Monday, May 14, 2012

Fashion, Film and La Dolce Vita!

Ciao Fashion darlings,

As we navigate through the fickle days of Spring, many of us can't help but daydream and look toward the warmer days of Summer. For many, the Summer season means Vacation and Travel time. One Style at a Time normally brings you posts on Fashion & trends, but today the subject is geared toward the inspiration of Travel & Style. Many Fashionistas automatically think New York or Paris when it comes to the most Fashion driven cities but today the country of choice is a personal favorite...ITALY. 

For as long as I can remember Italy has always been a dream vacation destination and I hope to visit one day. It's no mystery that this beautiful country is so rich in Art, Culture, Food, Wine & Spirits and of course Fashion. Italy brings us the world renown Milan Fashion Week that include master designers like Armani, Dolce & Gabbana, Roberto Cavalli, Versace among many others. When it comes to Film, many actresses have lit up the screen and raced the pulse of many with their timeless beauties and sex appeal (see examples below). Italy is known for it's History and Art that no matter what city you decide to visit you are guaranteed an enriching experience.

For the movie lovers, this past April a new Woody Allen film premiered quite successfully in Italy called "To Rome With Love" starring Penelope Cruz, Ellen Page, Alec Baldwin among others (See trailer below). The US limited  release is dated for this summer on June 22, 2012 (perfect timing, my Birthday). I hope you enjoy this post as it is a glimpse of a few of the Italian elements that serve as Inspiration for this fellow Fashionista.

ARRIVEDERCI!

ITALIAN CLASSIC BEAUTIES
SOPHIA LOREN
SOPHIA LOREN
SOPHIA LOREN
 GINA LOLLOBRIGIDA
ALIDA VALLI
MONICA BELLUCCI
MONICA BELLUCCI
 The 2011 summer issue of  FASHION QUARTERLY NEW ZEALAND
captured the getaway appeal of Italy’s Amalfi Coast. Photos by Steven Chee & images starring Mariana Braga.  Mariana takes in the sights with the romantic designs of Dolce & Gabbana, Karen Walker and Zimmermann.
 ITALIAN FASHION
LINDA EVANGELSTA GRACES THE COVER OF 2012 VOGUE ITALY (PHOTOS BY STEVEN MEISEL)

GIORGIO ARMANI FALL 2012 COLLECTION
FILMS & ITALY
AUDREY HEPBURN AND GREGORY PECK STARRING IN "ROMAN HOLIDAY" (1953)
To Rome With Love Movie Trailer


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