Founded in Sorrento, Italy in 1890 by Cataldo Aprea, Fratelli Aprea has been hand-crafting the infamous Gozzo Sorrentino for six generations. As Fratelli Aprea launches in the U.S., the prowess and performance inherent to these beautiful vessels can only come from respecting the past. Fratelli Aprea has stayed true to its roots of simple elegance b...

Gucci has opened its first location in Columbus in three decades. The Italian luxury fashion house opened a new location at Easton Town Center this week, making it the only Gucci location in Ohio. The store marks Gucci's return to Columbus. The fashion house was part of the original lineup of Columbus City Center mall when it opened in 1989, but la...

Giorgio Armani is “increasingly determined” to stay true to his strategy, which is paying off as his namesake fashion group posted 2021 revenues that were one full year ahead of plans. In the 12 months ended Dec. 31, after the contribution from financial operations and tax charges, the group reported consolidated net profits of 169.9 million euros,...

Salvatore: Shoemaker of Dreams tells the story of Salvatore Ferragamo’s beginnings, starring Luca Guadagnino. Unveiling how the modest Italian shoemaker rose to fame in Hollywood as a master of comfort and design, a new teaser for the documentary teases us with The picture, which premiered at the Venice Film Festival in 2020, is anticipated to debu...

In a quiet corner of the bohemian district of San Frediano, hidden behind an 18th-century iron gate that opens onto a whimsical wisteria-covered alleyway, lies a Florentine cultural treasure: the Antico Setificio Fiorentino, or Antique Florentine Silk Mill, which has been producing precious textiles since 1786. To enter through the atelier’s larg...

Fabiana Filippi “enters a new era”, in the words of CEO Mario Filippi Coccetta.The next steps will see the Italian fashion brand focus on the US and Chinese markets for the next three years with the opening of branches in these regions; a new store concept developed by architect Patricia Urquiola first unveiled in a new Milan flagship; the launch o...

Ferragamo has partnered with Shxpir for its first-ever NFT collaboration, developing a custom sneaker hologram program that features a limited-edition capsule that will be housed in Ferragamo’s new concept store in the heart of Soho. The beloved Italian fashion brand opened its doors earlier this summer to invite visitors to immerse themselves into...

New York—After eight years developing the Sorellina brand, sisters Nicole and Kim Carosella struck creative gold with the bold new direction of the Tarot collection launched in 2020. Its artistic success turned out to be commercial, too, and the collection has grown from five original tarot cards to many more, plus lots of more attainable accoutrem...

The Alta Moda client list has grown from 100 in 2012, when Domenico Dolce and Stefano Gabbana launched their exclusive, made-to-measure label, to 750 today. Is it the crystal embroideries that attract such a large and loyal following? The 12-foot trains? Naturellement. Dolce & Gabbana’s design signature is exquisitely tailored exuberance, but Alta...

The fashion industry is reckoning with itself and sustainability has become the mot du jour: fast fashion brands, luxury labels and independent boutiques are all ramping up their sustainability efforts, from launching circular resale and rental services to incorporating recycled and repurposed materials into their designs or even innovating new way...