Made in Italy

Life + Style
by Laura Morelli | Mon, 06/21/2021 - 09:46
Since ancient times, residents of the Italian peninsula have pulled coral and seashells from the waters of the Tyrrhenian and the Adriatic, using the bounty of…
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by suzvanallen | Thu, 06/17/2021 - 02:58
The breathtaking beauty of Venice ranges from the dazzling Piazza San Marco to the delicate traditions of its artisans. It’s a pleasure to slow down and wander…
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by phoebejessicahunt | Mon, 06/07/2021 - 09:36
From hand-making hats with Florentine straw to becoming a millinery favorite of the British royal family, Marzi has carved out a path in the very best “Made in…
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by Silvia Donati | Fri, 05/21/2021 - 00:00
An astronomer turned remèr: Venetian Piero Dri ditched stars and planets for oars and oarlocks. Piero chose to carry on an ancient profession that has been…
Culture
by Silvia Donati | Tue, 01/05/2021 - 06:09
The art of glass bead making is the latest Italian addition to Unesco’s prestigious list of of intangible cultural heritage (other additions in recent years…
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by Anonymous (not verified) | Mon, 10/19/2020 - 00:06
It is often said that some of the best ideas come out of necessity, and while there is truth to this saying, we at The Italian collection believe our founders…
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by Georgette Jupe | Tue, 03/24/2020 - 06:47
Our philosophy from the beginning has been based on a challenge: to defeat any limits ... Those of religion, of colour, ethnicity and, why not, even those of…
Culture
by Laura Morelli | Wed, 02/19/2020 - 04:38
Capodimonte is a distinctive style of porcelain that stands apart from all the other ceramic traditions of southern Italy. This delicate, ornate porcelain--…
Culture
by Laura Morelli | Tue, 12/10/2019 - 03:06
From the shop windows of Naples, hundreds of faces lure us with their expressions: proud, sad, joyful, lewd, angelic, humorous. Few artistic traditions have…
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by Silvia Donati | Wed, 10/16/2019 - 06:36
Purchases of Parmigiano Reggiano cheese in the U.S. have more than tripled in the last week (+220%), with importers rushing to stock up before the proposed…