Portraits

Aniello Lauro and Lugano: 40 years of love

Lugano / Sorrento. In november 2018, the swiss city of Lugano and the Lauro family will honour the memory of the renowned hotel manager Aniello Lauro with a public celebration, which will also be repeated in Sorrento in 2019. Thanks to the patronage of the City of Lugano and in...

Roberto Beltrami: the young master glassmaker of Wave Murano Glass

The story of Wave Murano Glass is a short one, but it truly shows that, even in the quiet waters of the Venetian lagoon, there can still be surprising currents – real breaths of fresh air that bloom unexpectedly and give birth to something entirely new. One of these currents is represented by Wave Murano Glass, a glassmaker workshop whose philosophy is based on research, movement and change.

Cindy Crawford: the goddes of beauty

At first glance, her dark doe-eyes and flowing brown hair, accompanying a natural sensuality, not common to all her colleagues could make her look Mediterranean. Yet, she is 100% American. We are talking about the goddess of beauty Cindy Crawford, super top model, icon of – not just – the Nineties. Celebrated and worshipped by...

Ca’ Sagredo, the “Americans’ home” in Venice

Lorenza Lain, Ca’ Sagredo general manager, is the Columbia Association Award Winner in New York. It is a real pleasure to meet you again and, first of all, let us all of Excellence Magazine congratulate you on the Special Recognition Award 2018 you received last June in New York. I am Vice President of...

Anna Venturini Fendi: the eclectic lady of the italian fashion

Excellence Magazine has met Anna Venturini Fendi to know her contemporary project after all the years she dedicated to fashion, to the creation of the collections and to Fendi, Italian brand of excellence, today LVMH proprietary brand. When did you create your brand AVF, Anna Venturini Fendi? With what philosophy? After I sold the family business...

Lorenza Lain, director of Ca ‘Sagredo, receives the “Special Recognition Award”

Once again, the class and professionalism of Ca’ Sagredo’s Director, Ms. Lorenza Lain, have been honoured with a “Special Recognition Award” assigned by the FDNY Columbia Association during the Gala dinner held in New York at Russo’s on the Bay. Lorenza Lain was assigned the award “for her tireless dedication and...

Global changemakers and Industry rockstars… by mentor!

Excellence Magazine interviews Kane and Alessia Minkus the couple that is teaching businessmen, managers and celebrities how to be through their method of revaluating the human individuality real rockstars in their industry. What makes an excellent leader? Companies live or die on leadership, and whether they are big or small, leadership should be something that...

Azzedine Alaïa: The Couturier

The Design Museum in London presents until 7th October 2018 the first UK solo exhibition of Azzedine Alaïa: The Couturier, a major exhibition exploring the late designer’s unique creative talent and the timeless beauty of his work. The exhibition of the Tunisian designer, conceived and co-curated with the museum before...

Gian Paolo Barbieri: the fashion eye

Gian Paolo Barbieri is one of the most influential fashion photographers of the second half of the 20th century. Ranked amongst the top fourteen fashion photographers in the world by Stern magazine, his works have been exhibited in the best museums in the world: the Victoria & Albert Museum and the National Portrait...

King Roger Federer

36-year-old Swiss Roger Federer is the greatest tennis player in the world. Honoured at the Laureus Sports Awards in Monte Carlo, the Oscars of sport, he was named “sportsman of the year” for the sixth time following his victories in 2017, the most decorated Laureus winner since the awards began in 2000. After...