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

Poems from Milan

Poems from Milan, original poems by Celia Abernethy   Corner cafe Having a cappuccino at the corner cafe in Milan looking up at a lady hanging her laundry out on the line she dreams of those days she was young… Continue Reading

Anything Can Happen – L1F3 Submarine Emerges in Milan

An L1F3 submarine emerges from the underground canals in the center of Milan. No, not really. It was ambient marketing by the Europe Assistance Italia Insurance Company. The fin and dorsal of an L1F3 pushes through the concrete breaking the… 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

Bollywood Style – Maruti, Kashmiri and Lac beads

Maruti , Kashmiri and Lac beads article by Celia Abernethy of Celia Elizabeth Jewelry Bollywood beads You may have already heard of “Bollywood” beads, but until you see them in person and feel the texture and the beautiful craftsmanship, you… Continue Reading

Neighbourhoods – Brera | Milan Expat

As seen on – milan Only a few years ago Brera was known as the ‘ Montmartre’ of Milan, a romantic, old fashioned neighbourhood with small vegetable shops and bakeries and traditional trattorie with ‘grandmother’s kitchen’. Over the last… Continue Reading

Geraldina, fashion 100% Italian

We met up with designer Geraldina Bassani Antivari, a fresh new star in the Milan fashion scene who has created her line of sophisticated, designer wear for women. The collection Geraldina abandons fashion, trends, and seasons to create products defined by an impeccable… Continue Reading

Bocchese 1908, historical silk factory in Vicenza

A far-sighted research project based on specific knowledge and hinging on the great strength of tradition. Beginning from its history, Bocchese 1908, the ancient silk factory in Vicenza, has decided to focus on and invest in research and innovation. The firm has been… Continue Reading

Romantic Milan, Love is in the Air

There are a plethora of romantic scenes and places in Europe, but Milan is particular. It’s not seen or dipicted as a romantic city in films or art, but it will surprise you.  For example, the  cobblestone streets of Brera… Continue Reading

Milano Hip-Hop and Street Dance

Hip Hop, the big craze of the 80’s is still alive and kicking in Milan- or shall I say, spinning. Every Saturday afternoon up until about 8 or 9pm you can catch the street smart break dancers in one of… Continue Reading

Prada Mama & Gucci Coochie

Artists are not only wearing designer digs, but they are also singing about it and have their tours sponsored by clothing companies. Label dropping is a predominantly rap and hip-hop pastime. It’s only natural that the music industry and fashion… Continue Reading

Summer Crosley, Actress/Model

We spoke to Summer Crosley, actress and model, known for her role on the TV Series Californication, as well as features in GQ, Vogue, Miami Magazine, Elle … Summer Crosley, is actress and model, known for her role on the… Continue Reading