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The new portal, Prenot@Mi, is online at https://www.prenotami.esteri.it for booking appointments for passports and visas at the Consulate General of Italy in Houston. The Prenot@Mi portal offers some innovative features. Security has been enhanced and more robust authentication systems will be introduced to ensure user authenticity. The new graphic...

Austin’s shopping scene continues to go upscale. Prada plans to set up shop in Austin, following fellow Italian fashion house Gucci into the Capital City. Prada, an iconic retail brand known for its high-end handbags, shoes, and clothing, is targeting Austin as part of a three- to five-year expansion in the U.S. “We are underinvested in the U.S.,”...

What’s old is new at Gucci. In celebration of the Italian luxury brand’s centennial anniversary, nine North American cities were tapped to receive a surprise drop of exclusive merchandise dedicated to Gucci 100 last Friday. Fortunately for Houston shoppers, the Galleria made the cut. Space City is in good company. New York, Miami, Beverly Hills, Co...

Fans of the storied and lavish fashion house Gucci: rejoice. The iconic brand has just unveiled a new lifestyle line for those who can’t get enough GG in their life. The new collection will be released on September 10 at the Houston Galleria location. Offerings include satin silk pajamas featuring different Gucci House prints; these come in a print...

Tue, October 12, 2021. 11:30 AM – 2:00 PM CDT. River Oaks Country Club - 1600 River Oaks Boulevard - Houston, TX 77019. Buy tickets here. Join us for the second annual Italian Cultural & Community Center Fashion Show and Luncheon. This year’s theme, “La Dolce Vita”, will celebrate Italian culture, creativity, and couture.  On October 12th, 2021, we...

It was all things Italian when a stylish clutch gathered to salute the Italian Cultural & Community Center ‘s second annual fashion show and luncheon, which will be held October 12 at River Oaks Country Club, honoring designer Victor Costa.  For this occasion, luncheon chairs Cheryl Arolfo Byington and Patti Imbrogno Murphy proudly displayed their...

An Italian company that specializes in manufacturing industrial 3D printing technology has released the largest 3D printer on the market. And the company chose Texas as the place to go live with the innovative product. Specifically Houston, where they have their North American headquarters. Roboze revealed the ARGO 1000 — a 3D printer that Roboze i...

WEBINAR: Italian Design Day. Thursday, July 8, 2021. 4 p.m. CET / 9 a.m. CST / 7 a.m. PST. In celebration of Italian Design Day, the Italy America Chamber of Commerce South Central, with the support of the Consulate General of Italy, Houston, presents: “Italian Design in Texas: Stories of Success”. With an introduction and greetings from Consul Gen...

Webuild and its U.S. subsidiary Lane Construction have signed the final agreement worth $16 billion with Texas Central LCC to build the first true high-speed railway in the United States between Dallas and Houston. The agreement is the final step ahead of the financial closure - foreseen in the coming months - and the start of construction of the m...

Another one of our guests of honor attending the Authentic Italian Table dinner, June 3, at Terra restaurant at Eataly is good friend of the chamber Richard Gussoni, the honorary Italian consul for Dallas/Ft. Worth and and founder and CEO of one of the most successful high-end catering and events planning companies in the state of Texas — Culinaire...

Gucci, the iconic Italian purveyor of luxury bags, clothing, jewelry, and cosmetics, is set to debut its first Austin outpost next year. Gucci plans to spend $1.5 million on a new 5,089-square-foot store at 11601 Century Oaks Terr. in North Austin’s Domain mixed-use complex. Valhalla, New York-based Atmosphere Design Group is designing the store. A...

A high-end Italian designer known for its luxury leather shoes, accessories, and sports and travel bags has chosen Dallas for just its second U.S. boutique: Max Stanco has opened in NorthPark Center. The brand's only other American outpost is in Atlanta. "Inspired to bring energy and creativity to today's luxury market, Max Stanco understands the c...