M.T. Imports Inc. of Vail, Colorado has announced that Montura, the iconic Italian outdoor apparel brand, will be introduced to the North American market at the Outdoor Retailer (OR) trade show in Denver, January 29-31, 2020 for the Fall/Winter season 2020. Marco Tonazzi, owner and President of M.T. Imports Inc., states, “Roberto Giordani, owner an...

Valentino’s Pierpaolo Piccioli and acclaimed filmmaker Luca Guadagnino are collaborating on a film together. Named The Staggering Girl, the movie stars Julianne Moore, Mia Goth and Kiki Layne. It tells the story of Francesca, an Italian-American writer (played by Moore), who lives in New York and has to return back home to Rome to retrieve her agei...

New York City carries all sorts of stories on its streets. Valentina Perissi’s is hard to miss. Maybe its her multi- dimensional leather jacket, or hand- painted handbag, but above all its her Italian persistence. She chooses neither to walk as fast as others, nor to race anyone to skyscraping success, rather she allows her intricate work and exper...

Silent films can be an acquired taste. Melodramatic plots and the absence of synchronized sound are not to everyone’s liking, but those aren’t good enough reasons to dismiss the genre as archaic or tedious. There’s much more to these films than meets the eye, including the story of the Italian divas, Lyda Borelli first among them, who defined the a...

The Italian National Fashion Chamber is promoting a diversity agenda among Milan’s major fashion houses, a year after several top Italian brands faced criticism for designs and remarks seen as culturally and racially insensitive. Its manifesto backed by major Italian fashion brands aims to increase racial and gender diversity in key roles in Milan'...

Max Stanco is a world-renowned luxury brand known for its high-end line of authentic Italian artisan leather shoes and travel and sports bags for men and women. Besides an assortment of leather bags and footwear, the product line also expands into smaller accessories applying luxurious leathers and materials with custom made designs by Stanco. But...

Opened on December 12, the New York store focuses on a ‘mountain-to-city’ après-ski-themed aesthetic and offers a wide variety of the 112-year-old brand’s apparel offering. Inside, customers can shop Rossignol’s full range of clothes and accessories, including technical equipment, skiwear and urbanwear, the brand’s ‘Sport Chic’ and ‘Après Ski’ appa...

Tme to kick off those stilettos. A new boutique in Dallas' NorthPark Center has arrived to make 2020 the year of the statement sneaker. Golden Goose, the luxury brand from Venice, Italy, opened its first store in Texas at Dallas' premier shopping center on December 20. Known for its stylish, casual "Superstar" kicks with a vintage vibe, the store i...

At the tender age of 10, Burr Ridge’s Rino Burdi tagged along to work with his father, Alfonso. The rest, as they say, is history. Today, Burdi runs the day-to-day operations of the family’s namesake luxury Italian menswear brand, Burdi, which he took over from Alfonso in 1995. “You could say I was born into it,” says Burdi. “I watched my dad cut a...

Spregiudicata, provocante, talvolta osé o scandalosa: è la moda di oggi. O meglio degli ultimi settecento anni, se si assume il XIV secolo come il vero punto di svolta nelle abitudini occidentali in fatto di abbigliamento. È ciò che sostiene Roberta Orsi Landini nel suo nuovo saggio intitolato “Moda a Firenze e in Toscana nel Trecento” (pp. 160, eu...