Premium Italian appliance maker Bertazzoni has been ranked first out of 138 luxury brands in a US survey. The 2019 Premium Consumer Home Brands Survey, carried out by North Carolina-based integrated brand agency Mode, ranked Bertazzoni in top slot based on a comprehensive market audit by a panel of experts and a survey of high-income shoppers with...

One sign that the pop-up trend has reached the mainstream: Gucci has jumped into the game. The Italian high-fashion brand, based in Florence and Tuscany, is rolling out a number of luxury pop-up stores in shopping malls around the world just in time for the holidays. Known as Gucci Pin, the brightly-colored, rectangular display will debut in the U....

Nel giorno di Halloween, Il Graduate Center della City University of New York ha offerto alla sua città un evento eccezionale per la serata di apertura della seconda edizione dell’Academic Festival IC-CUNY (Italian Cinema CUNY): l’università ha presentato una master class intitolata The Crafts of Cinema (I mestieri del cinema), portando sul palcosc...

United Colors of Benetton has opened the doors to its first US pop up store in more than 4 years. Located in the Santa Monica Place shopping center, the four-week pop-up event started on October 25, 2019, and will conclude on November 24, 2019. Showcasing the brand’s evolution to streetwear-inspired design and sustainable fashion under the artistic...

The history of women emancipation in Italy has been long and not always simple, but some may wonder why talking about women emancipation is important still today: in the end, Italy is a country where women enjoy equal rights and opportunities as men, just as in the rest of the Western world.  Gender equality remains, in 2019, a hot topic and a di...

“Life is a combination of magic and pasta,” the 20th-century Italian filmmaker Federico Fellini famously said. Of all magic in the world, pasta, and Italian cuisine as a whole, is high on the list. When I studied in Bologna, Italy (yes, the city where “bologna” originated, known in Italy as “mortadella,” and having only a slight resemblance to what...

Il Museo d’Arte Contemporanea di Roma ha ospitato con successo la tappa italiana della più grande coalizione creativa di videoarte del mondo, il Miami New Media Festival (MNMF). Così, in occasione della quarta edizione della settimana romana dedicata all’arte contemporanea, la Rome Art Week (RAW), dal 22 al 27 ottobre sono stati proiettati quattro...

Italian Antonio Giovinazzi will stay at Alfa Romeo for his second Formula 1 season next year. The 21-year-old will again partner veteran Kimi Raikkonen, who will be heading into the final year of his contract in 2020. The decision to retain Giovinazzi probably ends the F1 career of German Nico Hulkenberg, at least for a year. The only seat yet to b...

These automobiles are wheely expensive. Grand Central’s Vanderbilt Hall has been transformed into a showroom for Italian automaker Pagani to display five of its luxury “hypercars” — collectively valued at over $25 million. Featured rides include the Zonda HP Barchetta, which costs an eye-popping $15 million and has more curves than Kim Kardashian a...

This year marks the 65th anniversary of La Perla, an Italian brand with a rich history and A-list fans including Priyanka Chopra, Naomi Campbell, Kourtney Kardashian and Dua Lipa.  First launched in Bologna in 1954 by corset maker Ada Masotti, La Perla has evolved to become one of the most well known luxury underwear brands in the world. "La Perla...