Text Carlo Mazzoni. A journey that narrates the Havana post-revolution, the one crystallized by the embargo by the United States of America. The city tells everyone what is socialism, where to find still stilt houses e polished Cadillacs; three-wheeler taxis, ivory and t-shirt with Che Guevara's face.
Text Carlo Mazzoni. The most sought-after models by photographers, bookers and designers for the upcoming season. Every year, Elite Model Look designates them. This year, the final was held in Milan. Sixty finalists winners from thirty-six Countries. The crowned victors in Italy are Valeria Buldini and Alessandro Caroppo.
Text Carlo Mazzoni. Those who speak about culture in fashion using their heart know that Chanel supremacy is a matter of fabric. Wefts and warps, sometimes still hand worked. Thick, covering yarns arise from a mix of metal, wool and silk finishing, ribbons and new materials – it almost seems to be science fantasy.
Text Carlo Mazzoni. Neapolis. New city and beauty. The yellow ochre colour of Santa Chiara’s majolica tiles and the turquoise of waves, of petroleum and tar. The green of old moulds over the studs of the gate of a church and the red of the Mount Vesuvius’ lava. The colours of Naples become makeup.
Text Carlo Mazzoni. Porstcards for the opening of a new Louis Vuitton space inside La Rinascente, the third store in Rome. They bring back memories from my childhood. I flick through them, their titles sounding like the titles of detectives or romantic novels, the kind you pack with you when leaving for a long journey.
Text by Carlo Mazzoni. The best and worst spots from Milan’s Fashion Week. «First the bad then – as if looking for comfort – the good». Though in this case, we will start with «the good» as we have no way of offering comfort from «the bad». From the Italian garden in Piazza della Scala to the amfAR downfall.