by Sara Estes   From Gucci to Versace, designs by the world's foremost clothing designers are currently on view at The Frist Center for the Visual Arts in the first major survey of post-war Italian fashion, "Italian Style: Fashion Since 1945."   Curated by Sonnet Stanfill of London's Victoria and Albert Museum, the exhibition aims to...

When it's time to look sharp, men have lots of options these days. When it comes to suits, they can choose from the American cut, the English cut and of course, the Italian cut. But according to author Michelle Finamore this wasn't always the case. In the new book, "The Man Who Was Brioni" Finamore chronicles the fashion innovations of...

by Elizabeth Paton   The global luxury market might be heading for its weakest year since 2009, but private equity investment, at least within the Italian fashion sector, appears to be back on a growth trend.   After lurching from one recession to the next after the 2008 financial crisis, the hundreds of thousands of small- and medium...

A women's clothing and accessories brand out of Italy is heading to the United States with a new store in New York City, Commercial Observer has learned. It's a "new tenant in the market," said Cushman & Wakefield's Joanne Podell, who represented the landlord in the deal along with team members Ian Lerner and Aylin Gucalp.   Pinko w...

Italian-born Food Network host Giada De Laurentiis made her modeling debut Thursday during 2014's New York Fashion Week. The 43-year-old television personality took on the catwalk during the Heart Truth Dress Collection show. "I'm super excited; I've never done this before. I used to think being a model and walking the runway was an easy job, but...

For anyone who has ever had to clean out an overflowing garage, consider the problem faced by Tony Shooshani: He has too many Ferraris. Shooshani, of Beverly Hills, is putting eight of his prized, rare Ferraris up for sale to make room for a bevy of new ones. The sleek cars, headed for the block at the Gooding and Company auction in Scottsda...

Univet Optical Technologies, Italy has selected RONCO to be their partner to bring award-winning protective eyewear line to North America.   Univet is an award-winning Italian designer and manufacturer of eye protection products for industrial, healthcare and laser markets. Univet has been recognized as the 2014 winner of European Frost and...

by Jane Huson   Like a nice glass of wine, a good cigar can be smelled and tasted. A high quality cigar is a special delight, and Italy is an esteemed cigar production powerhouse. Famous for Florentine steak, sculpture, and architecture, Tuscany also features the popular Tuscan cigars.   A well-established brand in Italy, Switzerland,...

by Vanessa Friedman   Italy has designs — literally — on America. In what is the clearest statement yet that European fashion now sees the United States as potentially the most lucrative market of the future, the Italian deputy minister for economic development, Carlo Calenda, was at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center in Manhattan on...

Dopo il lancio in Europa lo scorso giugno e a settembre nei principali mercati asiatici - tra cui Giappone, Vietnam, Indonesia - la Vespa 946 Emporio Armani ha debuttato negli Stati Unitid'America con uno speciale evento tenutosi nello store Emporio Armani di SoHo, al 410 della West Broadway di New York.   Nata dalla collaborazione tra Giorg...