Giulia, Giulia, Giulia … Alfa Romeo Giulia Quadrifoglio this name sounds like a sweet Italian song to our ears. Not Festival della canzone italiana di Sanremo, but rather the kind of concert that we eagerly listen to at every start. Are you guys havin’ that symptom? You may have been infected with a virus… The highly contagious Alfa Romeo virus has...

I like museums as much as the next guy. Yes, even the ones with paintings of people who are most likely dead now and dinosaur skeletons. It’s a glimpse into artifacts from a bygone era and usually one of the few opportunities to see rare and exciting things. Sometimes they can be quite surprising, and also indicative of the people who run them. Aft...

“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...

The Cisitalia 202 Spyder Mille Miglia, an influential Italian sports car, will be on view at Magazzino Italian Art (2700 Route 9, Cold Spring, NY 10516) through March 31, 2019. The model on display was selected for its aesthetic excellence and technical innovation that transformed postwar automobile design. The model remains the best example of an...

Let’s start with a simple question: what does “living the Italian way” mean to you? Perhaps you are passionate about art and have always dreamed of visiting and experiencing Italian cities and their artistic and architectural treasures. Maybe you love being on top of the latest fashion trend, and that unparalleled Italian touch is exactly what meet...

The Pista di prova di Nardò della Fiat, as it was originally called, was built by Fiat in 1975. Porsche Engineering purchased the track in 2012, renaming it the Nardò Technical Center. But pretty much everyone still calls this high-speed test track the Nardò Ring. Squarely located in the heel of Italy’s “boot,” the 1,730-acre testing site has a ran...

The GranLusso is the very finest version of the 2018 Maserati Quattroporte, full of so many lovely soft-touch surfaces that you barely notice the switches out of the Fiat Chrysler Automobiles parts bin. Here are five interesting things we found in this $136,160 sedan. 1. The Engine Has to Go to Two Countries to Be Assembled The Quattroporte has two...

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...

The iconic FIAT 500, symbol of Italy’s post war economic renaissance, became part of MoMA’s permanent collection last year, but 2019 brings even more lustre to the tiny Italian four-wheels, as it will be one of the centrepieces of The Value of Good Design exhibition. The kermess will take place from the 10th of February to the 27th of May and will...