WTI Magazine #21    2014 Mar, 14Author : Maria Teresa Squillaci      Translation by:   Milan fashion Week is when the biggest trends of the season start to make sense and we really find out what we will be wearing come autumn. The italian fashion capital is known for overblown glamour and downright sexiness but for a/w 2014, Milan was in a dif...

What's that flash of red on the horizon? Forget about that famous visitor from the North Pole. Alfa Romeos are coming to town. After all, Santa Claus makes an appearance once a year and this is the first time in almost two decades that the Italian sports cars have been sold new in the U.S., let alone the Pittsburgh region. "They're arriving within...

  WTI Magazine #52    2015 January, 23Author : Living Adamis      Translation by:   The new Azimut Atlantis 43 is destined to become the new benchmark in its category: hard to ask for more. Gritty and sporty outside, cool and sophisticated inside, the latest in the Atlantis Collection is a true concentration of Italian content and design.  

Brunello Cucinelli's love affair with America is in full swing. He was the guest of honor Wednesday night at a cocktail party and dinner thrown by the Hirshleifer family at their newBrunello Cucinelli boutique at the Americana Manhasset. Before the party, WWD sat down with Cucinelli, and through an interpreter, spoke about his whirlwind five-d...

A 1954 blue 212/250 coupe Ferrari with coachwork by Pininfarina has just been sold to an unidentified bidder for $1.1 million in Belgium, during the annual Grand Prix Rally and Concours d'Elegance, confirming the booming demand for the Italian luxury car after another record sale of $52 million for a 1963 250 GTO. The 1954 blue car was recently id...

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...