Morra is a hand game that dates back thousands of years to ancient Roman and Greek times. It can be played to decide issues, much as two people might toss a coin, or for entertainment. Morra was known to the ancient Romans and is popular around the world, especially in Italy.   In the Bible, it was referred to as "casting lots". In an...

Nel suo primo giorno da presidente degli Stati Uniti, Donald Trump ha indossato una camicia italiana. Cucita per lui da Angelo Inglese, sarto di Ginosa, paese della provincia di Taranto, ma ormai affermato con un brand di successo. Il nome di Inglese ha preso a circolare anni fa, via via imponendosi, quando il sarto pugliese confezionò le camicie p...

by Sarah Mower   It's not exactly a Cinderella story, but the way two unpretentious accessories designers rose to reinvent the house of Valentino already has the aura of a fashion fairy tale about it. Since they took over as creative directors in 2008, the success of Maria Grazia Chiuri's and Pierpaolo Piccioli's gentle conversion of a stori...

Il settore del lusso ha di fronte a sé un'altra decade di crescita. A patto di investire su autenticità, trasparenza delle produzioni e digitale. «La frenata del motore asiatico trasformerà la corsa degli ultimi 15 anni in una camminata a passo molto veloce: sarà una crescita basata per il 70% sullo sviluppo organico e solo per il 30% su nuovi nego...

Italian luxury menswear house Ermenegildo Zegna opened this week its first stand alone in the U.S. dedicated to its Z Zegna line. The new Z Zegna mono-brand store is situated within the Beverly Hills Centre Mall in Los Angeles. Also this week, Z Zegna's creative director, Paul Surridge, presented the Z Zegna Fall Winter 2013-14 collection at the Z...

September 18, 2014, Thursday 11:00 AM - 12:00 PMGalleria Atrium - 101 Henry Adams St - San Francisco, California 94103   Andrea Rubelli narrates the unique exhibition recently created by the Rubelli Design Studio in Venice, presenting seven amazing installations whose single common denominator is a thread of white silk. Each p...

by Jennifer Noblit   The Italian Gathering will celebrate its 10th year with one of the biggest names in Lamborghini. Retired test-driver and brand ambassador Valentino Balboni will help roll out the 2015 Italian Gathering from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 6, on the grounds of Wendy's Corporate headquarters, 1 Dave Thomas Blvd.   O...

by Silvia Pieraccini   In order to promote the fashion sector this year, the Italian government has allocated €35 million to the Italian Trade Agency - ICE. As ITA President Michele Scannavini confirms, this is a 45% increase in resources (compared to 2016), which will serve to fund trade shows, multichannel marketing and distribution, expan...

by Jonathan Bazzi   Princesses, noblewomen, wives of great industrialists: in each case, they shifted attention away from the men around them onto themselves; through their spirit, clothes, and style, they became muses—icons.   From the Renaissance up to the first half of the 20th century, we have tracked down five such Italian f...

Range Kleen Manufacturing, one of the largest manufacturers of replacement range accessories, has partnered with Italian cookware company Moneta. The Moneta line offers affordably priced, high-quality cookware lines with Italian design and heritage that complements Range Kleen's Berndes line, which is made in Germany.   Range Kleen's pa...