While the rest of the fashion industry hit pause on IRL shows in favor of digital presentations, Dior stuck to the runway. Kind of. When it comes to resort season, designers typically produce its vacation-ready runways in historic cities like colorful Marrakesh, Cuba, (or, well, Calabasas), and Dior continued the practice despite a worldwide pandem...

The revered Italian artist Giorgio Morandi made paintings that are mind-expandingly simple and complex at once. His still lifes of bottles arranged against neutral backgrounds—his favored mode of expression—strike some as boring but others as boundless in their charms. They’re the kind of paintings you can look at for ages while regaling in their q...

Maserati, which had announced plans for electrification of its vehicle range early this year, has revealed its first hybrid model, the Ghibli Hybrid. The new Maserati Ghibli Hybrid marks the Italian marque’s entry into a new era focusing on sustainable mobility. Fans of the brand’s cars will find it difficult to come to terms with the idea of a sil...

What do you call someone born into a noble family, who fought alongside Garibaldi, was shipwrecked on his way to America, impregnated a teenager, tried and failed to assassinate Napoleon III, faced the guillotine, was thrown into prison on Devil’s Island, escaped to the United States, joined the Union Army during the American Civil War, survived Cu...

“It’s a David and Goliath story.” Entrepreneur Luciano Donatelli is aware that giant groups are interested in taking control of Brooks Brothers, but he is undeterred. Donatelli has quickly put together a group of investors under the Club Deal 8 moniker, including online retailer Giglio Group, the Biella-based Gruppo Verzoletto, and a silk group fro...

Neil Palomba, president of Italy-based Costa Cruises, has been named executive vice president and chief operations officer for Carnival Cruise Line, effective immediately.  Palomba will report to Christine Duffy, president of Carnival Cruise Line. During Palomba’s transition, the Costa leadership team will continue to report to Michael Thamm, CEO o...

The coming year is expected to be the first of many for a new group created through the imminent merger of Fiat Chrysler and France’s PSA Group. As the process to blend the two automakers continues, the two partners have revealed what their combined operation will be called. Stellantis. Via a joint press release, the two automakers revealed the gro...

An operatic pop trio belted out song from the center of a medical university plaza Wednesday while Dolce&Gabbana’s showed its latest men's collection in tones of summer blues and geometric prints. Just five months ago, there would have been little remarkable in such a scene. But the coronavirus pandemic has largely put the kibosh on live fashion sh...

Italians are often depicted sitting around a crowded dinner table, sharing food, conversation, and laughter, and lingering long after the meal, oblivious to the passing of time. Empty dishes are scattered about, along with wine glasses and espresso cups.  Indeed, there’s a saying that perfectly describes this habit: “a tavola non si invecchia,”...

Opening on Saturday in East Hampton, New York is the Giorgio Armani pop-up shop, adorned with a jungle theme as the boutique presents the brand's famed La Prima collection. The collection is comprised of handbags inspired by the original model designed by Giorgio Armani in the 1990s, emphasizing the brand's quintessential style through artisanal, I...