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Luisa Tratzi FW 2015

While I’m publishing this post I’m in Milan for the must-see event of the year that the entire world envies us. No, it is not the Fashion Week, but the Salone del Mobile. Given that I’ll be busy for the whole week in a “haven of creative ideas” between art, design and architecture, I decided …

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Caterina Zangrando portrait
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New Talents – Caterina Zangrando

Alessandro: – I really like the dress of that woman over there, it reminds me of a Balla’s painting and the jewelry she is wearing are the pure essence of what I personally consider “design jewelry”. Who is she? Can you recognize her? Alessia: – I don’t know, I don’t remember, but the dress seems …

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VINCENT – Fall Winter 2014

I’m pretty sure that Vincent Billeci would have been a worthy protégé of the Florio family, the enlightened Sicilian entrepreneurs who launched Palermo as cultural capital at international level during the Belle Epoque. I can imagine him next to the most important Palermitan Art Nouveau representative artists such as Ernesto Basile and Ettore De Maria …

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New Talents from Naples – METRODIVINE T-shirt brand

T-shirt: T shape garment made with the body and sleeves. It is normally associated with short sleeves, a round neck line, and no collar.  Well, now cancel this definition and imagine a journey in Japan. Smell the cherry blossoms’ scent, let yourselves be enthralled by the colors of ukiyo-e prints and by the charm of …

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New Talents – VINCENT Fall Winter 2013/14

Vincent Billeci, emerging fashion designer from the South of Italy, has just released his new collection inspired to the imaginary journey across Sicily started with the Spring/Summer2013. In the Vincent Fall Winter 2013/14 collection he shows “his” personal Sicily, made of popular traditions carved in the childhood memories, such as ‘u fistinu ‘ra Santuzza (Santa …

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New Talents – Mario Chiarella Fall Winter 2013 collection

I’m sure that many of you remember Mario Chiarella, the emerging designer I met in September (during the Milan fashion week) who surprised me with his total white collection made of sculpture silhouettes and origami applique. Well, forget all that “celestial” white because the new Mario Chiarella Fall Winter 2013 collection is dedicated to a …

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Italian fashion in Sanremo 2013

Even this year Sanremo (the most important Italian music festival) has come to an end. From February 12th, the 63rd edition glued an average of 11,936,000 viewers to their tv-screens for five evenings, proving that still exist Italian “thinking people”. Yes, I mean intelligent and reasonable people because this was a very unusual festival, influenced …

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