When he remodeled the garden of his home in Milan, Giorgio Armani added a pavilion, a wall of bamboo and an imposing pair of Japanese maples, transforming an awkwardly inclined courtyard into the kind of spare, contemplative space you might find at the heart of a ryokan (a traditional Japanese inn) in Kyoto. The ideal spot, in other words, for a fa...

Marcell Jacobs, Olympic gold medallist, world indoor gold medallist and now also European champion in Munich, in recent months has not only been preparing to keep Italy's name high in sport but has also made another important contribution to our country, joining many other ambassadors of Made in Italy quality around the world who wanted to add thei...

Giorgio Armani is “increasingly determined” to stay true to his strategy, which is paying off as his namesake fashion group posted 2021 revenues that were one full year ahead of plans. In the 12 months ended Dec. 31, after the contribution from financial operations and tax charges, the group reported consolidated net profits of 169.9 million euros,...

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...

For Michele Brogioni—who first stepped foot in a professional kitchen at the age of 12—becoming a chef was never a question. “I grew up in a family deeply connected to food,” he says. “My father was a chef and my mother had a great love for cooking.” The culinarian’s career took off when he was tapped to serve as the chef de cuisine to Italy’s Form...

Giorgio Armani thinks the pandemic has changed how he “communicates fashion”. The 86-year-old fashion designer recently returned for his first fashion show since the pandemic and has realised the lockdown has taught him how to display his shows in different formats. He told Vogue: “I am not sure if this is the future of fashion, what I know is that...

Opening on Saturday in East Hampton, New York is the Giorgio Armani pop-up shop, adorned with a jungle theme as the boutique presents the brand's famed La Prima collection. The collection is comprised of handbags inspired by the original model designed by Giorgio Armani in the 1990s, emphasizing the brand's quintessential style through artisanal, I...

Milan mayor thanks Armani for helping Coronavirus-hit city. Giorgio Armani, the legendary Italian fashion designer, has moved the location of his next show from Paris to Milan to help the local economy recover from the covid-19 crisis, reports news agency ANSA. Milan mayor Giuseppe Sala expressed his gratitude to Armani who has already played a maj...

I am writing this open letter to WWD, and in particular to Miles Socha and his collaborators Samantha Conti, Alessandra Turra and Luisa Zargani, in relation to the excellent piece “Will Flood of Collections Yield to Slower Fashion?” published yesterday, April 2nd. Congratulations: The reflection on how absurd the current state of things is, with th...

“Could you imagine American Gigolo without the Armani costumes? What would the devil wear if it were not Prada? How could you listen to your fave old school Hip Hop without having Moschino and Gucci name-checked in the lyrics?!” Moschino creative director Jeremy Scott is talking about what Italian fashion has brought to the world, and one thing is...