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High-end fashion brand Bottega Veneta, known for its woven leather goods, opened its first home boutique this month, a gorgeous store inside Milan’s Palazzo Gallarati Scotti. Here the brand’s collection of furnishings, lighting, and tabletop ac...
High design gets a personal touch at the Eternal City’s most stylish new stay. When Gabriele Salini opened G-Rough, a 10-suite hotel in his family’s palazzo just 100 yards from Piazza Navona (pictured above), he was determined to bring an uncon...
Lay of the Land Centro Storico: The city’s historic district is filled with art museums and Renaissance churches, along with homegrown luxury brands like Gucci. San Lorenzo: This maze of streets between the San Lorenzo Market and the Santa M...
  This is about Italy’s secret coast—the other Sardinia. Not the Sardinia of the Aga Khan, yachts, celebrities, oligarchs, and tycoons. Not, in other words, Porto Rotondo, where Italy’s Caviar Left came every summer to populate a brand-new colo...
See our slideshow of the World’s Best Secret Dining Clubs. “Look for the man learning How to Cook Everything. He will direct you to the location of the feast.” And so began a recent cloak-and-fork odyssey that ultimately led some 150 food lovers ...
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See our slideshow of the World’s Best Restaurant Views. Warm beige tones, rich graphic accents, and futuristic chairs give Le Jules Verne a contemporary elegance, while dishes from superstar chef Alain Ducasse create a joie de vivre in diners’ mo...
T+L Insider Video: Rome Made Easy When seven local tastemakers descended on J.K. Place Roma recently for a casual lunch, each was quickly seduced. “This feels just like home,” observed Daniele Ciccaglioni, while scanning the well-edited shelves i...
Surely you’ve played this game: Are you a hotel person, or an inn person? My answer has always been firm: I am not an inn person. The homey rooms, the cheerful “And what did you do today?” every time you come through the door, the enthusiastic sh...
On a particularly pellucid afternoon last June, at the tail end of the opening of the 55th Venice Biennale, I am chatting with Bianca Arrivabene Valenti Gonzaga in her garden by the Grand Canal. We sit in the shadow of the Palazzo Papadopoli, the ...
Style, in a way, functions as a kind of sociocultural GPS, a psychic location finder. You can tell you’re in Paris, of course, because that’s the spire of the Eiffel Tower piercing the sky and there, in the distance, is Notre Dame, with its bell t...
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Fabrizio Mosca Film Producer/Rome One of Italy's youngest and most passionate movie producers, Mosca is French-Neapolitan by birth but a Roman by adoption. He started his adult life in London as a "yuppie banker," he says, but his predilection f...
Twice a year, Milan fills to bursting as the international fashion pack descends upon the city to view the latest women's-wear collections. While it's practically impossible to crash the shows — whose Milan-based star attractions include Prada, Ar...
Go looking for the new in Milan, Italy, and you doom yourself to disappointment. I say this with a confidence that results from the fact that my job has carried me to this millennium-old city four times every year for more than a decade. True, th...