When “Made in Italy” Was a Great

A New School of Fashion By the end of World War II, Italian fashion artists understood the desperate need for more accessible, comfortable, and yet equally refined and tailored collections. By the โ€˜59s names such Emilio Schuberth, Sorelle Fontana (the Fontana sisters), Contessa Simonetta Visconti, Roberto Capucci, and Alberto Fabiani from Rome, Jole Veneziani of […]

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A Tribute to the One I Knew

To Karl Lagerfeld Karl Lagerfeld was the creative head for Chloรฉ in 1974 and 1992. In the late 1970 i worked at Miles, a knitwear manufacturer in Vicenza, and there I met Karl Lagerfeld. I was very young, at my first employment and when Chloรฉ entourage was coming for the new collection it was quite […]

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Italian Outlets

Oh, yes we have them, and many too. If you go you will find yourself in a familiar environment. They are all planned on American blueprints. Ikea is the best, you can spot it from far away and once you get to the parking lot, you won’t need directions, everything is tel-quel as in the […]

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Hot Cross Buns

If you have no daughters, give them to your sons, one ha’ penny, two ha’ penny, Hot Cross Buns Summer days on the beach; tiny bikini are a must have. The size of the bottom doesnโ€™t matter much; for good or bad (the bad is not pictured here) this bikini is the hit of the […]

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