A world away from the brightly coloured knitwear that made the family name, what had looked an inspired move into infrastructure by Italy’s Benettons faces increased scrutiny after this month’s Genoa bridge disaster.
Italy’s new Culture Minister Alberto Bonisoli made his fashion debut on Tuesday morning inside the storied Salone dei Cinquecento of Florence at the opening of Pitti 94, winning over an initially skeptical audience.
The luxury house returns to the Milan Furniture Fair with its new 'Objet Nomades' collection, and its 'Petits Nomades' line - a collection of small decorative items for the home in collaboration with major designers.
No people link architecture and fashion so seamlessly as the Italians. And few Italians make the link so well as Alessandro Sartori, whose Ermenegildo Zegna show was perfect for the new wing of Bocconi University.
Art, happenings, exhibitions and novel parties are on the schedule in Milan this coming season – and of course a whole lot of menswear when the action starts on Friday evening, Jan 12 in the Italian fashion capital.
A fragmented digital world is forcing the beneficiaries of Milan's trade show and glitterati gathering, better known as Fashion Week, to peel back the curtain ever so slightly on the invitation-only party.
Twenty years ago, stylist Gianni Versace was gunned down in Miami, plunging his fashion house into crisis. Two decades on, it is one of the world's top global luxury brands thanks to his little sister, Donatella.