Appassionata: Finding fashion in Le Marche

In this instalment of the Appassionata blog, Dawn Cavanagh-Hobbs describes a fantastic shopping experience at the Tods outlet in Sant’Elpidio A Mare. Sometimes we just need a little retail therapy to lift our spirits in February, especially when there are sale bargains to be found! I asked my lovely friend if she wanted to hit the […]

Italia! top picks: June

Here are our top picks for June, from summer travel essentials to furniture, accessories and gift ideas. On the go The Zalia backpack is perfect for your travels this summer. £109, Ball skills Perfect polpette every time with the Italian-designed Universal Food Baller. £4.95, Happy hour Spritz celebrates the story of this much-loved […]

Viewpoint – Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II

A spectacular example of 19th-century architecture, this elegant arcade in Milan had a central part to play in the birth of the modern-day malls in which we shop today Gazing up through the central octagonal glass dome of Milan’s Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II to the blue skies above gives a whole new twist to the […]