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10 Corso Como in New York is now open

10 Corso Como in New York is now open We had the chance to visit 10 Corso Como in New York just a few weeks before the grand opening of the store in the South Seaport District, and now that the iconic negozio owned by Carla Sozzani has officially opened its doors we went back to Manhattan to see how things are going in the up-and-coming district next to Pier 17. Accessories The store surely replicates the same look and feel of its Milanese version. The fashion, design and photography enthusiasts will not be disappointed. It opens on a grand…

Christmas movies to get you in the right mood

Christmas movies to get you in the right mood! When it comes to Christmas there is nothing like sitting on your couch with your loved ones and enjoy a good movie to enhance the festive atmosphere. Here is our chart of the best christmas movies that will get you in the right mood. 5. The Grinch Released in 2000 and directed by Ron Howard, the movie won an academy award for best make up. It stars Jim Carrey as The Grinch. It was a major success and since the beginning of the new century has become a Christmas classic. The…

Our annual review of Fashion Brands on Instagram

It is the third edition of our annual review of fashion brands on Instagram. Things have a changed quite a bit for Italian brands and their hashtags on this social network. If the top of the chart has not changed since we started this reasearch back in 2016, the less popular brands on the platform are fighting their way up to the top 10. Bottega Veneta lost three spots and Dsquared gained two! While in percentages the best results have been achieved by Moncler (+47%), Dsquared (+40%) and Trussardi (+40%). Always remember that the list takes into consideration only the…

Celebrities in the city for Milano Fashion Week 2018

Milano Fashion Week 2018 The city of Milan is fully packed with celebrities and hollywood stars who came to Milan for fashion week.   Olivia Palermo   Visualizza questo post su Instagram   Milan wouldn’t be complete without @Maxandco! #maxandco #extraordinaryeveryday #ad Un post condiviso da Olivia Palermo (@oliviapalermo) in data: Set 20, 2018 at 9:55 PDT   Visualizza questo post su Instagram   Stepping out in Milan. Un post condiviso da Olivia Palermo (@oliviapalermo) in data: Set 19, 2018 at 9:32 PDT Spike Lee   Visualizza questo post su Instagram   Special Heart Felt Thanks To Ms. Prada For…

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If you wish to always be in the loop, do not forget to follow The Milan City Journal on Instagram. Here is a selection of our most recent posts! Enjoy this gallery! Brand new signage on top of the new @generaliitalia building #themcj #themilancityjournal #skyscraping_architecture #skyscrapers #architecture #architectureporn #milano Un post condiviso da The MCJ (@themilancityjournal) in data: Lug 11, 2018 at 5:09 PDT When the #sun sets over #milano and its iconic #architecture #themcj #architecturephotography #arcodellapace #nightlife Un post condiviso da The MCJ (@themilancityjournal) in data: Lug 2, 2018 at 6:09 PDT An original #artwork by artist @mauriziocattelan right…

Italian summer hits of 2018

Italian summer hits of 2018 The summer has already started and if you are still stuck in the office there is a way to enjoy at least a bit of it. here is the full list of the most popular Italian Summer Hits of 2018. Our favorite? The last one! It features the city of Milan and its nightlife! Baby K – Da zero a cento Takagi & Ketra – Amore e Capoeira ft. Giusy Ferreri, Sean Kingston J-AX & Fedez – Italiana Boomdabash & Loredana Bertè – Non Ti Dico No This last video features some of the most…

Converse All Star: ode to a myth

The Converse All Star are probably the most popular sneakers of all time. The origin of these iconic shoes dates back to the beginning of the 20th Century. It was in 1908 that the Converse Rubber Company started its production. It was mostly focused in the seasonal production of rubber galoshes and other rubber footwear especially for the workers’ needs. Later on the company decided to concentrate the efforts of its workers year round rather than seasonally and decided to manufacture a new pair of shoes that could be sold (and used) 12 months a year. In 1917 the first…

The color yellow and its health benefits

The color yellow is that color between green and orange on the spectrum of visible (by human beings) light.  The color yellow belongs with blue and red to the category of the primary colors. Its name comes from from the Old-English (or Anglo -Saxon) word gelou which is the common origin among most of the European languages. In Italian the color yellow translates into giallo, it is gelb in German, galben in Romanian and geel in Dutch. The complimentary color of the color yellow is purple. The contrast between yellow and purple can be seen in a lot of paintings…

Pitti Uomo: how to discover Florence during the fashion shows!

Pitti Uomo: discovering Florence between a fashion show and a party The 93rd edition of Pitti Uomo, the event dedicated to men’s fashion in Florence from 12 to 15 June, brings its participants to the discovery of the Tuscan capital. During the event, thanks to the collaboration between the municipality of Florence and Pitti Immagine, it will be possible to discover the less known places along the Arno river. Secret Florence, this is the name of the project created in partnership with Pitti Uomo, will bring buyers, international visitors and fashion journalists to know those corners of the city generally…

Kate Spade is dead. The fashion designer has committed suicide.

Kate Spade, the fashion designer, who became a fashion icon thanks to her creativity in designing leather accessories has died today. Here is what TMZ.com reports today: “Iconic fashion designer Kate Spade was found dead of an apparent suicide Tuesday morning in her NYC apartment … TMZ has learned. Law enforcement sources confirm a housekeeper found Kate’s body at 10:20 AM ET in her Park Avenue home. We’re told she hanged herself using a scarf tied to her bedroom door knob. She was pronounced dead on the scene. We’re also told she left a note. Kate got her start in the ’80s…