Want to be one of the influential voices in fashion? The most important fashion bloggers have several common attributes, so if you want to be a blogger who counts, think about these seven rules that put, and keep, the best bloggers on the A-list.


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...


The Two Italian Boys brand was launched in 2011 by two young menswear designers who also happened to be long-time friends from Puglia. Their FW 2013 show impressed at Pitti Uomo, where we had a chance to talk with CEO Ruggiero Cortellino. Here is what he told us about elegance, trendy materials and precise tailoring.


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...


Speaking of man-bags, have a look at Trussardi's SS13 options, just right whether you're out for a lazy bike ride or running to a meeting. It’s nice to see a brand concentrate on men’s accessories like this. For FW13 Trussardi is all about the stylish outdoorsman with cozy knits and Neoprene outerwear. 


From Milan to Palermo, a common thread ties the Italian world into one stylish family—big or small, they always dress flawlessly. And in a world overrun by the fashionably tall, the small are not to be overlooked. See what Missoni, Fendi, Marni and Dolce & Gabbana have up their sleeves this season for the little ones.


Italian design houses like Atelier Aimée and Alberta Ferretti stand out from the crowd for their luxurious bridal masterpieces. The 2013 collections were filled with gowns ranging from the traditional princess in pure white, to edgy urban goddess with abbreviated hi-lo skirts, and pastel colors like that worn by Jessica Biel...


We usually think gorgeous stilettos or wingtips when we think great Italian shoes, but don’t forget the kiddies! In Italy children’s shoes are made with the same love and attention to quality as adult shoes. So if you’re tired of only finding cheap plastic, ill-fitting shoes for your little one’s tender feet, have a look here to see the real deal.


Which young Italian designers are shaping the fashion landscape today? Coliac Martina Grasselli is one jewelry designer whose work you may have seen, but whose name you might not know. Yet. She has already collaborated with Stella McCartney, Jean Paul Gaultier, Christian Louboutin, Mila Schon...


Italian Fashion and Film have always overlapped somewhat, but in the past designers largely stayed in their atelier and directors in the editing room. Recently though fashion houses have been teaming up with renowned film directors and actors in new and unusual ways. A few examples from Armani, Prada, Moncler and Marni...