Pitti Filati No. 86, the yarn festival is here! (part one)

“Peonia” by Beatrice Brandini Feel the Yarn The X Contest: Viktorija Mineikyte The 85th edition of Pitti Filati, the Pitti Immagine fair dedicated to knitting yarns, ended on Friday, confirming its leadership in the sector every season, as well as a prestigious showcase for colors, yarns, knitwear, trends and lifestyle. It is here, in fact, that […]

Araki in Siena: “Sensei” is born!

Foto Araki. “Effetto Araki”. Siena, Santa Maria della Scala “Japanese model” di Beatrice Brandini From June 21 to September 30, Siena, at the museum complex of Santa Maria della Scala, hosts an unmissable exhibition of the master Nobuyoshi Araki: Effetto Araki. The exhibition, organized by the Santa Maria della Scala with the support of Opera-Civita, […]

96° Pitti Uomo – S/S 2020 : are you ready Man?

96th Pitti Uomo setup “Tony” by Beatrice Brandini The 96th edition of Pitti Immagine Uomo, the reference exhibition for men’s fashion with its tailoring, lifestyle, sportswear and accessories collections, has just ended. An unmissable appointment to discover new trends, new brands, young designers and collaborations for new markets, confirming that this show is the spearhead offering […]

Helmut Newton on display in San Gimignano, a World Heritage Site.

French Vogue, 1996. Photo by Helmut Newton “Sensuality” by Beatrice Brandini The grand retrospective dedicated to Helmut Newton, promoted by the Civic Museums of the Municipality of San Gimignano and produced by Opera-Civita with the collaboration of the Helmut Newton Foundation of Berlin, will be inaugurated today at the Gallery of Modern and Contemporary Art […]

Happy Birthday Barbie, seventy years of a Star!

“Barbie Bowl” limited edition “Barbie” by Beatrice Brandini The success of the Barbie doll can be attributed to innumerable factors, but I believe that among all there is the fact that this revolutionary doll represents a free and independent woman, with the ability to be light, fun, beautiful, but also self-confident, interpreter of the aesthetic […]

Icon Vintage Dress (part one)

Yves Saint Laurent  interpreted by Beatrice Brandini Collage of vintage clothes and accessories from a private collection, photo A.G. A few years ago my blog was born and my first lighting, my first post (June 2013), spoke of the phenomenon of vintage and the most significant fashions in the history of fashion, or “ICON VINTAGE […]