Style guide. Milan
In this issue
Donna Karan Guglielmo Miani Rosy Biffi
explores the Golden Quadrilateral of Milan
What to buy at lake Como
Real estate, fashion, a hot air balloon ride
grEat Expectations The new season collection, unique cosmetics, gastronomic delights
Glamorous and sporty at the same time, the Imperiale Chrono watch is your best companion both for social occasions and for a sports car ride. Watch, Imperiale Chrono, Chopard
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What to see in September
Person Rosy Biffi on her favorite places in Milan
Via Solferino: Connecting the old and the new
Cover: model: Victoria Lopyreva Outfit: vest, Trussardi; hat, Federica Moretti; belt, Greta Boldini; gloves, Sermoneta; watch, Rolex; earrings, Dior Photo: Lior Susana, Style: Marina Bugranova, Barbara Centazzo, Hair: Stefano de Barbieri, Make up: Giuly Valent
10 Current trends
Marangoni graduates show
Mini Vs. Maxi
Wardrobe Graziella Contin
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Lanvin flowers will blossom this autumn and embellish their wearers.
Jewelry collection, Lanvin fashionandbeauty. it
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belt, jean paul gaultier,
Jewelry The new season’s collection
64 Men Style Choice
Sasha Marini’s jacket
Victoria Lopyreva’s Milan holiday
life style 104 Digest
10 Beauty trends
Oliver Stone’s apartment
112 Special Project
Top 10 boutique hotels in Italy
10 Beauty trends
Cosmetics with unusual ingredients
122 Five reasons
To buy a house in Como Where to try risotto
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There is no doubt that diamonds are a girlâ€™s best friend. But sometimes you need to add more variety to this friendship with other precious stones. Jewelry collection Couture PrĂŠcieuse, Piaget
armchair, Hug, jeanmarcgady.com
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The first issue of the style-guide Fashion&Beauty was published three years ago. The magazine was then available in just one Russian city. When we talk about Fashion&Beauty now, we are referring to a young but dynamically growing network. Rostov-on-Don, Nizhny Novgorod, Ufa, Krasnodar, Tolyatti and Samara, Perm, Sochi. The next logical step in its development is opening branches outside of Russia. The export version of Fashion&Beauty is debuting in Milan. This was the obvious choice for the Mark Media Group Publishing House‘s management. Buyers, models, designers, students, tourists - all flock to Milan from all over the world for vacation or work. Fashion&Beauty will truly become a reliable source of inspiration to all of them. The language of fashion is understood by everyone, and now you can look for the first issue of the style-guide in two versions: Russian and English. The brand‘s territory encompasses the most prestigious parts of town. Read it, this is one magazine that makes a truly enjoyable read. Such a rarity nowadays.
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Editor’s L etter fashion shoot 20 people, 10 fashion shoot locations. 15 hours of work. Cameramen from TV channels. What appears difficultd at first, ended up uniting the team and contributed to the creation of an atmosphere of mutual trust. Every one of us was glad to participate in the project and did everything in order to achieve the best possible result.
have a special attitude toward Italy. Here’s where I grew up and changed my view about many things. I understand the Italians perfectly and feel like I’m one of them. At the same time, I know what it means to be a newcomer, I’m familiar with the difficulties of the language barrier and the feeling of uncertainty. When I arrived in Italy from Russia, I was the only foreigner in the college and later in the university. During that time of changes, I learned a lot. Eight years later, I’m trying to preserve my thirst for new things which is typical for tourists, but, at the same time, Milan is my city, my second home. Ever since I was a child, I have been assisting my mom in ordering collections for our boutiques in Russia, and my buyer experience lets me socialize with talented people who are passionate about their work and have an incredible flair for business and fashion. Italians and others, they all know Italy like the back of their hands. Very often, a fresh view of things is typical exactly for those people who travel a lot and are not sitting still even for a minute. People often turn to me for advice on where to go, from fashion boutiques to delicious local restaurants and exclusive resorts unknown to the general public. Fashion&Beauty Milan is created by people who marvel at beauty, discover new things for themselves, know how to get the most out of every day, and share it with you!
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The Saint Laurent clutch bag combines a minimalistic design and my favorite skyblue color in a more fall-oriented, smoky version.
As a magic crystal ball, DeÂ Grisogono ring predicts only a happy future Photo courtesy of press offices
Ring Melody of Colours, De Grisogono
9 things that inspire me in September
The new business season is the time for global challenges and important decisions. Leaving carefree summer behind,I try to combine in my mind and in my wardrobe an office fashion dress code. Skirts are becoming a little longer and narrower, shirts-stricter and more glamorous, brogues or in special cases, high heels replace my favorite braided sandals. It‘s nice that fashion also in inspired cyclically and there, we are again on a similar trend.
3. Sunglasses Illestieva
1. Collection The Brit, Burberry
BRITISH TIME The Burberry watch is likely to one day become an immortal classic as their branded plait. The collection TheBrit, presented in Basel in spring is this season‘s hot hit.
Classic composition Hermes house, the bastion of luxury and sophistication, experiments with the retro styles and multilayers in the new season. The task for September - you have to learn how combine wide pants, a cardigan and a coat and make it look natural.
4. Notebook Smythson
2. Image. Hermes
sunglasses & Sunshine I will change my minimalistic frames for the more trendy tortoiseshell.
5. Bag, Alberta Ferretti
Notes to go Too many thoughts, projects, plans and ideas buzzing through your head? Put them all down with a bright new diary.
Wild Cherry A medium-sized square bag in a rich cherry color - a very trendy and business-like option for every day.
Stone Age Among the gemstones I have always liked turquoise, but this fall I choose amber which will add a touch of retro to the over all look.
6. Necklace, Lanvin
7. Hat, Gucci
Valley Bordeaux The image of models at the Marni show really stuck me. Saturated wine lips and the effect of wet hair was provocative and innocent.
8. Shoes, Emporio Armani
The Mad Hatter There are those who look really cool in hats and then there are those like me who don‘t. But after several hours of shopping I finally managed to find my style.
Runaway Closed shoes with a comfortable low heel is an autumn must-have. They are convenient for you to run from one meeting to another.
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CITY GUIDE Milan Fashion Week Milan is a fashion capital. To explore the fashionable city and to feel its soul, September is considered to be the best month: one of the most important events “Fashion Week” will take place from 18th - 24th September. This event is dedicated to new prèt-à-porter collections: parties, openings, cocktails ... what every fashionable woman wants. The protagonists of the event are the important fashion houses «made in Italy» and talented new designers.
Dolce&Gabbana Fall Winter 2013/2014 fashionandbeauty. it
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Vogue Fashion Night Out 2013
With only two appointments a year “Milano Moda Donna” is considered to be one of the most anticipated events in the fashion world. The National Chamber of Fashion manages and coordinates many events related to fashion week, offering a great number of happenings that celebrate Italian creativity. From 18th – 24th September, the city welcomes more than 170 fashion shows and exhibitions promoting the fashion houses that make their country famous and also showcasing new talents. Where is the center of nightlife and fashion? The fashion zone is the area that connects Piazza Duomo and Castello. And do not forget about Biblioteca della Moda, Via Alexandria, where there is an infopoint of Fashion & Beauty! cameramoda.it
From September 18th - 24th | M ilan
From 12th – 17th September | M ilan and Florence
Triumph “made in Italy”
Must-have of the month La Zebra di Fendi September 17 th | Fendi Boutique | M ilan For the occasion of Vogue Fashion Night Out, Fendi has created a headband of zebra print in fun pop colors. What colors? The combination of fuchsia and orange and blue with orange. A new concept of animalier is totally new and unique, applied exclusively to a few items and available in limited edition during the Vogue Fashion Night Out, exclusively at Fendi boutiques in Milan (at Rinascente and Via Sant‘Andrea). fendi.it
Collection Fendi fall-winter 2013/2014
In September, everybody celebrates VFNO Made in Italy! The initiative was organized by Vogue magazine in 2009, this year, returns to Florence and Milan. Scheduled fashion shows, parties and music events. The boutiques stay open all night long, at the same time (or almost) in 18 countries around the world. The event dedicated to shopping will take place in the capital of Tuscany 12/09 (also in Florence, from 13th – 15th the international exhibition of perfumery «Fragranze» will be held). Then the event moves to Milan on 17/09. vfno.vogue.com
In Milan and its surrounding neighborhoods, during two months there will over 200 events, MITO Festival, and the best live international pop concerts. F&B will guide you through the main events.
Olga Kurylenko at the Venice Biennale in 2012 in front of the Palazzo del Cinema..
Venice Film Festival 28th August – 7th September| Venice
Do you like movies? Venice Film Festival will start from 28th August – 7th September. This year the famous film director of „Last Tango in Paris“ Bernardo Bertolucci will head the jury. This event (both cultural and glamorous) attracts celebrities and international actors. Who will be there? Most likely Sandra Bullock and George Clooney, and some other surprises. This year the person who will officially present the festival is the famous Italian top model Eva Riccobono. Among the sponsors is Maserati. labiennale.org
Milano Film Festival 5th – 15th September | M ilan
The program of the 18th edition of the festival includes more than 200 „underground“ films from all around the world and a lot of free outdoor events, together with the hipsters and the hippies of the city. Endless opportunities: films, meetings, DJ sets and outdoor concerts. milanofilmfestival.it
September 4th | T heater L a Scala | M ilan | at 21:00 MITO 2013, Akademie fur Alte Musik Berlin together with Cappella Amsterdam and La Scala open the calendar of the season. Music by Mozart and much more. mitosettembremusica.it
DJ Set с Kyle Hall & co.
13th and 14th September | A rena di Verona | at 21:00 Charming Arena di Verona welcomes „World Tour 2013“ of Eros Ramazzotti. Enjoy the excellence of Italian rock-pop music. livenation. it
September 12th | Fabbrica del Vapore | M ilan |at 21:00 The evening is held in a temple of contemporary culture: electronic music with djset by Kyle Hall, Koreless and Mmoths. mitosettembremusica.it
October 26th | Forum di A ssago | at 21:00 For some, Bruno Mars is the true heir of His Majesty Michael Jackson, the live star of Neo-Soul music. Forum di Assago, Milan. ticketone. it
Culture and speed
Design. The syndrome of influence
L a T r i e n n a l e , v i a A l e m ag n a 6 | M ilan The best of Italian design from post war time till today, through a mass and polyphonic story. triennale. it
Grand Prix Monza
6th – 8th September | A u t odrom e of M on z a | M ilan If you like F1 and Ferrari, if you are a fan of Red Bull, do not miss Grand Prix of Italy held in Monza. ticketone.it
Leonardo the Genius
S a n ta M a r i a de l l e G r a z i e | M ilan The designs of „Codice Atlantico“ by Leonardo da Vinci, the genius who was working in Milan, are in Santa Maria delle Grazie. milantour. eu fashionandbeauty. it
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Milan of Rosy Biffi Discovering the city according to the advices of the owner of Biffi boutiques. Biffi is one of the multibrand stores of high fashion with its management center in Corso Genova. Viva Milan to discover
Rosy Biffi In the late 60’s two sisters, Adele and Rosy Biffi, decided to open a women’s clothing store in Corso Genova 6, in the heart of the city and also an important historical area. In the course of time, the boutique consolidates a success also among men.
“The Italians have an innate sense of the beauty and the ability to mix elements of different lands in a beautiful patchwork.” In this way Rosy Biffi presents the peculiarity of the Italian way of life. A sense, that is reflected in fashion, and that characterizes the buyer of the Biffi boutique. There you can find high quality items which glorify the best brands and the work of creative luxury. Rosy lives and works with passion. Milan is a great little capital in which the work is at the center of the life, but where you can cut the space for relax, for museums, restaurants, for an evening on the couch or time-spending at home with friends.
Three advices of Madame Biffi 1. Visit the restaurants with the best Milanese cuisine. Cracco for “contemporary” version, Trattoria Milanese in Via Santa Marta for traditional dishes, and do not forget about risotto, the yel-
low one with saffron. For dessert visit Cucchi, Corso Genova. 2. My ideal weekend is out of the city visiting contemporary art exhibitions, from Miami to Art Basel. With good organization,
one weekend is enough for a trip abroad. In Milan the days are full of intense work, but evenings are for the family. 3. During my free time I move in city only by taxi. I also spend
a lot of time at home. Love to enjoy my house with its sofa, terrace and different kind of magazines to read. It is a perfect place for dinners with friends or business meetings.
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shoes, boots, bag, all â€“ Ralph Lauren
A Crocodile is not so fearful when referring to accessories. Ralph Lauren created these must have pieces from reptile leather. fashionandbeauty. it
Via Solferino This long street connects Milan’s futuristic buildings of Porta Nuova and the historic Brera district. Find here the best designer furniture stores of the city alternate with bright Italian jewelry and exclusive men’s brands. Text: Marina Bugranova, Photo: Lior Susana
Dilmos You will probably not find a simple chair or cupboard in this shop. Here, each furniture piece attracts and amazes. Famous designer brands are combined with the products of talented niche designers. Every single furniture piece is created with an incredible attention to details and quality. The mixture of styles, materials and shapes create a surreal effect.
Solferino\ Galleria S. M arco
Iliprandi It is not just a boutique of classic men’s shoes, it is a meeting place for “gourmet” of elegant lifestyle. The owner talking about the individual services of shoes personalization. Notice the bright color shoes boxes as a part of the exquisite interior decor. Shelves present collections of both English and Italian brands in all possible varieties of leather finish.
La Tenda From the 80’s till now this multibrand boutique is popular amongst local ‘signoras’. The sons of the founder Marco Longoni are dedicated to new fashion trends, cool hunting and designer decoration of three family boutiques in Milan. Reserved, chic and high quality fabrics are represented in the collections of Italian ateliers and well-known brands such as Brunello Cucinelli
Brera district Via Solferino is in the very heart of the Brera district, well known for its small churches, local shops and tasty restaurants. From here you can walk on foot to the Pinacoteca di Brera, one of the most famous museums in Milan, exhibiting some rare European paintings. The beautiful cozy streets became full of lively young people in the evening. Besides chit-chatting with friends, the tradition of the evening aperitif is made enjoyable with a hot and cold buffet for the price of a cocktail.
The Store It is impossible to pass through the fashion shop The Store. But it is not about the clothes, it is about the incredible store decoration: bicycles in shop windows, the mammoth toy in the middle of the store and ceiling lamps in the form of clouds. The collection of clothing unlike the interior is not showy but differs in quality and is locally produced.
La Rosa Nera Behind the mysteriousness of the name, La Rosa Nera, Italian for “The black rose”, hides a small, cozy restaurant with delicious Italian cuisine. Friendly waiters serve the tables with typical Tuscan dishes and delicious pizza.
Officina Slowear A man’s wardrobe is timeless. Incotex is the Italian brand well known for its classic models and attention to detail. At the same time it follows the latest fashion trends and has ethical and high-tech manufacturing processes. In addition to its own collection, Incotex is a manufacturer of trousers for Burberry and Ermenegildo Zegna. Shop Officina Slowear, which sells this brand, will be appreciated by quality and comfort lovers and by fans of stylish interiors and individual approach.
catalog Brooch, Philosophy by Alberta Ferretti
Chair, Roche Bobois
rolex.com Bag, Max Mara,
Perfume, Valentina, Valentino
The most glamorous colour of the season brightens up the winter and is perfect for creating a gorgeous look. Shoes, Alberta Ferretti,
Bed, Edra, edra.com
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shoes, clutch, all - Gianvito Rossi
Graceful and fragile like aÂ butterfly, itâ€™s like Gainvito Rossi shoes were created to fly.
Door stopper, WishOriginal,
Watch, Vivienne Westwood,
Coat, Max Mara,
Tartan Plaid is the main focus of many autumn/winter fashion shows, from Stella McCartney to Saint Laurent. Combined with other prints or worn as a complete look,these checks express themselves.
Chair, Francesco Rota forFrag,
Moncler Gamme Rouge
Bag, Stella McCartney,
Shoes, Alberto Guardiani, albertoguardiani.com
Lipstick, LipVelvet, Burberry,
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sandals, clutch, all â€“ Brian Atwood
Soft fur accessories warm you up during the cooler months. fashionandbeauty. it
Time-honored gold and pearls, combined with innovative forms, create intriguing accessories by Chloe. 26
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braceleŃ‚, ring, all â€“ Chloe
YIN AND YANG
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Looking at the collections of Miuccia Prada it is becoming clear what her attitude toward vintage is. Perhaps as bright as her passion for the 40‘s is expressed, which inspired her to the creation of many collections, including this one. The new collection consists of two constants – vintage and hits. Here sloping shoulders and luxury cuffs meet up-to-date baggy jackets and wide skirts with good old knitted fabrics and bright leather details.
Sam Rollinson on Prada Fall-Winter 2013-2014 fashion show
whО is in coat
Jack McCollough and Lazaro Hernandez ( Proenza Schouler), Dries van Noten and a long line of other designers offer to dress up in feathers from head to toe. In the new season, this fluffy stuff appears in a variety of images - from punk to romantic retro. Airy but warm feathers can virtually be an element of any garment: they decorate dresses, skirts, capes and coats. It is time to dress in feathers and fly high!
You will certainly fall in love with the booties from Gucci new collection! Graceful form, a straight thin heel and a V-shaped cut-away detailFrida Giannini created a masterpiece again.
VARIATIONS ON A THEME Seven years ago, the first Pierres de Caractère collection was created to celebrate Van Cleef & Arpels’ centenary. Today, the jewellery house is once again paying homage to the history and presents high jewelery collection Pierres de Caractère Variations, It can be conventionally divided into three parts. One of them is devoted to the color duos combinations, and the other to gradations of shades, and the last one to the multicolor compositions.
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Dries van noten
A feathered thing
Moschino Cheap and Chic
MaxMara Fashion House designers realize that modern women need not only refinement and elegance, but also practicality (good sense). This fall Atelier line of MaxMara present - the collection of 12 exclusive models of coats. Their main features – perfect cutting, modern fabrics and mink, astrakhan and beaver fur.
Strict and classical, pencil skirt is appropriate in any situation. This Autumn designers offer the most various versions of this model - from silk and lacy skirts of pastel shades to leather and tweed of dark colors.
Editor Choice BUSTier , Black Label, La Perla,
A glacial impression
The Premier Glacier looks as though the diamonds have been randomly set in a disorganized manner . Designers at Harry Winston worked tirelessly to create such extremely unique pattern. But the result is really impressive. The most complex dial is offset with a classically elegant bracelet of baguettes. Limited edition: 5 pieces.
View from the top
An intriguing topic which has become the main new motive of La Perla Black Label collection - Eros Art or eroticism in art. Charme delicate lace, with feather details, whimsical bows and a new vision of whalebone framework corset reflect fashion and surrealism correlation of early twentieth century.
Large and small, colored and plain... This season bags come in all shape and sizes, but many of them have one common detail - a convenient side handle.
The American supermodel Karlie Kloss designed jeans exclusively for the long-legged women. She teamed up with Frame Denim to launch a capsule collection, Forever Karlie. Two styles of jeans - skinny and flare will have mid-rise waist, both with a staggering 40â€? inseam frame-denim.com
FAshion t rend
This season, fashion is governed by the Minimum Programme. Alexei Tibul discovers how the global simplicity trend has conquered this complex world of fashion.
Minimalism in fashion is akin to healthy eating in gastronomy - rather foundation, rather than a trend. Meat over an open fire and fresh vegetables can hardly be called an innovation, as well as the simple lines of garments from a single piece of fabric. However, the cyclical nature of minimalism is becoming a favorite amongst global brands as styles suggests that the desire to transform and reinvent regularly is inherent not only to the postSoviet nations. Autumn-Winter 2013 Season is declared by the fashion community as another milestone of minimalism. Ardent advocate of brevity Phoebe Philo‘s appointment as creative director of Celine, the queen of minimalism Jil Sander’s return to her own fashion house and triumph of Belgian Raf Simons at Christian Dior - all link to one thing, minimalism It is these designers that have risen to the forefront of the trend, and they were followed by all the others, even those whose penchant for minimalism has not been noticed. Designers have in mind austerity Haute Couture vision: simple geometric shapes, monochrome, not the usual gray-white, but juicy-colored, accessories and decor disapproval. Also the complex and bulky, almost architectural cuts and the most expensive materials - exotic leather, the finest wool, innovative techno fabric are demanded. Derek Lam and Proenza Scholuer continue to in the same vein, praising the geometry of the American Urban. And if Costume National or Stella McCartney were always distinguished with laconic design, it is really entertaining to see this effect in Valentino and Rochas collections.Even Karl Lagerfeld never ‘accused’ of the strict minimalism, gave in to the solid form of Chanel coat design. If we pay attention to the two-piece leather Marni suits and Hermes capes, it becomes clear that we see a qualitatively new landscape of this style. Very clearly the idea of new minimalism has been formulated by the new Balenciaga recruit, Alexander Wang, whose marble monochrome prints refer to Michelangelo, who simply cut off all unnecessary blocks of stone and left only natural laconic beauty. Designers know this, or should know that a minimalist design is not the notorious ‘simple’ but
the spectacular ratio of conceptual and visuality. In this sense, minimalism parts with the devotion to the uniform as the standard and becomes a way of expressing ideas. Celine and Jil Sander collections - the flagship trend shows, indicating the extreme lightness and earthiness: playful vector lines, reserved, but a generous palette, perfect cut designs of any complexity.For Valentino, Carven and Chloe, work with color, whether its deep rainbow tones or confectionery pastel shades, is not the antithesis of minimalism, but its instrument. Minimalism is the ability to focus on the most important thing. And if the 1990s and 2000s were featured with the display of luxury dominance over the fundamental qualities of things, in our post-crisis time of rapid information flow, constants attract attention. The main thing is a strong basis, all the rest being only a fascinating attraction. Alchemist Christopher Bailey managed to find a harmonious combination of sequins and safari prints with a decidedly minimalist style for Burberry Prorsum, and Emanuel Ungaro’s team managed to make even fur appropriate against the background of magnetic azure hemlines. Ann Demeulemeester and Haider Ackerman convincingly convey a sense of fluttering Gothic only with a sleeve cut or an oblique Lapel. Minimalism, it appears, is not the exception of details, but their exclusivity.
Minimalism separ ates ITself from the attachment to uniform as the standard, and becomes a way of SELF expression.
Fashion Shopping Necklace, Balenciaga,
HAT, STELLA MCCARTNEY,
DRESS, ALEXANDER MCQUEEN,
J. W. Anderson
The Less, the Better
SHOES, SAINT LAURENT,
DRESS, MAX MARA,
BAG, MAX MARA,
Get rid of the unnecessary in the name of simple elegance with this new formula to solve every fashion proposition.
Decolleté, SHOES, BRIAN ATWOOD,
Stylist’s tip: To leave out the details that catch all the attention, is the warranty for a successful minimal look.
text: Barbara Centazzo; photo: courtesy of press offices
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clutch, Charlotte Olympia
Fashion is timeless. This fantastic clutch from Charlotte Olympia confirms it. fashionandbeauty. it
Donna D Moda
onna Karan started her business in 1984 in order to create interesting city clothes for herself and her friends. She didn’t have an idea that soon she would have millions of friends all around the world.
Her name on the dress label means a guarantee of freedom, comfort and quality. Such a dress makes a girl look feminine, delicate and natural in any situation Interview: Anastasia Khvatova
You manage a big business and the company has your name, so tell me, how much you are involved in the everyday process of creating the collections of Donna Karan and DKNY?
I’m trying to participate in every process, but in such a big company as ours, you work in a good way, especially when you are surrounded by good people. Therefore, in each of our departments there are incredibly talented people who have been working with me for many years and take into our team new employees. I’m using all of my energy to adhere to our brand philosophy, to remain true to our clients, and at the same time to keep abreast of new technologies.
Cara Delevingn, FALL WINTER 2013 DKNY
You see yourself as a revolutionary or a conformist of fashion?
With the appearance of many democratic fashion brands how do you see the future of luxury?
For me, a celebrity is a woman who has a personal life as well as a public life. I do not see a celebrity in a different way than any of my clients. Of course, it is nice when celebrities choose our dresses for the red carpet. It is also a pleasure to co-operate with some creative people. For example, we have created dresses for the concert program “Back to Brooklyn” for my friend Barbra Streisand. You are the famous philanthropist. When did you realized that charity is so important for you?
When you achieve a success at the young age, as it happened to me, apart from your will, you have a desire to give the world something in return. I was lucky in many senses, and my way of giving something back is to use my name and possibilities to appeal to the people and inspire them for the changes in the areas of life that are most important for me.
Think of your most inspiring creative project.
It is motherhood. Honestly, nothing can be more creative.
The market of the desire items, including beautiful, hand made clothing from luxurious fabrics, will always exist. In fact, our passion for luxury will never die away. A few tips `how to stay fashionable in the cold season`?
Black cashmere always looks amazing during the day and the night, no matter how cold it is outside. Clothes with simple and direct lines are in fashion this season, it does not matter whether it is a dress or a pantsuit. As for me, during the cold season I wear a body under all of my outfits and always take a cashmere scarf with me. Do you get the inspiration from Russia?
Of course I do. I love Russia, love its art and style, and feel a strong connection with this country. We organized a huge fashion show of DKNY in Moscow, and we have five stores in Russia and four DKNY stores of accessories. I do appreciate it’s past and do respect it’s future.
How much are you interested in the Hollywood industry of celebrities?
I do not think about myself in this way. I create clothing that emphasizes the pluses of the female figure and are suitable to the modern life style. In the 1980s, I was considered to be a revolutionary, because I felt that even a business woman has to be and look feminine, and not try to imitate the men. I still believe that to dress like a woman, no matter what kind of dress code you have, is the most effective way to present yourself.
Istituto Marangoni Fashion & Degree show 2013: on the catwalk and on installations, the best works of the students, in one day completely dedicated to luxury
text: alerio Venturi
Fashion & Degree Show 2013
Marangoni as a launch pad into the luxury industry for Domenico Dolce, Stefano Gabbana and Franco Moschino.
une 27th Istituto Marangoni of Milan presented the 2013 edition of the Fashion & Degree Show: fashion parade of the best creations of the students, after the events that took place in London and Paris in June. For the first time in their educational career, the young designers from 92 countries around the world have seen their dresses being presented officially to a professional audience comprising of esteemed fashion experts and representatives of famous brands in the industry. It is definitely a great opportunity for these young designers to be noticed by various Italian and international fashion houses. At the end of the show the respective winners were nominated into a competition of 3, which involved Milan, Paris and London. The winner for 2013 was Stefanie Jaeger, a student from Switzerland, who presented a collection inspired by the forms of nature. She won a supply of printed fabrics for her final collection and also the possibility of a 6-month internship at a well
established design house and also world wide recognition on vogue.it. After the catwalk some of the guests were invited to the Degree Show, which was presented through innovative installations. One got to see the best works of the students of fashion design, fashion business, fashion styling, interior design, visual design and industrial design. You always go to evenings like this with a lot of expectations, both on the part of students, who have the opportunity to see for the first time the anxiety of an actual fashion show, and on the part of all those who participate: companies, school teachers, press, but also friends and parents“, said Roberto Riccio, Group Managing Director. „It‘s the time when the work of years experiences its very first public ‚mise en place‘, and everything has to be perfect because it is for the perfection and the detail that we work every day, which is universally recognized as a symbol of excellence of the Made in Italy brand.“ fashionandbeauty. it
fashion rule EARINGS, Roberto Cavalli, robertocavalli.com
WATCH, Chanel, chanel.com
RING, Chanel, chanel.com
COAT, Alexander McQueen,
SHIRT, Alexander McQueen, alexandermcqueen.com
ANCLE BOOTS, Altuzarra, altuzarra.com
jean paul gaultier
SKIRT, Jean Paul Gaultier, jeanpaulgaultier.com
BAG, Saint Laurent, ysl.com
BAG, Balenciaga, balenciaga.com BOW, Saint Laurent, ysl.com
The mini skirt is the perfect symbol of femininity, an item of clothing that transcends time and trends. It can be worn and combined inÂ aÂ myriad of ways.
SHOES, Casadei, casadei.it
text: Barbara Centazzo photo: courtesy of press offices
The long skirt always makes a stunning impression, goes with everything and gives creativity a free reign, both for evening and daytime looks.
Futuristic, metallic, wide heeled shoes are back in trend this autumn.
Photo courtesy of press offices
DISCREET LUXURY Guglielmo Miani, executive director of Larusmiani, explains what makes his brand unique and talks about foreign clientele and about his love towards Italy. Text: Valerio Venturi; photo: archive Larusmiani
Бутик Larusmiani расположен на улице Монтена полеоне, 7, самой престижной в Зо лотом Квадрате.
Guglielmo Miani Charismatic executive director of Larusmiani and the president of Montenapoleone association since 2013. Successor of the company, symbol of Made in Italy, a talented businessman and an expert of the global luxury market.
rom the discovery of one of Milano’s oldest boutiques to the discovery of a clothing brand and manufacturer/ distributor of fabric, Larusmiani best represents the essence of ‘Made in Italy’. This is their world, a brand dedicated to the creation of high quality clothes for those seeking a higher level of luxury. We spoke with with Mr. Guglielmo jr., CEO and president of Larusmiani Montenapoleone about fashion, the fashion system, the changes in taste with regards to luxury consumers, the brand strategy and for the future of upcoming collections, inspired by Russian tsarinas, ‘100% British’ mystery and Sherlock Holmes. This is for women and men who love quality.
Tell us something about Larusmiani.
Larusmiani was established in 1922 as a tailoring unit on Via Manzoni. Later, in 1929 the boutique was opened. He dressed many famous people from the city (businessmen, journalists, entertainers etc) and foreigners such as the Prince of Edinburgh, Charlie Chaplin, Buster Keaton. All of them were in love with the high quality of the material. We were the first to import into Italy fine English fabrics and we soon became the largest importer and began reselling it to the most important tailors here.Then came packaging.In ‘54 we opened a boutique in Montenapoleone, which was the oldest on the street. From tailoring we evolved to packaging, and from Miani,
Exclusive interiors of the store frames women and mens collections that are inspired by the skills of Italian tailors and elements of different world cultures.
Who are your customers?
Sophisticated people that are searching for something special and unique. We do not offer ostentatious luxury, but exclusive products. Our main customers in Montenapoleon are Russian and Chinese. Are your customers satisfied?
‘‘Milan is associated as the center of fashion. I love this city and want to see it as a worthy competitor on a global scale.’’ the brand soon became known as Larusmiani. Larus means “seagull” in Latin, a symbol of freedom. Did you keep the craftsmanship?
Certainly. In addition to the collections and boutiques, we started to design and produce Italian fabrics and today we export more than two million meters. This is our core business as opposed to Zegna, and we have evolved in drapery while maintaining our tailoring. Are your collections much appreciated abroad?
It’s true. In fact, a year or so ago, we were looking for partners around the world to spread Larusmiani. A new design direction well represented at the Montenapoleone boutique by British architect David Collins. What are the characteristics of your clothes?
Larusmiani’s latest women’s collection A/W 2013-2014, inspired by tsarist Russia.
The high level we speak of is true “handmade”. We have 40 tailors, which today is not very common. Coupled with the strong knowhow about the textile industry, it enables us to combine high quality with creativity.
Without a doubt. The Russians for example, have changed, they have learned to recognise that quality doesn’t always have to mean ostentatious. Ten years ago some people used to ask us for the most expensive things, but today, they choose out of taste and quality. The scenario is evolving. What are the key values of Made in Italy?
We Italians know to translate the evolution of the global culture into products that are always evocative and eye catching. We must continue to be authentic by combining tradition and innovation. Larusmiani is a 100% Milan. What do you think of your city?
Milan has an incredible untapped potential and it’s liveable. It can compete with London, Paris, NY, despite its size. 46% of the people in the world identify it as a city of fashion. This happens because it has a creative calling. I love her and wish to see her be more competitive on a global scale. What is the mood of the men/ women winter ‘13 collection?
For men, we were inspired by Sherlock Holmes, modern gentlemen and “British”mystery. For women, the inspiration (colors, prints ...) is from the treasures of the Kremlin and the Russian tsarinas.
Fashion wardrobe The beginnings of a career. I was born in Padua, where I started my fashion career by working with Luigi Sartori, a businessman who supplied luxury brands. In 1981 I met the man who would become my partner in life and business, Graziano Mancini, who at the time was the Sales Manager for the Claude Montana label. Graziano would go on to hold important positions for Armani, Bublos, Kenzo, Calvin Klein, etc. He’s the one who introduced me to the Milan social scene. My years with Valentino.My work with the Maison Valentino as Sales and Marketing Manager was a fundamental experience for me: I organized the showrooms of Milan and Paris and had the responsibility of presenting the new collections from the New York office to our most important accounts. After meeting Valentino, I understood that fashion is an art in every way, shape, and form. Ten years with him flew by, and I devoured beauty and style every minute of it. Milan and my new project. After a period of time in London as a buyer for the Retailer Browns South Molton Street, I moved to Milan, where I gained invaluable experience at the legendary Azienda Marzotto, licensing company for Gianfranco Ferrè. This was the moment when I began my career as an entrepreneur: I started a business with the stylist Vania Sommariva. I created the brand Must Have km0, looking for a vehicle with which to communicate the philosophy of “zero kilometers” in the context of fashion. We direct the production of the apparel and accessories collection, making exclusive use of Italian workshops … everything “Made in Italy”.
A lifetime in fashion The entrepreneur and founder of the Must Have km0 fashion brand opens her wardrobe and her soul, telling us about her life’s story and her ideas about style.
I adore evening bags. They can make miracles to an outfit, Valentino – is a classic of elegant accessories.
text: marina bugranova; photo: Lior Susana
«My interior pieces can say a lot about me and my story. Ancient globe is an and less desire to explore something new, every accessory reminds of a memory.».
«Look that is never disappointing. Must Have km0 shirt, Valentino embroidered jacket, Birkin Hermes and Jackie Ray Ban sunglasses.».
My inspiration. My partner Vania and I try to produce clothes that we would like to have in our own seasonal wardrobes, as well as classics with some contemporary touch-ups. We research the current trends and work through them until we arrive at our own personal style. Fashion is like a menu in a restaurant: by changing ingredients you get different dishes that each chef calls his or her own. With my brand I wanted to take all of my experiences and squeeze them into a single vision, so as to then make them available to all women who love beautiful things. My outf it.I consider my personal style to be simple, a contemporary bon ton that makes me feel comfortable in any situation. I don’t own many outf its. An example? A few little black dresses that,
20 shirts 5 vintage bags 8 silk scarves
by adjusting the f inal touches, can become the perfect outf it for a particular event. Among my accessories, I am completely devoted to my bags: the Hermes Birkin bag, the Cabat by Bottega Veneta … Gloves and a hat f inish the look. And I also collect glasses, both new and vintage. Perfumes? I’m not a fanatic. For years I wore Chanel N.5, then I moved to Creed and Gucci Rush. My favorite style.I love the 50s and 60s: in the United States, in France, and in Italy those years gave birth to styles that still inspire the fashion world today in all of their various forms, from suits and evening dresses to jeans and leather jackets. Watching a f ilm like “To Catch A Thief ” or “A Place In The Sun” is still a wonderful source for inspiration. fashionandbeauty. it
Parka Zone During the transitional season that still has warm summer winds, but unstable weather conditions, you might see plenty of parkas being worn, especially since this season it is at the height of fashion!
Photo: Mihail Kolesnikov, Anton Bogoslavskiy, Artur Chebanyan, Mihail Makovkin, courtesy of press-offices
Jeans, Karen MiIlen
Backpack, La Reine Blanche
Denims and tennis shoes have always been faithful friends. What could be simpler than this combination? Throw on a lightweight parka and a backpack on your shoulders and confidently set out to scale new peaks.
Parka, Burberry Shoes, Barracuda
If you are a true lady, then no kind of weather can dampen this certainty. During bad weather don’t change your graceful standards and carry your femininity with a parka.
Ipad Cover, Petek
Bag, Salvotore Ferragamo Sweater, by Malene Birger
Ботинки, Grey Mer
Gloves, H&M trousers, Etro
on Your Toes
Meeting with friends, shopping, or going to a movie? Whatever you have planned, a parka finds a place in any everyday situation.
Necklace, by Malene Birger
Bag, Valentino Red
fashion R esolution
Birth of a supernova Heroes of fashion reportage are not only the stars of show-business and magazine editors, but are also simple girls, who thanks to their personal blogs, made their style a public affair. One of the supernova bloggers, Kristina Bazan, told Fashion & Beauty about her love story with fashion. TEXT: Anastasia HVATOVA; photo: personal archive of Kristina Bazan, Alyona Chendler
few years ago, the description “such a job is a dream of every young girl,” corresponded exactly to the position of fashion editor in a glossy fashion magazine, but today, ambitious fashion girls choose a career of blogging. Free packages of clothes and cosmetics, travelling, shootings and interviews for fashion magazines – this is a quality of a beautiful life that is directly proportional to the number of followers on your personal internet page. In the blog of Swizz blogger Kristina Bazan, you can find the brand Louis Vuitton together with Chopard jewellery and democratic Mango that will not make you challenge the success of this blog.
Kristina: Jacket, top, trousers. All — Mango
Knocking onHeaven’s door
Kristina created Kayture fashion blog in 2011. At the beginning of her career, she was completing some cool and dressy looks from her wardrobe and her boyfriend James was taking the pictures against the picturesque Geneva landscapes. Today fashion brands personally send Christina outfits for her shoots, and she and James travel around the world to find new photo themes. “My blog is like full-time work that brings in the money and takes all of my time”, says Kristina. “Interestingly thanks to blogging, I acquired knowledge of businesses, marketing, branding and accumulate experience working with leading fashion brands that
propose collaborations. I should say that I grew up together with my blog, even in the context of fashion. Now I tend to think that “less is more”, whereas several years ago I preferred bright things. The fact that I am a minimalist in fashion, doesn’t hamper me to be a maximalist at work. I am a perfectionist and a workaholic, and structure and simplicity helps me reach the best results.” Her results are really impressive. One of the most important and favorite projects of Kristina is the Louis Vuitton video campaign shooting, coincided with the opening of a corporate brand boutique in the Swiss Gstaad. “It was so impressive”, says Kristina. “During the shooting there were huge cameras and a big team of professionals.
Dress, Minusey, necklace, Shourouk
Jacket, Mango clutch, Mango
top, In Love With
All – Mango
sunglasses Mango top, Lover & Friends
Simplicity gives a feeling of comfort, I don’t like when it’s too much, it suppresses me. We were shooting non-stop for two days. I was completely satisfied with the result and realised that I really enjoy working in front of the camera. So now I’m trying my hand at acting too.”
Kristina does not reduce her blog activity, instead, she adds new photos with completely different styles almost everyday. In general, Kristina’s style is pretty iconic and trendy. As any girl, she loves jeans and leather jackets, uses high heels and sometimes animal prints and sequins. But her main passion is accessories: “Accessories are a key part of the image, so never save on them. I am sure that finding a good bag among mass market brands is very difficult. The difference in quality and appearance compared to designer bags will be enormous, while a great pair of jeans you can find in almost every shop. Among my followers there are people with different incomes, that is why, as a blogger, I am trying
to find the right balance between the designer items and the not so expensive ones from high-street. I like to mix mass market items with expensive accessories - Jimmy Choo shoes and Christian Dior bag. Plus, I like Erickson Beamon and House of Lavande brands. Just add one accessory of these brands and the simple look will transform into a dressy one. During the autumn and winter I go crazy about hats, gloves and scarves, mixing them in a different way. The best hats are from Maison Michel.” Experimenting with styles is something a lot of fashion girls enjoy and now Kristina too is experimenting with the image of a daring rock’n’roll diva. “I’m obsessed with biker boots and I am sure that they will add bonus points to any outfit. A cool pair of boots are the Chanel biker boots. I do like the fact that, despite the classic brand positioning in its collections you can find cool and exciting items. I love Valentino and have been obsessing about their new studded bag. Also I
trousers , Guess by Marciano bag , B-Low belt, hat , H&M Icons peep toe shoes, Randa
do appreciate the designs from Isabel Marant, and before the autumn comes I must find the perfect coat!”
Life of a successful blogger is about travelling and frequent flights, and Kristina knows the rules of how to pack a suitcase. “I’m not a perfect traveler and I still have some difficulties to pack my luggage. Of course, I try to improve the rules from trip to trip, but usually I try to bring my entire wardrobe. I advise first, to decide how many outfits you need for your trip, including daily and cocktail looks, then to choose different accessories for these outfits. It always helps to take a picture of the look when it is ready, with the appropriate accessories, shoes and bags. I never leave the house without basic items from my wardrobe: simple white or gray shirt, black and classic blue jeans, black shoes, a pair of high heels and ballerinas. That’s the whole secret.” fashionandbeauty. it
FASHION c hildren
BEST FOR KIDS
What is common between fashion and silly games? Both give children the possibility to transform and travel into the world of adults. Text: Ksenia Nekrasova; photo: archives of press services
Every girl is a little princess and deserves to dress as one. Fashion magician Alber Elbaz has created a romantic collection for these little royals. In Lanvin children‘s collection everything is inspired by adult fashion – air dresses, double-breasted coats and warm cardigans, and as the main accessory a tiara with a scattering of stones.
Designers of Chloe Kids clothing continue to drive simple styles, soft fabrics and delicate colors, adding to the brightness of the color red.
ARMANI Junior Great fashion designer Giorgio Armani in his new collection has managed to combine sport cut model with actual trends. These clothes fit each other seamlessly thanks to single style direction of „urban chic“. This style is dictated by the children‘s desire to conquer new heights.
Stella McCartney Kids
Being a mother of four children, Stella McCartney knows what parents and kids need. Adding to adult clothing line playful elements, the brand designers have found the formula for an ideal children’s collection. Clothes don’t hamper the movements and leaves the space for childish escapades.
Little Marc Jacobs Marc Jacobs children‘s collection is a real style manifest of little rockers. It’s full of black but there is a place for bright knitwear and original prints. Being trendy, coats, jackets and waistcoats, dresses, jeans and t-shirts of Marc Jacobs still remain comfortable.
Jean Paul Gaultier children’s collection combines elegant and casual looks and surprises with a variety of ideas: the designer worked with the camouflage theme and rock-and-roll style, and with graffiti pictures. No wonder that the collection is inspired by urban landscapes of Paris, the favorite city and fashion capital of the designer.
Comfort, style and feminine silhouettes are typical of Donna Karan which is why you find this reflection not only in the collections for the adult woman but also for kids. Gucci
Dresses of London brand David Charles are for special, grand events. In most of the cases they are created in the way that could fit the Queen of England. Black velvet dress with a soft pink color bow on the back looks reserved, and at the same time festive. A girl in such a dress will feel like a real princess.
Inspired by the Scottish check, Frida Giannini children’s collection transfers all the charm of the 50‘s. It is about no waist dresses, pleated skirts and short sleeves. Outerwear, as for adults, reflects such fashion trends as leopard prints and fur decoration. Little girls want to be like their mothers, and the designers of Gucci fashion house helped them in this, creating a cape of „adult“ grey color.
AUTUMN DECORATION During the season of light winds and drizzle, these accessories will play an important role inÂ the fashion parade.
Brooches, Sonia Rykiel
A WEALTH OF FUR Fur in autumn/winter collections is almost a very natural thing. But this season the use of fur has gone beyond the obvious. Designers have used fur and feathers not only for their coats but also for their accessories, clothing decoration and shoes.
Shoes, Brian atwood
Shoes, Giuseppe Zanotti
Shoes, Sonia Rykiel
text: ksenia nekrasova; photo courtesy of press offices, fotoimedia
One of the favorite decoration elements from the house of Chanel is the pearl. This season the pearl has won all the catwalks across all fashion capitals. Designers decorated all possible items with the pearls: scarves from Isabel Marant, sunglasses from Moschino Cheap & Chic and clutches from Valentino. Sarah Burton is the one who took this concept very seriously decorating the entire collection of Â Alexander McQueen with pearls, starting from tights and shoes to pleated collars and hats.
Bag, Moschino Cheap & Chic
Shoes, Reed Krakoff
NEWCOMERS FROM THE FUTURE
The clean lines and framed structures are among the trends this season. A square medium sized bag, in the form of the suitcase of Dr. Dolittle, is one of the leading trends this season.
Dolce & Gabbana
bag, Giorgio Armani
Bright metallic colors moved smoothly from spring/ summer to autumn. This time designers propose to use not only gold and silver colors, but to experiment with all the colors of the rainbow (delicate pink, purple and emerald green). If you wear a head to toe look that is shiny and sparkly, highlight it by adding metallic accessories.
Bag, PAul Smith
fashion a ccessories
8 SHOES, ROBERTO CAVALLI,
BOOTS, MICHAEL KORS,
SHOES, BRIAN ATWOOD,
3 ANCLE BOOTS, JUST CAVALLI,
Whether it be flats or heels, reptile skin footwear is a “must have” for the winter season. Combined with silk or wool dresses, it puts a brand new spin on things.
9 BOOTS, ALEXANDER MCQUEEN,
alexandermcqueen.com BALLET FLATS, SALVATORE FERRAGAMO,
BALLET FLATS, CHANEL,
SHOES, JEAN PAUL GAULTIER,
SHOES, RALPH LAUREN,
SHOES, SALVATORE FERRAGAMO,
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bag, Gloves, all â€“ Diane von Furstenberg
This season Diane von Furstenberg is reining at the top with her trapezoid bag. fashionandbeauty. it
Fashion a ccessories
Photo: Ivan Kosmynin
The Bronze Age Today, the consumer goods basket of a modern woman living in a big city is somewhat exotic. These accessories do not leave the slightest chance to any imperfection
1. Belt, Ermanno Scervino 2. Ankle boots, Versace 3. Bag, Valentino 4. Shoes, Casadei 5. Boots, Casadei 6. Clutch, Casadei 7. Make-up bag, MARC by MARC JACOBS 8. Shoes, Casadei
fashion Jewelry BVLGARI 155
The Diva jewelry collection is inspired by the movie stars who shone on the red carpet with products from the Italian house of Bvlgari over half a century ago. Necklace, Diva, Bvlgari
Monica Bellucci in the bracelet Paris Nouvelle Vague, Cartier
Ring, Paris Nouvelle Vague, Cartier
The meaning of the name of this Cartier collection is “the new wave of Paris”. It is a collection of original jewelry with unusual shapes which resembles a cocktail style, and is different from traditional Cartier products. This is the new wave in jewelry art.
The onset of autumn is the ideal time for renewal and change. The launch of a new jewelry collection is the perfect occasion for you to replenish your jewelry box with a few rare treasures. 56
Ring, Velazquez, Tesoros del Imperio, Carrera y Carrera,
CARRERA Y CARRERA
The four lines of the new Tesoros del Imperio collection are devoted to the treasures of the Spanish empire and various aspects of the Golden Century. Reina, Velazquez, Cervantez and Isabel created this collection based on the theme of antique Spanish jewelry, but with the latest technology. The products are made from classic white gold with insets of topaz, diamonds, and amethysts.
Ring, Isabel, Tesoros Del Imperio, Carrera Y Carrera
text: ksenia nekrasova; photo: courtesy of press offices
EaRrings, Cher Dior, Christian Dior,
MIKIMOTO Jewelers Mikimoto fell in love with the concept of pearl and opal years ago, and this season they are presenting a new product based on this. The teardrop pearl and water opal, studded with diamonds that play an equally dominant role. Rings, Perleé, Van Cleef & Arpels
Ring Cher Dior, Christian Dior
Pendant Opal Couture, Mikimoto
Color, is what according to Christian Dior, gives true value to jewelry. The ever-creative director of the House of Victoire de Castellane’s jewelry line used this thought as inspiration for this piece that took over a year to create. The new jewelry collection Cher Dior is traditionally dedicated to him. The collection has turned out to be a fantastic explosion of colour. The rings, necklaces, earrings, and bracelets are made from yellow or white gold and are generally studded with diamonds, sapphires, rubies, emeralds, tourmalines, and garnets of different colors.
VAN CLEEF & ARPELS
This fall the well-known Perlée collection has been enriched with products made from yellow gold. But the color of the alloy is not limited: the jewelry collections are now further decorated with engravings and diamond inlays in the shape \ of the Van Cleef & Arpels logo quatrefoil.
Bracelet, Liens Croisès, Chaumet Ring Red Carpet, Chopard
CHAUMET Chaumet has added a new item to the house’s landmark collection, Liens cuff bracelets, which continue to sing tender affection. The complex patterning and imaginative weaving of the design represents the strong bonds of love and friendship.
Ring Red Carpet, Chopard
CHOPARD Despite the opinion of Caroline Scheufele that the king of the red carpet is the diamond, there are some stunning pieces made from other stones in this collection that has been dedicated to the 66th Cannes Film Festival Red Carpet. For example, the ring in the form of a poppy decorated with a scattering of diamonds, rubies and emeralds. fashionandbeauty. it
fashion Jewelry PIAGET
The Couture Precieuse collection, which is made up of 71 pieces of jewelry, fuses together classicism, tradition and brilliant coldness. Necklace Couture Precieuse, Piaget,
Necklace Couture Precieuse, Piaget,
piaget.com Earings Sensuelle, Pasquale Bruni
JACOB & CO When creating his collection, the head of brand and creative director Jacob Arabo was inspired by the brilliant lifestyles led by his star clients. In his jewelry he plays with precious stones and rare types of cuts. The luxury earring-discs in his new collection come in two versions - exclusively white diamonds, or white diamonds with a combination of black and white stones.
Earings Chioccilina, De Grisogono,
To celebrate the twentieth anniversary of the brand, the house’s jewelry box has been f illed with bright colors and shining stones. This is not surprising, as over the years the presence of colorful stones has become a major feature of De Grisogono jewelry. Amethysts, yellow and orange sapphires and tsavorites, as well as rubies and emeralds circle together in a dance of diamonds buried in gold, creating a unique combination. .
Rings Sensuelle, Pasquale Bruni
PASQUALE BRUNI Pasquale Bruni Sensuelle’s collection, which glorifies passion and love, is inspired by the leaf of ivy, which according to legend brings couples together The stem made from rose gold is decorated inside with tiny hearts - these are the sacred symbols of the house, crowned with an unusual cut of praziolite. The is also a version with smoked quartz in the collection.
Photo courtesy of press offices
Watch, Ulysse Nardin
Unique dials Ulysse Nardin keep reviving stories from the past, in respect to their deep tradition. fashionandbeauty. it
BROOCH Mistletoe, Tiffany, NECKLACE 12 VendĂ”me, Chaumet,
EARRINGS classics, Chaumet
EARRINGS dolce vita, Giovanni Ferraris ferraris.it RING Cher Dior, Dior dior.com
Some people are searching for a brave heart, others for love and courage. But for those who have emerald jewelry, Goodwin has already made all their dreams come true.
EARRINGS Mini Peacock, Damiani
RING, Tiffany, tiffany.com
EARRINGS Sole, De Grisogono,
photo: courtesy of press offices, Anton Bogoslavskiy
EARRINGS, Piero Milano Gioielli,
RING Antonini Extraordinary, Antonini
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Cartier Paris Nouvelle Vague collection is like a new wave in the art ofÂ jewellery making. EarRings Paris Nouvelle Vague, Cartier
Fashion Jewelry shirt, Burberry Brit, watch, Chaumet, Dandy Chocolate,
Watches and shirts have always gone together. Delicately covered with the cuff, a watch displays class, style, strategy and tactics inÂ action!
Shirt, Luciano Barbera Watch, Korloff Highway Voyageur
The choice of Sasha Sasha Marini is a professional model who lives and works in Milan. His defines himself as “a rough gentleman“.
SASHA MARINI model
jacket, PANTS, tom rebl
text: Valerio Venturi; photo: Lior Susana; make up artist: Stefania Gazzi; hairdresser : Marco Marchesi @ Toni&Guy Turati
dolce & gabbana
men МОДАstyle Д рагоценности favorite
Editor’s Choice jacket, mango
jacket, Luigi Bianchi Mantova
jacket, Luigi Bianchi Mantova
The jacket is the choice of a modern gentleman but it was invented by French peasants in the XIV century!
think the jacket is a key item of men’s clothing, as it is able to interpret the personality of a man, and is also elegant and at the same time conf ident. It’s a ‘happy’ garment, which can be used for several occasions. You can wear it to work or to less formal occasions. As a complete suit or with a pair of jeans. It’s almost always the right choice to wear a jacket, it suits every man. Personally, I like jackets that have clean
lines with particular cuts and fabrics that help create a unique look not inf luenced by seasonal trends. I prefer items that do not depend on the taste of the moment and at the same time provide a high quality, original style. I choose garments that have an attention to detail and are timeless. My personal style is an expression of my attitude: decidedly masculine, a little bit‚ ‘rough’ or ‘gypsy’ but with the soul of a gentleman.
Men Style Shoes
Clothes may not always tell a lot about a person. In the case of colored shoes one glance at their owner’s feet is enough to learn something about him.
he history of men’s shoes roots deep in the past. Their ancestor was just a piece of leather wrapped around the leg to protect it from injury during the hunt. Up to XIX century shoe art developed at its best - almost all currently known models of men’s shoes had been invented then. These are oxfords and derbies, and brogues, and monks, and many others. It was only in the twentieth century that the modern shoes industry started, the ones that can be seen on men now days. Today, all well-known fashion houses design their collections, trying to offer comfortable and gallant shoes. The fashion for men’s shoes is certainly less prone to radical changes. But, nevertheless, from season to season designers are trying to bring in some innovations, delicately adding new colors, textures and patterns. So this fall the eternal classic is at the helm of shoe trends, however, sometimes
supplemented with bold imagination and the spirit of modernity. In general, the collection of men’s business footwear is presented in neutral colors: black, shades of brown, gray and beige. But for casual style shoes designers have spared no color. Any saturated colors, either a deep emerald green and dark blue, or bright green and red are in trend. In addition to one-ton models designers widely use prints with stripes, checks or animal patterns. Classical men’s shoes has unusual finish. For example, such as decorative stitching or colored sole. A combination of skin contrasting textures - smooth skin with a matte, rough - with soft gives a special charm to classical men’s shoes.
Text: Xeniya Nekrasova Photo: Fedor Velichko, Arthur Chebanyan, courtesy of press offices
it’s important to know
How to combine? This fall dark blue men’s shoes will look great with tweed suit and emerald green, for example, with checkered autumn blazer.
How to take care of leather?
It is very important to polish your newly bought shoes with shoe cream. If not, creases may appear.
How to take care of suede? Suede shoes should not be worn in the rain. Also it is not recommended to wipe them with a damp cloth. It can damage the material of the shoes.
Laufers, Brunello Cucinelli
«Suede shoes should not be worn in the rain. Also it is not recommended to wipe them with a damp cloth. It can damage the material of the shoes» Editor’s Choice
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Milan Holiday TV presenter and model Victoria Lopyreva walked through her favourite places in Milan. Dolce vita, as they say. Photo: Lior Susana, Style: Marina Bugranova, Barbara Centazzo, Hair: Stefano de Barbieri, Make up: Giuly Valent, model: Victoria Lopyreva
EditorsthanksFour Seasons Hotel Milan for help in organising the shooting
dress, Zuhair Murad shoes, Brian Atwood
pants, coat and belt, Vionnet shirt, Chicca Lualdi Bee Queen bag, Salar shoes, Marni sunglasses, Victoria Beckham
dress, Stella McCartney fur, Marni bag, Salar rings, Repossi
fur, Vionnet skirt, McQ by McQueen rings, Repossi
dress, Marni shoes, Brian Atwood earings, Avakian ring, modelâ€™s own
dress, Vionnet coat, Jil Sander shoes, Brian Atwood
fashion Story fur and shorts, Marni shirt, Co|Te hat, Super Duper bag, Chanel earings, Yanush
coat, Co|Te shirt, Vionnet skirt and shoes, Michael Kors gloves, Sermoneta earings, Yanush
fashion Story shirt, Co|Te skirt, Escada bag, Salar earings, Yanush
Victoria Lopyreva is a TV presenter, model, popular Russian blogger, and expert on world travel, beauty and healthy living
ictoria Lopyreva started her meteoric career several years ago, when she won the “Miss Russia” national beauty contest. Her number of followers on Twitter and Instagram is growing rapidly, and the paparazzi are keeping a close eye on her relationship with the promising young Russian soccer player Fyodor Smolov. Victoria, you lead a rich social life, work in television, take part in filming and charity projects, and are active on social networks. How do you manage to do all of this yet still look so amazing?
“I have to!” responds Victoria with a smile. “I am a public person, always in the limelight, and so I simply have to be in great shape.”
You have many online followers, what are they mainly interested in?
Everything to do with my day to day life: fashion, TV, travel, entertainment, charity work. Girls ask me to share my diet, they ask for advice on how to please a guy, build relationships, how to lose weight, what to wear on a first date.
You took part in a photo shoot for Fashion & Beauty in Milan. Do you have a favorite place in the city? What is it?
There are many fine hotels in Milan, but I always stay at the “Four Seasons”. For me, it is the place from which the city starts. My second favorite spot is the Teatro alLa Scala. Ever since my first visit I have been enchanted by its atmosphere, and the spirit of the Milanese opera house. Of course, I have to also mention the San Siro soccer stadium, where Inter and AC Milan play. I have had a bit of an interest in soccer ever since my first appearance on “Football Night” on the Russian TV station NTV, and do so even more now (laughs). I love to just wander around the city and pop into the boutiques and many Milanese cafes. For those who want to see a different kind of Milan after shopping in the center, I recommend a trip to Naviglio Grande and a walk around the area of the Milan Channel.
By the way, about shopping. The collections of which designers do you like this season?
Mc Queen, Chloe, Gucci, Elie Saab, Тom Ford. I also like the increasingly popular Vionnet brand. Name five things which you couldn’t imagine yourself without.
If talking about external trappings, the first thing would be my watch. Everyone knows that I’m a fan of fine watches. Like any woman, I can’t walk past a shoe boutique. I love jewelry - earrings, rings, bracelets. A fashionable bag is a must for me. Oh, and perfume - I feel naked without it.
convenient for the both of us. He has games and I have shoots, we are constantly traveling. We haven’t even sent out the invitations yet. However, my wedding dress is almost ready. I’m keeping the name of the designer secret, and making it a real surprise for everyone! jacket, McQ by McQueen skirt, Co|Te hat, Super Duper bracelet, Marni earings, Yanush
What do you always keep in your makeup bag?
Oil absorbing sheets, rouge, mascara, and lip balm. How would you describe your style?
Regardless of fashion trends, I prefer stylish femininity. It transcends time and circumstance. Tell me a little of your plans, what projects will be delighting your fans in the near future?
From September a new television project called “Real Love” will be aired in which the audience will see me play the leading role. I’m also going to start presenting fashion-chart on MUZ-TV, in which I will comment on the most stylish video clips. I’m also considering a proposal to become the editor of an online magazine about beauty and healthy lifestyle. It is a topic that I am interested in and that is very familiar to me, I’m always writing about these kind of things on my blog. What inspires you?
Music, travel, nature... and love! The media is making a fanfare of your upcoming wedding. Are you ready for the celebration? Which dress is going to be your “main”?
Fyodor and I have such busy schedules that it was very difficult to find a date which was
Red and pink nail lacquers for the most important social occasions. It’s time to put your hands under the brushes!
5 1. nail lacquer spring ball 343, Dior, 2. nail lacquer Mex, Uslu airlines 3. nail lacquer princess 553, Dior, 4. nail lacquer diablotine 643, Dior 5. nail lacquer
Deborah Lippmann, 6. nail lacquer distraction 549, Chanel, 7. nail lacquer Mau, Uslu airlines
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Groove is in the heart,
Chanel changes the concept of beauty, creating a new cosmetic line of skin care products. This line has three creams: Le Jour, La Nuit and Le Weekend. They are like three guardians of the youth, to combat the first signs of the ageing. The secret of their high efficiency is in its composition: in the list of ingredients there are three main components that „reset the new time“ for the skin. Among the components there are the extracts of jasmine, incense and rose. The wrinkles and small imperfections disappear. A good example is a fresh face of Diane Kruger, who is honored to represent the brand.
Renew face cream Le Weekend de Chanel, chanel
The most lush lashes ever
Moisturizing hand cream Capture Totale, Dior
The real hit of the new season is Be Long Mascara from Clarins. It helps eyelashes lengthen by giving them a perfect curve with one smooth movement. Thanks to the special brush with small bristles at the end, it separates and coats every single lash and allows the mascara to be applied to the lashes without causing smudges or clumps.
Let’s Add Some oil
The new Sisley collection - City Muse - includes sensual plum and deep pink lip glosses, from twilight-blue to bold shades of purple eye shadows. And the undoubted favorite of the collection is “Pink Orchid” palette blush. 82
For more than 30 years, experts at L’Occitane have brought together essential oils with secrets of aromacology, creating hair care products. Now, Aromachologie’s line comes in a new bright and spectacular design. The ingredients, remain the same: five essential oils that are still the major components responsible for the health and beauty of hair.
In early autumn, handcare products will be more important than ever. Discover the new Capture Totale luxurious cream from Dior. A sophisticated and luxurious treatment that corrects all the visible signs of ageing, leaving the skin more beautiful than ever. It envelops the skin in an instant and gives you lasting softness and comfort with every application and also minimizes dark spots.
Bath & Body Works brand offers an unforgettable Italian holiday without leaving your bathroom. In September it launches a limited Body care collection Bella Italy. It is up to you to choose - a tour to Venice, Rome or the island of Capri.
Smooth as silk
Perfect skin Aqua Svelte by Orlane is a product with triple action. It exfoliates your skin quickly and effectively, removes toxins and helps easy weight loss. This effect is due to the active ingredients: caffeine, essential ginger oil, extract of sea algae (seaweeds) and microspheres.
7 Text: Marina Kharlamova; photo: photo courtesy of press offices
The dress code for your skin Guerlain has created an excellent â€œDressâ€? for the skin. It makes the wish of every woman - to find the perfect face tone for the day - come true. The new compact powder Tenue de Perfection provides flawless cover until the late night. To create a transparent veil effect use a brush instead of puff.
Two well-known fashion brands represent new seductive fragrances. Elegant Before Midnight from John Galliano for the modern gentlemen and spectacular Exotic from Jimmy Choo for the flirtatious ladies.
A Hair to Excellence The updated Photoepilator Lumea Precision Plus from Philips works wonders and makes photoepilation faster and more comfortable. It can be used for different types of skin and hair colors thanks to five power settings. With the help of a special nozzle now you can remove facial hair: above the upper lip, chin and cheekbones. fashionandbeauty. it
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Cream with Poison
In the movie “Moscow does not believe in tears” the heroine makes jokes about “whale” cream. Supposedly if you apply it in the evening, you will look like a girl in the morning... Modern day manufacturers too insist that these outlandish means are really capable of miracles. STYLE AND IDEA: Evgenia Melnikova PHOTOS: Evgenia Galan Hair and Makeup: Anastasia Sokor Model: Alexandra Gorjaeva
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n recent times, some very unusual ingredients have been found in cosmetics. Experts claim that these are not just a marketing ploy but are actually useful ingredients. Believe it or not, the use of such products are decided on an individual basis.
The most popular outlandish ingredient right now is probably snake venom. The neuropeptide venom of the temple viper is generally used. It is considered the most valued as it provides excellent smoothing and “chilling” effects, and reduces the weakening of facial muscles (it does not completely block them and therefore does not product the effect of a mask). Cream with snake venom is considered a relative of botox. The labels also make the interesting claims that “it is an injection-free way to get rid of wrinkles” and “it is analog botox”, among others. However, the cream does not replace salon treatments. Sessions with a beautician provide instant results, which, unfortunately, domestic “helpers” cannot boast of. Creams with snake venom, like a time bomb, work from day to day to gradually provide a long lasting effect (as a rule, it is possible to assess and see changes after two weeks). They do an excellent job with the wrinkles around the outer corners of the eyes, the nose, and around the nasolabial folds. It is necessary to apply such means when visible signs of aging skin appear. The only thing you need to remember: Snake creams are not combined with products which include acids, as they neutralize each other.
1. Anti aging cream with snake poison Skin Science 365, McCell 2. Lifting express with snake poison, BioVen 3. Anti aging cream with snake poison, Dream Skin 4. Regenerating gelcream wit the extract of snail, Selvert Thermal 5. Moisturizing elixir
with microcels of gold, Vetia Floris 6. Anti aging mask with bee poison, Deborah Mitchell
Collagen Collagen is required in order to maintain youthful skin - it builds connective tissue protein. It plays the role of a “spring” in our skin, which can itself be compared to that of a sofa. If the “spring” weakens, then the sofa gets bedsores. It is the same with the skin - the skin begins to sag and stretch due to a lack of collagen.
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Bee venom has long been used in medicine and cosmetics. There is particular demand for masks with “bees”. They improve complexion, smoothen fine wrinkles, and prevent premature aging. This is all due to the fact that bee venom helps produce collagen and elastin, which are the primary animators of the skin and are responsible for tone and “symmetry”. There are some negatives that should be noted - allergies to bee venom, although this only effects certain individuals (those who have a predisposition towards other allergies are more likely to be allergic to bee venom)
1. Lightening serum
with the extract of snail, Skin79 2. Lifting serum with caviar extract, La Prairie 3. Anti aging mask with bee poison, Manuka Doctor 4. Eye cream with bee poison, Rodial 5. Anti wrinkles cream, MISSHA 6. Repairing face cream
with the extract of snail, Tony Moly 7. Anti aging eye cream
with the extract of snail, Tony Moly
Cream from Shells
Another kind of outlandish means are snail creams, which are products made out of snail slime. The beneficial properties of this exotic ingredient were known even by the beauties of ancient Babylon and Egypt. For them, a mixture with snails was the symbol of eternal youth. The great Hippocrates used ointment with a snail slime base in order to heal wounds such as burns, inflammations and irritations. In the modern day, taking note of the experience of our ancestors, some cosmetic brands have started to produce unusual solutions which include snail guts. It must be said that such products are rich in valuable ingredients - they contain allantoin, collagen, chitosan, glycolic acid, and vitamins A, C, E, B6 and B12. Such a cocktail is perfect for skin with visible problems such as high fat content, “oily” shine, and acne. This mix of useful ingredients is perfect for tasks such as minimizing inflammation, getting rid of blackheads, acne and enlarged pores (thanks to its antibacterial properties), healing scars and marks, and aligning and “toning” the face. It also provides a lifting effect, rescues you from wrinkles, improves skin tone, and provides necessary vitamins and minerals.
A True Delicacy
Besides venom and mucus, there are some appetizing things that can be found in modern cosmetics, such as black caviar. It is added to creams, shampoos, serums, and masks. And not by accident! It is literally saturated with useful properties. It is a real warehouse of vitamins (A, D, E, F), minerals (sodium, magnesium, potassium, phosphorus, calcium, iron), and amino acids. This powerful combination of active ingredients is an excellent method to fight wrinkles, helps the skin produce collagen, reduces the signs of aging, nourishes cells and charges them with energy.
Mucin These days it is quite common to see the unusual ingredient of mucin included in cosmetic products. In fact, this ingredient is made from the mucus of live snails, which are specially raised for the collection of this valuable ingredient. Its main distinguishing feature is its presence of antioxidants, which help fight the signs of aging.
Four dates in the history of the brand
1975 The Giorgio Armani brand began in Milan. There were two originators: Giorgio Armani and Sergio Galeotti. In 1976 they introduced to the world their first collection Giorgio Armani Borgonuovo 21, that brought fame to the new brand.
Awards For the contribution to the development of fashion, Giorgio Armani achieved several national and international awards, an honorary doctorate from the Royal College of Art in London and Rodeo Drive Walk of Style award. In 2000 Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum in New York dedicated to Armani a personal exhibition that later was presented in prestigious museums all around the world - in Bilbao, London, Rome and Tokyo.
Multi-layered makeup High quality of Giorgio Armani Cosmetics gives women confidence and accentuates their individuality. All the products of the brand complete each other. In every product there is a „hidden“ patented formula Micro-fil, in the base of which there is a combination of ultra-thin pearl pigments and spherical fillers that guarantee the purity of colors and intangible textures for a perfect mixing and layering.
Simple and exquisite style, elegance, high quality and noble luxury of cosmetics are the main characteristics of the Giorgio Armani brand.
New perfumes from Giorgio Armani - two elegant fragrances for men
Giorgio Armani, famous couturier and fashion designer, released his first exclusive fragrance Aqua di Giò.
1999 Giorgio Armani was the first designer to set up an online store.
2000 Giorgio Armani launched his professional line of cosmetics. Till now it still holds a significant place in the beauty industry.
Fragrance with history In every fragrance Giorgio Armani expresses his vision and style. Eau pour Homme is the first men‘s fragrance of the fashion house (launched in 1984). Like the famous jacket that has become a key element of the Armani wardrobe, the fragrance has developed a reputation of a great classic perfume. Today there is a twin brother – Eau de Nuit with sensual notes of pepper, citrus, cedar tree and iris. Distinguished from its relative, Eau de Nuit is enclosed in a black bottle and is dedicated to the men who choose the elegance not only during the day but also during the night.
Art to surprise This year, for the first time in the history of Armani fashion house, the maestro himself became the face of his creation. Two other ambassadors of new Eau pour Homme and Eau de Nuit became photographer Francesco Karrozzini and violinist Charlie Siem: two contrasting ways of developing excellence and art.
TEXT: MARINA HARLAMOVA; PHOTO: courtesy of press offices
In all colors Giorgio Armani: „It‘s difficult to describe «my colors» – it’s about all possible nuances suggested by nature. Expressive gray-blue color is like the sky before a thunder storm, bright blue is like a summer sky in the Mediterranean, all the shades from gray to brown, from beige to rust-colored imitate the colors of rocks and stones ... fascinating colors of flaming sunset - they were created in order to emphasize the beauty“
Strong character is not an obstacle for softness. A manâ€˜s power is not about being perfect but feeling perfect.
1. shaving kit, GentLemenâ€™s tonic 2. lift-effect maskfor men, Eisenberg, 3. bow-tie, Van Laack 4. perfume, PureDistance, 5. perfume, Blood Concept, 6. perfume, Pal Zileri, 7. perfume, Lalique White
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A milliondollar body
Photo: Lior Susana, Park Hyatt Milano
Psychologist Natalia Dorfman cites powerful arguments in favour of spa treatments and recommends some ofÂ herÂ favourite places in Milan.
Natalia Dorfman psychologist
Psychologists explain the amazing feelings of relaxation that we experience from water treatment by the fact that the first 9 months of a person’s existence are spent submerged in water
ant the advice of a professional psychologist and author of training programmes aimed at women? Stop wasting time looking for a partner and ways to improve existing relationships. Focus on how to improve your life and your situation. Learn to ask yourself the simple questions: “how am I feeling right now?” and “what I can do to feel better?” Feminine allure begins with relaxation, pampering and focus on well-being. A visit to a spa perfectly addresses all these issues. Even a single visit to a spacentre can relieve nervous tension and stress caused by hard work, personal problems and hectic city life.
BBody wraps are perfect for people who are tired from everyday worries, constant stress and “running in circles”, who simply want to enjoy the peace
and feel a sense of tranquility. Following wrapping, your skin will have a nice smooth tone; it will be moisturised and cleansed, becoming silky, firmer, refreshed with reduced age spots. Still another plus: it is a comprehensive solution to the problem of excess weight and cellulite, though it requires a course of 10 treatments. Stimulating the cellular metabolism, natural extracts smooth the skin and strengthen the tissues. The surface topography of the skin is improved, swellings and the “orange peel” effect are eliminated and drainage is provided. The procedure stimulates the removal of toxins and accumulated fluid in the tissues, improving skin elasticity and blood circulation.
Water Procedures AA wide range of water treatments is available at all Milanese Spas. These include
jacuzzis, all sorts of showers and cascades, thermal baths and underwater chromotherapy. The whole body benefits from rest following exposure to water, gaining in strength. Hydro massage – body massage using water jets – is an efficient and very pleasant massage technique. Water is conducted under pressure to the body with a profound impact, the water supporting the body in a practically weightless state. Underwater massage strengthens the muscles, improves blood circulation and joint mobility. Water procedures strengthen the muscles, improve blood circulation and lift bad moods. Water also perfectly adjusts the psycho-emotional state, relieving anxiety, fatigue, depression and stress.
MMassage sessions using this method remove any sense of tension and release stress, the body is set up to regenerate and energise all of its systems for a long time. As a person spends most of his or her life in the upright position, the main burden falls on the back muscles and cervical spine. Anti-stress massage doesn’t just involve working with all parts of the body, but especially focuses on the back muscles, the muscles of the neck, head and neck area.
You will experience a surge of energy, feel healthy and full of vitality, and your body will return to its previous flexibility and ease. You will notice that absent-mindedness and sluggishness become things of the past. You will feel how your organism is full of new energy, spasms are relieved, muscle tension is relaxed and nerve endings are de-irritated. Anti-stress massage combines efficiency with optimal exposure of session duration, which is ideal to all those who value their time.
The Spa, Park Hyatt Milan via Tommaso Grossi, 1, Milano, (+39) 0288211234 milan.park.hyatt.com QC Termemilano piazzale Medaglie d’Oro, 2, Milano, (+39) 0255199367 termemilano.com SPA Maison Moschino viale Monte Grappa 12, Milano, (+39) 0229009858 hotelphilosophy.net Spa Hotel Principe di Savoia piazza della Repubblica, 17, Milano, (+39) 0262304024 hotelprincipedisavoia.com
Bold and beautiful
Autumn makes corrections to the dressing room and make up bag. Beauty-favorites are changing. But the desire to be beautiful remains the same. Makeup artist Kate Mur shares some trade secrets, only for Fashion & Beauty Readers. Photo by Alena Nikiforova
Before applying makeup, I recommend to clean the skin with alcohol -free tonic and moisturize the face and the area under the eyes with a cream. If you have oily or combination skin, use fluid texture (now it is Laura Mercier base). If necessary, you can make a light facial peels, then the tone will fall most naturally. Do not forget about your lips! They need regularly exfoliating and moisturising (Kiehlâ€™s lip balm is perfect).
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Letâ€™s consider an evening makeup with emphasis on the eyes. From the bottom eyelid to the top exagerated wide eyelines make it unusual. You get a very bright, dynamic image the autumn-winter shows demand. Just remember Anna Sui defile, where futurism and an appeal to the 60th are combined. Or grunge, loved by Rodarte.
To keep your eyeshadow in place for hours prime your eyelid with a shadow base or primer. (I like M.A.C Paints Bare Canvas). I recommend to put it on upper and lower eyelids in thin layer. Use the shading brush (MAC 217) or fingertips. And be sure to blot your lids with a tissue to soak up the excess oil.
Apply satin ocher color shadow (MAC Patina) on the outer eyelid and gently shade, add a little highlighter under the eyebrow (The Balm Mary Lou Manizer). Next, apply pencil (MAC Teddy) on the lower, upper and inner eyelids and gently draw eyelines. Use only well sharpened Pencil. fix the eyelines with mat shadows of deep brown color (MAKEUP ATELIER Palette T22), this is best done with a flat brush. In this way your eyelines are becoming velvet.
This fall, thick eyebrows are back in fashion, so use a pencil (M.A.C Brunette) or shadows and comb them with a brush. For the best possible fixation use a transparent or toning gel.
Remove crumbled shadows and apply concealer starting from the inner corner of the eye to the outside, shading it softly with a brush or your fingertips. It is necessary to fix the concealer with a light transparent powder. Apply mascara in a thick layer. (I like Lash Queen Feline Blacks from Helena Rubinstein.) And a bit of imprinting mascara under lower lashes to enhance the effect of grunge.
Next, Smooth the foundation (Armani Lasting Silk 04) over your skin so that there is no visible border along the hairline. I advise you to use synthetic kabuki brushcut flat (Sigma Flat Top Brush) or wet Beautyblender. To make the tone more radiant I add a drop of liquid highlighter (for example, Armani Fluid Sheer 20). Powder the T-zone area and under the cheekbones.
Emphasize the face relief with corrective blush (Dolce & Gabbana Blush 22 Tan), using a natural brush (MAC 150). Shield the cheeks and jaw line. I used a coral TINT (Pigment) from Benefit as a blush. Next highlight cheekbones, back of the nose, upper lip line with a highlighter.
With such intense eye makeup Iâ€™d like to leave lips neutral. I used vanilla balm 36.6. It shines on lips and has a nice shade of beige.
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In Safe Hands Orient yourself in the city of fashion and beauty, discover the best beauty salons in Milan. text: anastasia agurbash
The cost of hair styling: 40-70 Euros Opening hours: Monday to Saturday from 10.00 to 21.00, Sunday from 10.00 to 19.00 Address and Telephone: Duomo, La Rinascente, 8th floor. +39 02 8905 9712.
The cost of hair styling: 30-70 Euros Opening hours: Monday to Friday from 9.00 to 19.00, Saturday from 9.00 to 18.00 Address and Telephone: Via Bonnet, 3 (Porta Garibaldi). +39 02 653205.
Aldo Coppola is one of the most prestigious salons in the city. It is situated in the centre of Milan on the top floor of the famous shopping center La Rinascente (near Piazza Duomo). The masters of this salon are well known for their great hairstyle, styling and haircuts. Fans of big curls, “hollywood waves” and volume, wavy hair will fall in love with this salon. Aldo Coppola - professionals in this type of hair styling.
Dessange Salon is located near Corso Como, on the small street with the french name «Bonnet». Dessange is a prestigious brand and has a network of beauty salons all around the world. Dessange is also well known for its hair care products. Brand products you can buy directly in the salon. The salon has masters that make excellent haircuts and stylings and great colorists too. You can also book a manicure, depilation, and make an appointment with the make-up artist and beautician.
Toni&Guy The cost of hair styling: 30-65 Euros Opening hours: Monday from 11.00 to 19.00. Tuesday to Friday from 10.00 to 20.00, Saturday from 9.00 to18.00. Thursday from 10.00 to 22.00 Address and Telephone: Galleria Passarella, 1 (Area of San Babila).+39 02 76018360.
www.toniandguy.it Toni & Guy is a worldwide network of salons with fantastic specialists and great service. Masters of this salon each year participate in Milan Fashion Week. This year they were doing make-up and hairstyles for prom show at the Marangoni Institute. Toni & Guy is a place for daring hairstyle lovers, fans of eccentric haircuts and bright colors. In case you’re more reserved, you can also get a typical classic hairstyle and styling.
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In order to turn a trip into an actual holiday you need to give yourself a gift. Whatever the excuse, it is good to buy something beautiful for your home or for your wardrobe. You need to reward yourself more often and without reason - this can be done without having to sacrifice your purse strings. Stacking is a small ritual which allows you to bring yourself together in readiness for an hour. What do you need to prepare for? For the following pleasantness, of course. To visit a gournet restaruant and walk in front of the windows of the Golden Square! With clean and fashionable hair that will probably make you smile that little bit more when you see your reflection in the shop window. A great trip and therapy for selfesteem comes as a result of a little pleasantness. Let your future become full of little enjoyable pleasures.
Charme & Cheveux
Jean Louis David
The cost of hair styling: 25-65 Euros Opening hours: Monday from 13.00 to 19.30. Tuesday to Saturday from 9.30 to 19.30. Thursday from 9.30 to 22.00 Address and Telephone:
The cost of hair styling: 21-55 Euros Opening hours: Monday to Saturday from 9.00 to 19.00 Address and Telephone: Passaggio Duomo. +39 02 7209 4992.
Via G.Broggi, 20 (Porta Venezia). +39 02 2040 4787.
The cost of hair styling: 30-60 Euros Opening hours: Monday to Friday from 10.00 to 20.00 Address and Telephone: Via Vincenzo Monti, 56 (Parco Sempione; Cadorna). +39 02 468845.
Jean Louis David Salons are located all around the city of Milan. One particular feature of Jean Louis David Salon is that you can come without an appointment and will immediately be served. If you like short cuts (bob) and sleek hair styling, come to Jean Louis David. Here they have a quick and qualitative method to give short hair styles. The salon often has some offers with discounts on different services. For more information visit their website.
Rubertelli was opened in 2007. The salon instantly became famous for its individual approach to the clients (both women and men). Get all the latest treatments for hair care here. The masters of Rubertelli are very attentive in their work; they will help you to improve the quality of your hair and to choose the right color, styling, and even make-up that fits your face. There is also a wide range of face and body care services.
When you enter Charme & Cheveux, the first thing that strikes you is the interior design and very polite staff. This salon also took part in Milan Fashion Week. Masters in the beauty salon can even realize the most extravagant ideas of their clients regarding haircut and hair styling. Also available is their face and body care services: beautician, massage therapist, nail technician, etc. If you need to get styled for some special event, Charme & Cheveux is the right place to go.
master with 30 years of experience, a star expert, and author of an exclusive line of products. She created a revolution in the beauty industry by turning ordinary manicure procedures into an art form.
Christina, it is said that you came up with the concept of combining manicures with hand care.
No one took my seriously when I started out. I wanted women to not only be covered in nail varnish, but to receive complete care for their hands.I therefore got the idea to transfer manicures through ritual.So I started to turn my dream into reality.I brought together an international team and found the best experts in beauty and skin care products.I studied all of the ingredients myself which needed to be included in the cosmetic products.Every detail was important to me, because I wanted to make a really high quality product.
And you did it. Christina Fitzgerald varnishes are applied easily, dry quickly, and last a long time. So then, who came up with the name? Was that also you?
Yes, it was me. But the “name” of the varnish was not just given - each name has its own story, its own hero.You have probably noticed that mainly that the names dominate. In my collection there are even Russian names - Marina, Anna...I meet different people, and those that leave an impression on me become my inspiration, my muse. That is how a new shade is born, and after this a new name for a varnish. I know that you thought up a special manicure in which all the nails are painted in one color except for two of them - those on the middle and ring finger of the right hand. What is the reason behind this?
You could say that this is a Feng Shui
manicure (smiles). There is a reason why I chose these two fingers.These are responsible for well-being, and success in business and life. As well as this the ring finger is associated with love and understanding (the ancient Greeks believed that whatever passed through the artery went straight to the heart). I believe that it may bring good luck, or at the very least indicate happy occasions, that you are ready for pleasant changes.It is possible to combine completely different shades.I like a combination of light green and red varnish (for example, the British green Anna looks great with the crystal red Toy Box).It is on the basis that you can take one and supplement it with another. This kind of manicure is very effective as with it it is impossible to hide on the sides, it attracts attention!The most daring that I can advise of is to “adorn” French covering. Adding color brings “smiles” and is a highly original and interesting solution.
Text: Marina Harlamova, photo courtesy of press offices
Christina Fitzgerald is one of the most sought-after masters in the world of manicures. She is a woman who knows the ins and outs of varnish. She truly loves what she does, and gives it all of her power and soul.
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1. Lotion for damaged hair, Elgon 2. Serum-gloss, AlfaparF 3. Regenerating lip balm, Erborian 4. Firming Serum, Matrix, Biolage 5. Hand cream, Lollia 6. Bodyscrub butter, Panpuri
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Express Beauty Treatments: beauty solutions for your face and body, giving yourself a healthy pause from the hectic city. Massages, toning and energizing full-body mud baths, and rejuvenating facials are on offer at a range of spas and beauty centers in big cities. These locales make it possible for everyone to take a short break from work, from shopping, or from seeing the sights and give themselves the gift of a rapid one-time beauty treatment that provides immediate results. Everything from spas (which often combine health with luxurious settings), to hammams (which have an Oriental atmosphere), to specialized beauty salons with avant-guard technology
Agorà Estetica Benessere
Core of the treatment
Quick beauty treatments are offered at the Agorà Estetica Benessere, a beauty center located near the Cathedral of Milan. One example is a facial that combines hyperbaric oxygen (pure oxygen pressurized above standard atmospheric pressure) and radio-waves, creating a bio-physical effect through the conversion of electromagnetic wave energy into heat, which is generated within the tissues through an electrode. The treatments make use of jaluronic acid, a substance that is present in the connective tissues of the human body and strengthens our skin and maintains its tone, but which diminishes dramatically with age, making way for wrinkles and blemishes. “First, a careful cleansing of the skin, a
peeling, is performed. Then the face is treated with the oxygen and a phial of jaluronic acid is applied, which has a powerful hydrating effect, so as to send the active ingredients deep into the skin. After this treatment, a mud mask is applied and left on the face,” explains Francesca Pascariello, director of health and beauty at the center. “We work with radio-waves throughout the treatment because of their capacity to stimulate a larger amount of collagen and elastin, acting on the dermal level, and providing a firming and toning effect. It is a treatment that gives a full spectrum of healing results: at the cutaneous level thanks to the oxygen, while at a deeper level it has an anti-aging effect thanks to the radio-waves.” The treatment lasts one hour. “A single treatment gives instant results; for example, many clients choose to do it just before an important evening,” Pascariello adds.
Advantageous offer Treatment: hyperbaric oxygen and radiowave facial. Length: One hour. Effect: rejuvenates your face, emphasizing brightness and hydration. Price: 140 Euros. agoraesteticabenessere.com
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A fast and effective treatment with mineral muds that gives a firming effect to your body, which can be rounded out by adding an energizing massage for your face.”
Armani Hotel Milano Just a few steps from the famous via Montenapoleone, the Armani Hotel Milano has a 10,000 square-foot health spa that offers a number of face and body beauty treatments that all take less than an hour.
Core of the treatment
“We offer three different philosophies of treatments to our guests, all based on natural products: Mu satisfies your desire for relaxation, Liberty emphasizes the freedom of body motion and the unwinding of physical tenseness, and Fluidity improves your energy,” explains Marina Canavosio, the spa director. “One of these rapid treatments is “the Liberty body wrap, which has a firming effect,” Canavasio continues. “It begins with a delicate brushing of the skin, which activates the natural
draining system of the body. A warm, nourishing mineral mud is then applied, combined with Armani body oils which help relax tense muscles and leave your skin soft.” For those who have another hour to spare, the spa manager recommends adding a facial treatment that gives an energizing effect. “A rejuvenating facial treatment can bring out your features and increase your skin’s natural glow. It is perfect for moisturizing and tightening your skin.”
Advantageous offer Treatment: Body firming with energizing facial massage. Length: 50 minutes for each treatment Effect: the body treatment eliminates impurities, firms your skin, and leaves it supple; the facial treatment moisturizes and improves the tone of your skin. Price: 115 Euros for the body treatment, 120 Euros for the facial. milan.armanihotels.com fashionandbeauty. it
1. shampoo Biolage, Matrix 2. OIL for Tan, lancaster 3. lip stick, Collistar, 4. hair mask Biolage, Matrix 5. body milk for tan, Lâ€™oreal
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Cosmetic products containing UV-filters are your best friends even in autumn.
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Bath Tub Sculpture
The pleasure from taking a bath will last at least twice as long. After all, just look at the unique design and you will immediately want to touch it. The creative duo Splinter Works (Miles Hartwell and Matt Withington) have created a masterpiece - a hammock bathtub almost three meters long which takes any form thanks to the carbon fiber it is made of. Six colors - from pink to bronze and silver to bright red or black. The bath is filled using a floor standing tap and the waste water is released through the base into a floor drain. It is fixed with stainless steel brackets that can be covered, or left exposed as a part of the design. splinterworks.co.uk
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2 Palaces of Paris To live in a XIX century French chateau is possible just in the center of Paris. Previously, it was exclusively for elite Saint James Club members only. But after a little renovation the club turned into a luxury hotel with boudoirs, pavilions and suites, surrounded by gardens. saint-james-paris.com
Thanks to The Rug Company, real hand-made carpets have been created with constant collaborations with the best designers of the world for 16 years. Prints featuring the world’s smallest bird the hummingbird were created in the studios of Alexander McQueen London Fashion House. Like precious gems, the iridescent hummingbirds hover against the background of silk cashmere. Hand-woven, these rugs are intended for the floor, but are also perfect for a wall. therugcompany.com
Bright chair Layer of Swedish company OFFECCT is symbol of a trendy office.
Fall at home
Thirty years ago, Ralph Lauren, was the first clothing designer to created a “home” collection. This season, get inspired by the incredible beauty utensils. Dining set, porcelain, Carolyn Dinner Suite by Ralph Lauren Home. ralphlaurenhome.com
German designers Julie Laufer and Marcus Keyhel created multi-layered chairs together with the Swedish company OFFECCT. Layer is a poetic piece of furniture: soft layers slightly bent and folded on each other, and the rounded contours look like the petals. Soft layers form the chair modular structure, ideal for an office or a lounge. offecct.se
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The Vespa - is the story of an entire country. The symbol of Dolce Vita will be upgraded this fall. The new Vespa 946 being created from scratch, is assembled with highest technology and based on the ergonomics of the human body.
Luxury Luggage A symbiosis of luxury and functionality, the elegant and discreet KAGE (the Japanese word for “Shadow”) suitcase was created especially for the Milan interior week exhibition. The elegance of the 19th century is reflected in the blue skin Nappa carpeting all inner surface of the suitcase, and XXI century high technologies make its use extremely convenient.
Fashion Experiments A symbol of the rebellious 80s and the night clubs of London, it was a time when outfits worn were by Betty Jackson and John Galliano. See more than 80 works of the era and get inspired by the ideas of punk, grunge and all other things that are so trendy right now, when visiting the Victoria and Albert Museum in London. From 10.07.2013 on 16.02.2014.
Art of Taste Gentle and silky milk foam for cold or hot coffee cocktails created with the new coffee machines UMilk of Nespresso, – is a pure delight for connoisseurs of coffee. It’s smart and precise design will look perfect in any space in your home or office. The coffee machine is ready to go in just 25 seconds after switching it on. Your coffee begins making as soon as you pop in the capsule filling the room with the beautiful aroma of coffee. It is up to you - ristretto, espresso or lungo?
Sometimes when you can feel like warming up your home and it’s not possible to place a real fireplace or you just don’t want to deal with “firewood” then the modern bio-fireplaces that works on alcohol is the perfect solution. Floor Bio Fireplace Globe of Vauni rotates 360 degrees and runs on bioethanol. It is equipped with an adjustable heat supply and flame size. Available in white or black granite this mobile fireplace makes you feel cosy because it gives you the benefits of a real flame as well as the company of a comforting sphere like shape.. vauni.com fashionandbeauty. it
The famous director Oliver Stone entrusted the design of his New York apartment to the decorator Geoffrey Bradfield, and was right to do so. By combining the directorâ€™s favorite colors, a wanderlust spirit, and the environment of the movie world, Bradfield turned the apartment into a fashionable cabin on a luxurious yacht befitting the movie mogul 106
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Geoffrey Bradfield and Oliver Stone
A Creative Partnership The good relationship between the designer Geoffrey Bradfield (on the left in the photo) and Oliver Stone had an impact beyond the interior design workd – at the director’s request, Geoffrey Bradfield played a small role in his movie. Notably, the make-up process went amazingly fast. Having looked Bradfield over, the stylist sai, “He’s impeccable”, and let the designer onto the movie set.
In the entrance hall, there are posters to famous movies. The mirror and the console are custom-made, and the umbrella stand is a bronze Japanese vase from the XIX century
hen he was filming “Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps”, a sequel to his portrayal of greed from the 80s, director Oliver Stone couldn’t resist and acquired a new apartment himself. A New Yorker born and bred who grew up on the East River, Stone fell in love with the Manhattan place whose windows offer an enchanting view of the Hudson River. Designer Geoffrey Bradfield decided to utilize all the possibilities provided by this magnificent panorama. He had the idea to create an interior duplicating that of a cabin on a luxurious yacht. This formed the interior’s key line – a “navigation” style. Organizing the director’s workspace became an important task. “I made big window openings in the open-plan living room and added maritime theme details, for example, I designed a special rug decorated with loops of nautical ropes. This motif is repeated on several pillows as well,” says Geoffrey Bradfield. Yacht-like bright blue banquettes stretch along the walls allowing one to admire the views of the river. The similarity is completed by the floors of dark cherry resembling a yacht’s planked deck. You notice this is the home of a film director as soon as you step over the threshold. In his interior decore, the designer used posters to Oliver Stone’s most famous movies – “Born on the Fourth of July”, “Wall Street”, fashionandbeauty. it
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A Mark Lawrence painting hangs above the sofa in the study.
Alexander”. To create the impression of a movie set, four big lamps used to illuminate actors during movie shoots were positioned in the four corners of the living room. The director asked that workspace be designated in the living room room where he can work on rough drafts and screenplays. That’s why the dining room table often does double duty. For bright color accents in the interior, the designer used Oliver Stone’s favorite colors – red and blue. The key decorative elements – paintings, sculptures, vases, were specially acquired in the process of arranging the apartment. There are only a few objects from Stone’s personal collection. The most important one among them is, of course, the Oscar statue. Geoffrey Bradfield insisted that the director bring the Oscar to the Manhattan apartment and placed it on the desk in the study. The designer fulfilled the assignment brilliantly, even though he was slightly scared by the responsibility, “How could I possibly stay calm when working with a genius Oscarwinning director? You expect him to have high demands.”
The table plays the role of a work surface suitable for reading manuscripts when working on movies. The custom-made banquettes running the length of the living room emphasize the room’s similarity to a cabin on a yacht. The color palette in the apartment is dominated by the director’s favorite colors – blue and red, and the floor is decorated by a carpet with maritime motifs.
The Oscar received by Stone for directing the movie “Platoon” seems to be navigating the boats sailing along the Hudson on the other side of the window.
Ultimately, the designer and the director discovered a similarity in their views and preferences. “He hit the bull’s eye from the very beginning”, says Stone. “Geoffrey and I are kindred spirits.” Geoffrey Bradfield’s partner and Vice-President of Geoffrey Bradfield, Inc. Roric Tobin agrees, “We’ve had a lot of clients who couldn’t visualize what we were trying to do with their spaces. Oliver Stone instantly got our idea.” The project implementation wasn’t so effortless, however. The director is used to working himself into the ground – staying up way past midnight and being dead on his feet at the end of the shoot. He expected the same schedule from the designers. Geoffrey Bradfield and his team insisted on establishing a specific time schedule for the work. “I do my best work right before a deadline, and we kept to the specified terms,” says Bradfield, “However, considering the hardship of communicating with a client who was working abroad at the time, this was a true heroic achievement.”
The motif on the headboard continues the nautical-rope theme from the living room carpet. The headboard and the bedside table in the bedroom are made of fine dark-grey suede decorated with nikelplated nailheads. The sculpture “Modern Chinese Dinosaur” by Sui Jianguo
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VASE, Ligne Roset
CHAIR, Poltrone Frau
TABLE, B&B ITALIA
Design is a powerful means of communication, and the only rule is to surprise. With this in mind, we’ve chosen furniture with classic lines and a strong emphasis on colour to get away from bland interiors
Splash of Colour
VASE, Ligne Roset
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Missoni stripes in rich bright colors are welcome guests to your wardrobe as well as your home.
Fashion photographer Olga Papina lives between Milan, Paris and Singapore and finds inspiration for her Milan apartment in the Parisian architecture by Christian Liaigre. Floor to ceiling windows overlooking the park fill with light the spacious living room and design furniture.
Text: Barbara Centazzo Photo: Lior Susana
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BEAUTY OF the ESSENTIAL
A temperate design makes the lines clean and light, combines shapes and colors, which make harmony with the environment. A design of the house with neutral elements and minimal pieces of furniture uncovers the beauty of essential.
Table, Calligaris, Sofa, Nicoline
In details A house with a minimalist style emphasizes the space thanks to the volume and the lack of decoration. The choice of the clear forms is connected with the harmony of geometry.
Table, Сalligaris Sofa, Сalligaris
Sofa, B&B Italia
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Text: Barbara Centazzo Photo: Lior Susana
Warm interior of Pietro and Rosella Rampino is created by the combination of different styles, from Mongolian and Tibetian antiques to clean lines of modern furniture. It reflects their passion for traveling and international affairs of their company, that works with Italy and Saudi Arabia.
BACK TO THE FUTURE Combination of antiques with modernity always impresses. The past calms, taking you in the warm embrace of traditions, the present gives you a new interpretation of space and time.
In details A bright example of how to lighten the space: the use of red in combination with the furniture in neutral shades, highlight the shape and harmony of the space.
Candlestick Dialma Brown,
Vases Jarron Sphere, Jarron Nautillus
Models of sofas in the classical forms give the interior a timeless touch of elegance uncovering the beauty and design of the space.
Sofa Camerich Era
Library, Eureka Ashtray, Plane
Chair, Camerich Baroque
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Top 10 boUtique-hotels Designer interiors, antiques and objects of modern art, high class service: top 10 boutique-hotels located inÂ theÂ finest places in Italy text Barbara Centazzo. photo courtesy of press offices
BYBLOS ART HOTEL
Vi a C edr a r e 78, C or rubbio (Verona) byblosarthotel.com
A venetian villa from the XVI century transformed into a luxury hotel with modern art galleries showcasing the works of famous artists worldwide.
Vi a Ulisse , loca lità C onca Ver de , S a nta T er esa G a llur a (S a r degna) lacoluccia.it
The first true design hotel of Sardinia is located on the north coast of the island, in harmony with nature.
BARBARIGO HOTEL – VENICE S a n Polo, Venezi a
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MAISON LA MINERVETTA
Vi a C a po 25, S or r ento
Maison Moschino hotel offers its guests a fantastical style inspired by fairy tales and surreal design of the interiors.
Maison La Minervetta hotel is located at the top of the rocks above the sea, where you can find a stunning view on the Bay of Naples and Vesuvius.
Vi a S a n R a ffa ele 6, M il a no
Vi a F uni v i a 3, B or mio
Hotel Barbarigo is a place of incredible beauty. The atmosphere inside the hotel is warm, and the unusual design is expressed by modern décor & originals pieces from the XVI century. .
The Grey is situated in the very center of Milan, between Duomo and Piazza della Scala, a hotel with refined design lines and a cozy atmosphere.
Hotel Eden, located a few steps from the ski slopes and the landscape of Alta Valtellina, is a cozy place with an elegant design and warm atmosphere.
VILLA LE MASCHERE
Vi a N a ziona le 75, B a r ber ino (F ir enze) villalemaschere.it
Villa Le Maschere is surrounded by the fabulous nature of Tuscany. 22 masks, carved out on the facade of the building give it its name that was built in the sixteenth сentury.
J. K. PLACE
Vi a P rov inci a le M a r ina G r a nde 225, C a pr i
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J.K. Place is located in Capri, surrounded by the crystal clear water of Golfo di Napoli. It was founded after the reconstruction of the villa in 1878.
The owner of the hotel is the Ferragamo family and here you can feel the style of this great designer. All the rooms of the hotel have been designed with a typical luxury detail of the 50s.
L eone 23, Rom a
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Prospects of Lake Como 10 things to do from the editor-in-chief that will let you see Como as you haven’t seen it before. Marina Bugranova lived in Como for 5 years and shares with you fascinating tips on how you can shop better here than in Milan and how you can find yourself in a paradise far from civilization in just half an hour from the city.
Up UP and Away
A ero Club Como, via M asia, 44, Como (+39) 031 574495 To see the most beautiful panoramas of the lake, you have to go up. You can do this climbing a mountain, or having a trip on a seaplane Aero Club Como. It is easy to find it. While walking along the lakeside you cannot miss the huge hangar with a fleet of aircrafts, from the smallest to the biggest. The friendly pilots will help you organize the air tour for every kind, and will even take special requests, from a romantic date in the air to an exciting adventure for kids. This is truly a beautiful and unforgettable way to enjoy the mountain landscape of Lake Como.
L oft, v i a B oldoni, 3, C omo (+39) 031 267846 During the luxurious shopping on the streets of old town, you can stop at the local coffee shop and bakery for a cup of coffee and dessert. One of the most interesting places with its panoramic terrace is called ‚Loft‘. This cafe is located on the top floor of the department store Coin and has an incredible view over the Duomo cathedral and the tiled roofs of the city. The cafe is very central, and its bright light space diverts your attention away from the city noise and makes you enjoy your hot drink with homemade cake. After a pleasant coffee break, you can continue shopping at the department store. There is everything, from interior items to cosmetics. There is also a taxi stand right at the exit of Coin.
T essa bit P linio, P i a zza C avour , 34, C omo (+39) 031 304348 To find a fashion inspiration you have to visit the multi-brand boutique Tessabit Plinio. This boutique has the latest collections from Gucci, Lanvin and Stella McCartney. It also houses creations from new fashion talents and conceptual clothing from Maison Martin Margiela and Junya Watanabe. Tessabit Plinio is worth the attention not only to shopaholics, but also professional buyers, merchandisers and interior designers. The contrasts of decoration materials represent a variety of fabrics and models from the clothing collections. In the shop window there is an interesting combination of clothing, accessories and decoration elements from the designers.
In the multi-brand boutiques of Como’s antique streets you will find everything as in Milan, and even more!
City in the Sky
I l B ettolino, v i a A lle C olme , 27, B runate (+39) 031 220427 If you like beautiful panoramas, you should climb up to Brunate. Unlike most mountain paths, you can do this one without sport shoes or a backpack. To get to the top is possible by foot, by car or by the old cable car. Among the multiple paths, you can choose a half-hour trip through liberty style villas with a beautiful view or via the lighthouse Faro Voltiano, which was erected in 1927 in honor of the 100th anniversary of Alessandro Volta. Here you can move around on special mini-buses or on foot in the shadow of bushy green branches. On one of the highest points of Brunate there is a restaurant that both trekkers and mountain bus passengers will enjoy. It is a restaurant with delicious home-made food and an incredible view. The terrace of Il Bettolino restaurant is surrounded by high trees and is situated over the blue lake and mountain slopes. This is a unique place rich in its simplicity. fashionandbeauty. it
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Air fairy tale
M ongolfier e Ita li a , pr enota zioni . bti@ gm a il .com , (+39) 348 4044117 If you want to brighten your calm and peaceful stay at the lake, add a „spicy“ balloon flight. An unconventional solution to enjoy the unique views and landscapes. To get an unforgettable sky tour, you can contact the association Aerostatica Monte (+39 3332768297) or Balloon Team (+41 919 210 672). Balloon tours leave you with the most pleasant emotions of complete harmony with nature, in one of the most beautiful places in the world
Green zone If you go from the center of Como to Villa Olmo, your route will go through this park. Walking along the avenue that takes you to the temple of Alessandro Volta, you will find yourself among the city inhabitants relaxing: children playing, young couples kissing on benches, the queue for ice cream, one can see it all. During the warm season people sunbathe and sometimes swim in the lake. You can lie down on the grass among well-groomed geometrical trees and city monuments and watch the world go by.
Visiting black cat
G atto Nero, C er nobbio, v i a M onte S a nto, 69, (+39) 031 512042 Gatto Nero is the place that combines the comfort of home restaurant, the best Italian traditions and the atmosphere of gastronomic luxury. You can find there a warm and friendly service, elegant public, delicious and dainty dishes. The restaurant is located in Cernobbio and has a spectacular view of the lake. It is better to make a reservation for a table in advance. But even if you don’t get the table on the terrace, do not be upset. The name Gatto Nero, which translated from Italian as a „black cat“, is represented in the interior of the restaurant. You will find there all kinds of cats in the form of paintings, sculptures and other interior objects. Gatto Nero offers a mountain panorama as well as a unique museum atmosphere. By the way, when you‘re there take a look around, you might just spot the restaurant’s regular customer, George Clooney.
Breaking Waves A lake tour by boat will introduce you to the local panoramas and will help you to enjoy in full the beauty of the lake landscape, its slopes and villas. This is one of the most picturesque ways to move from one town to another. Cernobbio is famous for its luxury Villa d‘Este, that opens its doors to fivestar hotel guests and restaurant clients. In Tremezzo there is Villa Carlotta with lemon alleys and bamboo forest. Bellaggio is located at the intersection of three lake branches and from there opens up into the most impressive panorama. The beauty of Villa del Balbianello that is in Lenno, attracts a lot of Hollywood filmmakers to shoot the scenes of the movies, such as Star Wars and Casino Royale.
The Official beginning of autumn in Italy is 21ST September. Maybe you’re in time for a summer swim in the lake...
Art center Neoclassical Villa Olmo amazes not only by its architecture but also by its gorgeous gardens. Lawns in the form of geometrical figures and beautiful tree-sculptures can be seen from a birds eye view. Behind the villa there is an amazing park with giant, majestic trees and pretty green lawns. You can play badminton there or have a picnic. On the territory of the villa you will find beautiful restaurants and bars. Also there are different art exhibitions by famous artists, such as Gustav Klimt, Egon Schiele, Rene Magritte, Wassily Kandinsky and Paul Reubens. These big names have attracted a great audience from all over Italy to visit the luxurious interiors of the villa.
H a r ry ’s B a r , P i a zza R isorgimento, 2, C er nobbio, (+39) 031 512647 Elegant Harry‘s Bar is located on the central square of Cernobbio, the town famous for its luxurious villas, including Villa Erba and Villa d‘Este. Sitting at the table in front of the bar, you can enjoy the panoramic views of the lake and beautiful fountain splashes. After a lunch or an evening cocktail, take a walk along the quay side. This place is full of different people, from local villa owners and tourists to celebrities. They say that one of the famous clients of the bar is Robert De Niro. It will take you only 15 minutes by car to get from Como to Cernobbio and your route will be full of beautiful hotels, restaurants and villas. fashionandbeauty. it
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real estate in Como
Donâ€™t miss your chance!
Enjoying the beauty
The main argument for buying property in Lake Como is its unique beauty, fabulous harmony and fantastic views, the greatness of its parks and architecture and the endless show of colors. At the lakeside of Como reins a special atmosphere of comfort and peace. There is a smooth combination of mild climate and beautiful sceneries, fascinating with its diversity every day.
2 Feel Aristocratic
For many years, the lake is considered to be one of the most luxurious places of residence and recreation due to the beauty of its landscapes. In ancient times the manors of Virgil and Pliny the Young were constructed here. Goethe, Heine, Stendhal, De Musset, Tchaikovsky, Longfellow, Levitan came here looking for inspiration.
Lake Como is located in the very heart of Europe close to Switzerland, Austria, France, Germany, Slovenia. Within 50 minutes of a car ride you can reach the international airports of Milan and Lugano. 40 minutes driving to the ski slopes, 2 hours drive to the Ligurian and the Tirenian coasts, 2.5 hours to the Adriatics. Close to the highway.
Obvious Benefits Buying property at lake Como makes it possible to obtain Schengen multivisa for 180 days during the year for all the family members and is a strong argument for getting a residence permit. Foreigners acquire property on equal rights with Italians. Usually, the person who chooses the best and unique properties make the most reliable and profitable investment.
3 A TOUCH OF HISTORY
Due to the unique creativity of Italian architects and designers of all time, Italian mansions show an absolute harmony of surrounding landscapes with the solidity of architecture, use of expensive finishing materials, such as marble, precious woods, combined with a huge variety of frescos and murals on the walls and ceilings, and of course - with a great window view.
Italian company Palazzo Estate Srl possesses high competence in the field of selection of status property objects, and provides full support of the transaction and further exploitation and modifications.
RIGHTCHOICE High confidentiality, professional lawyers specializing on the Italian real estate and delivering firstclass legal advice and service on any financial problems. Mortgages are provided by Palazzo Estate. But donâ€™t forget about further management of your real estate. Purchase is only the first step, followed by housekeeping, rentals and much more.
Lake Como is a heaven for connoisseurs of Italian cuisine with a wide selection of delicious restaurants and cafes that will not leave indifferent even the most demanding clients. The leisure on the lake can be diversified by numerous tastings of local culinary delights and fine wines. Local shops and village markets offer a huge selection, so do not miss your chance!
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The automotive industry has it‘s own version of a Fashion Week in the form of Auto Expositions in Geneva, Shanghai, Frankfurt. This is where new models are launched and everyone can ogle at cutting edge design and technology from the world of automobiles. Text: Irakli Abuladze
New “Mercedes-Benz» S-Class In each trip high-tech helpers take care of the maximum level of comfort and safety, provide support in any road situation. First-class office and recreation area in any of the seats in the cabin (salon, interior). It is due to unusually large displays, surround sound system, and luxury class seats in the back of the cabin. The engines of the latest generation provide optimum power at reduced level of emissions. Chassis causes a sense of hovering. And the oxygen ions purify the air in the cabin (interior).
Porsche Panamera S E-Hybrid Panamera S E-Hybrid model is the improved version of parallel full hybrid, which Posche company first introduced to the market. This is a true Gran Tourismo Porsche. With the system power of 416 horsepower, it accelerates from a standstill to 100 kilometers per hour in 5.5 seconds and develops a maximum speed of 270 km / h. Its special features are unique efficiency and the ability to drive impressive distance on electricity. Plagin-hybrid of luxury class.
BMW 4 Series Coupe Elegant design and sweeping lines of BMW 4 Series stress the sporty character of the car. Latest LED optics emphasizes the individual character of the new BMW. The overclocking potential - 5.1 seconds to 100 km / h, indisputable handling, precise ergonomics of the luxurious interior and advanced technologies form a real masterpiece created to inspire. Armada company will present this design innovation - BMW 4 Series Coupe in the fall.
The new Audi A3 Sedan The dynamic contours. Well-defined surface. The ease and grace inherent to coupĂŠ. Audi A3 Sedan declares itself immediately. Precise lines produce tangible volume. The radiator grille Singleframe exudes power. The optional LED headlights are perfectly integrated into three-dimensional space of the body.
Air intakes and spectacular spoiler show remarkable dynamics. Thanks to the use of lightweight technology Audi ultra designers managed to reduce the weight of the vehicle. The striking aerodynamic design contributes to the reduction of fuel consumption. Reduced emissions level. Start-stop system and energy recovery system also make this model really effective.
Prime season is open. The city will have new heroes soon. Elegant. More powerful. More environmentally friendly.
New Toyota Corolla 11th generation Corolla received a fully-updating appearance. Modern design is emphasized by the longer wheelbase, less headroom, smooth lines and balanced proportions. The new Corolla will be available in nine exterior colors, four of which (pearl white, bronze metallic, dark blue and dark gray metallic) being proposed for this model for the first time. Not only does the design of the new Corolla provide excellent aerodynamics and low noise, but it reduces fuel consumption and emissions of CO2 as well. The back seat has become more spacious and comfortable, the boot capacity has increased to 452 liters. The salon is protected by special floor materials from outside noise. As one can see the benefits are obvious. fashionandbeauty. it
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All the luxury of the sea Italian yachting for 2013, nautical salons and the most exclusive yacht clubs in the peninsula.
he passion for the sea could be a true luxury: innovative technologies, elegant designs, spacious and illuminated interiors are the characteristics that make one who already experiences life on board a yatch to dream further. Italian boating with brands such as Ferretti, Benetti, Baglietto and Wider, correspond to these demands with the Made in Italy style that is combined with high performance.
Some innovation Made in ItALY One of the yacht leaders in the peninsula, is the Ferretti group that unveils this year’s Ferretti 960, the new flagship of the brand Ferretti Yachts. It is a 29,20 metres long boat equipped with 5 cabins. The interior is particularly illuminated
thanks to the sliding glass doors. This illumination has been realised in collaboration with design brands such as Ernesto Meda and Poltrona Frau. “Elegance and functional innovation in a context of satisfying all the demands in terms of refinement and performance”, stressed Ferruccio Rossi, the a.d. of the group, that proposes some other new models, Ferretti Yachts 750 and Pershing 62 ‘ are among them. Its’ name is Ocean Paradise - FB263 the yacht, 55 metres, made of steel and aluminium, launched recently by Benetti shipyard, in Livorno. The illumination was highlighted during all the project, thanks to transparent solutions like the skylight in crystal. The yacht has a large aft with its “beach area” and sundeck with oversize swimming pool that adapts to the sea waves vibration.
Another Italian shipyard, Baglietto, takes megayachts direction, with Monokini 44m, that can accomodate 10 passengers plus crew, with interior inspired by the aviation design created by by Alberto Mancini. Wider, nautical company, was founded in 2010 thanks to Tilli Antonelli, ex-president of Pershing (Ferretti brand), aims for Wider 42 ‘ Cote D’Azur edition, a yacht that “proposes a new way of living on the sea, thanks to the lateral extensions of the boat that doubles the surface of the cockpit”, says Antonelli.
Nautical Exhibitions Nautical Salons give a possibility to know the new models, in some cases even to test them in the sea, to be informed with the latest trends, styles and technical innovations
and to make an appointment for the fans of yachting and yachting brands. The season starts in April 2013/2014 with the Festival de la Plaisance, Cannes, and extends from September 10th till 15th. There will be an exhibition of 580 boats, from which more than 150 pieces will be presented for the fist time and 200 boats of more than 20 metres. Monaco Yacht Show of Monte Carlo is exclusively dedicated to the superyachts. In the calendar from September 25th till 28th, there will be present 500 main nautical companies with 100 yachts starting from 25 metres up until 90 metres, there also will be 40 models showcased for the first time. In October there will be the 53rd edition of the Salone Nautico di Genova, in the program from
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2nd - 6th. Among the boats also showcased will be the outboard motorboats and sailing boats, as well as accessories, electronic instrumentation and software. Another important event, in this case overseas, is Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show, in Florida, from October 31st till November 4th.
The most exclusive yacht clubs Meeting points for nautical fans became possible thanks to the regattas and sport events, but the yacht clubs are also the places where passion for the sea is associated with style and luxury. In the peninsula there is a historical Yacht Club Italiano (chaired today by Carlo Croce) in Genoa with its summer headquarters in Portofino,
that in 1880 organised its first regatta devoting itself in the future to yacht diffusion, with regattas and cruisers; today the club has 1200 members. More younger is the Yacht Club Costa Smeralda, founded in 1967, situated in Marina Nuova of Porto Cervo, with its area of 5.800 square metres. It has a panoramic terrace with swimming pool, restaurant, spa centre, solarium and 24 suites for the members of the club. Last year a new winter headquarters has been opened in Virgin Gorda, in the Caribbean. “We are concentrated on the creation of maxi regattas for superyacht and trying in the best way to represent Italian boating. Today we have 520 members, with growth direction”, says Jan Pachner, general secretary of the yacht club.
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Life style R estaurants
A taste of Milan
Each one of our issues explores the best and most significant restaurants in the city: here is our experts’ advice on Italian cuisine. text: Valerio Venturi
R ipa Porta T icinese 55, (+39) 02 8940 6277
L ombroso 20, (+39) 02 5990 2122 via
If you want to taste the best local cuisine of Lombardy choose Al Pont de Ferr. This restaurant is a preferred choice for various restaurant critic and the people of Milan. There are more than 500 labels of wine in their wine cellar and also one can find a high quality of ingredients and a warm cozy atmosphere of Old Milan.Star Michelin is sparkling in the area of Navigli.
This restaurant is at the helm of the “new wave” of urban gastronomy. Its traditional dishes with a modern twist and reasonable prices make it a great find. Experience the warm atmosphere of an authentic Italian Trattoria that is perfect for tasting local Milanese cuisine.
Il Luogo di Aimo e Nadia
Trattoria del Corso
M ontecuccoli 6, (+39) 02 876774 via
The glamorous and cozy Italian restaurant is a must visit. Awarded by the Michelin star, this is the perfect place to enjoy delicious variations of local dishes. Put yourself in hands of the professional waiters and sommeliers who help you make the right choices with the local delights and Italian wines.
Trattoria del Nuovo Macello
С orso G a r iba ldi 12, (+39) 02 7200 4524
Near Corso Como and the Moscova area you will find Osteria where you can have a pleasant gastronomic break. A small but cozy place in the historic Brera area is well known for its delicious Milanese cuisine, especially cheese fondue, perfect cuts of meat, pasta and classic desserts.
v i a D ecembr io 33, (+39) 02 4548 7032
This is where once old people played bocce, today it is a restaurant with authentic cuisine from Genoa. Its spartan and at the same time glamorous atmosphere attracts a lot of visitors. Osteria U Barba serves local dishes: stuffed fish and rabbit. During the warm season make a reservation for the table on the terrace and order Recco focaccia or melted cheese cake that the Italians love so much.
H u g o 4, N a d i a ,
(+39) 02 416886
Chef Cracco awarded by Michelin stars, is famous for his signature marinated egg yolk and other delights. You might have see him on the TV show Masterchef and when you visit Cracco you will always be surprised by his creative approach to food. His restaurant is in the list of the top 50 restaurants in the world. If you want to have one of the best gastronomic experiences, choose Cracco.
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Al Pont de ferr
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Filled and plain chuox pastries, millefoglie â€“ indulge in this delightful dream.
LIFE STYLE R estaurants
The rice of Milan
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B agutta 14, M il a no
The creamy delicate flavors of rice and porcini mushrooms is a must try.
Risotto with porcini mushrooms is a classical Italian dish and can be found mainly in the mountains and the northern part of Italy. Bagutta is considered to be a good traditional restaurant and is know for its excellent food quality. To add to that, the porcini mushrooms used here are collected within Italy. All in all, this dish is a classic ‘must-do’.
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Christian Magri is one of the best “new chefs” working in Milan. Among the proposals, there is a risotto dish with zucchini, sichuan pepper and raspberries. The zucchini moderates the spicy pepper and evokes an interesting flavour of the raspberries. This place is for the curious and lovers of specialities.
B r isa 15, M il a no
La Brisa offers many creative cuisines know to be a subtle fusion of some truly stunning surprises. For example, risotto with fresh almonds, pumpkin flowers and curry is an unusual idea but one bite and your palate bursts with flavours for you to savour.
Text: Valerio Venturi; Photo: Lior Susana, photo courtesy of press offices, shutterstock
Risotto is an important dish in the Milanese and Lombard cuisine. Discover six interesting restaurants in and around the fashion capital.
The rice fields of the flat ground
Italy is one of the most important countries for the production of rice in Europe and in the world. This traditional culture is developed mainly in the country side of the Pianura Padana area, that is not too far from Milan and Pavia. These fields are criss-crossed by a complex irrigation system that feeds the crops. Among the most important artificial waterways is the Canale Cavour, fed by the river Po. The river reaches the fertile plains to the north-west of Vercelli and Novara, creating an impressive landscape of crop and water.
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C incinnato 4, M il a no
C er nobbio 12, C omo
Trat toria del Nuovo Macello via
L ombroso 20, M il a no
Mamma Rosa is an osteria with an amazingly large wine cellar. Over here you can order a dish that is considered to be a real `ode to the sea`, called “Risotto del Pescatore”, a traditional mix of shellfish, seafood and local rice. Fresh fish comes in every morning from the local fish market, and is prepared with the padano rice.
If you take a trip to the lake Como, visit the Raimondi restaurant. Here you can find a risotto dish with persian fish from the lake Lario. This is the best way to taste local fish that is truly delicious and extraordinary. This persian fish dish is for gastronomy lovers!
The chef of restaurant Nuovo Macello has a clear idea of cuisine as he proposes traditional Milanese dishes as well as moderate specialties. This is the right place for those who want to try, for example, risotto Milanese: a dish of “liquid” rice and saffron served with Ossobuco.
life style Special Project
The bounty ofÂ lake Como The view of the lake enhances your gastronomic experience so which would you choose? The Bar delle Terme located at the center surrounded by greenery orÂ the romantic and elegant Raimondi, the choice is yours. 132
Pearl of the Lake The restaurant “Raimondi” has its Italian charm and elegance of nineteenth century. It is located on Via per Cernobbio, on the “lake floor” of the “Hotel Villa Fiori“ that has its private quay to the lake. The restaurant has an elegant and delicate style. The light and spacious rooms, breathtaking views, comfortable armchairs and elegant carpets in soft colors are the main ingredients of the wonderful recipe called „Raimondi“. This charming restaurant on the banks of the lake Lario, quickly become one of the favourite choices among the local clientele and tourists. It is the best place for a romantic dinner as well as for a business lunch. The restaurant‘s menu is rich in traditional Italian dishes, personalized by chef. There you can find the paccheri pasta with a rockfish, fresh tomato and olives of Taggia, the bundle of sole with artichokes, pecorino veils and fish roe or tataki tuna with black sesame and Chinese cabbage. The high quality of food and warm services can satisfy even the most demanding client.
Whitefish from lake browned with anetum and harlequin pepper
Turbot fillet with fresh creamed peas and Liguria olive oil
Cooked scallops with emulsion of sweet pepper
Ristorante Raimondi Via Cernobbio, 12, Como ristoranteraimondi.com (+39) 031 338233
life style Special Project
Liberty Style If you like the flavors and aromas of Italy, and prefer the fantastic and unique views, welcome to the “Bar delle Terme” The restaurant “Bar delle Terme” has a liberty style interior with its aristocratic suit of furniture from the early 1900’s. It is located in the center of Como and is famous for its cozy atmosphere and a terrace with fabulous views over the lake. It is hard not to fall in love with this place. The restaurant offers a great variety of traditional Italian and Lombard dishes, both meat and fish delights. The chef personally checks the quality of the raw food and prepares every dish with all his soul. The cuisine of the “Bar delle Terme” is essential and creative at the same time. It is a journey in the land of Italian taste together with the best labels of Italian wine. Mediterranean-style sea bass
Bar delle Terme Lungo Lario Trieste, 14, Como hotelterminus-como.it (+39) 031 329111
Hit Ingredients Life style
Celery Fresh celery is a fundamental ingredient in some Italian specialties. It is mainly used in fried dishes and often leaves a pleasant aroma.
Codfish creamed in milk
The Chef’s Recipe Restaurant Trat toria del Nuovo Macello Ingr edien ts: 1 cod fillet | ½ milk | ½ onion | 1 clove of garlic | 33 small potatoes | 3 sage leaves | 3 perine tomatoes | 3 anchovy fillets | 2 half sticks of celery
P r e pa r a t i o n : Soak a cod fish in fresh cold water for two days. Cut, bone it and remove the skin. Boil the potatoes not removing the peel until they are fully cooked. Then remove the peel and cut into cubes. Chop the onion and garlic clove together and fry them in a pot until lightly brown on top.
Marco Tronconi and Giovanni Traversone, Celery in cooking is used both raw and cooked. Raw celery is served with fresh vegetables, salads and for the preparation of snacks where it is used as a base for cheeses and creams. Cooked celery is a main ingredient for soups and recipes that have a grilled mixture with carrots and onions, and for the preparation of meat or fish. In our Trattoria Nuovo Macello, via Lombroso 20, we use it for the preparation of cod fish with whipped milk, one of the most representative dishes of our cuisine.
In a pan with olive oil, butter and sage, fry the slices of cod. Once cooked, place them in the pot where you had previously browned onions and garlic, add the boiled potatoes and fresh milk, cook on a low heat for about 1 hour stirring the mixture, breaking up into tiny pieces the cod until it becomes almost creamy but thick consistency. Serve it on a plate with polenta, dried tomatoes and celery.
Trattoria del Nuovo Macello, via Lombroso, 20, Milano fashionandbeauty. it
Life style restaurants
Young Chefs In the traditional world of Haute Cuisine, there are alltime stars, famous chefs who have received all kinds of awards. But every day, in different gastronomic capitals of the world, young chefs claim a place under the sun by opening their own restaurants. Text: Olga Sudareva
Brett Graham, The Ladbury,
Not ti ng H i l l, L on don
There is a “virtual” queue for the London restaurant of the young, but already renowned chef. And if your attempt to book a table for the evening is constantly thwarted by the sign
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very year, the annual S. Pel“Sorry, we’re full for the foreseeable legrino competition among future”, it’s worth trying to have lunch young chefs discovers new at least. Having been awarded two Michelin stars, the Ledbury is considnames by selecting ten young chefs from around the world and arered the best restaurant in London by ranging a real culinary battle among local newspapers and websites. Here, them. This year’s winner, the Amerimodern art is created under the supervision of Brett Graham: fire-grilled can Paul Qui, is the star of a culinary mackerel with smoked eel, Celtic reality show in the USA. The concentration of young star chefs is particular- mustard or grouse with prunes and ly high in the foggy Albion where there white mushrooms cooked in Lapsang Souchong tea and walnut milk. is a historical tradition to encourage theledbury. com experiments and invest in the future
Stevie Parle, The Dock Kitchen, L o n d o n
Stevie Parle started cooking professionally at the age of 16; after graduating from secondary school, he went to Ballymaloe Cookery School. Then there was the River Cafe where he turned out to be the youngest employee ever, cleaning fish and washing refrigerators for the first 6 months before he was let at the stove. Traveling around the world, from Japan to the Middle East, Stevie Parle worked everywhere, adopting new techniques and ways of preparing food, looking for the perfect ingredients and spices. These explorations have largely determined his culinary style. Later, he launched the “Mobile Kitchen” project: moving around different areas of London, each time creating a new menu based on his travels, on the season, or, for example, on a famous culinary writer. The result of this is The Dock Kitchen – a real restaurant which continues the tradition of offering the customers a new menu every evening. dockkitchen. co. uk
The Swedish chef’s restaurant has only 15 seats and serves elk meat, rhubarb wine, and tarts made of Icelandic moss. Magnus Nilsson, Faviken, Sw eden
Family legend has it that Magnus prepared his first dish when he was under the age of three. After graduating from the local culinary college, twenty-year old Nilsson moved to Paris so he could train in the city’s most celebrated restaurants. The several years spent in Paris improved his French, and forced him to return home. Looking for fresh ingredients and the best wines, he came across a northern restaurant called Faviken, located “in the middle of nowhere” (almost 600 km north of Stockholm). This extraordinary restaurant in the middle of 8,500 acres of pristine Swedish nature is very far away from any signs of urbanization and globalization. The restaurant needed a chef, and even though Nielson had fallen out of love with being a cook (his plan was to become a sommelier and a wine writer), his initial 3-month contract was extended until the present time. As a chef of Faviken, Magnus Nilsson cultivates the principle of fresh local foods. faviken. com fashionandbeauty. it
Life style Wines
Autumn is coming, and our sommelier offers 6 Italian wines perfect for this season: noble wines, aging, offered by the best national wine producers. Enjoy Italian wine! text: Dario Venturi
Editor’s choice: 100% of Sangiovese grapes for an elegant bouquet, with charming notes of wild berries
Brunello Pieve di Santa Restituta Round bodied with a lingering taste, it is a perfectly balanced wine that needs to be decanted before consumption. It is a perfect taste from Tuscany, that goes well with meat. 35,90 euro, venturivini.net
Barolo Pio Cesare
Gaja is one of the oldest wineries in Piemonte. National Flag of the wine sector, produces spicy, dense, strong Barbaresco, with roasted nuts and nuts of coffee. It’s difficult to find any better than this. 130 euro, venturivini.net
This company has been producing quality wines since the end of the 1800s and you can truly taste their experience with Barolo, an aged wine made with Nebbiolo grape. Strong, harmonious and fruity. 42 euro, venturivini.net
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Italy is without a doubt one of the most important countries for the wines. In addition to very successful Prosecco, Chianti and Soave, there are also other excellent wines that have been in the market for a long time thanks to a rich history in wine making. Here are some suggestions of high quality, strong red wines: the Pieve of Santa Restituta Brunello and Guidalberto (from Sassicaia) from Tuscany; the nobles of Piedmont: Gaja Barbaresco, Barolo Pio Cesare and Barbaresco dei Produttori di Barbaresco. Another interesting wine is the Nero Conti Zecca from Puglia, a «classic» selection of aging wine that has that little something extra. Both Nero and Guidalberto, are both a perfect mix of various grapes making them are a perfect companion for a pleasant autumn day. venturivini.net
Structured wines aged in barrels are produced throughout Italy, but the regions most suitable for the production of fine wines are Tuscany and Piedmont. In Tuscany, they produce Supertuscan – like Sassicaia or Solaia (French tasting wine) – or Chianti Classico, Brunello di Montalcino and Nobile from Montepulciano, when talking about the most famous ones. Piedmont is the land of Barbera and mostly of Nebbiolo wines and like Barbaresco and Barolo, the best wineries can be found in these regions.
Editor’s choice: Intense and velvet taste of a full-bodied wine: includes all the best of Piedmont
Tenuta San Guido Guidalberto
Barbaresco Produttori от Barbaresco
Merlot, cabernet, sauvignon, aged in barrels, Guidalberto has a strong aromatic flavour. Well balanced, it is the younger brother of Sassicaia. 35,90 euro venturivini.net
The best Barbaresco for quality/price ratio. Barbaresco Produttori del Barbaresco is an aristocratic spicy wine, which goes perfectly with winter dishes and meat. 17,90 euro, venturivini.netet
Nero Conti Zecca This wine made from synergy of two types of grapes, the Negramaro (70%) and the Cabernet Sauvignon (30%). So, the result is a strong wine with a rich flavour, that is easy to love. Try it with any seasonal cheese. 20 euro, venturivini.net
FONDAZIONE PRADA.WHEN ATTITUDES BECOME FORM
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At the Fondazione Prada in the Ca ‘Corner della Regina in Venice on May 29, 2013 an exclusive opening ceremony was held for the launch of the exhibition WhenAttitudes Become Form: Bern 1969/Venice 2013.The project reconstructs an exhibition curated by HaraldSzeemann at the Kunshalle of Bern in 1969 and made its history. Several guests were present few amoung them were, Franca Sozzani, Francois Pinault, DamienHirst, Marc Quinn, Cindy Sherman and many others.
Hans-Ulrich Obrist and Zaha Hadid
Francesco Vezzoli and Anna dello Russo
Francesco Vezzoli and Bernardo Bertolucci
Klaus Biesenbach, Miuccia Prada and Giovanna Melandri
Giovanna Melandri, Pierpaolo Piccioli, Stefano Tonchi, Pietro and Elisabetta beccari
FESTA MAXXI IN ROME
Zaha Hadid, Giovanna Melandri and Francesco Vezzoli
A gala dinner was organized at Maxxi of Rome for the launch of the exhibition Galleria Vezzoli, the first exhibition of The Trinityseries (which will later continue at the MoMA of New York and then at the MOCA of Los Angeles). More than 400 guests attended in this premiere, held in honor of Francesco Vezzoli, one of the most brilliant Italian artists ofÂ our generation.
Malvinder Singh e Maria Luisa Trussardi
Vangelus Bussis-Moran Atias
Tomaso Trussardi, Loretta Grace, Michelle Hunziker
Jefferson Hack, Gianluca Passi, Jessica Chastain
TRUSSARDI IN VENICE
Zilin Luo Franca Sozzani e Jessica Chastain
On the May 30, 2013 an exclusive party was held at the Arsenale in Venice, for the celebration of 10 years of collaboration between the Fondazione Nicola Trussardi and Massimo Gioni (curator of the Biennale di Venezia). Under the creative direction of Gaia Trussardi, the evening was designed to represent the multi-faceted world of Trussardi and was attended by leading figures from the worlds of fashion, art and entertainment.
Beatrice Trussardi e Federico Roveda
Jay Jopling e Damien Hirst
Gaia Trussardi e Michelle Hunziker Cesare Cunaccia e Maria Luisa Trussardi
Franca Sozzani e Jessica Chastain
Giovanni Gioni e Maria Luisa Trussardi fashionandbeauty. it
of the month
Bag, Jil Sander, jilsander.com
Season after season, Jil Sander launches simple and refined collections, thought through up to the last details. This season, along with minimalism formal wear and restrained items appeared a bag that is not devoid of irony. Its external look is similar to that of a paper bag used to buy products from the supermarket. But on closer inspection you realise that this bag is indeed a very real bag and one of the must-have accessories of the season.
Watch Patrimony Lady, Vacheron Constantin
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Time is the most precious thing we have. Framed in a wrist watch, it gains even more value.