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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…

Milano Fashion Week 2017: let’s start!

The Milano Fashion Week 2017 is here! From the 20th to the 25th of September the whole city will be fully packed with designers, models and fashion enthusiasts. Check here below the calendar of events for the Women collections of Fall/Winter 2018. Wednesday the 20th of September 3.00 PM Gucci in Via Mecenate, 84 5.00 PM Alberta Ferretti in Viale Regina Margherita, 29 6.00 PM N° 21 in Via Archimede, 26 7.00 PM Fausto Puglisi in Via Alemagna, 6 Thursday the 21st of September 9.30 AM Max Mara in Via Senato,10 12.30 PM Fendi in Via Solari, 35 6.00 PM Prada…

Bob Sinclar to play in Milan

Bob Sinclar, the international DJ and producer, is about to take the city of Milan. He is going to perform at the Just Cavalli Cafè, just a few steps form the Sforza Castle. For Bob Sinclar it is not the first time in the city of Milan. He usually attends the side events of the Formula 1 Grand Prix, which is going to take place in Monza on the 3rd of September. Born as Christophe le Friant in the town of Bois-Colombes, Bob Sinclar started his career at a very young age. He was just 18 years old when he…

September: what’s on in Milan

September in Milan promises to be a super busy month. Plenty of events, art exhibitions and concerts take over the entire city. 1st of September Bob Sinclair, the popular DJ, will be playing at the Just Cavalli Cafè during the Italian Grand Prix. Tickets available here. From the 2nd to the 4th of September Hansel und Gretel. At the la Scala Opera House, the most prestigious theatre of the world, the Treble Voices Chorus and Orchestra of Teatro alla Scala Academy will be entertaining the audience for a 1.30 hour show. 3rd of September Italian Grand Prix 2017. In Monza…

Fashion and Faith: why this picture tells everything about Italy

A group of nuns sat in front of a Prada store while having a quick lunch after visiting the city centre of Florence. This picture shot by Sergio Scognamiglio (@scoser62) on the 21st of June is now becoming a viral phenomenon. The mayor of Florence Dario Nardella has recently issued the order to pour water on the steps in front of the main churches of the city not to let the tourists to “disrespectfully” sit there.  The internet then started asking to the mayor why he decided not “to water” the nuns too. This is the reasons why this picture…

Michael Kors to close 100 stores

Michael Kors, the iconic brand that made its fortune on leather bags and accessories, is now on the list of those companies that got dragged into the so-called retail crisis. The designer, born Karl Anderson, Jr, started his career at a very young age. He was discovered by Dawn Mello, the fashion director of the Bergdorf Goodman departmet store, who gave the start to his career. He launched his own pret-a-porter collection in 1981 which was sold through the Bergdorf Goodman stores. In 1997 he joined the french company Celine as creative director while working on his own collection. Once Michael…

The Armani Museum in Milan

The Armani museum is a must see for those who come to the city of Milan and one of the best museums in Milan. It was inaugurated in 2015 with a big party that saw the participation of international movie stars like Glenn Close and Sophia Loren to celebrate the 40th anniversary of the Giorgio Armani’s company. The Armani museum is actually named the Armani/Silos : “I decided to call it Silos because this building used to store food, which is, of course, essential for life. For me, just as much as food, clothes are also a part of life.” Giorgio Armani…

Tigerlily in Milan for a DJ Set and performance.

Tigerlily is about to take Milan. The Australian Dj will be at the Club Haus 80’s on Thursday the 2nd of March. Born Dara Kristen Hayes in 1992 she started studying music at an early age and she was only 18 years old when her career as DJ begun. Tigerlily competed in the 2011 edition of the DJ’s talent show YOUR SHOT and that gave her the national recognition that brought her to tour the whole Australian country. The international popularity was not long in coming. Tigerlily started playing her music in the most important clubs in cities like Las Vegas, Seattle…

Vintage Milan: what did they wear?

Milan’s fashion week is taking over the entire city. It is not just about what you get to see on the catwalks! Milan’s streetstyle is a phenomenon too. We took a look to what happened in the streets of Milan a hunderd years ago and this is what we found out! Enjoy this interesting gallery of the Milanese’s streetstyle.