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Text Matteo Mammoli. «A pair of jeans will not save me. Maybe a ticket to Mars could, or to Milan.»
Text Angelica Carrara. Not everyone gets on the streetwear bandwagon, not Paul Smith who revisits his archive, his story, and reconfirms the suit in a game of proportions. Clothing, a constant. “It is like a frame to a photo. Your choice is the image in the middle. Dress it up or down.”
Text G. A. Minazzi. «When I was asked what I would have done when I grew up, I replied “a professional man”. I had it inside: seriousness, competence, values».
Text Angelica Carrara. Toile de Jouy – literally means cloth from Jouy-en-Josas, a village not far from Versailles. His embroidered pieces take on bizarre dimensions. “Chinoiserie possesses a sense of wonder, even if tinged by some sadness. I start from this, to express the amazement it communicates to me.”
Text Giacomo A. Minazzi. Opened in 1881, the year of Pinocchio by Collodi, since then Pettinaroli represents the Milanese spirit of handwriting.
Text Domenico Paris. An interview with Elena Cucci, among the protagonists of Gabriele Muccino latest film. From today at cinemas.
Text Giacomo A. Minazzi. The months of the shop in Via dei Piatti are numbered. In April, it will close and another chapter of Milanese fashion will end.
Text Domenico Paris. Interview with one of the masters of Leica. The exhibition in Rome showcases his photos about the last six decades in Italy.
Text Valentina Barile. Juan Martín Guevara tells of his book and of the consumerism that was created around the figure of his brother Ernesto.
Text Micol Beltramini. The second interview from the Rome Film Fest 2017. An actor who does not stop at prejudice: «People often ask me if I was aware of the risk I was taking at the time. Risk? (…) I saw Brokeback Mountain from the beginning as a beautiful love story».
Text Angelica Carrara. Photographer to the stars and fashion designers. For his latest work, he put his subjects on a window display in Cortina, the town that is hosting an exhibition of some of his most celebrated portraits. In the meanwhile, Guccione chatted with us about the Eighties and the idea behind his artistic skulls.
Text Micol Beltramini. The first interview from the Rome Film Fest 2017. A director who is not afraid to express his opinion.
Text Angelica Carrara. The editor of fragrances has launched his second Italian store in Milan, in Via Verri. The interview to the man who decided to return things to how they should be. To return the fragrances to centre stage, and to present the ghost-writer that is the perfumer.
Text Angelica Carrara. Giuseppe della Badia. A daring, opulent and brilliant style. «I have always been deeply fascinated by the art of composition. One day, my hands revealed their skill of embroidering and creating wefts and twists of stones with a yarn, which I have just been designing until then».
Text Alessandra Lanza. The Dutch photographer arrives with an exhibition at Galleria Sozzani in Milan. «In my images, I talk about the love for manual works, about textures and the tactile quality of things, about the earth and baking bread. I do not do this in a literal way, but it is as if what I photographed represented a universal idea of femininity».
Text Cesare Cunaccia. Born in 1986, quintessentially brit. He gave himself up body and soul to hard study when he was eight and nine years old. At least four hours a day, every day. With the most virtuous masters, such as Itzhak Rashkovsky at the Royal College of Music or Shlomo Mintz, and at high-level schools and seminars all over the world.
Text Angelica Carrara. Kortina. With a K for Kraler. The ‘pearl of the Dolomites’ should be named like this since when the Family Kraler – Franz, Daniela and Alexander, have put their heart into it. And an empire of luxury multibrand.