Journal



Style talk | Meet Ilenia Martini

Rome-born, Gothenburg-based photographer and creative brand consultant Ilenia Martini talks being true to its own brand story, the power of color palettes and how honesty will be key in the post-crisis world.

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Un été italien | Claude Nori

Claude Nori is a French photographer from Italian descent with a youth filled with summers spent on the Adriatic and Mediterranean coasts. He has been photographing Italian summers through the iconic bagni of Rimini, Capri, Catania, Riccione, Santa Margherita, Naples and Stromboli for more than 30 years. Un été italien is probably Claude Nori's most personal work.  Spanning the 1982-1999 years, it gathers black and white and color photographs capturing the true essence of Italian summers made of bagni, lettini, vespa and gelato. An ode to the youth, carefree approach to life, the book depicts various scenes of summer daily life infused by a fresh, spontaneous sensuality.

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Icons | Rino Gaetano

Life and death of a unique songwriter  We entered Rino's legacy through his 1975 hit Ma il cielo è sempre più blu, which we discovered as part of the soundtrack of a French tv show telling the story of a violent struggle for power within a Corsican family. His records have been spinning continuously ever since. And that song has become one of the anthems Italians keep singing from their balconies to symbolize unity and resistance in the midst of the current crisis. Born in Crotone, Calabria, in 1950, Salvatore Antonio Gaetano moves to Rome with his family at age 10 and becomes, in his late 20s, the most talked about, irreverent, extravagant and original Italian songwriter of the 70s before turning into a true myth after...

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Style Talk | Meet Emilie Rose Hawtin

The Sartorialist early collaborator, luxury brand strategist, editor, copywriter and producer Emilie Rose Hawtin sits with us to talk New York City hustling, Les Belles Heures color scheme and why is women wearing men's clothes the thing.

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