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After logging more than a decade as a facialist for such iconic international skin-care brands as La Prairie, Sisley and La Mer, beauty expert Pietro Simone broke out on his own — and loves waving the flag for his native country. “‘Made in Italy’ always symbolized luxury,” he tells Alexa. “That’s true for fashion, for furniture, for wine. But do yo...

Nel giorno di Halloween, Il Graduate Center della City University of New York ha offerto alla sua città un evento eccezionale per la serata di apertura della seconda edizione dell’Academic Festival IC-CUNY (Italian Cinema CUNY): l’università ha presentato una master class intitolata The Crafts of Cinema (I mestieri del cinema), portando sul palcosc...

Rosario Di Giovanna says his vintage scooters keep him young. The 71-year-old says they transport him back in time, to when he was a young man growing up in Sicily. “All the time. Every time I drive them, the memory goes back. And I enjoy myself,” said Rosario Di Giovanna, an Elmhurst Resident. Elmhurst, Queens is a far cry from the Italian country...

These automobiles are wheely expensive. Grand Central’s Vanderbilt Hall has been transformed into a showroom for Italian automaker Pagani to display five of its luxury “hypercars” — collectively valued at over $25 million. Featured rides include the Zonda HP Barchetta, which costs an eye-popping $15 million and has more curves than Kim Kardashian a...

Ferrari this month opened its third “Tailor-Made Center” in the world and the first in the US. A 6,600-square-foot showroom on Manhattan’s Park Avenue that allows buyers to fully customize their supercar, choosing everything from fabrics and leathers to woods, paint colors and wheels. The Ferrari Tailor Made Center is located at 410 Park Avenue in...

Dina Favaro is hanging up her sewing needle. After 37 years of hemming pants and mending seams, the owner of Dina's Alterations will close her downtown shop in December. But Favaro, who will soon turn 80, already stopped taking new work this summer. On a sign in the door, she wrote that she has enough old work to keep her busy through the end of t...

“Sono preoccupatissimo sui sentimenti umani prevalenti che stanno alla base della decisione di mettere questi dazi. E’ la terza guerra mondiale. Non vi è dubbio. Stanno ripartendo quei sentimenti negativi che segnarono la prima parte del Novecento”. Così parlò Oscar Farinetti, fondatore dello straordinario fenomeno Eataly, nel mezzo del suo discors...

Tony Marmo, the owner of Normann Staffing in Kingston, will receive the Len Cane Heart of Ulster County Award at the 15th annual Business Recognition Awards.  Since May 2014, Tony Marmo has owned Normann Staffing in Kingston. The business is a staffing firm serving Ulster, Dutchess, Orange, Columbia, and Greene counties primarily, providing staff f...

“People for growth” (“Gente per la Crescita”) e’ l’associazione delle startup italiane presentata il 30 settembre a New York da Massimiliano Brustia, ceo e fondatore di Doralia (settore gioielleria) nella sede della Italian Trade Commission, a due isolati dal Consolato d’Italia sulla Park Avenue. L’organizzazione e’ alle prime battute, ma l’obietti...

Great turnout at the Italian Trade Agency in New York for the presentation of Your Italian Hub - a new comunication agency operating in the United States. The newco is born of the experience of the editorial network i-Italy, which for over 10 years has been covering all things Italian in English for Americans, and of the Colavita Group, a leading f...

Jeremy Scott is one of the most sought after tickets every New York Fashion Week. The designer's eponymous label draws his cult following and celebrity clientele to Spring Studios as they eagerly anticipate his latest collection. While Scott has a cult following for his own label, he is best known as the creative director of Italian luxury brand Mo...

Welcome remarks were given by Italian Trade Commissioner in New York, Maurizio Forte. The discussion was moderated by Mickey Alam Khan, Editor-in-Chief of Luxury Daily and featured panelists Maggie Ciarfardini, CEO of Maggie Ciafardini Inc & former CEO of YSL Beaute USA, Marcia Gaynor, Beauty Retail Executive & former DMM Prestige Beauty, Walgreens...