La Vendemmia, Wine & Fashion Via Montenapoleone

Every year (in October), the streets of Milan’s Golden Quadrilateral close to traffic and the boutiques, hotels and historical villas opened their doors to visitors and wine lovers. The event is hosted by the Associazione Montenapoleone, The MN Lounge, LaVendemmia2017,  in the… Continue Reading

Archive: La Vendemmia 2016,The World’s Finest Wine and Lifestyle Experience by Melanie Payge

La Vendemmia 2016, The World’s Finest Wine and Lifestyle Experience Milan’s Vendemmia is the most exclusive “Wine/Fashion” event of the year. It’s an honor to attend, and a key opportunity to explore the new wines available on the market as… Continue Reading

Burberry and Villa Canestrari Launch the New Tailoring Line

Burberry and Villa Canestrari “Suit” up to launch the New Tailoring Line Article Melanie Payge Photography Leonardo Vecchiarelli Burberry’s event was very exclusive, upon walking in and viewing the room full of suspiciously well dressed ladies and gentlemen, I knew I… Continue Reading

La Vendemmia Wine & Fashion

by Melanie Payge – Photos by Leonardo Vecchiarelli   LA VENDEMMIA is an annual event in Milan – A unique experience in the world of luxury combining fashion with the finest wines.  When I saw Barolo on the list, I went straight… Continue Reading

Campari Fashion Avenue with Associazione MonteNapoleone

Article by:  Melanie Payge The streets were beautifully decorated with red carpets and butterflies hanging from the lamps. First stop VERSACE gets my “Best Window Display” award. Lovely Cristina showed me all the beautiful RED displays and the bar. This very… Continue Reading

Vogue Fashion Night Out

This is the night that Milan’s Golden Quad turns into, for some, an opportunity to create an event for the opening of fashion week, and for others a social nightmare with thousands of intoxicated youth roaming the streets.’s Fashion… Continue Reading


  In an oblong room with about 10 people, I was virtually transported to Guatemala, I have to admit that it was a pretty enhancing experience, except for the fact that the temperature in the room was that of a… Continue Reading

Communication Love Loafers for Men

Cristiano Martelli, Gian Luca Zucchelli, and Alessandro Squarzi – have created this ultra unique shoe line featuring only Loafers called Communication Love. You can also get in contact with them and have a pair “made just for you”! Personalized Loafers..… Continue Reading

Lancôme Paris in Milan

Lancôme Paris in Milan (2014.02.27) Melanie Payge, Fashion Blogger visits Lancome in Milan I Love Lancôme! I just trust them. We all know they do research but did we know that they spent 15 years and 27 patents to… Continue Reading

Larusmiani F/W 2015 – Mens’ Fashion Week Milan

  Larusmiani wins hands down for fabric quality – I just couldn’t resist touching the clothing as I walked through the showroom – One cashmere, silk, chinchilla coat was so lush that I even had to bring it  to my cheek ….… Continue Reading

The Hybrid Experience at Toyota Milano’s Fashion Blogger, Melanie Payge visited the Toyota Hybrid Space in Milan. (September 2013) see photo gallery Silence. I’m deciding;  Eco? Normal? Sport? The Synergy wall. .. Begin! What an emotion! Toyota begins by asking you if you want the… Continue Reading