They're calling it the "Fiata" — a slight at its Mazda Miata underpinnings. But it might be so much more. The little Fiat 124 Spider and the sportier Abarth versionwere hidden away in a corner of the New York Auto Show past a replica of the car from Chitty Chitty Bang Bang and a selection from Toyota's soon-to-be-defunct Scion brand.   But...

Thursday, February 13th 2014 at 5 pm, at the Theater at Lincoln center: the spotlight will shine on the Italian style of FTL MODA at Mercedes Benz Fashion Week.   At its seventh year of international activity as a bridge between Proudly Made in Italy labels and the international runways, FTL MODA celebrates its anniversary as the new entry i...

A North Loop Minneapolis retailer is partnering with a Minnesota entrepreneur to launch a linen and home collection this month. Colette Jaffe is launching her self-named line of bedding, bathroom and home accessories manufactured in Italy's Tuscany region. Upscale men's retailer Martin Patrick 3 is the collection's exclusive retailer.  ...

By Jennifer Gould KeilJuly   Members of Italian fashion designer Domenico Vacca's private club will get a taste of la dolce vita. For $20,000 a year, members of Vacca's luxury lifestyle DV Club — the number is capped at 500 — will have unlimited access to light food and drink at the 2,500-square-foot space, which is slated to open at 15...

Bruno Magli, which will celebrate its 80th anniversary in 2016, has licensed Marcraft Apparel Group to produce its inaugural men's tailored clothing collection. The line of suits, sport coats, shirts and ties will launch for fall and retail for $895 to $995 with special fabrics selling for up to $1,495, according to Marcraft's Joe Gordon. The...

di Giuseppe Bottero   «Vogliamo andare all'attacco dell'America». Carlo Rivetti, "Mister Stone Island", non usa giri di parole. Il presidente e direttore creativo – lui, però, preferisce definirsi "allenatore" – del gruppo di Ravarino, Modena, s'è appena lasciato alle spalle un 2015 di crescita.   Il fatturato è salito del 10% a 87 mi...

Cresce la voglia di Made in Italy nel mondo e lo dimostra il fatto che lo scorso anno il saldo commerciale è arrivato a 122,4 miliardi di euro. Un risultato che conferma il trend degli ultimi anni, con una progressione che continua senza sosta dal 2009 quando il saldo invece, era sceso sensibilmente.   Si tratta di u...

La moda italiana grande protagonista a Las Vegas. L'ICE-Agenzia sarà infatti impegnata, nei prossimi giorni, in due missioni nella città americana, che vedrà impegnata una folta delegazione di aziende tricolori attive, da una parte, nel settore abbigliamento, e, dall'altra, in quello delle calzature.   Si inizia il 17 febbraio con il MRket T...

Experience some of the best that Italy has to offer in fashion, art, food, and wine, and celebrate the Holidays Italian style at the new FRAU Shoes store at Westfield Century City! Special promotion included!   LIKE FRAU Shoes on Facebook for more info and special promotions! Address: Westfield Century City, 10250 Santa Monica Blvd. -...

by Jim Hammerand   A Versace brand plans to open its third U.S. location and the first in the Midwest at Mall of America late this fall. Versace 19.69 Abbigliamento Sportivo Srl will be on the first floor of the Bloomington megamall's west side. Founded by Alessandro Versace in 2001, the Italian-made brand sells women's ready-to-we...