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Francesco Vezzoli Presents the 24 Hours Museum

Francesco Vezzoli Presents the 24 Hours Museum

January 24, 8:30pm, Paris. A glamorous, mysterious, unusual, pop-up, baroque event begins. The list of adjectives describing it could go on and on … It is called the 24 hours museum, and behind it are names such as Francesco Vezzoli, Prada and AMO.     The project sponsored by Prada, creates a museum that exists...
Idrolitina and Frizzina | Vintage Sparkling Water

Idrolitina and Frizzina | Vintage Sparkling Water

In many ways the 60s were a sparkling decade.  Everything became more effervescent and fun.  That’s what it was like in Italy; it was a time to fizz up your life.  Every child remembers products which would turn a flat drink into a glass of sparkling water: Idrolitina and Frizzina.     Using these carbonated...
Emilio Pucci Hostess Uniforms | Vintage Flight Style

Emilio Pucci Hostess Uniforms | Vintage Flight Style

It might have been the swinging sixties, but on board most airlines the ladies walking the aisles were wearing the same air force inspired uniforms as stewardesses 30 years earlier. However, this was a time when flying was supposed to be fun and elegant (passengers didn’t wear sweatsuits – they actually dressed up for a...
Sergio Scaglietti | 1920 - 2011

Sergio Scaglietti | 1920 – 2011

 Goodbye Sergio Scaglietti We say goodbye to an unforgettable personality that let many people, including me, dream. Born in Modena (1920) Sergio was 13 when he started working for an auto design shop after the death of his father.  He met Enzo Ferrari in 1939 thanks to pure luck.  That first encounter led to  a...