The excellence is menswear has become harder to discern. These days, branding has become all-powerful. In fact, men, ever more than women, have adopted brands seeking quality and style. Faced with an indigestible number of choices, the American male consumer often retreats to the safety net of a familiar brand name. Henceforth, the message must be...

THE PURSE IS PLENTY PRETTY on the outside: emerald silk, embroidered with dainty yellow, purple, and peachy-pink blooms, arcing out of metallic vases. But things get more interesting when one pries the lustrous little parcel open. Between the seams and under the stitches, there’s something faded and faint, but unmistakable: a blue “Q” tucked betwee...

When I returned to New York after being away for winter break, I was looking forward to one thing in particular: food. The restaurants in the city are arguably some of the best in the world, and if I’m being honest, were a major reason why I chose to go to college here. A week before flying back I made a reservation at what I thought was one of the...

Dawn Mello, former president of Bergdorf Goodman, died on Sunday morning at her home in New York. As president of Berdorf in the 1980s, Mello helped transform the department store from a carriage trade retailer into an emporium of the world’s most sought-after labels, introducing Americans to now-household names such as Michael Kors, Fendi and Arma...

Tuesday evening, the Consulate General of Italy hosted an important reception, Italy@NYC, in collaboration with the Italian Trade Commission, to celebrate Italian Style and the participation of the best in Italian fashion in New York Fashion Week 2020 and the Coterie Fashion Show at the Jacob Javits Center. The reception was attended by the Italian...

Bottega Veneta, an Italian luxury retailer, will open its first New Jersey location this spring at The Shops at Riverside. The new store will be located on level one of the mall, which is in the midst of the final phase of a multi-million dollar makeover slated for completion this year. Launched in 1966, Bottega Veneta sells ready-to-wear items, ha...

GUCCI GETS IN THE GAME: With a psychedelic-looking GG basketball, a West Loop pop-up shop and even a Gucci-themed pin showing up on Google Maps, Gucci is all set to kick off the NBA All-Star Weekend in Chicago on Friday. Located at 160 North Morgan Street, the pop-up will feature the Italian fashion house’s rainbow-colored GG Psychedelic Collection...

La NEXXT ha organizzato una importante manifestazione promo-commerciale che si terrà a Los Angeles nel giugno prossimo. L’iniziativa è stata ideata a sostegno dell'internazionalizzazione delle PMI Italiane e finalizzata a sostenere lo sviluppo dell'export di prodotti italiani autentici in prevalenza in California, ma anche in tutta la East Coast de...

Some of the biggest stars in the celebrity solar system were gleaming at last night’s FENDI Solar Dream event — even they were star-struck by attendees. To celebrate the launch of their Spring/Summer 2020 Collection in New York City, the Italian label threw a stellar party to honor both Men’s and Women’s Collections from Creative Director, Silvia V...

Once again, the Italian Trade Agency (ITA) is bringing a host of chic Italian labels to the Coterie trade show, giving New York fashion insiders an exclusive chance to see the best of Italian fashion. To coincide with the event, the ITA has crafted an interactive digital magazine, Italian Style, highlighting the country’s vast and influential fashi...