By Shelby Hodge   First in the brand's new River Oaks District boutique and then celebrating in a sumptuous Memorial area mansion,Dolce & Gabbana spared no expense Tuesday night in showing Houstonians how to party haute Italian style.   "Domenico and Stefano do it better than any brand in fashion," exclaimed Becca Cason Thrash, wh...

Italian-born Valentina Oppezzo is not your typical fashion designer or Italian woman for that matter. Veering away from traditional Italian materials like leather, Valentina prides herself on creating sustainable, vegan accessories. "I've been vegetarian for a couple of years, and because of that I don't wear leather, silk or fur. I avoid wearing...

The Fashion Institute of Technology (FIT), an internationally renowned college of art and design, business and technology, of the State University of New York, invites nominations and applications for a full-time tenure-track faculty position in the Modern Languages and Cultures Department of the School of Liberal Arts.   The successful cand...

  WTI Magazine #71    2015 October, 30Author : Living Adamis      Translation by:   Pasquale Bruni, President and Founder of the brand of fine jewelry Pasquale Bruni, and Eugenia Bruni, Creative Director of the House, were the special guests of "The Italian Jewelry Festival", an event organized by luxury retailer Neiman Marcus through several ma...

Genny has signed a three-year licensing agreement with Jet Set Group for the production and distribution of the brand's first eyewear line. Designed by Genny creative director Sara Cavazza, this will include both sunglasses and optical frames positioned in the luxury segment of the market."This license is key to increasing the brand's awareness an...

By Eric Reinhardt Tod's Outlet, an Italian fashion and accessory brand, has opened on Destiny USA's first level, the shopping and entertainment center announced on Friday.The brand's fourth U.S. outlet location is located across from Salvatore Ferragamo Company Store and Armani Outlet, Destiny USA said in a news release. Tod's produces and sells...

When the Victoria and Albert Museum in London started working on the first comprehensive, large-scale exhibition covering the last 70 years of Italian fashion just four years ago, the Frist Center for Visual Arts in Nashville jumped at the chance to host the show stateside.   The city had already proved its thirst for fashion when the center...

by Stefano Salis   The seagull is still flying. Probably the most recognizable symbol and brand of the Italian boat-building sector (together with Riva motorboats), Baglietto is celebrating its 160th anniversary with a book (in Italian and English) about the history of a symbol of Italian excellence, a long time object of pride and envy. Ba...

Milan is known as Italy's most metropolitan city and is a place where historical structures age amidst modern architecture.   This is the backdrop of where the country's leading fashion and bank professionals are hard at work in a city steeped in tradition and aimed at the future. Travel to Via Monte Napoleone (a street) and you'll find your...

  WTI Magazine #49    2014 December, 10Author : Living Adamis      Translation by:   Dolce & Gabbana celebrates the timeless elegance of The One and The One for Men with a valuable collector's edition. The One is interpreted as deep Dolce & Gabbana red, while The One for Men is in a dark brown, rich and deep.