Seventy, a family-run fashion house, embodies the European effortless style that Americans so often envy. Thankfully, the brand has landed stateside, launching their womenswear pre-fall 2019 collection last week at the Gramercy Park Hotel rooftop terrace for their U.S. debut. Helmed by Creative Director Francesca Tegon, Seventy blends ready-to-wear...

“I would be jumping up and down telling my friends: ‘Oh my god, don’t you see what’s happening—we need to do something!’” Ippolita Rostagno tells host Dennis Scully in the latest episode of the Business of Home podcast. “But of course, these problems seem so large that it’s like, Where do you start? This is an Italy problem.” Rostagno is familiar w...

Jeremy Scott is the magic-making, imagination-igniting, fun-fuelling, fantasy-fulfilling fashion king of any and every show schedule. Having long dreamt about reimagining the work of one of his heroes, the great Italian film director Federico Fellini, the small town Kansas-born creative force took his Moschino men’s fall and women’s pre-fall 19 col...

Leave it to “The Simpsons” to make something cool again. The infamous Prada Marfa art installation— the West Texas brainchild of Scandinavian artists Michael Elmgreen and Ingar Dragset —has been an attraction for art and fashion lovers ever since it popped up in 2005. While its popularity has had ups and downs over the ensuing years, Prada Marfa is...

What suggests Old World tradition more than a maker of leather goods? Chris Bosca—the CEO of the top-end leather company Bosca—doesn’t disagree. “The Bosca brand is over 100 years old now,” says Bosca, whose grandfather, Italian-born Hugo, founded the Springfield-based company as a maker of handbags in 1911. “A product like ours plays by a little b...

Orange-hued marble and pebble-dashed stone provide the setting for displays of leather handbags, clutches and purses in this boutique in Miami, which was designed by American studio Aranda\Lasch.  Aranda\Lasch outfitted the Miami Valextra store to reference the heritage and craftsmanship of the luxury leather label, which was founded in Milan in 19...

I specifically enjoy telling stories of the good in the fashion world. It is rewarding to find hope and light in change in the midst of darkness and cynicism. I especially love reporting on fashion sustainability stories. At this point in time, social good (philanthropic cause and charitable actions) fashion companies can successfully use the power...

As part of an effort to contextualize and conceptualize the field that is Fashion Studies, we will be interviewing notable figures in the discipline and sharing their insights in an ongoing series.  Our first subject is Dr. Eugenia Paulicelli, the founder and director of the Fashion Studies program at The Graduate Center at The City University of N...

The first word that comes to mind when stepping foot inside one of The Royal Poinciana Plaza’s newest boutiques, 100% Capri, is crisp. As the store opens its doors one late morning in November, a customer confirms this thought: “It’s so white and clean, my goodness!” Rows of linen clothing delicately hang inside the space that features lightly colo...

We all know that Milanese women possess an old school glamour that (rightfully) cements the city's place as one of the most stylish in the world. How often, though, do we give the Milanese nonnas (that's 'grandmothers' in Italian) credit for their chic looks? Luckily, Instagram account Sciuraglamis seeking to do just that. Founded by Angelo, a dent...