Fashion
Italian Hats a Head Above the Rest | Interview with the Designers of SuperDuper Hats

Italian Hats a Head Above the Rest | Interview with the Designers of SuperDuper Hats

Tuscan millinery It all started with an old wooden hat block found in a flea market. Almost as in a fairy tale, this vintage inspiration gave birth to a far-reaching Made in Italy story that changed the lives of Veronica Cornacchini, Ilaria Cornacchini and Matteo Gioli and became SuperDuper Hats. Driven by a passion for...
Try on Vivetta

Try on Vivetta

Sweetly surreal Italian fashion     Also known as Vivì, Vivetta Ponti is the brilliant young designer behind the fresh new fashion brand Vivetta worn by celebrities such as Alexa Chung and Peaches Geldof. Living and working between Milan and her hometown of Assisi in the hills of Umbria, Vivetta launched her eponymous Made in...
Craftsmanship Beyond the Crowd | Interview with M.L., the Founder of Delirious Eyewear

Craftsmanship Beyond the Crowd | Interview with M.L., the Founder of Delirious Eyewear

Absolutely unique sunglasses Forget the standardized production techniques put in place by Henry Ford. Forget focus groups and the lengthy statistics involved in market analysis.  Back in 2012 that’s just what M.L. did and today that drastic refusal has turned into Delirious Eyewear, a collection of unbranded sunglasses handmade in Italy. With a desire to...
Try on Andrea Pompilio

Try on Andrea Pompilio

Contemporary Italian menswear     Andrea Pompilio is a talented emerging Italian designer whose success grows with each passing fashion season. Born in Pesaro, he spent his childhood playing in his grandmother’s boutique, then later started his career with a move to Milan.  In the last year alone he has added a womenswear collection to...
Italian Camouflage Style | Top 12 New Pieces for Your Wardrobe

Italian Camouflage Style | Top 12 New Pieces for Your Wardrobe

A few years ago, it we had mentioned camouflage your mind would have probably gone to hunters and soldiers rather than mainstream fashion. Yet, this year camo patterns have taken over the men’s fashion scene. Designers are choosing luxe materials such as velvet and leather to turn what was once a mainstay of army wear...
Perfect Design Down Under | Interview with Federico Maccapani

Perfect Design Down Under | Interview with Federico Maccapani

An Italian Graphic Designer in Australia Growing up in Varese, Federico Maccapani knew he probably wanted to live outside of Italy one day, but as he played with his cousins around their textile factory and attended their fashion shows, he had no idea just how far that dream would take him. A passion for graphic...
Try on Cangiari

Try on Cangiari

Eco-ethical Italian fashion     While fashion designers are increasingly seeking ways to produce collections that respect the environment and guarantee the rights of industry workers, sometimes that noble goal translates into collections that are clunky and rough. That’s why the refined aesthetic of Italian fashion label Cangiari is so unique.  Sophisticated, with soft body-conscious...
Try on Fabric Division

Try on Fabric Division

Future Fashion from Faenza     The Italian region of Emilia-Romagna might be home to one of the oldest universities in the Western Hemisphere, but with its young and dynamic population it’s also an incubator for new and innovative ideas.  It’s against this unique background that the Italian fashion label Fabric Division has emerged in the city...
Italian Mirror Sunglasses | Top 8 to Wear this Summer

Italian Mirror Sunglasses | Top 8 to Wear this Summer

Step out onto the beach this summer and, thanks to all the mirror sunglasses you’ll see, you might think for a second that you’ve time-warped back into the 80s. While mirrored lenses might be everywhere this summer, there’s no need to worry that big hair and parachute pants will come back with them. That’s because...
Try on WAW like our grannies made them

Try on WAW like our grannies made them

Made in Italy t-shirts, tank tops, and sweatshirts     Most of us probably don’t see any connection between Italian grannies and graphic T-shirts, but young Italian brand WAW like our grannies made them might just change that.     Tired of the standard middle-of-the-road T-shirt fare that focuses on image and social connections over...
From Head to Toe | A Look at Our Favorite New Italian Fashion Designers from Pitti Uomo 84

From Head to Toe | A Look at Our Favorite New Italian Fashion Designers from Pitti Uomo 84

The 84th edition of the biannual Pitti Uomo menswear Italian fashion trade show is now officially underway in Florence.  Along with all the street-style strutting, cocktail hours, swamped restaurants and other associated madness, there is, as always, a lot of amazing young talent on display. In order to make sense of all the news that’s coming out...
Italian Designer Backpacks | Top 6 to Carry Now

Italian Designer Backpacks | Top 6 to Carry Now

  When you were younger you used it to carry your school books and gym clothes, as you got older it became a symbol of freedom since you could just pack up and go. Well, the classic backpack has returned with a new look and it’s better than ever. From chic luxury to serious tech...