Milan, apart from being one of the greatest Italian cities, and one of the most cosmopolitan in the world, in the course of history has earned itself the title of “capital of fashion”. Like Paris and New York, the activity of the fashion system is concentrated also in Milan, with fashion weeks, academies for designers and enthusiasts of the sector,...

Zegna, Italian luxury fashion house and world leader in luxury menswear, has announced the opening of the first Zegna Lab in Soho, New York City in the United States. The arrival of the Lab is expected to reinforce the company’s continual development in new and interactive retail spaces, meeting the renewed demand of the luxury leisurewear clientel...

In the summer of 1325, the process for the canonisation of St. Nicholas of Tolentino took place in some towns in the Marche. 371 witnesses from various socila backgrounds were invited to testify in the presence of the papal legates, who were to receive news and testimonies on the life and miracles of the saint.Among the testimonies presented was on...

“I’m just an Italian girl from New York." It's a quote that Grammy-award-winning singer, songwriter, actress, and beauty entrepreneur Lady Gaga has famously said in numerous interviews, including when we chatted about Haus Laboratories' newest drop: the CasaGaga Italian Glam beauty collection. "These products are a love letter to my Italian heritag...

There’s been a lot of trendy talk about “craft” these last several years. But one gets the distinct impression that the hipsterrific denizens of Silver Lake and Brooklyn possess little more than a surface understanding of what that word really and genuinely means. In Italy, of course, there was never anything but craft; and a new exhibition at the...

Roberto Cavalli, the Italian fashion designer renowned for his stretch jeans and animal prints, is getting the biopic treatment, The Hollywood Reporter has learned. Filmmaking duo Andrea Iervolino and Monika Bacardi have optioned Cavalli’s life rights from the man himself, with their Iervolino Lady Bacardi Entertainment banner having acquired the r...

Baci Perugina announced the collaboration with Dolce & Gabbana as a celebration of Italian excellence. The new praline, called Dolce Vita, has been created by master chocolatiers working with Dolce & Gabbana. Perugina describes the result as a soft gianduia heart, with fresh lemon-flavored grains, and the crunchy whole hazelnut, all wrapped in subl...

The Park of Beauty, Brunello Cucinelli’s Edenic 250-acre redevelopment project in the valley surrounding his Solomeo, Italy, headquarters, features a youth soccer stadium, hiking trails, lush vineyards, golden wheat fields, and silvery expanses of alfalfa leading to a travertine exedra with the inscription “Tribute to Human Dignity.” And this April...

Italian luxury fashion label Dolce & Gabbana has designed an installation that celebrates Italian artistic heritage at the country’s pavilion at Expo 2020 Dubai. The undulating baroque-style structure is typical of the architecture of the 18th century gardens of southern Italy and it stands near the pavilion’s botanical garden. The elegant octagona...

Italian fashion retailer Calzedonia will open an outpost of its Intimissimi lingerie brand in the Flatiron District, Commercial Observer has learned. Calzedonia signed a 10-year lease for 5,500 square feet — 2,500 square feet on the ground floor and 3,000 square feet in the basement — at 97 Fifth Avenue, according to a source with knowledge of the...