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Fashion Icon Rose Cherubini Celebrates 100 years in Style!


On Aug. 1, SoWa’s Samsøn gallery celebrated fashion designer Rose Cherubini’s 100th birthday in style. With the artist in attendance, guests were able to view dozens of handmade dresses that were once sold in Cherubini’s stores in downtown Boston. Born in Boston in 1913, Cherubini opened her first shop at the age of 33 in Quincy, where she had grown up with her parents, both Italian immigrants from the Abruzzese town of Fossacesia. Noting that most of her clients were driving in from Boston, the artist moved her shop to Newbury Street in 1951, staying there until 1967. After running ...

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Rose Cherubini Fashion Exhibit in Boston


When: Thursday, August 1, 2013, from 5 to 8 p.m Where: Samson — 450 Harrison Ave./29 Thayer St., Boston, MA In honor of her 100th birthday, fashion designer Rose Cherubini will hold an exhibition of custom bridal dresses and ball gowns during the month of August, 2013, at Samson, 450 Harrison Ave./29 Thayer St., Boston. Her work, archives and other materials will also be on view. The artist will be on hand for a special reception on Thursday, August 1st from 5 to 8 p.m. Rose Cherubini née Santeusanio was born in Boston, MA in 1913 and currently lives in ...

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Wicked Peacock Founder Brings Italian Touch to Local Jewelry

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Silvana Costa has always been driven by the belief that “a handmade, statement piece of jewelry can totally transform your outfit.” After growing up in Medford, MA, the first-generation Italian opened in 2012 “Wicked Peacock,” a website that showcases and sells accessories made by Boston-based as well as other fashion and jewelry designers. Silvana was originally a jewelry designer herself. “I used to go to antique stores and buy vintage pieces, and then remake them into something completely different,” she says. “When I started my business as a designer, I went under the name of Wicked Peacock. The name was ...

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Touch of Italian at ICA Fashion Forward Event

ICA Fashion Forward

Fashion arrived at Boston’s Institute of Contemporary Art on Friday, October 5, brought by some of the most luxurious boutiques in Boston, including Italian Serenella and Riccardi. The museum opened its doors to the public for the ICA First Fridays: Fashion Forward event, celebrating the art of Brazilian brothers Os Gemeos, whose first solo exhibition in the United States is now on display at the ICA through November 26. Stylists and fashion experts from Serenella, Riccardi, and other boutiques in Boston (Louis Boston, Turtle, and Uniform) organized a runway show introducing six looks inspired by the graffiti and urban art ...

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Massachusetts-Based ‘Adea’ Delivers Luxury Made In Italy to US Market


Christina DiPierro created Adea after several years spent in Italy, where she discovered her passion for textiles and design.

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The Italian Beginnings of Fashion Model Linda Cole


As a young fashion model, Linda Cole spent time in Italy to learn the craft. Decades later, she is still making an impression, posing for Vogue Italia.

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VienneMilano – A Boston-based “Made in Italy”


The local company specializing in Italian tight highs (autoreggenti), has its products made in Milan, the country's fashion capital.

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‘Think Outside the Purse’ – Photography Exhibition by Valentina Oppezzo


“Think outside the purse” is a Fashion exhibition by Valentina Oppezzo, featuring photographs and fabrics printed with photographic patterns. The exhibition made its debut at this year’s Boston En Vogue, during the event hosted by Baku Sunset. “Thinking outside the purse means looking at fashion from a different point of view,” says Valentina. “It means seeing fashion as the missing link between an hectic style of life, in which we can sometimes feel misplaced or disconnected, and a more “organic” and natural lifestyle.” EXHIBITION: Think outside the Purse at Boston En Vogue 2011: Valentina is an Italian professional photographer, now ...

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‘La Dolce Vita’ Fashion Show – Tutto Italiano


On August 4, the Larz Anderson Auto Museum hosted "La Dolce Vita" Fashion Show - Art of Italian Style and Fashion under the stars. Italian Designers such as Gucci, Samuel Vartan, Versace and others were represented at the show. Come see what designs made it on the catwalk.

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Neiman Marcus Welcomes Ducati

Ducati at Neiman Marcus

The Neiman Marcus store in Boston welcomed a few blazing hot Ducati motorcycles for the launch of its fall collection. [portfolio_slideshow]

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