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Vacchiano Shoes: To Understand Made in Italy, You Have to Live It!

Young Tuscan entrepreneur Generoso Vacchiano presented the new VACCHIANO 2016/2017 men’s shoes collection as the result of his personal idea of Made in Italy which combines tradition, luxury and elegance.

The event was held in September, in the Vacchiano showroom at Marina di Scarlino, the luxury yacht dock near Grosseto. Actually, an oasis of peace and tranquility, made and managed by Ferragamo family, immersed in the Maremma landscape with an incredible view of the Tuscan archipelago.


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Dior vs Valentino: The War of the Roses

At the moment there are no victims in the clash between Dior and Valentino Spring Summer 2017 fashion shows.

The War of the Roses between the former creative duo of Valentino ended with peace by both sides. On the one hand Maria Grazia Chiuri, strong woman, at the helm of Christian Dior; on the other, the pater familias Pierpaolo Piccioli, so sweet as determined, and now the only successor of Valentino Garavani.

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Hood by Air: Torture as the new normality

The ugly truth of New York Fashion Week is that if you don’t want to get bored or to yawn in front of the runways you should only look at those key players in the fashion industry that in a few seasons gained a following even outside the circles of the European pseudo-intellectual journalists.
Unfortunately the “old” big names of American fashion are just able to propose clothes with silhouettes inspired to the ’90s, covered with flowers or made with shiny fabrics that worst commentators and bloggers usually define as “dreamy”; but people are more interested in outsider designers, so: who are they?


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