I lived in Rome for about 5 years. It’s still one of my favorite cities. As I always tell my foreign friends, I find it extremely inspiring to wander from place to place in the streets of Rome; through its history, art, myths and of course it's good food.
Sitting on the beach, I watch my son amazed by the endless bargain opportunities you are offered here in Puglia, an ordinary day in 35 degrees hot. Luxury brands being sold at bargain prices. He thinks it’s great. I’m explaining ...
People ask me if you can really wear cashmere in summer. Yes, you can.High-quality cashmere can also be processed into a delicate summer yarn, and becoming a stylish beach sarong or a fashionable headscarf or a practical evening shawl.
It was only after leaving India to move to South Africa, that I started daydreaming about a venture in India, a business venture, a fashion venture, a life venture. On August 2013 I was chatting to an old friend and told her “Questo business s’ha da fare” - This has to work!
"Since centuries, India textile production was and continues to be a very important inspiration of itsfashion trends. India has a worldwide reputation for much of the finest kind of cloth woven and Indian manufacturershave developed sophisticated methods of creating cotton fabrics into light breathable textileswith vibrant long-lasting dyes, enabling dazzling colours and striking motifs, which were all washable."
During a “Made to Measure day” in selected boutiques around the world, Cesare Attolini style ambassadors invite their customers to a very personal fitting experience. Only on appointment.
I was at Gabucci store in Stockholm during one of these events, officially representing my husband but also taking the chance to learn and discover the Neapolitan fabrics and styles. Over an Italian Aperitivo, customers are presented with the latest fabric lookbooks before being invited to the fitting session.
Last week, Ritesh and Alessia were busy with the photo shoot for our Autumn-Winter campaign; models and crew gathered at 6am at the location we chose: Mohali Archaeological Park, an archeological area adjacent to Qutub Minar. The park encloses a series of tombs, palaces, step-wells and ruins spanning the Sultanate, Mughal and British periods.
So, this is a thank you to my fabulous team and an invite to you to check the spring collection images, which I hope will send positive vibes from the Indian and Italian gang.The launch today would have been impossible without social media and technology, but mainly without our deux ex machina Alessia, the key player in the team.