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VENICE BIENNALE 2017 WITH THE CULTURALLY CURIOUS NOMAD

Being a notorious culturally curious Nomad, there are a few cultural gatherings I look forward to on the social calendar. From my favorite art, film, music, fashion and architecture events, the Venice Biennale definitely wins hands down. Every two years, a group of friends that are mostly artists, collectors and dealers, and I (who just like to…

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THE 2017 VENICE BIENNALE – VIVA ARTE VIVA

The 57th Venice Biennale, Viva Arte Viva, opens up a world of contemporary art in a city rich with history. There are 86 national participants displayed in the historic pavilions at the Giardini, the Arsenale and in the city center. The 2017 Venice Biennale features the work of 120 artists from 51 countries. There are first time appearances of…

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DESIGNERS WEIGH IN ON DRESSING MELANIA TRUMP

With the plethora of controversy surrounding President-Elect Donald Trump, it is no wonder that his wife, future First Lady Melania Trump, receives some slack as well. Whether being criticized for standing by a man making misogynistic comments to her comparative accomplishments of past First Ladies, it was only a matter of time until the fashion…

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THE FEMALE GAZE TAKES OVER

November 22 through 26 marked the debut of Photo Vogue Festival in Milan, Italy. A main theme and exhibition of the festival was The Female Gaze, which highlighted the work of cutting-edge female photographers who are relentlessly revolutionizing how the female body is portrayed in fashion. Vogue's embracement of the female gaze as viable subject matter proves that mainstream media is…

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VISIONS OF FASHION WITH KARL LAGERFELD

Built for Renaissance banker Luca Pitti, Palazzo Pitti, known in English as the Pitti Palace, was also the home of the famous Medici family. Today, the stunning Renaissance palace of Florence, Italy, houses a collection of museums and the beautiful Boboli Garden. Aspects of Italy's rich history can be seen throughout the museums with the works of Raphael,…

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JIL SANDER – MILAN – FALL/WINTER 2016 FASHION SHOW

The Jil Sander show, held in Milan on February 27, radiated a strong, structured women from the start with confident tailoring and tough over-sized outerwear. Starting with a stark white jacket with black buttons and leading into a black suit with an oversized feel for the second look, designer Rodolfo Paglialunga kept the Jil Sander's look in check.…

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“MISSONI, ART, COLOUR” @ LONDON FASHION AND TEXTILE MUSEUM – MAY 6-SEP 4, 2016

"Missoni, Art, Colour" Exhibition London Fashion and Textile Museum 83 Bermondsey St, London SE1 3XF, United Kingdom May 6, 2016 to September 4, 2016 The London Fashion and Textile Museum has announced an exciting new exhibition titled "Missoni, Art, Colour," in partnership with The Woolmark Company, that will open on May 6, 2016. Organized by…

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MILAN MENS FASHION WEEK FALL 2016 – RECAP

Italy’s fashion capital is making a claim for menswear runways filled with the most diversity. From edgy and harsh to comfortable and cozy, Milan brought a slew of styles that will keep everyone warm next fall. With both mens and womens styles walking the runway together, the Prada collection pulls the viewer into the past. Miuccia…

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OXYGEN ECO-TOWER RECEIVES THE “PEOPLE’S CHOICE AWARD” AT MIPIM 2015

It seems like Green Made in Italy is conquering the real estate market nowadays. The prestigious real estate fair that takes place in Cannes - MIPIM - has given the “People’s Choice Award” 2015 to the Oxygen Eco-Tower. This green building, just like the Bosco Verticale by architect Stefano Boeri, is also designed by an…

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MISSONI FALL/WINTER 2014 AD CAMPAIGN

Joan Smalls and Justin Barnhill are the protagonists of the Missoni Fall-Winter 2014-15 advertising campaign, once again shot by Dutch photographer and artist Viviane Sassen and styled by Vanessa Reid and Stephen Mann. Angela Missoni has also collaborated again with Studio M/M Paris for art direction to help conceive a world advanced in time, like…

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PRADA RELEASES FALL/WINTER 2014 AD CAMPAIGN

Prada has released their highly-anticipated Fall/Winter 2014 ad campaign following massive success and praise for their runway collection this past February. The campaign, shot by Steven Meisel, displays a clear goal of mixing hard and soft palettes with the clothing showcased against stone grey buildings with an emphasis on geometric patterns juxtaposed with monochromatic architecture.…

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ITALY: RAT FUR FOUND IN CASHMERE CLOTHING

It was just a few weeks ago that the world learned of cat fur being used in clothing sold in Germany and now another low has been hit; 'cashmere' coats have been found containing rat fur in Italy. Italian police have arrested fourteen people and seized over a million fake garments after a year-long investigation…

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MILAN MEN’S FASHION WEEK – JAN 11 – 14

Milan, which has long been a fashion capital of the world, will host its men's fashion week for Autumn/Winter 2014 Jan. 11-14, formally titled Milano Moda Uomo. Here's a fun fact to know before you go (or track online): What people in other fashion hubs – New York, London, Paris – refer to as the…

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FATIH MERTER “TIMELESS REFLECTIONS” @ MASSIMO BONINI – MILAN – APRIL 8 – 14

  Fatih Merter - Timeless Reflections Massimo Bonini Showroom Via Montenapoleone, 2 20121 Milano, Italy April 8 - 14 On the occasion of the 52nd edition of the International Furniture Fair, Massimo Bonini Showroom turns into an art gallery to host the exhibition “Timeless Reflections” by the young Turkish artist Fatih Merter.  An exceptional framework…

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