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Pirelli | Vintage Italian Tires

Pirelli | Vintage Italian Tires

  From the road to Formula 1 since 1872 Every since my grandpa bought his very first car, Italian mechanics have been suggesting Pirelli tires, no matter what. Not only do they say they are the safest tires around, but they are also part of an extremely long Italian tradition, that has been passed down...
Ares Field Jacket | NemeN

Ares Field Jacket | NemeN

  Lately we’ve noticed a new direction behind the Made in Italy label, one that is focused on combining the traditional craftsmanship and impeccable detailing that Italy is known for with the latest technical advancements. The perfect example of this trend can be found in the experimentation and classic luxury of young Italian concept brand...
Linea Sofa | Luca Nichetto x Offecct

Linea Sofa | Luca Nichetto x Offecct

  Inspired by his love for the classic Italian animated series La Linea, Italian designer Luca Nichetto created the minimal and modern Linea Sofa for Swedish brand Offecct. Like its namesake cartoon, the light blue Linea Sofa is a unique piece of design.  The real innovative genius of the piece is its modular structure, which...
Removable Black Tattoo Shawl and Scarf | C.A.2 Made in Rome

Removable Black Tattoo Shawl and Scarf | C.A.2 Made in Rome

  Would you love to have a tattoo? For those of you who aren’t ready to have your skin marked forever, the Removable Tattoo Shawl and Scarf made by Italian designers C.A.2 are the perfect accessories. After meeting in fashion school in Rome, the Italian designers Catia Di Carlo and Andrea Bonfini decided to transform...
Seat Belt Bag | Garbage Lab

Seat Belt Bag | Garbage Lab

    The word “garbage” might make you think of something that is old and falling apart, but for the 3 young Italian designers behind Garbage Lab it’s inspiration for their line of unique accessories. Saving everyday seat belts from cars before they hit the trash heap, Garage Lab turns the material into eco-friendly Seat...
Valentine's Day Macramé Bracelet | Damiani x Cruciani

Valentine’s Day Macramé Bracelet | Damiani x Cruciani

    Just in time for Valentine’s Day, Cruciani, the Italian jeweler that’s known for its young and fun embroidered bracelets and Damiani, have released a limited edition heart version of their popular collaborative collection. Two brands that represent the tradition of Made in Italy quality bring us a token of love that combines traditional craftsmanship with...
Butterfly Bow Ties | Monarcha

Butterfly Bow Ties | Monarcha

  Have you ever been amazed by the patterns on a butterfly’s wings? Monarcha Bow Ties (Papillon in Italian), take inspiration from the famous and beautiful Monarch butterfly to produce unique accessories. Made and designed in Italy, each Monarcha bow tie takes the name of a different species of butterfly.  The Ulysses bow tie features...
La Dolce Vita | Vintage Italian Cinema

La Dolce Vita | Vintage Italian Cinema

  La Dolce Vita Most Italian children of my generation grew up with grandmas who dreamt of  La Dolce Vita. I remember my own grandma telling me about all the times she went to the cinema to see this movie and how she never got bored of watching it.     La Dolce Vita is...
Cat-Eye Heart Sunglasses | Miu Miu

Cat-Eye Heart Sunglasses | Miu Miu

    It’s easy to get excited by the season’s new sunglass designs, but sometimes it best to remember the allure of the classics.  With their Cat-Eye Heart Sunglasses Miu Miu gives us the best of both worlds. Oversized acetate frames have a classic Italian look that reminds us of La Dolce Vita, but a...
Il Mago | Interview with NBA Player Andrea Bargnani

Il Mago | Interview with NBA Player Andrea Bargnani

  Imagine youself chilling at the beach on a large and comfortable sunbed. Then, one minute later, imagine that same sunbed, which had looked so big and comfortable to you, with a 7 foot guy trying to squeeze himself onto it – now it looks like the tiniest sunbed of all. That is exactly how...
Miuccia Prada for The Great Gatsby Movie

Miuccia Prada for The Great Gatsby Movie

 A Classic American Story Gets a Touch of Italian Fashion With a tragic love story, the high style of the jazz age, and the kind of explosive visuals that director Baz Luhrmann is known for, the movie adaptation of F. Scott Fitzgerald’s The Great Gatsby is one of this year’s most highly anticipated entertainment events....
Pause Indoor Hut | Maurizio Prina Design

Pause Indoor Hut | Maurizio Prina Design

  After a week of work with bills to pay, grocery shopping to do and deadlines to meet, do you ever feel you just need to hit “pause”? Conceived as a space where anybody can “relax, read, rest and even have guests,” the Pause Indoor Hut by Italian designer Maurizio Prina for Casa Europa gives...