In just three short years, an Italian maker of jet-engine compressor blades with a colorful name has revived a formerly moribund Farmington industrial shop into a local and state economic-development showcase. Pietro Rosa Turbine Blade Manufacturing purchased and expanded, with the help of $5 million in state loans, the remnants of Farmington’s New...

Last Thursday I finally managed to dip my toes in the sand. Better late than never, some of you might think. I woke up around four in the morning and waited on the shore for sunrise. When the sun peaked over the horizon, I was in awe. The view was terrific, as the dawn was painted with thousands of shades of pink. But, despite the dreamy atmosphere...

Emilio Pucci’s swirling, dazzlingly colored prints became a symbol of jet-set pizzazz in the 50s and 60s, with a clientele of celebrities and contessas filling their closets and Vuitton trunks with the label’s palazzo pyjamas, dresses, scarves, ski clothes and swimwear. Pucci was 20th-century Florence’s answer to the Renaissance man, excelling acro...

«Quando abbiamo organizzato i primi Green Fashion Awards, tre anni fa, eravamo profondamente convinti della scelta, perché è dal 2010 che la Camera della moda è impegnata su questi temi. Ma non avremmo osato fare previsioni sul futuro dell’iniziativa»: Carlo Capasa, presidente della Camera della moda, ha introdotto così le novità 2019 del premio ch...

It is one of Italy’s most beloved traditions. It is sophisticated after-work socializing at the bar. To have an aperitivo means to relax, detox, mingle, and take it slow. A CHARMING SUNSET TRADITION Aperitivo - similar to happy hour - is the perfect after-work tradition. It is the moment when you meet up with friends and experience delightful drink...

Jeremy Scott is one of the most sought after tickets every New York Fashion Week. The designer's eponymous label draws his cult following and celebrity clientele to Spring Studios as they eagerly anticipate his latest collection. While Scott has a cult following for his own label, he is best known as the creative director of Italian luxury brand Mo...

Friday October 4 at 7:00 PM Westchester Italian Cultural Center | One Generoso Pope Place, Tuckahoe, NY 10707. Fashion and Beauty in Ancient Rome. Presented by Marisa Horowitz-Jaffe. Members $20 Non Members $25. To purchase tickets please visit our website at www.wiccny.org or phone us at (914) 771-8700. In ancient Roman times, beauty and fashion w...

Thursday, Oct 3, 2019, Workshop 3:30 pm., Exhibition 63:30 pm. The Italian Academy, 1161 Amsterdam Avenue, New York, NY 10027 (Just south of 118th Street). WELCOMING REMARKS: Barbara Faedda (Italian Academy) INTRODUCTION: Barbara Faedda and Lynda Dematteo. Q&A MODERATED BY: Barbara Carnevali. CLOSING REMARKS: Emanuele Coccia. This workshop brings t...

No stranger to breaking the mould, Mantua-raised Carla Sozzani launched her 50-year career in fashion amidst the political unrest of 1968 in Italy, when a friend of her mother’s provided a job at a magazine while completing her studies at Bocconi University. In the years that followed, Sozzani spent 19 years in editorial roles, which included becom...

A debate on whether a man in a suit generates appeal might last a minute or two. The same debate on a man in an Italian suit would be over before I finished typing this sentence. Given the fact that Italy is known for its superior products, both hedonistic and cultural, is it surprising that the world’s sexiest suit is also Italian? Suave, sophisti...