Italian Fashion

Tuesday, March 3rd, 2015
 Fashion Week in Milan takes place between February and March for the Fall/Winter collection, and at the end of September for the Spring/Summer collection.   Milan is the homeland of many Fashion Houses and it is considered by many the quintessential Fashion Town. Its people pay great care at what they wear all the time of the year, but even more during Fashion Week. This is a big event in Milan and many people come to town during this time of the year. They are models and designers,
Monday, March 2nd, 2015
Prada on the catwalk   (ANSA) - Milan, February 27 2015   As fashion is delving into the great gender blur, Miuccia Prada dived head down into a quest for lost femininity in her fall-winter 2015 collection debuted Thursday in Milan.   And while the deliberate erosion of a once rigid demarcation between men's and women's wear continues to dominate catwalks, Prada showcased pastel colours with a strong predominance of pink styled with ladylike gloves, dress coats and empire-line dresses
Monday, February 2nd, 2015
    On February 12th 1951, Giovanni Battista Giorgini, an Italian of noble origins that worked as an Import expert for many American Department Stores, organised the First Italian High Fashion Show in his house in Florence. The show was meant to promote Italian fashion and in the invitation letter women were asked to wear only dresses by Italian stylists. During the show, American buyers (that were in Europe for the Paris show that had taken place just a few days earlier) could notice how
Wednesday, January 29th, 2014
   Giuseppa, the Oriental Style Fashion Expert in Agiari, Sicily   Normally, when people talk about Italy and fashion they're thinking of cities like Milan, with exclusive boutiques and high end fashion shows, or maybe  Florence, which boasts both designer shops and great outlets outside the city. I'd wager not many would throw out Agira as one of Italy's fashion capitals, but now the small Sicilian town is looking to change all that, starting with a clever video
Friday, June 1st, 2012
Vogue Italia's New Cover, the Latest Development in an Industry Struggling with Size   In recent years runway shows and advert campaigns have made the days when models looked like Cindy Crawford feel very far away. There will always be athletic top models like Gisele, but the majority of runway girls seem to be getting thinner. Even the Victoria's Secret Angels--often among the curvier models--have recently come under fire for being too thin. Candice Swanepoel who was labelled "scary