Made In Italy Category

October 18th, 2016

ellesse TEAMS UP WITH ANNIE-MARIE

Iconic Italian sportswear ellesse, teamed up with British R&B pop songstress Anne-Marie, on their forthcoming campaign for ellesse Heritage brand, available in JD Sports stores and online.With this new collaboration, the ellesse Heritage – inspired by their rich history – it’s set to bring forward their brand with Anne-Marie’s bold style, which perfectly match the ellesse’s spirit and purpose. ellesse.com @iloveellesse facebook.com/ellesseheritage @annemarieiam

October 12th, 2016

VERSUS VERSACE TEAMS UP WITH ZAYN

Zayn Malik will design a capsule collection of men’s and women’s clothing for Versus under the ZAYN X VERSUS label. Zayn will develop the collection in close collaboration with Donatella Versace. Donatella Versace said: “Zayn is one of the most exciting personalities on the world stage right now. When we first met, he told me how much he loves fashion. I thought it would be fantastic to collaborate on a new Versus collection together. And, given Zayn’s huge fan base around the world, I expect there will be a lot of excitement about what we create together.”Zayn added: “I think Versus has always been a very cool brand. It’s a great brand for me and for people in my generation. I’ve always wanted to design clothes, and there’s no brand I’d rather design for than Versus. The bonus is that I get to collaborate with Donatella, whom I love and admire. I know we’ll create something amazing.” The collection will debut in Versus stores worldwide and on Versusversace.com beginning in May 2017. A percentage of the net proceeds from the ZAYN X VERSUS collection will be donated to charity. #ZAYNxVERSUS @zaynmalik

October 2nd, 2016

WHY YOU SHOULD DRINK ORGANIC ITALIAN WINE

The organic foods market is growing and showing no signs of slowing as more and more of us want to feel good about what we are putting in our bodies. Consumers are becoming increasingly aware of problems associated with conventional farming and many of us want to avoid things like harmful chemicals from pesticides and herbicides. Grapes just so happen to be one of the most sprayed crops in the world and much of the pesticidal chemicals that soak into the fruit inevitably end up in your glass. Tenuta San Vito Chianti DOCG 2013 Tuscany Italy Organic Sangiovese in this typical Tuscan Chianti. Italian red wine with savoury red fruit character Wineries that produce certified organic wine cannot use toxic pesticides, herbicides or synthetic fertilizers to grow grapes. Certified organic wine doesn’t use any genetically modified organisms (GMOs) or added sulphites. Wine is one of humanity’s oldest beverages, and it just makes sense to opt for organic. Pinot Grigio ‘Animae’ 2015 Perlage Winery Veneto Italy After all, as with practically all foods, wine was originally organic until we started to spray toxic chemicals on everything. Drinking organic wine might be a great way to return to a more harmonious relationship with…

September 22nd, 2016

STRADIVARI 2.0 | CREMONA MUSICA AND THE GERMAN VIOLINS MANUFACTURED WITH AEROSPACE TECHNOLOGIES

Cremona Musica – The n.1 Exhibition in the world for handcrafted musical instruments (Cremona Exhibition Center, September 30th – October 2nd) – is where you can find both Stradivari violins and ultramodern instruments. Carbon fiber, has always been used in violin-making workshops, an extraordinary material that is resistant to any climatic conditions, durable and has an excellent acoustic balance. The instruments are manufactured using a process of vacuum infusion, a technique coming from the aerospace industry.The German company Mezzo-forte, produce award winning, carbon fiber violins, violas and cellos: “We have been exhibiting at Cremona Musica for a long time – says Joerg Kleinalstede, founder of the German company – because here we can meet several professional and amateur musicians, as well as the major international dealers. It is the ideal place to establish contacts with qualified operators of the sector. Cremona is the hometown of the violin-making tradition, so we are proud of presenting here our innovative instruments that go hand in hand with the values of the traditional violin-making craftsmanship”. facebook.com/mondomusicacr cremonamondomusica.it @cremonafiere @cfviolins

September 20th, 2016

WHITE STUDIO PRESENTS MIAC | IT’S TIME TO CONTEMPORARY ARTISAN

Milan-based WHITE STUDIO and Confartigianato Imprese Moda (Italian fashion trade association) present: MIAC – Moda Italiana Aziende Contemporary, an initiative curated by Clara Tosi Pamphili and Alessio De’Navasques, aiming at the internationalization of small and medium fashion enterprises. Among the top names: Melampo, Asciari Milano, Bistrusso, Cesare Gatti, Haetts e Manfredi Manara. At BASE Milano, in the Ex Ansaldo area in via Tortona 54, WHITE reinterprets the brand-new artist’s residence casaBASE, few days before its official opening on October 1st. This is contemporary reinterpretation of craftsmanship at its best… whiteshow.it @whitemilano