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Ora lattea watch | Denis Guidone

Ora lattea watch | Denis Guidone

  The Ora Lattea watch is a clear example of unconventional beauty and almost totally made in Italy. Designed by Denis Guidone,  young Italian designer and  produced by Italian brand NAVA, this watch has hands formed by the void  between the points. It’s a design that recalls  the milky way. Ora lattea is indeed a play on...
The Barking Dogs | The Right Mix of Two Italian DJs

The Barking Dogs | The Right Mix of Two Italian DJs

The Barking Dogs are a DJ duo who are based in Milan and are well known internationally because if you’ve had the chance to go to at least one of their nights you know that it’s impossible stop dancing.  True party animals, they have cast their spell on the dance floor of the legendary Milanese...
Giulia rien à mettre | Sustainable Made in Italy Fashion

Giulia rien à mettre | Sustainable Made in Italy Fashion

The first thing you say when you see the Giulia Rien à Mettre collection is: beautiful! When you discover that it’s completely made with sustainable materials it seems absolutely incredible. Is this just an example of responsible fashion design or is it the future of fashion business? We ask her this and much more!  ...
Gucci Bamboo Bag | Vintage Italian Fashion Style

Gucci Bamboo Bag | Vintage Italian Fashion Style

One of the many things Italians have always excelled at is taking a difficult situation and turning it into an occasion for incredible creativity.  The Gucci bamboo bag was born in the post-war period, in 1947  to be exact.  The moment was perfect for innovation because, at that point it had become so difficult for...
County of Milan T-Shirt | Marcelo Burlon and Giorgio di Salvo

County of Milan T-Shirt | Marcelo Burlon and Giorgio di Salvo

    Marcelo Burlon is one of the fashion world’s many eclectic characters whose career can’t be limited to just one title: Italian photographer, film-maker, art director, stylist, blogger, dj, event organizer and much more.  His life story is just as interesting as his work since not many people can say they moved from Patagonia...
Anna dello Russo's Fashion Therapy Brings Accessories to H&M

Anna dello Russo’s Fashion Therapy Brings Accessories to H&M

By now H&M’s customers have become used to seeing the store partner with some big designer names like Roberto Cavalli, Jimmy Choo and Versace. However, this time they’re partnering with someone who makes fashion careers, not fashion items. Anna dello Russo, an Italian through and through, but director of Vogue Japan, is one of the...
IRKO | Behind the Biggest Names in Music

IRKO | Behind the Biggest Names in Music

An Interview with an Italian who engineers hits When you listen to Jennifer Lopez, Kid Kudi, Jay-Z and Common you probably don’t think there’s an Italian influence in the songs.  That’s why it’s so exciting to learn that behind some of the biggest hits there’s the fascinating work of an Italian musical mind.  His name...
Skull Foliage Rings | Ugo Cacciatori

Skull Foliage Rings | Ugo Cacciatori

  Ugo Cacciatori  started his career as an architect, moved towards fashion and then began making jewelry. His pieces don’t follow seasons or trends, rather they are part of a story.  His collection begins in the imagination with the discovery of a hidden treasure.  His pieces speak to the childlike sensibility that stays alive in all...
Faces and Stripes Buffet | Fornasetti

Faces and Stripes Buffet | Fornasetti

  Piero Fornasetti once said, “I don’t believe in dates or period. I don’t believe in it. I refuse to establish the value of something by its date.”  Piero’s son, Barnaba Fornasetti, seems to share his father’s belief; his re-creation of the Fornasetti buffet for the Milan Salone del Mobile 2012 is without a doubt...
Marco Santaniello | POP Superstar

Marco Santaniello | POP Superstar

  We POP in with Marco Santaniello for an interview Arist, designer, painter, the best way to decribe Marco Santaniello is probably: creative globetrotter. His masterpiece? The T skirt! His signature? His POP rainbow wall! After Italy it was time for New York and now it’s time for Tokyo. Seems that his Pop Potraits are...
I-Thermic Sunglasses | Italia Independent

I-Thermic Sunglasses | Italia Independent

  Created by Italia Independent, a brand  directed by the creative mind of Lapo Elkann, well known as the best dressed man in the world, these are the first thermosensitive sunglasses ever created. Italia Independent aims to reinvent classic Italian products using innovative materials and indeed the I-Thermic glasses use advanced technology. While the technology,...
Elsa Schiaparelli and Miuccia Prada

Elsa Schiaparelli and Miuccia Prada

  Talking about Italian Fashion   As the exhibition devoted to the two legends at the The Metropolitan Museum on New York closed this weekend, I found myself reflection on just how important these two amazing women have been in shaping the international allure of Italian fashion.  The “impossible conversation” between Schiaparelli and Prada, inspired...