Having attracted attention for its Veneno supercar, Lamborghini has just announced it is going to make it in a convertible version as well.   Veneno, a $4 million limited production car, sat in a featured grass circle at the Concours d'Elegance on Sunday next to the very first car Lamborghini produced, a 350GTV that was last shown at the Tur...

Blackstone (BX) acquired a 20% stake in Versace on Thursday in a cash and stock deal that values the Italian designer at one billion euros ($1.37B).   The New York-based private-equity giant will inject 150 million euros of fresh capital in Versace and acquire 60 million euros worth of stock from family holding company GIVI Holding SPA. Blac...

Inizia martedì prossimo, 22 luglio, la Première Vision di New York, la più importante manifestazione dedicata ai tessuti ed accessori per l'industria dell'abbigliamento di alto livello in calendario negli Stati Uniti.   Nata con l'obiettivo di presentare in anticipo rispetto alle due principali fiere europee e mondiali, PREMIERE VISION a Par...

This is how an Omaha woman named Mary Jo Klusmire makes meatballs. First she gets the coffee on. Then she puts the grandbaby to bed. Next she mixes the bread dough.Then Mary Jo says hi to her 81-year-old mother, Rose, who has just arrived, and gets out her big bowl.Into the bowl go the ground chuck and crushed crackers, the eggs, cheese and water,...

You are cordially invited to attend a history and viewing of American costume jewelry, created in the Italian immigrant tradition. Vintage and contemporary Italian jewelry will be presented during the evening and will be available for purchase.   Many Italian immigrants sought jobs in the burgeoning business of costume jewelry, in the indust...

For the fourth consecutive year Venturini Motorsports has teamed with Nashville based entertainment group So Good! Entertainment to provide a unique and exciting 'music' partnership featuring Nashville country music group Lucy Angel.   Throughout the 2014 ARCA Racing Series presented by Menards season, Lucy Angel and Venturini Motorsports wi...

Maserati North America, Inc. continues to break its sales records in North America, today reporting (1,015 units) sold representing the strongest June sales month in the company's history and 228.5% percent increase compared to June 2013 (309 units).   This continues the momentum from May 2014, which marked the best sales month in the compan...

A couple of years ago, Lapo Elkann, the car-nut grandson of the late Fiat patriarch Gianni Agnelli, was outraged that Volkswagen had agreed to buy Ducati, the Italian motorcycle company best known for its lean, testosterone-laden road missiles. In a text message to me, he said, "Ducati has to stay Italian" (I had interviewed him not long before abo...

by Jennifer Clark   The bright red race cars at the Museo Ferrari attracted almost as many visitors last year as Jackson Pollock's iconic splashings at the Peggy Guggenheim Collection in Venice. In August, the museum hit a new all-time record for daily visitors, 2,422 -- more than the Pinacoteca di Brera in Milan had on Easter Sunday. W...

di Alessandro PapayannidisGli inglesi comprano gioielli, i tedeschi scarpe e borse. L'artigianato Made in Italy promosso da reputeka.com, dopo un anno, ha piantato bandiere in tutta Europa e ora si prepara a un doppio sbarco: Stati Uniti e Far East.   Da Raossi, una piccola frazione di Vallarsa, tra le montagne del Trentino, la piattaforma e...