Category Archives: DESIGN

Bio trends, eco utility and sustainability will be big for Autumn/Winter 2018-19

Bio materials made from milk and mushrooms and other natural sources are the future of fashion and will be the norm by 2019. Ferragamo recently launched a collection made from Italian patented Orange Fibre which is created using citrus waste, … Continue reading

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Zaha Hadid designs new Naples high-speed train station

Images © zaha hadid architects 2016 was an exciting year for architecture and 2017 looks set to be no different as we anticipate the construction later this year of the long awaited Naples-Afragola train station. A sculptural cobra-like steel structure, which will … Continue reading

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Oh Mickey: Fashion brands and their Disney designs

From Mickey Mouse to Wonder woman, cartoons have been taking the fashion world by storm for decades. But, more than ever, designers have gone Disney mad, with kitsch embellished T-shirts, dresses and bags. The 90’s nostalgia of cute teen logos … Continue reading

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Bello Magazine: Designers are weaving dream dresses for the modern day Princess

By Nicola Ferlei-Brown        ©Valentino Designers are weaving dream dresses for the modern day Princess Mirror, mirror on the wall.. Which is the most beautiful season of them all? Why, winter, of course. And, a winters tale just became … Continue reading

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Maria Grazia Chiuri: The what’s what on Dior’s new Artistic Director

Maria Grazia Chiuri became the first woman to fill the shoes of Christian Dior’s Artistic Director in the brand’s 70 year history. Which means breaking up one of the industry’s most formidable design duos for almost 30 years. Maria has … Continue reading

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Made In Moscow

In Moscow, the Mercedes Benz Fashion Week Russia (MBFWR) witnesses more and more designers designing with the Moscow textile industry in mind. Vogue Italia design scout Sara Maino, who discovers talent around the world, was invited to talk at the … Continue reading

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Bello Magazine: Lady in Red

    For Spring Summer 2016, it’s all about red blossoms and red wine. Whether it be Bourganvillea, Bordeaux or Burgundy. The colour of love, passion and power gets us in the mood this spring/summer 2016. Red is a big … Continue reading

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Theatre exhibition @ the V&A

Don’t miss the brilliant exhibition ‘Curtain Up’ at the V&A on until August 31st 2016. Marking the 40th anniversary of the Olivier Awards, the exhibit explores the extraordinary story of the world’s two greatest theatrical cities, London’s West End and New York’s Broadway. Make … Continue reading

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Bello Magazine: Bulgari’s Dynasty of Diamonds

Words by Nicola Ferlei-Brown Bulgari’s designs are much about the magical city of Rome. Which is why the designer debuted an exhibition about it’s main muse, ‘Bulgari & Rome: Eternal Inspiration’, at their New York store, with 40 timeless pieces that … Continue reading

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David LaChapelle exhibit in Rome

David LaChapelle, the great American artist and photographer, comes back, after more than fifteen years, to the Palazzo delle Esposizioni with one of the most important and exhaustive retrospective exhibition of the artist’s work. David LaChapelle is known internationally for … Continue reading

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