UN estimated that every week, 1.5 million people move from urban areas to a city. To give you an idea of the impact this trend has, Milan (Italy) has 1.3 million inhabitants (Istat, 2017). The assumption that follows is that by 2030 there will be 43 megacities in the world. A megacity is a single metropolitan area, although it can refer to two or t...

Why travel to Italy in the fall? The better question is: "Why not?" While the country's peak summer tourism season is over, insiders know that September through the fall is in fact the best time to travel to Italy. "Italy is gorgeous in September," says Fulvio De Bonis, the founder of Imago Artis Travel, a Rome-based company that sells luxury Italy...

No stranger to breaking the mould, Mantua-raised Carla Sozzani launched her 50-year career in fashion amidst the political unrest of 1968 in Italy, when a friend of her mother’s provided a job at a magazine while completing her studies at Bocconi University. In the years that followed, Sozzani spent 19 years in editorial roles, which included becom...

Of the “Big Four” fashion cities, Milan stands apart in one crucial way: among the powerful quartet of style hubs, it’s the only one that isn’t a capital. And that curious fact has history. Remaining an assembly of independent city states until unification in 1891, for many centuries fashion in Italy only existed on a local level, with a long legac...

È iniziata oggi e si concluderà venerdì prossimo la missione istituzionale del vicepresidente di Regione Lombardia e assessore alla Ricerca, Innovazione, Università, Export e Internazionalizzazione, Fabrizio Sala, a Chicago, negli Stati Uniti, dove il vicegovernatore è alla guida di una delegazione composta da 17 aziende lombarde, provenienti da Br...

Milano è la città italiana più visitata ed è l'unica nella Top20 mondiale; fra le prime 10 europee, oltre al capoluogo lombardo ci sono solo Roma e Venezia. I dati emergono dalla nuova edizione del Mastercard Global Destination Cities Index, che classifica 200 città in base all'analisi del volume dei visitatori e dei dati di spesa. Il Capoluogo lom...

Ferrari and Monza celebrated their 90th anniversaries in style on Wednesday with Formula One providing the icing on the cake with a new contract securing the Italian Grand Prix until at least 2024. The announcement was made to a sea of Ferrari ‘tifosi’ flooding Milan’s cathedral piazza for an event attended by world champions, team bosses past and...

Two names that have made history in the motoring world, the Automobile Club d’Italia (ACI) and Scuderia Ferrari are getting together for two important anniversaries. In the afternoon of Wednesday 4 September, in Milan’s Piazza Duomo, ACI will celebrate the 90th Italian Grand Prix at the Autodromo Nazionale di Monza and, for the occasion, by special...

Romantic Italy beckons lovers of all ages to its magical countryside. Couples can tour several of its beautiful, historic cities including Milan, Florence, Naples, and Rome. Each of these beloved cities has a unique Italian flavor just waiting to be experienced.  Milan’s history dates back to 400 B.C., and contains many wonderful museums, galleries...

New York – Frette is channeling its Italian roots in Boston. With the help of Milan-based architecture and design firm Archibrando, the luxury linens brand restyled its Boston boutique to reflect its modern flagship boutique on Milan’s Via Manzoni, which has been in operation since 1878. The first floor store, situated at the Mandarin Oriental hote...