Of the “Big Four” fashion cities, Milan stands apart in one crucial way: among the powerful quartet of style hubs, it’s the only one that isn’t a capital. And that curious fact has history. Remaining an assembly of independent city states until unification in 1891, for many centuries fashion in Italy only existed on a local level, with a long legac...

È iniziata oggi e si concluderà venerdì prossimo la missione istituzionale del vicepresidente di Regione Lombardia e assessore alla Ricerca, Innovazione, Università, Export e Internazionalizzazione, Fabrizio Sala, a Chicago, negli Stati Uniti, dove il vicegovernatore è alla guida di una delegazione composta da 17 aziende lombarde, provenienti da Br...

Milano è la città italiana più visitata ed è l'unica nella Top20 mondiale; fra le prime 10 europee, oltre al capoluogo lombardo ci sono solo Roma e Venezia. I dati emergono dalla nuova edizione del Mastercard Global Destination Cities Index, che classifica 200 città in base all'analisi del volume dei visitatori e dei dati di spesa. Il Capoluogo lom...

Ferrari and Monza celebrated their 90th anniversaries in style on Wednesday with Formula One providing the icing on the cake with a new contract securing the Italian Grand Prix until at least 2024. The announcement was made to a sea of Ferrari ‘tifosi’ flooding Milan’s cathedral piazza for an event attended by world champions, team bosses past and...

Two names that have made history in the motoring world, the Automobile Club d’Italia (ACI) and Scuderia Ferrari are getting together for two important anniversaries. In the afternoon of Wednesday 4 September, in Milan’s Piazza Duomo, ACI will celebrate the 90th Italian Grand Prix at the Autodromo Nazionale di Monza and, for the occasion, by special...

Romantic Italy beckons lovers of all ages to its magical countryside. Couples can tour several of its beautiful, historic cities including Milan, Florence, Naples, and Rome. Each of these beloved cities has a unique Italian flavor just waiting to be experienced.  Milan’s history dates back to 400 B.C., and contains many wonderful museums, galleries...

New York – Frette is channeling its Italian roots in Boston. With the help of Milan-based architecture and design firm Archibrando, the luxury linens brand restyled its Boston boutique to reflect its modern flagship boutique on Milan’s Via Manzoni, which has been in operation since 1878. The first floor store, situated at the Mandarin Oriental hote...

Celebrity wines have become highly popular in recent years. A phenomenon of the last quarter century of winemaking in the United States has been the advent and increasing popularity of wines endorsed by, or oftentimes owned and produced by, artists from all segments of the entertainment industry, not to mention the lesser-known Silicon Valley entre...

The Church of Santa Maria delle Grazie, situated in the heart of Milan, is an outstanding work of architecture, and an emblem within the Catholic tradition. Santa Maria delle Grazie is perhaps even more famous for its indissoluable connection to Leonardo Da Vinci's fresco of “The Last Supper,” preserved inside its refectory (dining hall). The Churc...

Bankrupt Italian contractor Astaldi Construction Corp. appears poised to become an integral part of new Italian infrastructure conglomerate to be led by Milan-based contractor Salini Impregilo, resolving financial woes that left its North American operations in disarray. As leader of the “Progetto Italia” (Project Italy) group of contractors and in...