Italian Fashion News

Adding a whisper of color to his classic grey, variations of silvery blue graphite were core to Giorgio Armani’s lustrous Spring 2013 collection, made up largely of cropped ¾ sleeve jackets over soft tunics and gently tailored pants, sometimes pajama-like, sometimes sharply creased, but always loose and easy...


Seemingly bioluminescent gowns, freshly netted from the watery underworld or skimmed from the shimmering surface of the evening sea, clung to the models walking Alberta Ferretti’s runway for Spring 2013. Details of algae-like sequin and beading glittered lightly against the soft and subtle colors Ferretti is known for.


Opening Milan Fashion Week, Gucci was all aflutter for Spring 2013, with oversized cuffs and collars wafting breezily on otherwise clean, monochrome silhouettes slightly reminiscent of 1970s long-waisted pantsuits and caftans. Lengths for pants and most dresses were floor-sweeping, just barely allowing toes to peep out...


Twenty twelve ushered in a whole new look and, as always in fashion, the year pays tribute to past eras. In this case, the 1920s play a significant role. We also see a bit of kitsch in shoes and jewelry, as well  several houses producing unusual eye-catching floral and animal prints. Here are the year's 10 top trends keeping us looking fabulous...


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...


Are you looking for a distinct handbag that not everyone has yet? You might try a luxury designer many Italians admire, but who is not so well known outside the borders of Italy. Fontana Milano 1915 is a family owned company, dedicated to making all their designs by hand, some with up to 65 different parts...


Many Italian designers are interested in the greater good. They want to not only make aesthetically beautiful things for the world, they also want to do something beneficial and beautiful for the less fortunate. Here are a few examples of Italian fashion houses devoting their creativity to aid organization around the world.


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...