Entries by MFM Flavia Caroppo - NY


Diamond King Laurence Graff conquers Milano

Diamonds are forever. And the precious diamond creations by Laurence Graff are… forever and ever! Your breath will be taken away as soon as you step into Mercury, the luxury area of Rinascente department store reserved to jewelry and precious watches, and check out Graff’s corner. Diamond King Laurence Graff sells dreams to wear, and his life […]

Contrast Collection, Smania. Latest buzz by Alessandro La Spada

Leather, fine wood and steel.  Smania emphasizes its personality , but it does it with a creative touch. Unusual colours, new decorations and new ways of using the materials that now represent the signature of the Venetian brand. The new collection is called Contrast, and it focuses first and foremost on the contamination. Designed by […]


Ceretto, bottling the best of Langhe’s region.

Three generation and an unchanged passion, the success of the Ceretto family’ wine producers is all in here: the langaroli wines are the excellent result of a complex interaction between a fertile territory and expert winemakers, capable of giving life to unique wines.  The establishment, located in Alba- Piedmont- started with Riccardo Ceretto in the […]

Askoll, Made in Italy electric bike

Askoll is the first manufacturer and distributor of electric vehicles all Made in Italy. The eB1 electric pedal-assisted bike, which can go for more than 100 km with a 5 cents charge and the S1- a scooter – are both the result of one hundred specialized technicians with a passion for urban mobility innovation. The brand’s […]

Scent of a Woman

Rebellious and untameable spirit, the creator of the fragrances bearing her name leaves her indelible imprint in her creations. From the depth of her soul, she talks through her unique and recognizable scents. Memories, past emotions, dreamlike visions and representations of the inner reality are expressed through the notes of her fragrances. Also, the bottles, […]

Fragrant metamorphosis

The Italian selective perfumery is experiencing a new renaissance in recent years. Among the most interesting business stories, there is the Morph collection of fragrances, created by the inspiration and passion of a young Neapolitan entrepreneur, who, assisted by a creative team, produced sophisticated fragrances, distributed in clothing stores and concept store, suggestively named as […]


A very unusual Max Mara

While Max Mara Spring/Summer 2016 is a basic collection, it clearly diverges from the typical brand’s production.  Maybe is the – regularly repeated – stars and stripes motif on pants and cabanas which, although in tone with this brand for the ultra classic style, seems far away from been conventional, and surely nothing we saw […]


Nouvelle Bague wins with enamel and diamonds

“What is beautiful is a joy for all seasons and possession for all eternity.” This is a quote from Oscar Wilde in one of his many late-nineteenth-century conversations. And after more than a century the aphorism of the Irish playwright still identifies perfectly with the philosophy of Nouvelle Bague, a kaleidoscopic blaze of colours and […]

The fragrance Island

The line of fragrances and cosmetics was born at the dawn of the Third Millennium thanks to the great intuition of three entrepreneurs, Fabio and Chiara and Marco Murzi Turoni , who share the same love for the sea and for their own roots. ‘Acqua dell’Elba’ is inspired the scents of the island, by the […]


Rocco Forte Hotels renew the wellness concept

A new concept of wellness for each of his chain hotels, Rocco Forte Hotels springs his Personal Spa approach with diet, exercise and massages, all crafted around the guest necessities and preferences to ensure an exclusive, personalized wellness experience. The Rocco Forte Hotels- now with ten 5 stars hotels around the globe – has always been […]

Teuco, Italian design bathroom furnishings

Probably the quietest hydromassage worldwide, Hydrosilence by Teuco does not emit vibrations sound like most spas do, thanks to its high-tech system.  If silence is not what you are looking for, here comes the ultrasound choice, with the Hydrosonic model, while Hydroline is the first invisible hydro massage tub, worldwide.   Clearly the bathroom is […]

Samuele Mazza brings green

A monochromatic theme presented in various shades of green.  Salone del Mobile Milan 2016, also saw designer Samuele Mazza dressed in green, to showcase the new collection. For this outdoor furniture production, a new grey-olive color characterizes the iron elements, while the dark green is most suitable for the hand- intertwined synthetic resin structures.  The rich […]

De Castelli, Venetian home furnishing

De Castelli -started in 2003- infuses four generations of skilled blacksmiths into furniture, working within the tradition of the past while implementing the most advanced technologies in the metal sector.  The latest brand production received lots of admiration and exposure at Milan Expo, in the pavilions designed by Zito and Pedron architects for OVS. De Castelli […]

Bugatti Chiron captivates Geneva Motor Show 2016

Bugatti Chiron did not disappoint the public expectations.  It was among the most super luxury new entries at Geneva Motor Show 2016 and promptly revealed all its splendor.   The new hypercar, from the French brand owned by VW, is an authentic jewel on four wheels.  Performances as in a Formula One model, with luxurious trimmings. […]

Cesare Paciotti unconvectional Memphis inspiration

Luminous, solar, colorful and unconventional, Cesare Paciotti Women’s Spring/Summer 2016 collection takes inspiration from famous Milanese Memphis artistic movement – founded by Ettore Sottsass in the ’80s – to render a character of exuberance to the intriguing and lively collection’s accessories. Bold cuts, bondage style bands, zippers and primary colors are the leitmotif of this collection, […]

Innovation springs from tradition : AELEONORE Research

Tuscany vanguard in constructing fashion:born from talented designer Eleonora Sassoli in partnership with entrepreneur Stefano Niccoli, the one years old AELEONORE Research startup brand, based in Prato, Italy, confirms the reality of the past been the best starting point in quality leather goods production, a well-known Tuscan tradition. The company employs strictly regional craftsmanship and […]

Infiniti Q60 shows its muscles

With plenty of muscles and personality, Infiniti is ready to challenge the German rivals. Presented at the last Geneva Motor Show, the new Infiniti Q60 sport coupe, from Nissan luxury vehicle division, sports impressive lines and an even more impressive twin-turbo V6 engine of 405 horsepower.   To keep the new coupe in good company, Infiniti added […]


Drive de Cartier, the new gentlemen’s watch

With a decisive character rendered in many different options, Drive de Cartier is one of the most important new products presented at the last Salon International de la Haute Horlogerie, in Geneva, Switzerland.  The case, available in pink gold or steel, is fitted with a black, gray, or white guilloché dial marked by Roman numerals […]

AKB_08, the new Arrital “starred” kitchen

All the functionalities of a professional kitchen, designed in contemporary style, in your own house. The name AKB_08 sounds like a secret agent ‘s code but actually stands for the new 2016 kitchen by Arrital, a leading kitchen manufacturer based in Friuli- Italy. Born in partnership with chef Andrea Berton and presented at the last edition […]