How to Keep it Italian (in Miami, London, New York, or wherever you happen to be!)
Fashion & Shopping (la moda) / Uncategorized

How to Keep it Italian (in Miami, London, New York, or wherever you happen to be!)

By Francesca Belluomini Note from Flav: Today we have a fantastic article from the gorgeous fashion blogger and author Ms. Francesca Belluomini, whose upcoming book “The Cheat Sheet of Italian Style: Confidence and Sustainable Chic in Ten Struts” aims to ‘empower women to express themselves through their lifestyle and wardrobe’. Empowering women? Beautiful clothes? Sassy … Continue reading

The trip of a lifetime: Recommendations for Rome, Florence, and Venice
Art & Culture (le cose belle) / Day Trips (tutte le strade portano a Roma) / Fashion & Shopping (la moda) / Food & Drink (godiamoci la vita) / Historical Sites (l'antichità) / Uncategorized

The trip of a lifetime: Recommendations for Rome, Florence, and Venice

Heaven is real, and it’s in Venice… Article by Evacheska DeAngelis Note from Flav: Sometimes in life we are lucky enough to find family outside of the group of people whose last name and blood we share, so in this case it’s a particular honor for me to post an article written by my sister, a … Continue reading

Keeping it authentic: two great shopping guides for Florence!
Art & Culture (le cose belle) / Fashion & Shopping (la moda) / Reviews (da condividere)

Keeping it authentic: two great shopping guides for Florence!

Some of the great things in life come in twos, like shots of espresso, specialized travel guides, and donuts. Since you guys loved the spotlight on Laura Morelli’s Venice guides, when Italy Book Tours let me know that she has guides for Florence as well, I knew we had to share, not least of all because Florence has a very … Continue reading

Spotlight on two books you’ll want to scoop up before your trip to Venice
Art & Culture (le cose belle) / Fashion & Shopping (la moda) / Reviews (da condividere)

Spotlight on two books you’ll want to scoop up before your trip to Venice

In case I have not fully driven home the level of nerdiness that reigns supreme here at YiR, I’m going to tell you what the one and only J.R.R. Tolkien had to say about beautiful Venezia: “Venice seemed incredibly lovely, elvishly lovely – to me like a dream of Old Gondor, or Pelargir of the … Continue reading

Piccola Intervista with jewelry designer Andy Lifschutz
Fashion & Shopping (la moda) / Happening Now (quel che succede oggi) / Piccola Intervista

Piccola Intervista with jewelry designer Andy Lifschutz

Portrait photo by: Rudolf Bekker Andy Lifschutz is a New York and Rome based jewelry designer with a laid back style and a passion for creative design that is showcased in his artful, unique pieces. His work has been featured in numerous fashion magazines like New York Magazine and Harper’s Bazaar (check out his work here) … Continue reading

Cake design at Babington’s and shopping in Piazza di Spagna
Art & Culture (le cose belle) / Fashion & Shopping (la moda) / Food & Drink (godiamoci la vita) / Opinion & Comment (pensieri e perplessità)

Cake design at Babington’s and shopping in Piazza di Spagna

Rediscovering the beauty of the Spanish Steps and falling in love with Babington’s Tea Room It’s not that I avoid Piazza di Spagna, exactly. I’m as in awe of it as anybody with functioning eyeballs, it’s just that it’s hard to catch it at a moment when it’s not packed to the gills with other … Continue reading