Indi & Cold

From Spain with love

Some time ago, in a small shop of Trieste, out of the city centre, I discovered this brand and basically fell in love with it. It’s called Indi & Cold, and it started out in 1991 in San Sebastián, where it lives, creates, experiments. Everything started from a wish: passing on a philosophy (and a…

Bad Kleinkirchheim Austria

A weekend in the mountains to escape from the heat of the city

My family and I always find an excuse to escape from routine. This time because of the stuffiness and the heat we were forced to escape to the mountains. Direction: Austria! Just a two-hour car drive to find refreshment in the green woods. It’s not the first time. Our destinations are often repeated, but we…

Vienna. Wondering around the capital (2/2)

In between cafés, carriages and lots of young people

Our tour to discover this beautiful city resumes from the royal residence of Belvedere Castle. There’s so much to see and very little time. How can we unite the two things? Well, with a wonderful carriage ride, worthy of a Royal Hapsburg family. Passing though the streets of the centre, we observe, with our noses…

A weekend of cuddles

Ready to leave, our destination just around the corner

Sometimes we see a holiday as going to someplace far away, that you reach by plane, by boat, or, anyway, quite a few hours travel away. Luckily we sometimes realize that a less stressful solution and also cheaper, is just a short way from home. I found it in Kempinski Hotel Adriatic in Salvore, Croazia.…

Vienna: a journey through beauty

Breathing Habsburg air to discover my old capital (1/2)

Dragged along by my sister, that is a bit of a citizen of the world, I leave for Vienna. I had already been to this magnificent capital, but I was too young to properly appreciate it. And seeing the connection there is between my town and the Habsburg empire, my curiosity is even stronger. This…

How to dress your children without spending?

I’ll tell you about my secret…

For about 8 years now I’ve had a new tenant, my son Giovanni. To make sure he’s always well dressed, without spending too much, over the years I refined a particular technique. Which one? I’ll explain all about it now! For a couple of years in Italy, but not only here, there has been a…

Sartoria Ripense

A paradise for a tailored man

Ripense tailor shop dresses men from head to foot, tailor made without leaving out any detail. Andrea Luparelli, carries on his family traditions, in his historic shop in Rome, continuing to accent the male figure with its incredible tailor made suits. It takes over 50 hours of work to create the perfect outfit. Soft sleeves,…

Nosweet

From Poland cotton candy taste 100% organic

Small dresses, great clothing. I discovered this brand, that strongly reflects my style, almost by chance. I thought it was Scandinavian, but it’s actually Polish. Beautiful cuts. Light colors. Flowers, hearts and teddy bears to dress children like little candy. Nosweet is a brand that takes care of your comfort, but especially protects the skin…

Sicily: third and last stop

Archeological sites, trekking and tastes from a different age! (3/3)

My journey to the discovery of Sicily continues…After the bike tour, the baroque architecture, the fish banquets stallas and the nurseries filled with scents, today I’ll bring you to Cava d’Ispica, a river valley that is about 13 kilometers long, from Modica to Ispica. It’s a place filled with history that guards prehistoric necropolis, Christian catacombs,…

Igor Suhenko

The art of shoes

Class of ’65, Igor Suhenko was born in Belgrade where he graduated from Graphic school. In 1988 he gets to know the world of hand made by working in different workshops. In 1994 he founded his own company. He designs and creates, with the help of his wife and a collaborator, shoe models that are…