by Vanessa Friedman   For the ultimate in American sporting events, Sunday evening's Super Bowl 50 looked awfully... Italian. Indeed, when it came to on-field style, if it wasn't Nike, it was a veritable microcosm of Milan Fashion Week — a preview, perhaps, of what we will see when the women's fashion season gets underway this month.  ...

It will be a glittering celebration of Italian fashion and culture all in the name of charity when renowned haute couture designer and philanthropist Renato Balestra welcomes guests to the Glamour is Back gala taking place Saturday, February 22, 2014 at the Olympia Theater at the Gusman Center for the Performing Arts in Downtown Miami.   Gla...

Decormarmi, leading luxury marble manufacturer based in Vicenza Italy, announces the US launch of bath and living line -- Kreoo.   Capitalizing on Decormarmi's 50-year family tradition, Kreoo brings authentic contemporary Italian design to US homeowners, architects and interior designers.   Read more   Source: http://finan...

ARZANO è un piccolo paese alle porte di Napoli. Ma, oggi, è una delle capitali internazionali del lusso, anche se molti non lo sanno. Da queste parti alberga l'eccellenza italiana ed è racchiusa in una parola che la rende unica: eleganza.   Senza dubbio la scuola sartoriale partenopea è apprezzata in tutto il mondo e Ciro Paone ne è stato pe...

di Giulia Cimpanelli   Trasformare le vecchie foto cartacee in digitali in pochissimi secondi e senza bisogno di uno scanner. Si può fare con Memories – Instant Scanner Photo, un'applicazione mobile sviluppata dalla startup napoletana Idea Solution che l'ha ideata dopo prodotti mobile di altro genere pensando al Throw back Tuesday, un fenome...

by Margalit Fox   Mariuccia Mandelli, an Italian fashion designer whose long list of credits includes the shortest of achievements — she was widely described as having invented hot pants — died on Sunday at her home in Milan. She was 90. In a statement, Matteo Renzi, the Italian prime minister, paid tribute to Ms. Mandelli. Ms. Man...

The one thousand five hundred models on display at the Footwear Museum in Stra (Venice) tell a story that is almost 70 years long. The extraordinary collection put together in 1995 by Luigino Rossi, president of Calzaturificio Rossimoda, is made up of models the company manufactured from 1947 to the present: fine women's shoes signed by some o...

by Guy Trebay   "I hate the word elegant," Nino Cerruti, arguably among the more elegant men of the 20th century and, at 84, perhaps also the 21st, said Tuesday morning. "It's artificial." Mr. Cerruti, a stylist and businessman whose name has long been synonymous with Italian fashion at its highest end, snuffed out a cigarette and turne...

by Lisa Petrillo   Art Basel put Miami on the map in the art world. Now there's a push to do the same in the fashion world. Some of the biggest name designers are coming to Miami to meet their fans face to face. Edguardo Osoro, designer of Aquazzura shoes, is responsible for creating what he calls the 12-hour fashionable heel. &nb...

Vespa is the Harley-Davidson of scooters. Sixty-eight years old and counting, it is the oldest continuous-production scooter maker, the most iconic and the most likely to raid its brand heritage and push it forward with new models that recall vehicles of generations past.   Take the new 2015 Vespa Sprint. The smallest and sportiest small-bod...