Milan Fashion Week kicks off Wednesday in an atmosphere of gloom and doom with some 10 fewer shows in the lineup because of the global financial crisis. While 95 fashion houses staged shows a year ago, this year’s programme has attracted only 79. A total of 93 brands showed their summer 2009 collections here last … Continued
The contents of the late Gianni Versace’s sumptuous mansion on Lake Como (Italy), Villa Fontanelle, are being auctioned off here by Sotheby’s London.
Today, at 9 a.m. in Italy, Fiatâ€™s countdown has finally ended and first official photographs of new 500 Convertible have been revealed. Lovely and sophisticated, this little cabriolet, that will be taking off its top at the upcoming Geneva Motor Show this March, features many innovations in a nostalgic way. Its design remembers the historical … Continued
At the “Ferrari Leggenda e Passione”, an exclusive event held annually in Maranello, Italy, during the Mille Miglia, this year on May 17, RM/Sothebys auction will present the 1957 Ferrari 250 Testa Rossa race car. This masterpiece of design and engineering is expected to break the world record for the most expensive vintage motor car … Continued
The refined atmosphere of the lifestyle of Sicily’s noble 19th-century families, immortalized in Luchino Viscontiâ€™s film â€œil Gattopardoâ€, still arouses an authentic, unique charm. Sicilian countryside, coast and islands are full of real gems that in the past were the Sicilian, noble familiesâ€™ summer residences. Today it is possible to live again this enchanted atmosphere … Continued
Designed by Marco Gorini and architect Simone Micheli – Flex 1 is a modern italian kitchen design from Strato. Destined to be the new metropolitan icon, this minimalist kitchen style comes from the sleek stainless steel frame, made from a single piece and boasting a satin finish, complemented by cabinets, doors and drawers and appliance … Continued
Italo Rota has designed this home for the Italian fashion designer Roberto Cavalli. This home is located in the hills of Florence, Italy and the color of the home can be changed to match the personality of the home owner. Find out more about this home on homedesignfind.com
A private ceremony was held on friday at the Viminale Palace where Automobili Lamborghini S.p.A. donated a police version of the company’s newest super sports car, Gallardo LP560-4 Polizia, to the head of the Italian State Police. The new Gallardo LP560-4 Polizia, which replaces the previous Gallardo in use by the Italian police force since … Continued
Coca Cola have commissioned Roberto Cavalli to create three limited edition bottles of Coca Cola Light (Diet Coke) in Italy. “I had a lot of fun creating three different “dresses” for the legendary silhouette of the Coca Cola Light Contour. They are seductive and feminine, in typical Cavalli style. They’re designed for the world of … Continued
The Amaltea bathtub, designed by Baldi of Florence, Italy, is made entirely of the precious purple gem amethyst, and adorned with 24-karat gold-plated legs. Matching lotion dispenser, soap dish and tumbler are also available. Now there’s no reason for a bather ever to get out. Priced at â‚¬95,000 ($190,000) – Via newsweek.
Aurum, an Italian company, is the sole agent of a precious parquet covered with 24 carat gold leaves which bring refinement of materials and craftsmanship in the most exclusive houses. The elegance of the rich woods and the brightness and glints of the gold and silver give style and charm to the chicest houses, to … Continued
Acqua Di Parma brings you their most luxurious shave set yet, The Collezione Barbiere. Based in Parma Italy and started nearly a century ago, Acqua Di Parma remains one of the most sought after makers of fine men’s products. This eye catching set stands out in any bathroom as a refined and worldly reflection of … Continued