Fendi will finance a renovation of Rome’s famous Trevi Fountain, becoming the latest luxury group to fund repairs to priceless heritage in times of austerity.
Key cultural figures have petitioned the Italian government for enormous cruise ships to be banned from the picturesque lagoon in Venice.
The $30 million restoration of the Colosseum financed by Diego Della Valle – the founder of luxury leather good maker Tod’s – will begin in December.
Evoking Fendi’s Italian heritage, Karl Lagerfeld captured Joan Smalls near olive and cypress trees in Chiant, Italy for the Fall 2012 campaign.
Italian luxury sports carmaker Ferrari is organising a rare online auction to raise funds for victims of two earthquakes that left 23 people dead in Italy.
Italy’s first private high-speed train, launched by Ferrari head Luca di Montezemolo’s company NTV made its inaugural journey on Friday.