WTI Magazine #17    2014 Feb, 14Author : Nadiah Ahmad Shukri for PoisonDrops.com      Translation by:   Raffaella FrascaAfter her stellar baptism dressing Milly Carlucci on Ballando con le Stelle, Raffaella Frasca makes her debut on the Altaroma runway with her couture 2014 collection. Her esthetic is especiallyfeminine and extravagant, findin...

My father, Charlie (Marcellino) Del Vecchio was born January 9, 1911 in Rome, New York. Both of his parents had emigrated from southern Italy (Campania) at the turn-of-the-century, so he was a first generation born Italian American.   Upon graduating from the Rome Free Academy, he worked for a short period for a photographic studio in Watert...

Italian studio Pininfarina designed the twentieth century's greatest Ferraris and through their work with the Prancing Horse -- plus the likes of Fiat, Lancia, and Alfa Romeo -- helped define the emotive Italian style of the mid-century sportscar.   On the company's 85th birthday, Paulo Pininfarina, the fourth patriarch of the family to head...

A year has passed since Max Mara opened its store in the Miami Design District and presented its first Backyard Ball, the annual fund-raiser for the locally based National YoungArts Foundation. The brand felt such a profound connection that last week it signed on to sponsor three more galas and established theMax Mara Young Visionary Award.  ...

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Alfa Romeo's return to the U.S. is on track and under way, according to CEO Harald Wester. Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV last week shipped about 50 of the Italian luxury brand's niche 4C sports cars to North America. The cars are now arriving in dealerships, marking the first time since the mid-'90s that Americans can see Alfa Romeos in showrooms....

The Vice Consulate of Italy in Kansas City together with the Kansas City Chapter of UNICO National will again be organizing the Italian Motorsports Show at the 2015 Festa Italiana at Zona Rosa. This fourth installment of "Motori in Piazza" will be held on Sunday, May 31, Noon to 3pm. Here is the flyer. As with Festa Italiana, admission is free. &n...

by Jinnie Lee   French women are all about classically tailored effortlessness; in New York City we do head-to-toe black like no other, and the English are experts at an insouciant vintage look.   Describing the spirit of Italian fashion girls in a succinct soundbite isn't quite as easy — with their fearlessness toward amped-up color,...

Internationally acclaimed jewelry designer Marco Bicego will introduce many of his latest designs in a rare public appearance at James Free Jewelers in Montgomery, Ohio (a Cincinnati suburb) on Thursday, November 14. Bicego will mingle with fans and engrave his autograph on select pieces during the visit from 4:00-8:00 p.m. It will be one of just t...

Uomo Moderno, a fashion and lifestyle magazine from Italy, is inaugurating the New Generation Fashion Tour from Italy, which will kick off at the close of the Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week on September 12 with New York Fashion Week Italian Collections at 320 Studios on 320 West 37th Street, 14th Floor, New York.   The tour will continue to Phil...