Category Archives: DESIGN

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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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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