Category Archives: ITALY

First female mayor of Rome in 3000 years

Virginia Raggi made history today by becoming the first ever female mayor of Rome in 3000 years. The 37-year-old lawyer and former member of Rome’s city council has emerged as the favourite. She says: “Our vision is of a city … Continue reading

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Military Mix & Match

The military look is timeless, traditional and trendy, and the Autumn Winter 2016 designs will make you want to march down a boulevard wearing a marine blazer and red lips. Mix and match and browse your local military army surplus … 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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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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Shoes glorious shoes

From Sarah Jessica Parker to Cinderella, the V&A’s Shoes:Pleasure and Pain exhibit looks at how shoes and the occasional gold leaf stitching have elevated la status of ladies since the socialite goddess Aphrodite reclined in an ancient form of stiletto. … 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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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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Women’s Day 8th March

The 8th of March sees the celebration of the Women’s Day Festival. The tradition on March 8th is for both men and women to honour their mothers, wives, girlfriends and friends, with flowers and it is the declared month worldwide that … 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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Monica Bellucci, Bond Girl

Monica Bellucci is the new Bond girl. Bellucci is an Italian actress who, aged 50, has now become the oldest Bond girl in the next 007 film titled Spectre, after the title was previously held by Honor Blackman, 39, who starred in … Continue reading

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