Enrico Giardini esporta in America le ultime tecnologie nel settore pelle al Fashion institute of technologies. Trasferta statunitense per l’ex assessore al personale e all’innovazione tecnologica di Civitanova. Dismessi i panni da amministratore e indossati di nuovo quelli da imprenditore, Giardini è impegnato in questi giorni a New York dove è st...

Gucci has been having one big moment since Alessandro Michele took over creative direction in 2015. Now, a new Gucci boutique has opened in The Houston Galleria. The new renovated 4,100-square-foot space is located on the Neiman Marcus side of The Galleria. It houses men’s and women’s shoes, handbags, luggage, home decor, jewelry, watches, accessor...

The deaths of Wanda Ferragamo and Gilberto Benetton this month highlighted a challenge for some of Italy’s most well-known family businesses: With the post-war entrepreneurs who built the companies leaving the stage, they need to ensure that members of the next generation, or trusted outsiders, are ready to step up to fill the void. Some families,...

Salvatore Ferragamo is the Italian luxury brand that has always dealt with the creation of made in Italy shoes and accessories, and more recently it has opened up to the world of men and women’s clothing. Ferragamo is one of the most famous Italian footwear companies in the world and is characterized by the high quality of its products but above al...

  The New York-based Luxury Institute released its innovative 2018 Emotionally Intelligent Brand Index, featuring annual rankings and ratings for leading luxury men’s fashion brands by affluent U.S. consumers. The Emotionally Intelligent Brand Index methodology was developed using 10 years of proprietary, quantitative and qualitative research with...

Monday October 29, 2018, “The Art of Objects: The Birth of Italian Industrial Culture, 1878-1928”. Luca Cottini, PhD, Villanova University - 800 E. Lancaster Avenue - Villanova, PA 19085. 4:30 p.m., Speaker’s Corner, Falvey Memorial Library. Distinct from the Italian Fashion lecture series, Dr. Cottini discusses his recently published book, which e...

Schiaparelli to Open Pop-up Store at Bergdorf Goodman The exclusive partnership marks the first time since its relaunch that the couture house will be available outside its salons in Paris. NEW DIGS: Schiaparelli will open a pop-up store at Bergdorf Goodman in New York on Oct. 18, marking the first time since its relaunch that the couture house wil...

Wanda Ferragamo, who turned her husband’s Italian shoe company into a luxury-goods empire and fulfilled his dream of dressing the customer from head to toe after taking over the business more than 50 years ago, has died. She was 96. She died Friday, according to a person close to Salvatore Ferragamo SpA. The widow of Salvatore Ferragamo, who produc...

The second world war was in full assault when the Sorelle Fontana, three Italian sister-seamstresses from a small village near Parma, opened their first fashion atelier in Rome. It was an audacious move for 1944, but not hastily conceived. Zoe, Micol and Giovanna, all born at the beginning of the 20th century, in the shadow of the first world war,...

Fendi, Fendi, Fendi could have been the mantra last night in Los Angeles and New York as the Italian house celebrated its latest offerings under the banner, Fendi Mania. The pieces take their cues from retro-inspired sportswear, and according to the turnout, both coasts had fashionable fans galore. In New York, Ansel Elgort, Chloë Sevigny, and Oliv...