Carla Fracci, Expressive Doyenne of Italian Ballet, Dies at 84

A major figure in 20th-century dance, she was acclaimed for her directness and emotional naturalness onstage, especially in the title role of “Giselle.”

#american-ballet-theater, #carla-fracci, #dancing, #deaths-obituaries, #giselle-ballet, #la-scala-opera-house-milan-italy, #milan-italy

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Giorgio Armani’s Perfect Wire-Rimmed Glasses

Since he debuted them in the ’80s, the designer has refined his signature oval specs here and there, but always maintained their classic appeal.

#armani-giorgio, #eyeglasses, #fashion-and-apparel, #milan-italy

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Inter Milan Is Threatened by Challenges at Suning, Its Chinese Owner

Inter Milan’s Chinese owners spent heavily on big stars, and now it is winning again. But the bill is coming due, putting the team’s future in doubt.

#china, #finances, #inter-milan-soccer-team, #milan-italy, #politics-and-government, #soccer, #suning-appliance-co-ltd, #zhang-jindong

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Can Fashion Be a Form of Self-Care?

Collections from Marni, Valentino and Armani suggest the answer is yes. Toucha-toucha-toucha touch me.

#armani-giorgio-spa, #dolcegabbana, #etro-spa, #fashion-and-apparel, #ferragamo-salvatore-italia-spa, #marni-group, #milan-italy, #milan-fashion-week, #piccioli-pierpaolo, #quarantine-life-and-culture, #risso-francesco, #valentino-fashion-group-spa, #your-feed-fashion

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Using Instagram and Acrobatics, Thieves Targeted V.I.P.s in Milan

Four men have been arrested in connection with audacious heists that netted tens of thousands of euros in watches, scarves, designer bags and jewels.

#instagram-inc, #milan-italy, #robberies-and-thefts, #social-media

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Onesies, Long Johns and Union Suits for a WFH Age

In Milan, men’s wear designers influenced by lockdown propose a uniform for a new work world.

#cucinelli-brunello, #ermenegildo-zegna-holditalia-spa, #etro-spa, #fashion-and-apparel, #fendi-spa, #mens-fashion-week, #milan-italy, #milan-fashion-week, #prada-spa, #your-feed-fashion

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Italy Turns to Flower Power to Help Spread Vaccine Message

The architect Stefano Boeri has designed primrose-themed pavilions where coronavirus shots will be given, but not everybody is thrilled with the idea.

#architecture, #boeri-stefano, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #italy, #milan-italy, #vaccination-and-immunization

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House Hunting in Italy: A 19th-Century Villa on Lake Como

The northern region of Lombardy has struggled mightily with the coronavirus, but its lake towns remain among Europe’s most sought-after destinations.

#italy, #lake-como-italy, #milan-italy, #real-estate-and-housing-residential

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T Black Book: Florists

Where you can find the most singular flower arrangements in six major cities, from New York to Tokyo.

#design, #florists, #flowers-and-plants, #gardens-and-gardening, #gooch-simone-florist, #milan-italy, #paris-france, #thompson-emily-florist, #tokyo-japan

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What Berlusconi Could Teach Trump About Losing

Two icons of disruptive political leadership have much in common … except for acknowledging gracefully when they’ve been voted out.

#berlusconi-silvio, #biden-joseph-r-jr, #brothers-of-italy-italian-political-party, #cheating, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #europe, #forza-italia, #italy, #league-italian-political-party, #meloni-giorgia-1977, #milan-italy, #morocco, #politics-and-government, #polls-and-public-opinion, #presidential-election-of-2020, #salvini-matteo, #sardinia-italy, #tax-evasion, #trump-tax-returns, #trump-donald-j, #uefa-champions-league-soccer, #voting-and-voters

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For Italy’s Masked Rap Diva, an Era of Face Coverings Poses a Dilemma

Myss Keta, the mysterious Queen of the Milan Night and an authority on life behind the surgical veil, was on the brink of celebrity. Now, everyone looks like her.

#coronavirus-2019-ncov, #masks, #milan-italy, #myss-keta-rapper, #visintin-valerio-massimo

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In Milan, Fashion Tries to Go Back to Normal. What Does That Even Mean?

Some unconventional ideas from Moschino and Marni, plus real catwalks with real models at Valentino and Versace. And an octopus guest star.

#armani-giorgio-spa, #fashion-and-apparel, #marni-group, #milan-italy, #milan-fashion-week, #moschino-spa, #valentino-fashion-group-spa, #versace-gianni-spa, #your-feed-fashion

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A Colorful Homecoming for a Milanese Designer

After living around the world, Nicolò Castellini Baldissera has returned to the city in which his family — and his heart — has always resided.

#2020-t-design, #castellini-baldissera-nicolo, #design, #furniture, #interior-design-and-furnishings, #italy, #milan-italy

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Raf Simons and Miuccia Prada Make Civil Discourse Look Lovely

In the first big show of Milan Fashion Week, a Prada co-creative debut gives everyone something to chew on. Plus the pasta connection at Fendi.

#fashion-and-apparel, #fendi-spa, #fendi-silvia, #milan-italy, #milan-fashion-week, #prada-spa, #prada-miuccia, #simons-raf, #your-feed-fashion

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In His Hands, a Love Song Becomes a Requiem for Plague Times

The artist Ragnar Kjartansson has built his reputation around endurance works, and a Milanese church will host his latest: the same romantic tune repeated hour after hour, day after day, for a month.

#art, #gioni-massimiliano, #kjartansson-ragnar, #milan-italy, #music, #paoli-gino, #quarantine-life-and-culture, #the-sky-in-a-room-song

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‘It’s Like a War.’ Revisiting Dr. Fabiano Di Marco.

We spoke to a doctor in Italy about triaging care at the peak of the pandemic — and the discharge of his last coronavirus patient.

#bergamo-italy, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #doctors, #europe, #italy, #milan-italy

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Italy’s Outdoor Summer Movies See Threat From Ailing Film Industry

A longstanding dispute between film distributors and associations that show outdoor films for free comes to a head as the industry reels from a post-coronavirus downturn.

#coronavirus-2019-ncov, #coronavirus-reopenings, #italy, #milan-italy, #movies, #radiotelevisione-italiana-spa, #rome-italy, #summer-season, #theaters-buildings, #twentieth-century-fox, #universal-pictures, #walt-disney-company, #warner-brothers

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The Artisans Behind Italian Fashion Tremble at Their Future

The industry has returned to work, but it’s far from business as usual for small suppliers to luxury brands and retailers.

#coronavirus-2019-ncov, #coronavirus-reopenings, #etro-spa, #factories-and-manufacturing, #fashion-and-apparel, #ferragamo-salvatore-italia-spa, #italy, #luxury-goods-and-services, #milan-italy, #prada-spa, #sewing, #shopping-and-retail, #shutdowns-institutional, #small-business, #sozzani-carla, #textiles

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In the Coronavirus Crisis, Mom Knows Best

Words of wisdom and experience, and a few humbling ones, too.

#china, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #epidemics, #milan-italy, #trump-donald-j, #united-states

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‘It’s Like a War’

We spoke to a doctor triaging care at the heart of the coronavirus crisis in Italy about what may lie ahead for the U.S.

#bergamo-italy, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #deaths-fatalities, #europe, #horowitz-jason, #italy, #milan-italy, #politics-and-government, #trump-donald-j, #university-of-milan

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Italy, Europe’s Coronavirus Lab

Most Italians are unfamiliar with epidemics, so we struggle, confused, to react. Avoiding each other is hard. But we must. At least for one more week.

#codogno-italy, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #corriere-della-sera, #cremona-italy, #emilia-romagna-italy, #epidemics, #europe, #european-union, #france, #instagram-inc, #italy, #lombardy-italy, #milan-italy, #parma-italy, #rome-italy, #sicily-italy, #social-media, #south-korea, #tests-medical, #travel-and-vacations, #travel-warnings, #veneto-italy, #world-health-organization

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