The next generation Maserati GranTurismo is well on its way to fruition having already been spotted during various stages of its development, but now new images have been brought to light showing us a clearer picture of its final form that will debut some time this year. It’ll come at the tail-end of a busy few years for the Modenese icon – Maserat...

Monday, March 7 | 6:00 PM ET. REGISTER. Zoom link will be sent via email to all registrants. Any savvy consumer knows that Italian products are synonymous with fine design, and magnificent craftsmanship. Join NIAF and Friends of Bocconi for a panel discussion with experts in Italy's fashion and design industry for their insight into trends in moder...

Wednesday, March 2, 2022. 10:00 PM – 11:00 PM CET. Online event. LINK TO WEBINAR.  The Department of Italian and the Italian Cultural Society of Washington DC invite you for a talk with international business correspondent and bestselling writer Sara Gay Forden, in conversation with Donatella Melucci, Teaching Professor and Nicoletta Pireddu, Profe...

Ferrari is rounding off its attractive collection of special liveries created to mark 10 years of the Cavalcade with a 296 GTB. Dressed to impress in Argento Siracusa, the fifth and final design is compatible with four other models beyond the plug-in hybrid V6 supercar. The company's Tailor Made division took inspiration from the 2014 edition of th...

How do you give a visual makeover to a classic tale that's centered around appearances? That was the question facing award-winning costume designer Massimo Cantini Parrini when he began work on the latest screen adaptation of Edmond Rostand's 1897 play "Cyrano de Bergerac," and he had 26 days to figure it out. "Because of the schedule and the pande...

When Alice Etro was a little girl, she used to spend after-school hours with her father, Kean Etro, creative director of Etro men’s wear, playing with fabric samples in the design studio of the fashion brand that her grandfather Gimmo started in 1968. She’d create garments from off-cuts for her dolls and play with the tubes from the rolls of cloth....

Bulgari‘s high jewelry collections are magnificent pieces of cultural significance. For 137 years, the Rome-based luxury house as the master of colored gemstones, diamonds, and details has created an instantly recognizable aesthetic that brought sparkle to la dolce vita, Hollywood celebrities, and US First Ladies. The iconic brand opened its first...

Alice and Fabio have been nomadic shepherds for almost 10 years, taking their sheep every year from pastures high in the Dolomites to and from the Po valley, a large expanse of agricultural landscape in northern Italy. Between June and September, they move around various pastures in the Dolomites, but when the weather starts to get cold, they take...

There are two words that truly define the essence of Italian Carnevale: the  first is maschera, or mask; the second is — of course — Venezia.  While every corner of the country celebrates this time of the year with parades, masquerades and floats, there  is no denying that, even when considering the  most famous, the most historically interesting C...

Italy confirms its position as the first among the top 20 superyacht-building countries with a total length of about 19,158m of superyacht in production in 2022 from 523 projects, at an average length of 101.2m, as reported by The Global Order Book, by BOAT International US Edition. Of the total of projects in the Global Order Book, 50% are being b...