Archive for December, 2012

Italy – The Home of Fashion Accessories to Die For

Wednesday, December 19th, 2012:

When you buy Italian designer creations during your trip to Italy, you may feel that you are at the very pinnacle of fashion, but wait – haven’t you forgotten something? After all, how good is an outfit that is not paired with the right accessories? The clothing that you have bought is certainly top of the line, made of the very best textiles and deigned perfectly to bring out the best in your appearance. Wearing such creations with run of the mill, bargain-basement accessories, is something that is absolutely out of the question. Why do this when there are so […] Read More →

Italian Light Manufacturing

Wednesday, December 19th, 2012:

Italy is well-known globally for its fashion industry, and its wine and cheese, second only to France. There are, however, other industries especially in the light manufacturing sector that contribute much more to the economy of Italy. Industrial activity in this country has been aided largely by the liberal investment and business policies favored by the government. Italian light manufacturing consists mostly of the automotive, chemical and white goods industries. Together, the products manufactured by these industries constitute a major portion of the exports of Italy. Apart from a handful of large industries, the size of most of the manufacturing […] Read More →

Italian Fashion History

Wednesday, December 19th, 2012:

Milan, as the fashion capital of the world, is a name that has become synonymous with style. With its culture of art and design, Italy is second to none in fashion. Italian fashion is famous wherever one travels and has even beats out nations like France. The following is a look into the history of Italian fashion and how it has come to leave such a deep impression in the minds of all fashion conscious people around the world. The Renaissance and Italian Fashion: Italian fashion began its first major flowering during the Renaissance starting as early as the late […] Read More →

The Top 7 Most Exciting Italian Cars

Wednesday, December 19th, 2012:

Italian cars have a reputation for quality and speed. They are a status symbol for the upper class, and have a stellar reputation in the world of racing. Some cars are known by the manufacturers, such as Ferrari, Lamborghini and Maserati. Others are known by their own names, like Gran Turismo, Diablo and Ypsilon. Here is a list of the top seven Italian cars produced by the best Italian car manufacturers. Alfa Romeo Spider The Alfa Romeo Spider was first manufactured as the Giulietta Spider. It was created at the request of Max Hoffman, a famous importer to the US […] Read More →

Economy of Italy, a Land Divided

Wednesday, December 19th, 2012:

Italy’s economy is divided into two main areas of industry and agriculture. These two contributors are divided by geography and income. While the North is highly developed and relatively well off, the South is less developed and has a high unemployment. This disparity is only one in a strange economic system that is full of extremes. Industry Industry is the main contributor to Italy’s economy. The major producers are small, family-owned companies. Italy’s most important industries include: Machinery Iron and steel Cars Textiles Clothing Ceramics Most of Italy’s manufacturing plants are located in the North. The service sector, which has […] Read More →

Find Style and Class with Italian Clothes

Wednesday, December 19th, 2012:

Most people realize how popular France is in the world of fashion. It may surprise you to know, however, that Italian clothes also have been at the height of fashion for many centuries. From the Renaissance to the millennium and beyond, Milan and Rome have held their own against Paris, Los Angeles and Tokyo with designs that fashionistas are dying to wear. Italian Clothes during the Renaissance Italy became the center of fashion during the 11th century, when Milan, Venice, Florence and Rome produced clothes, shoes and jewelry that were sought after throughout Europe. When the Renaissance gave birth to […] Read More →

Italian Furniture Manufactures-Find What’s Right for You

Wednesday, December 19th, 2012:

Italian furniture comes in many different styles for those with tastes ranging from the exquisite to the eclectic. Italian leather has a reputation for quality while Renaissance furniture and Tuscany styles speak to the artistic and the opulent. The new minimalist look is evident as well, with brands such as Edra, Minotti and Cappellini. Whatever your taste or décor, Italian furniture manufacturers produce a line of furniture that speaks to you. Renaissance Style Like its namesake, the Renaissance style is ornate, creative and every piece is a work of art. Carved with birds, rich materials, and paintings that could be […] Read More →

Find the Height of Men’s Fashion with Italian Suits

Wednesday, December 19th, 2012:

Italian suits became famous with the public in movies, especially mob films. The Godfather and Scarface displayed many Italian fashions, and the men wore the best in Italian suits. In the business world, Armani suits are considered the wardrobe necessity of the upwardly mobile executives. If a man has an Italian suit in his closet, he must be a top lawyer or CEO. These suits are expensive, but they are also timeless and suitable for many occasions. The Dark Side of Italian Suits Italian suits weren’t always considered the height of fashion. There was a time when people thought that […] Read More →

The Top 10 Italian Brands

Wednesday, December 19th, 2012:

It is well-known that many expensive brands come from Italy. Whether it is clothing, furniture, shoes or food, if it is from Italy, chances are it is high quality, taste and cost. However, just what are the most expensive brands that hail from this country that was the birthplace of the Renaissance? Below is a list of the top ten most expensive Italian brands. This is based on worth and performance, and the businesses that made it on this list are from different markets. Ferrari Perhaps it may come as no surprise to car enthusiasts which company holds the number […] Read More →

Stylish and Durable Italian Shoes for Men

Wednesday, December 19th, 2012:

Often, shoes are a woman’s passion. Go into a female’s closet, and it is common to find several pairs, sometimes even one type of shoe in many different colors. Because of this, it may not be surprising that women know about the style and durability of Italian shoes. Italian shoes for men, however, have the same great qualities and can help enhance work and play wardrobes. Why Italian shoes? Men do not often spend a lot of time worrying about shoes. They are usually more worried about whether or not the shoes will fit, or if they will last a […] Read More →

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