Sophia Loren20 things to do in VeniceVenice Film Festival 2014Fashion Horoscope: VirgoSaint of the DayFall Fashion Must HavesFall Movies 2014
If you refuse to come to terms with the fact that summer is almost over Swide has the perfect shoes for denial.
A fast metabolism is the stuff dreams are made of (for most of us). Metabolism though is something that we can affect, with some small changes in our life styles and eating habits. Swide has 10 tips to get your metabolism revved up.
Great restaurants are, of course, nothing but mouth-brothels. There is no point in going to them if one intends to keep one's belt buckled.
Bianca Balti debuted on the red carpet of the Venice Film Festival on the day of its opening. In a recent interview for Amica Italia, the model talks films, Ryan Gosling and CSI.
It's currently one of the coolest cocktails in the world, but the Spritz is intimately bound to its Venetian origins and its widespread "popularity" in the Italian Triveneto area. So what is its history and its original recipe? Find out here.
Enjoy an aperitivo at a Bacaro
Kiss under the Bridge of Sighs
Sample the unique food
Take a trip on a Gondola
Climb to the top of Saint Mark
The revelation that is the director behind True Detective cleaned up at the Emmys: with just one prize (and two braids) he has monopolized the internet and become the planet's new hottest celebrity crush overnight. Here are 10 reasons to love the new Hollywood hottie: Cary Fukunaga.
Intelligent, precise and meticulous: what present should one consider giving someone born under the sign of Virgo? Find out in our monthly gift guide.
Sophia Loren turns 80 this year and her native country is planning a number of extravagant events to pay homage to the Oscar winning Italian actress. The Venice Film Festival has aptly chosen to commemorate Loren’s birthday with an exhibition dedicated to her and her memorable roles.
5 fabulous outfits to update your work wear for Fall, to make getting back to the office, and the routine is not as bad as it may sound.
Milo Manara is a cult figure in the comics genre, where his particular brand of top-shelf, erotic comic art has lead him to artistic collaboration with artists such as Fellini, Pratt and Almodovar. His recent variant cover for Marvel's Spider-Woman #1 has caused controversy, but there is more to Man
Marvel at Milo Manara’s unique take on the History of Mankind where eroticism, war and culture merge seamlessly in beautiful illustrations.
The 28 year old beauty, (happy birthday!) Greta Scarano is on her way back to Venice where she will be presenting her film “Senza Nessuna Pietà”. She’s edging her way more and more into the main stream, so find out more about this green eyed goddess.
With the opening of the Venice Film Festival 2014 today, Swide just can’t wait to catch a glimpse of the amazing fashion on the red carpet. Here is what we’d like to see, from the Dolce&Gabbana Fall Winter 2014 collection.
The most romantic, the most picturesque, the most unique city in the world, Venice’s charms have been seducing visitors since the dawn of the Republic. On the eve of the Venice Film Festival., Swide gives you 20 reasons (if you needed any) to head to the lagoon.
Summertime is in full swing and it’s time you start putting your summer sun playlists together and making a soundtrack to score the good times ahead. Need some ideas? Well, I’m going to be sharing my favourite feel good tracks from each decade. This week the 2000s.
These Emmys saw True Detective truly defeated, its only recognition going to Cary Fukunaga as Outstanding Director. But Matthew McConaughey and Woody Harrelson were unbeatable on the stage: here is the video. Can you spot all the inside jokes?
As an expat, when you live in Italy, no matter how much you fight it, no matter how you cling to your cultural identity, you become a little bit Italian. Here are some signs you've been living in Italy too long.
Breaking Bad won big at last night’s Emmy’s 2014, picking up the award for Outstanding Drama Series for a second time and members of it’s cast bagging a host of awards. It was the show’s Bryan Cranston who was awarded Best Lead Actor… but what’s that about Breaking Bad season 6?
Swide has opened its doors again, like most of Italy, we’re hard at work. Do you need a little pick me up after the holidays too? We have some great work wear which will make getting back to the routine just that little bit easier.
With the Emmy Awards taking centre stage tonight, all eyes are on that prize for best Outstanding Drama Series and, in particular, those involved with the incredible ‘True Detective’. But has the show got what it takes? And what about the highly anticipated Season 2?
Like most Italians you might have been on holiday in August, but for footballers and especially coaches and agents, August is the busiest time of the year. Here's a round up of Serie A's ins and outs so far this summer transfer window.
Many say that life begins at 40, and Claudia’s career and success give no indication of waning. The German beauty reprises her role as front woman of the Dolce&Gabbana Fall Winter 2014 campaign this season. Today, her birthday, we celebrate her.
With Summer drawing to a close so does your social calendar. Wrong! Here is what to wear at a late summer cocktail party.
The title scene for 'The Leftovers' television series on HBO, is a series of vignettes inspired by Michelangelo's Sistine Chapel. It sets the premise of something big has happened, while keeping it modern and unpretentious.
With the Dolce&Gabbana Spring Summer 2014 collection coming to an end, we take a look back at the best illustration work brought to Swide’s pages by Marcus Kan.
For anyone who has ever done any boxing they know how grueling the training is. All this makes it even more impressive to see these professional and wanna be boxers training in James Town, Ghana to become champions.
Relive some of the most memorable scenes in film and TV through the eyes of Christopher Moloney, a man who is travelling the world in search of the locations that have become the backdrop of our favourite film moments. Delve into the world of FILMography with us as we take a look those captured in I
Fashion editor Massimo Di Felice has set his sights on some beautiful accessories and much more from Dolce&Gabbana Fall Winter 2014-2015. Find out what is in his shopping list come Fall.
There comes a time when we must reevaluate our priorities and start thinking a bit more about ourselves. For editor in chief Valentina Zannoni the time is now. For the next weeks she will keep a diary of her life changing attempts in the hope to inspire, receive support, but especially not cop out.
Claudio Arciglione, the Executive Chef of Gold Restaurant in Milan, teaches us how to prepare a special cheesecake for your summer. Learn how!
With the work of American land artist Ursula von Rydingsvard drawing droves of visitors to England’s pioneering Yorkshire Sculpture Park this Summer, Land Art has been having quite the year. Here are 8 of the most inspiring Land Artists and their work.
In anticipation of the 71st Venice Film Festival with opens on the 27th August Swide tells you everything you need to know about the Italian contingent at the festival.
Its time to go shopping for your Fall wardrobe and its time to update your accessories. We know that accessories will make or break an outfit, so why not follow Swide’s list of must buys from the Dolce&Gabbana Fall Winter 2014-15 menswear collection?
Legendary film editor Thelma Schoonmaker is to receive the Golden Lion for Lifetime Achievement at this year's Venice Film Festival along with film director Frederick Wiseman. Schoonmaker could be described as the woman behind Martin Scorsese's work.
We love summer, it's a fact, but any change of season is exciting as it calls for a change and update of our wardrobe. Its time for a new tote bag.
Bye summer shirts and khaki pants and hello fur lined sweatshirts and double-breasted blazers! Yes, Winter is coming and we can’t wait!
Long, short or bob: what haircut will you sport after the summer? Your hair will surely need a makeover after all the salt, sun, UV rays and stress it had during holiday. So let be inspired by our selection of trendy haircuts for Fall Winter 2014-2015.
Discover what typical dishes to order in each of Italy’s regions. Take a gustative journey around Italy’s regional food and see how different the everyday garb is from region to region. It’s not only as simple as fish in the south and meat in the north.
Swide caught up with Nastya Sten backstage at the Dolce&Gabbana Fall Winter 2014-15 fashion show in Milan. Find out more about the icy Russian’s interests and habits.
Marco D’Amore, protégé of Toni Servillo, cold blooded killer in the hit Italian series “Gomorra”, a young man with acting in his blood, who is destined for greatness. Find out more about the man behind Ciro L’immortale.
The Hermit of Ravenna
Swide has collated our favourite Bianca Balti looks on the red carpet in Dolce&Gabbana through the years. Which is your favourite?
From shirtless hearthrob to Oscar winner: here is a look at Matthew McConaughey’s transformation in pictures http://bit.ly/1g9HMAX
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