Ivan Allegranti
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I'm an Italian Freelance Journalist and trainee lawyer that worked for multiple international magazines ( L'Officiel Azerbaijan, Boutique Baku Magazine, Simply Abu Dhabi, THE M.O.S.T. )across the world since i'm 19. My aim is to report what's going on in the fashion, watches, jewellery and beauty sectors.

Haute Joallerie: the magnificence of Nature

From the majestic Lion of Chanel, the secret rooms of Dior in Versailles and a snowy Russian interpretation by Chaumet to the fascinating stones of Chopard, Parisian haute joallerie celebrates and glorifies the magnificence of Nature. CHANEL  Coco is the lion.…

Paris Haute Couture: blossoming fashion

Paris Haute Couture: a Spring/Summer rendezvous with this Spring’s haute couture collections. DIOR You probably wouldn’t guess that Monsieur Christian Dior was a true art connoisseur who had friends such as Dalì or Picasso and who had his own art…

Stefano Ricci: a fashionable family luxury affair with Africa

    Florence, Italy. On the occasion of Pitti Immagine Uomo 93, I met at the Fortezza da Basso, Filippo Ricci, creative director of Stefano Ricci. THE ROOTS: Founded in 1972 by Stefano Ricci and his wife Claudia, Stefano debuted…

Italian’s mens fashion is welcoming Africa: an interview with Raffaello Napoleone, CEO of Pitti Immagine

Pitti Immagine Uomo, the most important Italian men’s fashion fair has recently closed its doors.  It was the 93rd edition of the exhibition that regularly takes place in Florence at the Fortezza da Basso and was presenting the men’s fall/winter…

Lifestyle Suites Rome: an exquisite roman experience

Rome, Piazza Navona. Just in front of the famous Four Rivers Fountain and the majestic Sant’Agnese in Agone, a baroque church built in 1652 by Italian architects Carlo Rainaldi and Francesco Borromini, lies an ancient building at number 93. Built in 1440…

Hotel Borgo Giusto: living the Nature in Tuscany

If you think you are going to discover a luxury hotel full of gold encrusted furniture or with soft towels by Pratesi, you might be wrong. In fact, Hotel Borgo Giusto, whose name resonates with echoes of the word “borgo” which means…

Bulgari opens in Dubai the new Bulgari Hotel Resort Dubai

On 7th December, Bulgari inaugurated on an island in Jumeirah Bay in Dubai, the new Bulgari Hotel Resort Dubai, the fifth property in the Bulgari hotel and resorts collection. After its first Bulgari Hotel in Milan (2004), Bulgari opened a Resort Hotel in Bali (2006) and another two hotels in…

Bulgari and Manolo Blahnik join together to create a high jewellery shoe

In celebration of the “Manolo Blahnik: The Art of Shoes” exhibition organised by VOGUE Spain in Madrid, Bulgari and the Spanish foot couturier have co-designed an exclusive pair of incredibly opulent shoes. Stemming from the collaboration arrives a magnificent pair…

Remembering Azzedine Alaïa

Tunisian designer Azzedine Alaïa has died in Paris – aged 82. Born in Tunis in 1935, Alaïa studied sculpture at the Institut Supérieur des Beaux-Arts of Tunis. Then one day, he had a revelation. “When I realised I couldn’t be…

Paris Fashion Week: its all about woman’s perspective

Paris Fashion Week is possibly the most prestigious fashion week in the world because it was here, in ‘The City of Lights’, that haute-couture – the highest form of fashion – was born. Chanel, Dior, Balmain, and many others, were…