Letizia Bellitti

Letizia Bellitti
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Curious by nature and passionate about everything creative. I have been writing for several years, and I have always been interested in fashion and design. Writing about fashion, art and design is the best way for me to share my passion with others.

Claudia Cardinale sells the best of her wardrobe with Sotheby’s

One hundred and thirty items including day and night dresses, suits and coats, some of which worn on set by the Italian actress, will be sold at Sotheby’s online auction “Claudia Cardinale - L'étoffe d'une diva” running from June 28 to July 9. For a brief two days from July 2 to 5, they will also be publicly showcased at the Galerie Charpentier in Paris

Mansur Gavriel and Marc Camille Chaimowicz on an artsy capsule collection

There are brands that incessantly launch the most diverse products, and brands whose success relies on a single iconic item. One of the latter is Mansur Gavriel, a recently founded label by New York based designers Rachel Mansur and Floriana Gavriel, who have created a successful it-bag boasting crowds of followers. Since 2012, the popular bucket bags, tote bags and crossbody bags are some of celebrities’favourite picks, and a must-have for countless fashionistas.

Prada Linea Rossa: a SS19 collection inspired by high-performing sportswear

In this modern SS 2019 refresh by Patrizio Bertelli and Miuccia Prada, the 1997 sporty collection offers a new perspective on sportswear and elegance while conserving the ‘90s taste and futuristic soul it has always stood out for, thanks to the brand’s research and development of technical materials

BOTTEGA VENETA’S NEW “ARCO”: bags meet architecture at the MILAN DESIGN WEEK 2019

During the 58thedition of Salone del Mobile, Bottega Veneta has unveiled an exclusive preview of the official launch of its new bag “Arco”, featured in the Pre-Fall 2019 collection. esigned by creative director Daniel Lee, the new entry at Bottega Veneta is defined by architectural references: it is named after Milan’s Arch of Peace, the neoclassic monument being the background to the label’s Fall 2019 collection, while its upper part features curved handles on a rectangular panel shaping it as an arch

RODARTE & UNIVERSAL STANDARD: an inclusive collection

Times have changed, or rather, they still are. The idea of inclusivity is making its way in the collections by an increasing number of luxury and fast fashion brands. If a few years ago, a curvy woman would have struggled to find the outfit of her dreams in ordinary boutiques, today it is more and more likely for her to be able to shop a nice pair of skinny jeans or a dress in non-plus-size stores.

SCREENERS by GUCCI, the new sneakers with a distresses effect

A history of success, both in terms of figures and popularity – besides reporting a 35% increase in sales, Michele was named 2015’s International Designer of the Year, and is the only Italian so far to have been listed among TIME’s 100 most influential people in the world

MARY QUANT’S Fashion Revolution at the Victoria & Albert Museum

Mary Quant has always had no doubts: “Fashion should be a game!”. Fashion should be provocative and entertaining, and mirror contemporary society. Her parents wished for her to become a teacher, but fate ̶and her rebellious soul ̶took her to fashion, and to open her first boutique in the vibrant atmosphere of Swinging London. A revolutionary forerunner, the British designer observed young people’s style on the streets, and used their own language to put that unconventional wave into iconic fashion objects that we now take for granted.

HORIZON SOFT: LOUIS VUITTON involves Marc Newson in a new travel collection

Over the centuries, Louis Vuitton’s spacious trunks have held the personal belongings of travelers crossing far-away lands  ̶  from ordinary people like traders or students to renowned icons such as writer Ernest Hemingway, artist Henri Matisse, and fashion guru Karl Lagerfeld

AN ENQUIRING MIND: MANOLO BLAHNIK on display in London

A creative and visionary genius with a unique, sophisticated style, for over 40 years Manolo Blahnik has been a master in turning his ideas and impressions into valuable creations bordering on art. It is no wonder that Xavier Bray, director of the Wallace Collection in London, has decided to tribute the designer with an exhibition at his gallery that fashion lovers just cannot miss

”CHANEL-PHARRELL”: the Urban capsule collection by Pharrell Williams for Chanel

In the beginning it was a fashion show, and then another one, and another one. Then there was his appointment as brand ambassador of the "Gabrielle" bag and his role as designer of a pair of sneakers in 2017. And let’s not forget his appearance in a film directed by...