Hiking is a fantastic way to get to know northern Italy, and the area is renowned for its delicious cuisine and espresso Italiano. Discover the real Italy in towns and villages where local food is freshly made in small bars and cafes and take in some of the most beautiful scenery in Europe.
Amid controversy and angst over foreign takeovers of well-known Italian companies, the head of Italian luxury textile maker Loro Piana has argued the case for selling a family business, in an interview with AFP.
Fashionistas first scoffed at Suzie Moncrieff’s displays of bizarre bras and out-there attire, but 25 years on international designers are clamouring to be part of Wellington’s annual World of WearableArt show.
Designer Marc Jacobs is to leave Louis Vuitton to concentrate on his own brand and a future stock exchange flotation, a report said on Wednesday.
Japanese designers on Saturday took centre stage at Paris fashion week with wild, outlandish hair at Junya Watanabe and colourful prints and conical hats at Tsumori Chisato.