Of all the clothes that a man wears it is the matching of the shirt and the tie that take the most amount of time and aesthetic ability. For a professional, it could be one of the keys to success. As Dave Barry puts it, “I do not mean to suggest for a moment that all it takes to be a top executive is a custom-tailored European suit. You also need t...

Over 3,000 square meters for 50,000 pieces (accessories excluded): the Modateca Deanna, Centro Italiano di Documentazione Moda is a huge fashion archive and attracts designers and professionals from the whole world, who come here to draw inspiration and find new ideas for their collections. The structure is located in San Martino in Rio, Reggio Emi...

Designer Giorgio Armani, the sole shareholder of his eponymous, 41-year-old Italian fashion house, is streamlining the far-reaching company, in reaction to sales falling for a third year. Revenue dropped 8% at constant exchange rates to 2.1 billion euros ($2.3 billion) in 2018, Armani said in a statement Friday. Net profit slipped by more than half...

On Sunday, July 21st, contemporary menswear brand Caruso opened the doors of its permanent showroom in New York City. The new 1,680 square-foot space, including an outdoor terrace overlooking landmark buildings, is located at 501 Madison Avenue, in the heart of midtown. Fusing Italian sensitivity with international flair, the showroom debuted the C...

On Wednesday, Ente Moda Italia, the association founded in the Eighties by Sistema Moda Italia and the Florentine Center for Italian Fashion with the goal of promoting the Italian textile and clothing industries internationally, revealed it has inked a deal with Liberty Fashion Fairs Group, the U.S.-based organizer of the Liberty, Capsule and Caban...

L’Italia, con il 46,9% di valore aggiunto, si aggiudica il primo posto tra i Paesi europei nella top ten del Sistema Moda a dimostrazione di un comparto che si conferma come uno dei pilastri dell’economia nazionale, su cui pesa per il 9,5% sul valore aggiunto del manifatturiero e dà lavoro a circa 500 mila addetti. È quanto emerge dall’Industry Boo...

Pomellato’s iconic Nudo ring has been a runaway bestseller for the Italian fine jewelry brand and is a cult favorite of luxury jewelry consumers. Nudo, “nude” in Italian, refers to the collections’ prong-free setting, which showcases every angle but the bottom of a gemstone, revealing what Pomellato calls the stones’ “naked splendor.” During Las Ve...

Keira Knightley loves hers, Oprah also wears one, and they are not the only celebrities who wear them. If you wear an Italian charm bracelet you will be entirely on trend. Charm jewelry dates back to ancient times. Egyptian pharaohs used to be buried with expensive gold necklaces which they thought would bring them luck in the after-world. Their gr...

I am a lover of paisleys, particularly Etro’s paisleys. The Italian textiles-turned-fashion label has made the teardrop-shaped form with a curvy tail the centerpiece of its brand, creating a sort of paisley heaven for devotees. Every new fashion season brings a refresh of Etro’s paisley patterns -- a new cultural influence, different colors, revamp...

Brioni has chosen Matt Dillon to be the testimonial for its new winter 2020 Tailoring Legends campaign, the latest Hollywood A-lister to be connected to the classy gentleman’s marque. “Considered one of the most respected actors of his generation, Dillon reinforces the brand’s bond with Hollywood,” Brioni said in a release. Founded in 1945 in Rome,...