I am a lover of paisleys, particularly Etro’s paisleys. The Italian textiles-turned-fashion label has made the teardrop-shaped form with a curvy tail the centerpiece of its brand, creating a sort of paisley heaven for devotees. Every new fashion season brings a refresh of Etro’s paisley patterns -- a new cultural influence, different colors, revamp...

Brioni has chosen Matt Dillon to be the testimonial for its new winter 2020 Tailoring Legends campaign, the latest Hollywood A-lister to be connected to the classy gentleman’s marque. “Considered one of the most respected actors of his generation, Dillon reinforces the brand’s bond with Hollywood,” Brioni said in a release. Founded in 1945 in Rome,...

If you are an attentive reader of ours and a food connoisseur, you know already there is more to Italian cuisine than pizza and pasta. What you may not know is that some of our most traditional dishes have peculiar ingredients indeed: from chicken giblets to offal, from chitterlings to snails, we Italians truly cook everything. Weird dishes to many...

Con 71 medaglie d'oro e 92 d'argento, l'Italia sorpassa la Francia, ferma a 61 medaglie di prima classe e 49 di seconda. La classifica in questione è la "Champagne & Sparkling Wine World Champ" che a Londra ha consentito alle produzioni nostrane di effettuare uno storico risultato ai danni dei cugini transalpini. La più importante graduatoria mondi...

Lower retail rents and the pedestrian energy along Billionaires’ Row have brought the Italian fashion company Moschino back to Madison Avenue for the first time in over 15 years. Sources say the upcoming 1,200-square-foot boutique is in 635 Madison Ave. on the northeast corner of East 59th Street. The fun fashion firm leased the former Camper store...

Alfa Romeo of Danbury, the leading luxury car dealership in Danbury, Connecticut, is excited to announce that they are celebrating the success of their June deals by adding even more deals through to the end of July 2019. The Alfa Romeo dealerserves personal and business customers in Danbury as well as outlying areas, including Bethel, Sherman, Gay...

The Italian Association of the Olive Oil Industry (Assitol) has warned that producers in the country could lose up to $200 million a year if American tariffs on olive oil imports from the European Union are approved. Anna Cane, Assitol’s president, said that exports to the United States could fall by as much as 50 percent if the World Trade Organiz...

The relationship between caffé and the city of Naples can only be called love. La tazzulella di caffé is the way Neapolitans welcome the day, recharge throughout  it and show friends they enjoy their company. It is the occasion to socialize, share opinions and discuss about the latest news and gossip.   Not much different from what happens in the r...

Today, when chefs can be as famous as movie stars and their creations in the kitchen as admired as original works of art, there are few who rival the success and celebrity of Massimo Bottura.  His restaurant, Osteria Francescana has three Michelin stars and, as we first reported last year, it ranked number one on the list of "The World's 50 Best Re...

Much of this ancient peninsula is rich in UNESCO heritage sites and well known for its red wine production. However Italian whites, particularly from the South, rarely get enough respect. Despite the fact that they absolutely deserve it and are among some of the best wines being produced in Italy today. Many are made from hard-to-pronounce grapes:...