The Temple of Venus and Roma, located in the Roman Forum opposite the Colosseum, has undergone a €2.5 million restoration sponsored by the luxury fashion house Fendi. The results of the 15-month project, which included structural work and new lighting, were unveiled by Fendi and the Colosseum Archaeological Park on 20 December. Fendi, founded in th...

Ermenegildo Zegna is bringing a new luxury product to the New York Stock Exchange itself. And it is doing it in the most financially trendy way. On Monday, the Italian company known for its master of the universe suits will become, it says, the first Italian fashion brand to list on the exchange. It is going public by merging with a shell corporati...

Selleria Veneta, a Chicago area-based boutique of luxurious Italian leather goods, will be joining the fold of talented, artisans and designers represented at the Flying Solo Boutique in Soho, New York. Flying Solo is an innovative fashion brand and an organization of fashion designers that are revolutionizing the fashion industry by putting design...

Italy is rightly considered one of the global powerhouses of fashion and is home to internationally renowned designers and Maisons. The textile industry and artisan tradition are part of it as protagonists. Important districts for the production and processing of fabric have been created, such as in the Prato area, as a center of weaving excellence...

Austin’s shopping scene continues to go upscale. Prada plans to set up shop in Austin, following fellow Italian fashion house Gucci into the Capital City. Prada, an iconic retail brand known for its high-end handbags, shoes, and clothing, is targeting Austin as part of a three- to five-year expansion in the U.S. “We are underinvested in the U.S.,”...

The Fitler Club, a posh and stylish private-membership club in Center City, will host a fashion show on Dec. 8 featuring the designs of Sartoria Milano, a family-owned fashion house whose sartorial creations blend Italian tradition and Italian innovation.At the event, scheduled for 6 p.m., brothers Nicola and Luca Battista will present fashion tren...

After a two-year hiatus, the 9th edition of the beloved Mercatino di Natale will be held at the Museo Italo Americano again! Museo Italo-Americano - Fort Mason Center, 2 Marina Blvd., Building C - San Francisco, CA 94123. FREE ADMISSION. Masks and proof of vaccination required at the Museo. Inspired by Christmas Markets in Northern Italy and throug...

How can lovers of style and elegance fit into an increasingly ethical and green approach to our planet? It is extraordinary what creativity, innovation and new technologies can achieve. And the leading events of Italian fashion know how to make these beautiful "revolutions" known worldwide, in a super glam context. Did you know that La Scala Theatr...

The celebrated designer Giorgio Armani received Italy's highest honour on Friday for his services to Italian fashion. The president of Italy, Sergio Mattarella, bestowed the Knight Grand Cross on the 87-year-old fashion stylist at a private ceremony in the Quirinal Palace. Armani stated that he was "proud to represent Italy" and "honoured to receiv...

The story of Versace’s is the story of a family. Gianni Versace was born in Reggio Calabria where as a child he acquires the skills of a tailor’s shop. Having moved to Milan to pursuit a career in the world of fashion, in 1973 he becomes the designer for Byblos, where he works for several years until he decides to open his own fashion house.  “Gian...