Italian designers Dolce & Gabbana have teamed up with Bacardi’s vermouth brand Martini to launch their Martini Gold by Dolce&Gabbana.
The new drink comes to the shelves in a lavish gold bottle in a black case.
Swide.com reports that the Martini Gold vermouth is a refined blend of “bergamot from Calabria, lemons from Sicily as well as oranges, Spanish saffron, myrrh from Ethiopia, ginger from India, and cubebe pepper from Indonesia.”
on 20th July 2010 | 3 Comments »
Italian sparkling water company San Pellegrino has collaborated with Italian fashion brand Missoni.
The collaboration allowed Missoni to cover the San Pellegrino bottle label with their signature zig zag pattern.
Thirty million units of the special edition bottles are being produced and will be available in the best restaurants worldwide.
Motorists in southern Italy must have thought they had hit the jackpot after spotting piles of euro coins on a motorway.
A security lorry carrying some two million euros $2.5m) in one and two-euro coins overturned near Foggia.
The accident dislodged the boxes on board which burst open as they hit the ground, paving a vast stretch of the road with “gold”.
Before the police arrived, some drivers stopped their cars and made off with at least 10,000 euros.
on 5th July 2010 | No Comments »
On Friday June 25, 2010 Miu Miu opened its first flagship store in Bologna.
Miu Miu opened up their Forte dei Marmi Store which is in a sea town that is part of northern Tuscany.
Famous residents of the town include Andrea Bocelli and Giorgio Armani along with Paola Ruffo di Calabria, Queen of the Belgians who was born there.
The space on Via Carducci was designed by architect Roberto Baciocchi, features women’s collections of ready-to-wear, bags, accessories and footwear.
on 21st June 2010 | No Comments »
A crane gingerly lifts a 13-metre Riva into Lake Iseo after the last coat of varnish has dried on its mahogany finish.
The speedboat, an icon of “Made in Italy” luxury design, is going for a final spin before a potential buyer checks it out.
“Tradition and innovation, that’s what drives us,” said Paola Procopio at the shipyard.
Like many symbols of La Dolce Vita, Riva started as a family venture in 1842.