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Ferragamo strolls through Milan daisy garden under the stars

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MILAN Models for Italian luxury group Salvatore Ferragamo strolled through a garden of daisies in the heart of Milan on Saturday evening to wrap up the city's fourth day of fashion week.

Italy's 5-Star names youthful new leader as election nears

RIMINI, Italy Italy's anti-establishment 5-Star Movement, riding high in opinion polls, has named 31-year-old Luigi Di Maio to lead it into parliamentary elections next year that could see it win national power.

World, Sep 23 2017

Missoni's party collection celebrates designer's 20th anniversary

MILAN Italian designer Angela Missoni celebrated 20 years at the creative helm of the family-owned knitwear brand with a party-inspired collection, declaring herself proud of having kept the brand relevant over the years.

Entertainment, Sep 23 2017

British actor Colin Firth gets dual Italian citizenship after Brexit vote

ROME British actor Colin Firth, who has often played the role of a quintessential Englishman in his many films, has become an Italian citizen, Italy's Interior Ministry said.

Entertainment, People, Sep 23 2017

Cavalli's Paul Surridge searches for new sensuality in Milan

MILAN British designer Paul Surridge debuted in Milan with his first collection for Italian fashion house Roberto Cavalli, showing tight-fitting designs and animal prints that he said were an attempt to find a new type of sensuality.

Entertainment, Sep 22 2017

Colors can chase away the blues, says Giorgio Armani

MILAN Color is the answer in times of sadness and austerity, according to Italian designer Giorgio Armani who was showcasing his spring summer 2018 collection at Milan Fashion Week on Friday.

Sep 22 2017

Angry and "invisible", expat Britons await PM May in Florence  

FLORENCE, Italy Expatriate Britons gathered in Florence on Friday to voice their frustration at how Brexit will impact them, awaiting the British prime minister's arrival in the Italian city to set out her vision for future ties with the European Union.

World, Sep 22 2017

Tod's focuses on high-end products without a chief designer

MILAN Italy's Tod's will press ahead without a chief designer, Group' Chairman Diego Della Valle said on Friday after its Spring Summer 2018 catwalk show in Milan.

Sep 22 2017

Tropical breeze blows down Fendi's Milan catwalk

MILAN Geometric designs in tropical hues breezed along Fendi's catwalk in Milan on Thursday as the Italian fashion house showed off its spring-summer 2018 collection. | Video

Entertainment, Sep 21 2017

Italy's 5-Star Movement votes for leader, Di Maio seen winning

ROME Members of Italy's anti-establishment 5-Star Movement, which leads most opinion polls before a national election early next year, began voting on Thursday to elect their leader and candidate for prime minister.

World, Sep 21 2017
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Germans warned against apathy as Merkel heads for fourth term

BERLIN Germans were urged to vote in a national election on Sunday in which a seemingly assured fourth term for Chancellor Angela Merkel risks being overshadowed by a far-right party entering parliament for the first time in more than half a century.