Fashion, Issue 1, Review

From the archives: Dries Van Noten, the winter exotics

Have you ever visited exotic resorts around the world during the winter? I have, and I can promise you, they’re deadly dull. I once have been to St. Jean Cap Ferrat, in southern France, in January. However, I don’t feel like throwing the entire burdening fault on the shoulders of these beautiful places scattered around […]

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Fashion, Issue 1, Review

From the archives: Rochas, fit like a glove

If you happen to be Alessandro dell’Acqua’s Rochas woman, I compliment you on your splendid taste and exquisite snobbery. Because, let’s face it, there is an undertone of snobiety in your character; You would never let anyone see you not perfectly put together, even for the short walk between the haunted castle in Transylvania and […]

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Issue 1, Long Reads, Reads

How To: The Walk of Shame

Many of us have experienced the ‘walk of shame’- Covered in bar tar, the stench of redbull, glistening chemical sweat, often with a foreign taste in your mouth, is a scenario of no impossibility on any given weekend (or weekday- results pending). Not to say all walks are the same. Each is unique, and each […]

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Fiction, Issue 1

Pietrasanta State Of Mind

The scene is nicely set in the small town of Pietrasanta, on a forever sunny strip of riviera in Tuscany. It is where I am from and where I like to spend a few, sweltering hot weeks over the summer, just enough to get so sick of good weather and enjoy the chilly fall in […]

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Issue 1, Long Reads, Reads

Paola Marella: In her own chic

Whenever I am in Italy, I always like to indulge in television (who doesn’t, I say?). One of the most interesting programs I like to spend hours watching just has to be “Cerco Casa Disperatamente“, on popular TV channel Discovery Real Time. The basics for the program are simple, you get someone who is looking […]

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