Posts Tagged ‘ Italy ’

Fashgasm 19.6.2013

June 19, 2013
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Fashgasm 19.6.2013

19.6.2013 Yesterday’s most popular picture Kisskill License to Kill Campaign by Bernard Gueit Share:   TwitterTumblr   Newsletter: Click the thumbnails for full pictures New photo shoots The Misanthrope by Daniela Alves (NSFW) Latest runway shows Fashion East An afternoon spent strolling the beautiful surrounds of #pittiuomo | #florence #firenze #fashion #persol @hudsonshoes #italy #travel...

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Part of Marilyn Monroe exhibition stolen on way to Prague

May 22, 2013
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Part of Marilyn Monroe exhibition stolen on way to Prague

PRAGUE (Reuters) – Part of an exhibition displaying outfits and photographs of Marilyn Monroe was stolen while being transported to the Czech Republic from Italy, the event’s curator said on Wednesday. The exhibition, commemorating the 50th anniversary of her death, was created by the Museo Salvatore Ferragamo in Florence last year. Ferragamo was the...

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Actress Gina Lollobrigida’s diamonds fetch $4.9 million at auction

May 15, 2013
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Actress Gina Lollobrigida’s diamonds fetch $4.9 million at auction

(Reuters) – Diamond jewelry belonging to Italian actress Gina Lollobrigida sold for more than 4.74 million Swiss francs ($4.9 million) on Tuesday in Geneva and set a record for pearl earrings, auctioneer Sotheby’s said. Lollobrigida, a leading sex symbol of the 1950s and 1960s, said she was selling the jewelry to raise money for...

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Let The Good Times Roll

April 3, 2013
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Let The Good Times Roll

Nose Candy April 3, 2013  5:53 pm Sisters Annie and Therese Gibbons know a thing or two about fragrance. After twelve years living in Lake Como, Italy, where the home-fragrance method of reed dispersal is a popular practice, the Minnesota-born duo brought the diffuser concept to the States with Alora Ambiance back in 2000, setting...

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Dolce and Gabbana fined $441 million for tax evasion

April 2, 2013
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Dolce and Gabbana fined $441 million for tax evasion

MILAN (Reuters) – Italy‘s Tax Commission has fined fashion designers Domenico Dolce and Stefano Gabbana 343.4 million euros ($441 million) for tax evasion. The decision confirmed to Reuters by Italy’s tax agency on Tuesday relates to payments the agency says should have been made when the designers sold their D&G and Dolce & Gabbana...

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Dark looks rule the Milan catwalks for autumn/winter season

February 26, 2013
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Dark looks rule the Milan catwalks for autumn/winter season

MILAN (Reuters) – Fashion designers at Milan fashion week delivered a dark palette and masculine styles for autumn-winter wardrobes in a reflection of Italy‘s bleak economic and political landscape. Giorgio Armani, Gucci and Roberto Cavalli were among the fashion houses whose darkly colored catwalk collections for the 2013-14 autumn/winter season catwalk shows evoked the...

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Milan fashion week opens with hopes of economic comeback

February 20, 2013
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Milan fashion week opens with hopes of economic comeback

MILAN (Reuters) – Designers kicked off Milan fashion week on Wednesday with bold collections to persuade Italian shoppers that the worst of the economic crisis is over and it is time to hit the stores again. Fashion houses including PPR’s Gucci, Giorgio Armani and Prada are among the top names showing their womenswear 2013-14...

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Italian menswear shows open in gloom over Missoni and economy

January 12, 2013
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Italian menswear shows open in gloom over Missoni and economy

MILAN (Reuters) – Concerns over the fate of fashion executive Vittorio Missoni and prospects for the economy weighed on the opening of Milan’s menswear shows, where designers used all shades of grey for their austere 2013 autumn/winter collections. The founder of menswear maker Corneliani kicked off the first show of the Milan fashion season...

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Italian menswear shows open in gloom over economy and Missoni

January 12, 2013
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Italian menswear shows open in gloom over economy and Missoni

MILAN (Reuters) – Milan‘s menswear fashion week started on Saturday amid concerns over the economy and also the fate of Vittorio Missoni, one of Italy‘s best-known clothes executives, whose plane disappeared off Venezuela a week ago. Italy’s luxury goods industry is set to continue to outperform other sectors this year, according to analysts, helped...

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Luxury king reawakens sleeping beauty Schiaparelli

October 1, 2012
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Luxury king reawakens sleeping beauty Schiaparelli

PARIS (Reuters) – Fresh from the successful re-launch of sleepy French shoemaker Roger Vivier, Italy’s king of luxury Tod’s Chairman Diego Della Valle is resuscitating Schiaparelli, a fashion brand inspired by Surrealists that has lain dormant since 1954. Della Valle aims to bring back the name to its haute couture past and kick-start the...

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