Category Archives: DESIGN

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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Beauty is Duty

During rationing in wartime, it was tough. Magazines boosted morale, by encouraging women to keep making themselves up. Beetroot became the new red lip stain. Boot polish was used a mascara, and tea stained your legs for the ‘stockings’ effect, complete with … Continue reading

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Made In Italy

From Barilla to Benetton, Martini to Missoni, a brand ‘Made in Italy’ makes it immediately desirable. Whether it be wine, bags, mopeds. Maintaining the Italian designs and craftsmanship in today’s market of globalisation, is one major multi tasking mission. Made … Continue reading

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BELLISSIMA: MAXXI Museum Rome

    BELLISSIMA: Italy and High Fashion 1945-1968 Rome Bellissima, the word that indicates female beauty in Italian, and the title of the black and white movie with the Italian maestra, Anna Magnani. It is this movie that inspired the … Continue reading

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Oscar winning Italian costumes designs exhibited at Palazzo Braschi, Rome

     The beautiful Palazzo Braschi is currently exhibiting a brilliant dedication to Italian costumes in cinema, that earned  their designers an Oscar. The exhibition features more than 100 original outfits, dozens of designs and a selection of objects from … Continue reading

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Elle Decor design exhibition Rome

   A design exhibition that is also an experience. We are talking about 100% Original Design, the exhibition conceived and staged by Elle Decor Italy, within the D space of the MAXXI in Rome, which is free, and on for … Continue reading

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Vogue Fashion’s Night Out Rome 2014

Moda & Morals It’s that time of year, where the meeting of the best Italian brands come together for Fashion Week in the world’s four most glamorous cities, New York, Paris, London and Milan. In Rome, it’s all about the … Continue reading

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Momenti Moda: Italian Glamour 1945-2014 at the Victoria and Albert Museum, London

    “Italy is the best country in the world. We are inspirational to other nations. They want to dress the way Italians dress”, Missoni said proudly, one of the many designers being celebrated at London’s Victoria and Albert Museum’s … Continue reading

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Meeting Missoni 4 Marie Claire:Design DNA Three woman design an empire

      Angela Missoni, talks Design DNA and creating your own destiny «My mum has the the passion for fashion. The example of watching my mother designing is where I took my inspiration»says Angela Missoni, second of the three … Continue reading

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