Italy

Marella Agnelli, the willowy wife of Fiat head Gianni Agnelli, speaking with Women's Wear Daily about her new fabric-designing venture.Marella Agnelli, New York

People

Marella Agnelli Caracciolo Dies at 91

A photographer, writer and textile designer, she married late Fiat president Gianni Agnelli in 1953.

clock February 23, 2019Alessandra Turra

BolognaFiere's president Gianpiero Calzolari.

Beauty Features

Cosmoprof Worldwide Bologna to Focus on Sustainability

The beauty trade show is in expansion mode, boosted by the number of exhibitors rising 8.2 percent and the debut of revamped pavilions.

clock February 14, 2019Sandra Salibian

Chiara FerragniPomellato Beverly Hills Boutique party, Los Angeles, USA - 16 Oct 2018WEARING ATTICO

Beauty Features

Chiara Ferragni Hosts First Edition of Beauty Masterclass

The influencer implied that a beauty capsule line launch might be in her agenda this year.

clock February 10, 2019Sandra Salibian

Beauty Features

Italian Beauty Business Consolidates Its Positive Trend

Cosmetica Italia’s preliminary data shows national cosmetic industry’s sales reaching 11.2 billion euros in 2018, forecasting a further 2.6 percent growth for this year.

clock February 7, 2019Sandra Salibian

Designer and Luxury

VGrass Studio Eyes Global Expansion With Rodolfo Paglialunga

The brand will present a capsule collection at Milan Fashion Week.

clock February 5, 2019Alessandra Turra

Fashion Features

Domus Academy Creates Scholarship Program

The Italian school teamed with companies including MM6 Maison Margiela, Bulgari, Vogue Italia and Coca-Cola, to assign 60 post-graduate scholarships.

clock February 3, 2019Sandra Salibian

Pitti Filati in Florence.

Textiles

Sustainable Innovation and Digitalization Inform Collections at Pitti Filati

Italian spinners were inspired by the digital world to elevate their service and collections, which featured blends of synthetic and natural fibers embellished with metallic, iridescent and plastic effects.

clock January 31, 2019Sandra Salibian

VicenzaOro

Jewelry

VicenzaOro’s Positive Momentum Continues

Chantecler and Lydia Courteille were among the new exhibitors at the international jewelry trade show.

clock January 31, 2019Alessandra Turra

Confindustria Moda's headquarters in Milan.

Business Features

Italian Fashion and Textile Industry Continues to Grow Despite Market Instability

According to Confindustria Moda’s preliminary 2018 data, the sector closed last year with revenues of 95.7 billion euros, up 0.9 percent compared to 2017.

clock January 29, 2019Alessandra Turra

Gucci Chime for Change Mural in London

Media

Gucci Unveils Chime for Change’s Latest Projects

These include the launch of a global campaign created by artists MP5, a short movie and a zine.

clock January 28, 2019Alessandra Turra

Kering headquarters

Legal

Italy’s Tax Authorities Claim Kering Owes 1.4 Billion Euros in Unpaid Taxes

The Revenue Agency unit will review the audit report and make a final decision while Kering contests the claims.

clock January 25, 2019Luisa Zargani

Colombo

Business Features

Lanificio Luigi Colombo’s Fusion of Crafts, Technology for Finest Fabrics

The Italian company works with the best luxury brands in the world, supplying the finest fabrics, while investing in sustainability of the land where it is based as well as where it sources its yarns.

clock January 24, 2019Luisa Zargani

Pitti Filati.

Markets

Italian Spinners Focus on Service and Sustainability to Navigate Difficulties

The price of raw materials, the unstable situation between the U.S. and China, export duties and post-Brexit effects concern yarn makers headed to Pitti Filati.

clock January 23, 2019Sandra Salibian

Gucci's MOTUS MDLSX performance event with Silvia Calderoni.

Fashion Scoops

Gucci Wraps Up Milan Fashion Week With a Performance on Gender Fluidity

Named “Motus MDLSX,” the play was staged at the Gucci Hub headquarters and attended by the company’s president and ceo Marco Bizzarri.

clock January 15, 2019Sandra Salibian

Human Resources

Collistar Appoints New International Director

Luigi Rivetti joins the Italian cosmetic company to enhance the Collistar brand’s international expansion.

clock January 14, 2019Sandra Salibian

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A shield style by Atelier Swarovski, designed and produced by Marcolin.

Accessories

Eyewear Sales Veer Toward High Luxury, Contemporary

clock March 25, 2019Misty White Sidell

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