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...

The relationship between elegant loungewear and home furnishing has a special interaction. Home furnishing designers are often looking at consumer lifestyles to create something desirable and convenience for the home, while loungewear looks to product for innovations in materials and color. Trend forecasters often use product references in their mo...

Strategic Innovation at The Graduate Center, CUNY, is pleased to present in collaboration with Italian Cinema-CUNY (IC-CUNY), and The Academy of Italian Cinema David di Donatello Awards an educational project aimed at creating a deeper understanding of the art of Italian cinema from its origins to the present day. Through this joint effort, a three...

Mono-brand retail offers the customer a total brand experience, from apparel to accessories and even brand extensions such as watches, jewelry and perfumes. Quite often, mono-brand retail is led by a “ flagship” store that represents brand culture and values throughout the total collection. In short, this type of retail in intriguing to view from a...

A new tenant unfolding at The Forum in Wilmington brings Italian menswear to the shopping center on Military Cutoff Road. Baldini for Men is set to replace Spectrum Fine Jewelry, which is going out of business after more than 20 years in the Port City. Luis Cepeda is opening the men's clothing store, which will be stocked with nearly everything a m...

At Thursday’s opening of the Italian Academy’s new exhibition, photographs told the story of how an Italian entrepreneur bridged the gap between the Italian and American fashion markets. The exhibition, titled “Full of Enthusiasm: American Buyers Captured by Italian Fashion in the 1950s,” was curated by Barbara Faedda, the executive director of the...