Tag: Fashion

Addressing Style: Mascagni, the musician and the dandy

Pietro Mascagni (1863-1945) is the well-known composer of Cavalleria Rusticana, but his list of compositions is much longer, and includes 14 operas and the some early film scores. Beyond his work as a composer, he was also a “fashion trend setter,” as...

/ November 29, 2017

Photos: Designers showcase modest fashion at Torino Fashion Week

In northern Italian city, Muslim-designed collections dominated the runway.

/ July 4, 2017

Sustainability of Ethical Fashion in our Brave New World

Dialogues in Languages and Humanities is a new initiative from the NYUSPS Division of Language and Humanities. The DIalogues’ mission is to host events that engage the NYU community and public in provocative conversations on timely and meaningful topics that...

/ April 5, 2017

Italian Style: Fashion & Film from Early Cinema to the Digital Age

Book presentation: Italian Style. Fashion & Film from Early Cinema to the Digital Age (2016, Bloomsbury Academic), by Eugenia Paulicelli. This is the first in-depth, book-length study on fashion and Italian cinema from the silent film to the present. Italian cinema launched...

/ January 31, 2017

In Turin, Italy, cosmopolitan fashion designer Walter Dang finds his niche

Trained by Pierre Cardin, Dang loves working in the northern Italian city—and the city loves him back.

/ January 30, 2017

In Memoriam: Franca Sozzani (1950-2016)

The uncompromising editor of Vogue Italia passed away last Thursday.

/ December 27, 2016