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Fashion Scoops

Italia Independent, Garage Italia to Sponsor Emirati Female Racing Driver

The eyewear brand created a capsule collection of sunglasses inspired by the UEA young driver.

clock March 8, 2018Martino Carrera

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Billionaire Boys Club, Italia Independent Team Up on Co-Branded Collection

The Italian company will produce under license the co-branded collection, which will include both ready-to-wear and eyewear.

clock January 24, 2018Alessandra Turra

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Italia Independent to Sell Creative Consultancy to France’s Publicis

Founder Lapo Elkann said the spin-off allows Italia Independent to refocus on eyewear and lifestyle products.

clock December 11, 2017Joelle Diderich and Mimosa Spencer

Lapo Elkann portrayed inside Garage Italia's "Materioteca" area


Lapo Elkann Unveils Garage Italia HQ in Milan

Located inside an historic former Agip gas station, the impressive headquarters offers an automotive customization service, along with a bar and a restaurant by Michelin-starred chef Carlo Cracco.

clock November 7, 2017Alessandra Turra

"Big Bang Italia Independent" sunglasses


Italia Independent Shows First Signs of Improvement

The company continued to operate at a loss in the first half of the year, but saw an improvement in earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization driven by the group’s restructuring.

clock September 14, 2017Luisa Zargani

Italia Independent fall 2017 ad campaign


Italia Independent Unveils Fall Ads

The campaign, named “Disrupt the Future,” features black-and-white images.

clock September 12, 2017Martino Carrera

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Pitti Draws a Crowd Despite Challenging Times, Soaring Temps

Buyers point to a strong assortment of brands and a large variety of options as just some of the show’s draws.

clock June 16, 2017Alex Badia and Katya Foreman and Alessandra Turra

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Fashion Scoops

Lapo Elkann Takes Over Garage Italia Customs Instagram Account for ‘Disruptive Mondays’

The digital project marks Elkann’s comeback to social media after a five-month hiatus.

clock May 29, 2017Alessandra Turra

Giovanni Carlino and Lapo Elkann

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Italia Independent Reinforces Management

The eyewear company has tapped Giuseppe La Boria as global sales director, as well as Alberto Lapucci as head of brand management.

clock May 15, 2017Alessandra Turra

"Classic Fusion Italia Independent" sunglasses


Italia Independent Launches Limited-Edition Sunglasses With Hublot

The two brands collaborated on the creation of a men’s and a women’s style, available in store from Monday.

clock May 10, 2017Alessandra Turra

Italia Independent sunglasses celebrating Fiat 500 60th anniversary


Italia Independent Fetes Fiat 500 60th Anniversary With Sunglasses

Inspired by the silhouettes of the legendary car, the sunglasses, available in two color combinations, feature a slightly retro rounded silhouette.

clock April 26, 2017Alessandra Turra

A style from the Italia Independent Capsule Collection with Romero Britto


Italia Independent Restructures, Posts Loss in 2016

The company attributed this to investments connected to the brand’s internationalization and an increasingly competitive eyewear sector, as well as “a strong commercial push that has left too much product” in the market.

clock March 24, 2017Luisa Zargani


Hublot, Italia Independent Team on Classic Fusion Collection

In its third collaboration with Italia Independent, Hublot is launching an innovative new watch with storied Italian men’s wear firm Rubinacci.

clock February 21, 2017Luisa Zargani

2016 Cannes Flm Festival amfar gala Lapo Elkann

Fashion Scoops

Lapo Elkann Takes Step Back from Social Networks

The Italian entrepreneur announced his temporary exit from social media with a post on Instagram and Facebook.

clock January 31, 2017Alessandra Turra

Piston Head II: Artists Engage the Automobile exhibit Lapo Elkann


Charges Against Lapo Elkann Dropped

The Italian entrepreneur and Fiat heir will not be prosecuted.

clock January 25, 2017Luisa Zargani

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