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Bulgari | Vintage Italian Jewelry

Bulgari | Vintage Italian Jewelry

  Bold, brilliant and glittering, Bulgari’s perfectly arranged fine jewelry has graced the profiles of notable women and men for more than a century. From 1884 to today, what was once a name almost exclusively associated with fine Italian jewelry has expanded into precise watches, elegant leather handbags, exclusive hotels...
Ducati 899 Panigale 2014 Motorcycle | Ducati

Ducati 899 Panigale 2014 Motorcycle | Ducati

  Only a powerhouse like Ducati could make something smaller, but call it super.  Intended as an introduction to Ducati’s high performance line, the new Ducati 899 Panigale is described as a “Supermid” bike.  In other words, it’s more expensive than an entry-level Monster motorcycle, but smaller and less expensive...
Fall / Winter 2013 Collection Roccia Vet Boots | Diemme

Fall / Winter 2013 Collection Roccia Vet Boots | Diemme

  Known for its high quality hiking boots, Italian footwear brand Diemme recently dropped its Fall/Winter 2013 collection. The season sees updated silhouettes and new styles in original colors and materials. From the Anatra, Diemme’s newly introduced version of the traditional duck boot, to their classic Tibet hiking shoes, the...
New Street Ghosts | Paolo Cirio

New Street Ghosts | Paolo Cirio

Haunting Google’s Street View Brooklyn-based Italian artist Paolo Cirio creates provocative and intellectually stimulating media interventions that challenge us to take a closer look at everyday processes of communication. As part of his Google Street Ghosts project, has just added 7 new wheat-pasted posters to the walls of Williamsburg and...
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Creative Conversations on the Microscale | Interview with Maurizio Montalti

Creative Conversations on the Microscale | Interview with Maurizio Montalti

  When you think about fungi what comes to mind? You might think of mushrooms in a supermarket or spores spreading in a dark space, but where we see the conventional, Italian designer Maurizio Montalti sees a series of possibilities that transcends the boundaries of design, art, science and engineering.     After receiving a...
Prototipo Chronograph Watch | Officine Autodromo

Prototipo Chronograph Watch | Officine Autodromo

  Given the importance of down to the fraction-of-a-second timing in sportscar racing, cars and watches have always had a close relationship, especially in the era before digital timekeeping. The Officine Autodromo Prototipo Chronograph watch takes inspiration from the vintage racing chronograph watches of the late 1960s and 70s, but adds clean, modern detailing at...
Autogrill | Vintage Italian Rest Stop

Autogrill | Vintage Italian Rest Stop

  It’s been a long day on the road with miles (well, kilometers really) left to go. As I stare out the window at the flat fields and old farmhouses I start to nod off, but my stomach grumbles me awake.  That’s when I see it ahead: an arched building that spans the highway.  It’s...
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    Graye Collection
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    Amarcore Studio Design
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Patterned Lace Up Trainer | Volta Strada

Patterned Lace Up Trainer | Volta Strada

  The Volta Strada line of sneakers by Italian shoe company Volta will definitely get you noticed on your daily jog.  The patterned lace-up trainers have a double personality: the sporty soul of the Strada and the stylish side of Volta. Featuring a rounded toe, printed panels and a thick rubber sole that is perfect...
Limited Edition Painted Alto Chukka Sneaker | Stash x Del Toro

Limited Edition Painted Alto Chukka Sneaker | Stash x Del Toro

    With just some spray paint and his imagination, legendary street artist Stash is able to transform city walls. Now thanks to his collaboration with Miami-based Made in Italy shoe brand Del Toro, he has stepped into a project even fashion lovers can enjoy. The Stash x Del Toro Alto Chukka features a royal...
Giacinto Loudspeaker | Vando, Appiani and Yanming

Giacinto Loudspeaker | Vando, Appiani and Yanming

  It’s incredible just how far creativity is advancing the DIY movement.  Born from the collaboration of three young designers with the National Museum of Science and Technology in Milan, the Giacinto loudspeaker is a perfectly working speaker that you can build with your own hands. Along with Chinese designer Ge Yanming, Italians Ludovica Vando...
How to Drink Italian Wine | 5 Tips for Enjoying Wine Like an Italian

How to Drink Italian Wine | 5 Tips for Enjoying Wine Like an Italian

  Ask two people to describe a traditional Italian dinner table. While their answers might differ in terms of what kind of food is on the plate and what color the tablecloth is, there will probably be one thing in common: a glass of wine next to the dinner plate.     From the slightly...
One Shot Folding Bicycle Concept | Valentina Vecchia and Marilena Alberga

One Shot Folding Bicycle Concept | Valentina Vecchia and Marilena Alberga

Bicycle design for public transportation     You might love your bike and biking to work, but you probably could do without the hassle of having to carry your bike down the stairs to your subway stop or push it past passengers when you climb on the train. The One Shot Bicycle designed by Valentina...
Reversible Cashmere-Wool Puffa Jacket | RVR Lardini

Reversible Cashmere-Wool Puffa Jacket | RVR Lardini

  Packable, light and functional, the reversible cashmere wool Puffa Jacket by RVR Lardini combines the softness and luxury of cashmere with the protection of a nylon shell. As a leader in Italian menswear, Lardini delivers exquisite craftsmanship that respects the best tailoring traditions, while also introducing innovative materials. The cashmere and wool Puffa Jacket...
Capsule Collection | M.I.A. x Versus Versace

Capsule Collection | M.I.A. x Versus Versace

    After months of rumors, Versace has confirmed a capsule collection collaboration with the British singer M.I.A. A collection inspired by the knockoffs might sound a bit unexpected, but it’s time for Versace “to copy the copies.” Growing up M.I.A. always saw Versace counterfeits at the market, so it’s only natural she chose to...
Graphic Print Tops AW 2013-14 | 11/UN-DICI

Graphic Print Tops AW 2013-14 | 11/UN-DICI

  Provocative and ironic, those are the qualities we love about 11/UN-DICI, an Italian brand born from the very different creative personalities of Dario Tupputi and Ruggiero Desantis. After moving from southern Italy to Milan, Dario and Ruggiero were headed to opposite futures as they studied business and attended fashion school respectively. Yet, over 11...
Detachable Hi-Top Leather Sneakers | Hogan Rebel

Detachable Hi-Top Leather Sneakers | Hogan Rebel

    Undecided between a pair of hi-tops with retro attitude and a more modern low-cut sneaker?  With Hogan Rebel’s detachable hi-top leather sneakers you can have your pair of kicks both ways.   Known for high-quality materials and impeccable Italian design, Hogan has kept itself on the radar with innovative methods and unexpected collaborations...