During the whole afternoon of next September 9, the conference room of MakeUp in NewYork will be in the colors of Italy. It is only natural when you know what the entire make-up sector owes to the industry of this country. An appointment, which should on no account be missed. Economically, according to the Beauty Report recently produced by Cosmet...

by Rob Bailey   Want to help jumpstart Staten Island's Italian Cultural Foundation? The weekend of Sept. 26-27, atop picturesque Grymes Hill, the landmark mansion known as Casa Belvedere presents Motori D'Italia — an Italian car show — a major highlight of its annual Festa D'Italia benefit.   Proceeds from "all facets of this sig...

by Giulia Crivelli The Milanese showroom and offices of Mr&Mrs Italy have a certain air of the start-up company about them today. The apparel brand celebrated for its fur-lined parkas and luxury details – buttons, studs and patches in a variety of materials and styles – has gone from a €1.5 million turnover to an expected €31 million for...

Diversity works with motor vehicles as well as people. Consider Fiat, the Italian manufacturer now melded tightly with America's Chrysler. Though plenty of Chrysler products are available - some with Fiat components and design - so far the only Fiat here is the subcompact 500. It's a little water bug of a two-door hatchback with a low price, high...

100 years of Maserati is something to celebrate. As such Concorso Italiano is inviting all Maserati owners to join the fun. To add a little encouragement CI will be providing a catered lunch in the Maserati owner's pavilion. In addition, the Maserati Club International's traditional tail gate party will be enhanced with complimentary party snacks a...

Prosegue il percorso di internazionalizzazione di Italia Independent, che ha aperto un nuovo flagship store a New York, all'85 di Mercer Street.   Il negozio, si legge in una nota, e' situato nel cuore pulsante di Soho, quartiere fra i piu' trendy di Manhattan, famoso per la moda, l'arte e la sua atmosfera al tempo stesso bohemienne e contem...

An exhibit at the MAXXI museum in Rome depicts Italy as a country eager to turn the page after the tragedy of World War II, rolling up its sleeve and getting down to work, building on its strong tradition of highly skilled craftsmanship and dressmaking: a country that would be soon reborn, to become a fashion powerhouse worldwide.   The exhi...

On a day of freezing rain—why isn't this snow? Snow is pretty!—with despair pouring from the television set, it is fascinating to take a break from bitter reality and stop in for tea at the presentation by Milanese designer Luisa Beccaria.   The event, held in a mansion on the Upper East Side, two blocks from the 86th Street subway station b...

When the paradigm of modernist architecture crumbled, urbanists began a quest for credible alternatives that often took them to the streets and squares of old Italian cities. Deciphering the code of Italy's thriving public life became a process of redemption from the sterilizing over-rationalization of the urban landscape that had been carried out...

Italian menswear brand ISAIA opened its doors to VIPs in Beverly Hills last week on Brighton Way, giving gentlemen with a penchant for high-end clothing yet another bespoke place to shop.   According to global CEO Gianluca Isaia, the brand—which also opened a flagship on Madison Avenue in Manhattan—will "represent being at the upper echelon...