A self-taught maker of sophisticated upcycled fashion, Marenna Davoli began as an architect who, as she puts it, recycled herself into a tailor-designer. We sat down to talk with her about becoming an independent fashion designer today in Italy and opening Qualcosa è Cambiato.


It’s almost time to go out and take a nice long walk and... drink some springtime wine! Of course Italy is full of excellent wines to drink "al fresco", perhaps in front of the sea or at a picnic in the fields of Umbria. Today I’m going to give you suggestions, perfect for the coming bright days.


Miuccia Prada exposed all her vulnerability and power in her exceptional show of high/low contrasts for FW13. Borrowing inspiration from the Italian neo-realism cinema, notably Fellini’s Cabiria played by Giuletta Masina and Vittorio di Sica’s Marriage Italian Style starring Sophia Lauren...


Italy’s enchanting landscapes, sun-kissed sandy beaches and unmatched historical sites attract millions of adventurers from all over the world every year. Are you thinking of visiting and want to see more than Rome, Florence, and Venice, but are not sure where to go? Here are the top 10 hidden gems of Italy.


Made-In-Italy.com sat down with designer and founder of GAS Jeans, Claudio Grotto, to talk about what made him start his now global business from a little dress shop, why his Sumatra jean is such a huge hit, and how to make a great pasta al pomodoro in true Italian style.


43 Milano is a unique Italian company that creates artisanal braze-welded steel cycles, which can be enhanced with hand-sewn alligator, ostrich, or deerskin detailing. At the end of a long day of events at Pitti Uomo, owner Alberto Crivellenti gave us his full attention to speak about his super stylish, eco-friendly bikes.


Now emerging in Italy are several small production bespoke watch brands much sought after by European buyers and collectors. These brands, still a bit of a secret in the US, produce small runs of some exceptional timepieces created with the utmost attention to every detail. For speciality diving, flying and racing pieces...


Brioni is killing it this year. Have a look at some of their super dapper options. Slim-fit suits in crush white, clean lightweight denim, and amarena red are pure summer style for the man who knows his business. For FW13 the message is international affairs, a note of military and very serious business as we head toward end of year...


At the annual Cosmit Salone Internazionale del Mobile in Milan we discovered the Barrique Project. Barriques, or wine barrels made of French oak wood, are aged at open air for at least three years and then typically destroyed after that period. But the Barrique Project asked why, and came up with an innovative answer.


All of life in Italy is like a moving picture, an aesthetic opportunity. American tourists often stand out when they travel here, because they do not know how to dress simply and appropriately. I was determined to look the Italian part. And in doing so I made some interesting discoveries. About Armani and about myself...