarini's Spazio Soho in New Y...