It may be hard to keep up with his many milestones and accolades after a lifelong career, but Valentino Garavani is marking yet another celebratory moment on Wednesday, turning 90 years old. The city of Voghera, Italy, where the couturier was born, is paying tribute to him with an exhibition of 50 of his storied designs, running from Wednesday to J...

An antiques seller for about a decade, Laura Young knows what it means to sift through piles of objects in the hopes of finding one unique item. But an August 2018 trip to a Texas thrift store exceeded her expectations on almost every level. When Young first noticed a marble bust under a table at an Austin Goodwill store, she was captivated by its...

Ernesto Nathan Rogers used to say that “the corpses of architecture remain unburied”. And this is what has happened to many residential projects in the Italian suburbs which, by offering the poorest members of society housing worthy of being called “home”, testify to a desire to redeem society from poverty and discrimination. As early as the time o...

Meta’s founder and chief executive met with several fashion power players in Milan, as seen on Instagram, reported Business of Fashion. Zuckerberg is taking large strides in bringing is metaverse into the mainstream by meeting with makers of luxury accessories and Italian luxury conglomerates to partner with. On Wednesday, Zuckerberg posted an imag...

The history of the brand Sergio Tacchini is closely linked to that tennis, its namesake creator is in fact the five-time Italian champion of doubles. Sergio Tacchini, retired from racing at the age of 28, founded in 1966 in Piedmont, in Bellinzago Novarese, Sandys S.p.A. which will then take the name of Sergio Tacchini S.p.A. The biggest innovation...

The Italian high-end fashion label Gucci has announced it will begin accepting cryptocurrency payments by the end of the month in five of its United States stores, with plans to extend the service to all of its 111 stores in North America. Gucci will accept 12 cryptocurrencies including Bitcoin (BTC), Bitcoin Cash (BCH), Ether (ETH), Wrapped Bitcoi...

In 2013, a small village called Molochio on Italy’s southern hilly, Mediterranean coastline, comprised of about 2,000 people, made headlines. Amongst its inhabitants, it had an insanely large proportion of people over 100 years old–five centenarians to be exact. As National Geographic went to investigate, one of them, the then-106-year-old Salvator...

Gianluca Bisol, president and CEO of Prosecco's Desiderio Bisol & Figli winery, embarked on April 26 on a 25-day tour of the U.S. in a Verde Montreal–colored 2022 Alfa Romeo Stelvio Quadrifoglio, provided by the luxury Italian car manufacturer. Desiderio Bisol & Figli is a quality leader for the Prosecco region, a part of wine production in the are...

The Embassy of Italy and Italian Cultural Institute in Washington, under the patronage of the Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, present the exhibition 3CODESIGN | 3Rs: Reduce Recycle Reuse, dedicated to the relationship between design and sustainability. Curated by architect Silvana Annicchiarico, the exhibition aim...

"Sembre una vespa!" ("It looks like a wasp!") That's what Enrico Paggio said about the new motor scooter his family company built after World War 2. The Vespa scooter has come to symbolize Italian elegance, fun, and romance. Who can forget Gregory Peck and Audrey Hepburn scooting around Rome in "Roman Holiday?" That was 1953, but the Vespa has b...