Coat mania for Missoni Pre-Fall 2018

The power of colors has always been a staple for this company. Colors reflect our personalities, passions and views. They create a memory box in our minds, that we bring with us forever: joy, sadness, repulsiveness or attraction, colors can generate millions of reactions and can become fundamental in our lives. Missoni is a top…

Secret Venice 

“All that surrounds me is dignified – a grand venerable work of combined human energies, a noble monument not of a ruler, but of people.” J.W. von Goethe. With these words the German writer and poet, was defining Venice, during his Italian journey in the 18th Century. Well, after thousands of years, I had the…

5 minutes with Rémi de Laquintane

Many say women are pickier than men when it comes to fashion, which is actually a matter of fact, they just want everything, also the unnecessary. If we look better though, there’s the other side of the coin too, the percentage of women who understand that sometimes, less is (really) more! Actually you don’t need…

Demanumea – When a bag becomes a masterpiece 

“Our uniqueness is the most precious gift we have. The only way to be different is to be unique.” This is how DEMANUMEA describes itself. The only company in the world creating artbags, all fruit of collaborations with artists like painters, sculptors, goldsmiths, who customize them and turn them into irreplaceable masterpieces. The heart of these…

Totême / The new classics

Elegance, such as style in general, is a very personal thing: for some it means pompous gowns, for some others it is minimalism. I’m with the last ones, I’m a seeker of simplicity, in everything, not only in my wardrobe. Functional fashion is becoming even more and more the new “classic”, because once you’re comfortable…

Summer dreams 

Finally it’s that time of the year when we start feeling young wild and free, fresh and renewed, ready to conquer the beaches of the world, getting rid of the thousands of clothes that covered us during the long winter months. Yeah, it’s not always that perfect, but true that summer brings that dreamy and…

5 noteworthy design works to put on your list

In occasion of the upcoming Salone del Mobile in Milan, I’d like to share here 5 outstanding design creations by some of the most prominent artists of the last years. Check out! The Hoff by Norvegian duo Morten & Jonas in collaboration with Kioshi Yamamoto. A playful and colorful, but still minimal, modular sofa that…

Khaite, elegance 2.0

When we talk about elegance, sometimes we just underestimate the real meaning of it. It is not just wearing a tailleur or a dress or heels which makes it smart, it is the way you wear it, how you feel and what you express, but especially the way you behave. So I think elegance is…

Twins Florence, minimalism made in Italy

Grown up in the real “Made in Italy” spirit, the Tuscan designer Linda Calugi, after a graduation in architecture and several years working as a stylist, decided to found to a personal brand in partnership with her family’s leather manufacturer Mussardi spa, Twins Florence. Gist of her works is the focus on craftmanship, androgyny, silhouettes’ purity…

HALF, the new project by Cuatro Cuatros for Missana

Half, inspired by Japanese aesthetics and the Gestalt psychology (the whole is greater than the sum of its parts), is the new oak wooden chair designed by Cuatro Cuatros’ creatives. Half semi circular legs shaped in “halves” and seat perfectly complement each other and they end up creating a full circle when placed next to each…