What happens when award-winning Italian and American costume designers get together on a university stage to discuss cinema, fashion and costume design? The audience is treated to a little slice of cinematic magic.  There’s the lively repartee between masters of the craft – costume designers who have created the wardrobes for the best-known movies...

Fresh off of its most recent scandal involving a black sweater that, worn together with a matching balaclava, would give the appearance of Blackface, Gucci's business is better than ever. So much so that on Wednesday, the Italian fashion house announced the opening of Gucci 9 Hudson, the new North American Client Services Center, fully realizing Gu...

124 sellers da tutta Italia, circa 300 tra agenti di viaggio e consulenti o come si dice a New York “travel advisors”. Questi i numeri che decretano il grande successo della prima edizione di Italian Luxury organizzata da Enit (Agenzia Nazionale del Turismo) in collaborazione con Virtuoso, Signature e The Travel Leader Network, principali operatori...

In an era in which celebrities, influencers and the hottest young designers seem to dominate the attention of the fashion world, Giorgio Armani stands apart. While his name has become synonymous with exquisite design over the past four decades, his path to the pinnacle of the industry started from the very bottom of the mountain, a refreshing diffe...

Ever since humans have needed to cart around their belongings – particularly tools – they’ve carried bags. Prehistoric rock art in northern Australia, for example, shows a warrior-like figure with a satchel over his arm. The 5,300-year-old mummy of Otzi the Ice Man, carried a backpack – and wore a pouch attached to a leather belt – on his journey t...

Dainese,  the world leader of protective wear for dynamic sports, today announced the grand opening of its latest flagship retail location in Las Vegas. Dainese Store Las Vegas features an innovative retail concept that creates a journey through moto history with memorabilia, including one of Valentino Rossi’s suits, all surrounded by the world’s m...

One sign that the pop-up trend has reached the mainstream: Gucci has jumped into the game. The Italian high-fashion brand, based in Florence and Tuscany, is rolling out a number of luxury pop-up stores in shopping malls around the world just in time for the holidays. Known as Gucci Pin, the brightly-colored, rectangular display will debut in the U....

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...

United Colors of Benetton has opened the doors to its first US pop up store in more than 4 years. Located in the Santa Monica Place shopping center, the four-week pop-up event started on October 25, 2019, and will conclude on November 24, 2019. Showcasing the brand’s evolution to streetwear-inspired design and sustainable fashion under the artistic...

This year marks the 65th anniversary of La Perla, an Italian brand with a rich history and A-list fans including Priyanka Chopra, Naomi Campbell, Kourtney Kardashian and Dua Lipa.  First launched in Bologna in 1954 by corset maker Ada Masotti, La Perla has evolved to become one of the most well known luxury underwear brands in the world. "La Perla...