Milano s/s collections 2018

La cittΓ  della moda Milano was the place to be last week for the beautiful s/s collections 2018. La moda e il lussoΒ is an essental part of Italy’s cutural heritage. The spring-summer collections presented at Milan Fashion Week celebrated the luxurious fashion made in Italy with a lot of prints. The lovely Pucci collection from Firenze featured chique printed mini dresses presented in a fun poolside runway. Etro celebrated its fiftieth anniversary with a new version of their signature printed dresses in boho white, green and blue.

Salvatore Ferragamo has a beautiful s/s collection with lingerie inspired tops, midi skirts and delicate dresses in satin, organza and tule. The small bags carried around the waist actually looked chique! Another collection that I love is from Blumarine with beautiful see-through dresses, as well as the cool and chique collections by N.21 (Numero ventuno), Byblos and MaxMara. On the last days of MFW, Dolce & Gabbana presented their very Italian collection with black lace and organza dresses for your inner Monica, Pia and Sofia πŸ’™.

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Milano s/s collections 2018Photos and images by Nicky Bianca and Vogue Italia.

Il dolce far niente in Italy πŸ’™Β 

Il dolce far niente in Italy πŸ’™ beautiful places in Italy to be lazy_

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I don’t know about you, but sometimes, between summer sadness and winter blues, I need some days to sleep and chill a little. Some lazy daysΒ in a beautiful place in Italy would be a good idea! In Italy, il dolce far niente, the sweetness of doing nothing, is a lifestyle. It is about living on a Mediterranean rhythm and loving the daily luxury in your life. The daily rituals have become a form of art in Italy, from a beautiful pizza margherita, the perfect cappuccino to raspberry icecream, from spending time with family, l’amoreΒ to dressing well. La dolce vita is celebrated in the little streets, boutiques, restaurants and homes of each Italian city. These are beautiful places in Italy to be a little lazy:

πŸ’™ Milano and il lago di Como. Even though Milano is known as a busy city, it is a nice place to visit the beautiful white Duomo, and to shop in the monumental Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II, la RinascenteΒ and in Via Montenapoleone. For a day away from busy Milano, you need to go to Como at only half an hour distance. The view over il lago di Como is beautiful and you can go to romantic places across the lake, like Bellagio. IlΒ dolce far niente: you can sit on the rooftop of il Duomo to read a book and enjoy the view, visit Armani CasaΒ for some home inspiration, taste the delicious mozzarella dishes and pizzas at mozzarella bar ObicΓ , and try all the icecream you can find in Como.

πŸ’™ The lovely, little places on the 1920s beach in Viareggio all have nice entrances with wooden names. This is where the local Italian families go for a day on the beach. The place has a sweet scent that comes from the orange and pine trees. Along the seaside you will find the chique boutiques from for exampleΒ Liu Jo, Patrizia Pepe, Intimissimi, andΒ Atos Lombardini.Β In a two hour walk along the sea, you can go to Forte dei Marmi, another lovely coastal town in Lucca, Toscane. il dolce far niente: don’t miss all the boutiques in Viareggio and Forte dei Marmi, go to a spa, and try all the icecream at gelateria Grom.

πŸ’™ La bella cittΓ  di moda_ Firenze is a beautiful city and home to many boutiques, musea, and restaurants.Β In Via Roma, Via dei Calzaiuoli, ViaΒ de’ Tornabuoni and Piazza della Repubblica, you will find the boutiques fromΒ Liu Jo,Β Tiffany and co, Luisa via Roma, Patrizia Pepe,Β Fratelli Rosetti, la Rinascente, and you can visit the Gucci museo.Β il dolce far niente: drink a cappuccino or cioccolato at CaffΓ¨ Gilli, visit the Liu jo store, visitΒ il giardino diΒ Boboli, try the mezzelune pasta at Fuori Porta, and pizza a taglio at Pugi.

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