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10 Corso Como to open soon in New York

The opening of 10 Corso Como in the South Sea Port district, the southern district of Manhattan overlooking the Brooklyn Bridge, is scheduled for the first of September 2018. Born on the initiative of Carla Sozzani, sister of the most famous Franca, director  Vogue Italia who recently died, 10 Corso Como was the first concept shop in the world, according to the definition of the sociologist Francesco Morace, who identified in 10 Corso Como a new model of shop. Alongside the gallery of photographic art, a book shop, clothing items and a cafeteria  occupy the spaces of an old garage…

Milano Design Week 2018

Milano Design Week 2018 is about to begin. If you happen to be in the city during this hyper-creative week do not forget to regularly check our blog and Instagram profile to see what’s happening in Milan. From the 17th to the 22nd of April 2018 Fiera Milano, one of the largest exhibition facilities of Europe, hosts the “Salone del Mobile” (furniture fair). Managed and organized by Federlegno, the industry association of Italian furniture manufacturers, the Salone del Mobile is the annual tradeshow where clients and suppliers meet. More than 2.000 exhibitors, 30% of which are not Italian, meet at the…

Uniqlo to open soon in Milan

UNIQLO in Milan Uniqlo, the Japanese retailer of minimalist clothing, will be opening soon in Milan. The store will see the light in spring 2019 and it will occupy the building in Piazza Cordusio 2, right next to the brand new Starbucks, the very first of Milan and Italy. The very first UNIQLO store opened its doors in 1984 in Japan. The company first years of activity are marked by a sincere quest for semplicity. The UNIQLO collections feature a wide range of clothes and accessories that can be combined  and mixed because of their simple  and clean lines. None…

Best parties of Milan Women Fashion Week 2018

Milan Women Fashion Week is not just about catwalks and clothes. This week in Milan promises to be quite hectic. Parties thrown by fashion houses and magazines are going to take over the entire city. Wednesday the 21st of February Milan, Palazzo Reale Opening Cocktail of the Exhibition “Italiana. L’Italia vista dalla moda. 1971-2001” (Italiana. Italy as seen by fashion. 1971-2001). Exhibition to continue through May the 6th Milan, Viale Giorgio Byron Grazia and Jean Paul Gaultier Scandal Party Thursday the 22nd of February Milan, Via Sant’Andrea 6 The Next Green Talents Milan, Via Montenapoleone 23 Buccellati “Tribute to Italy…

Milan Women Fashion Week 2018

Check the full calendar of events of the Milan Women Fashion Week 2018. While you are in Milan don’t forget to enjoy a tour of the city. During Milan Women Fashion Week 2018 there are plenty of things you can do. Check our full city guide to the discovery of Milan. And if you only have a few minutes to relax between a presentation and a party of the Milan Women Fashion Week 2018 here is a tour of the city that only takes 20 minutes!   Tuesday the 20th of February 2018 7.00 pm MONCLER PIAZZA VI FEBBRAIO Wednesday…

Vogue Italia is on strike

*Cover picture: Miles Aldridge, Vogue Italia, marzo 2008 Vogue Italia, published by Conde Nast Italy, is in trouble or, at least, its employees are. The labor union has announced that the employess of Conde Nast will be on strike for an indefinite number of days. What has happened in the fancy building just a few steps from the Castle of Milan, that hosts the most glamorous offices in Italy? In July 2017, just a few months after the premature death of Ms Franca Sozzani (1950 – 2016), the iconic Editor-in-Chief of Vogue Italia, four of the Conde Nast magazines, including Vogue Uomo,…

Milan Men Fashion Week 2018

The Milan Men Fashion Week 2018 is about to begin. Check the full calendar of events and fashion shows from Friday the 12th to Monday the 15th of January 2018. While in Milan do not forget to read our full city guide to the discovery of the city. Milan Men Fashion Week 2018 – Friday the 12th of January 8:00 pm ERMENEGILDO ZEGNA Via ROENTGEN, 1 Milan Men Fashion Week 2018 – Saturday the 13th of January 10:00 am DIESEL BLACK GOLD VIA GIACOMO WATT, 15 11:00 am EMPORIO ARMANI VIA BERGOGNONE, 59 12:00 am ISABEL BENENATO VIA TORTONA, 58…

Pitti Uomo in Florence: here is what to do

Pitti Uomo is now officially open in Florence. From Tuesday the 9th of January to Friday the 12th plenty of designers and fashion houses will showcase the latest trends of men’s fashion. Pitti Uomo is now at its 93rd edition and promises to be the best show ever. Pitti Uomo takes place at Fortezza da Basso, the convention centre of the city of Florence, just a few steps from the Santa Maria Novella train station. On the official website Pitti Uomo is described as “This is the world’s most important platform for men’s clothing and accessory collections and for launching…

Bryan Adams is back in Milan

Bryan Adams is back in Milan Bryan Adams, the Canadian singer and songwriter is back in Milan after more than four years of absence. He is going to take the stage Saturday the 11th of November at the Mediolanum Forum, the main concert arena of Milan. His last performance in the city of Milan was back in 2013 and this time Bryan Adams is in Milan to promote his last album, which was actually released in 2015. Get Up Collection is the title of the tour which is named after his last collection of songs Get Up! that was released…

Fashion brands on Instagram: a year later!

Fashion brands on Instagram. Back in November 2016 we have checked how many times the hashtags of the most popular fashion brands were used on Instagram. We have just checked once again how the Italian fashion brands are now doing on this social network and there have been a few surprises. In just a year some of the most important fashion brands have lost a position in our chart. Others have hugely increased their exposure in terms of a percentage. It is the case of a brand like Pucci which hastag has registered a 129% increase or Dsquared that has…