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29-year-old fashion icon Olivia Palermo is one of the uncontested protagonists of the March 2015 fashion editorials. From Cosmopolitan to Elle, no doubt she knows how to best interpret everything she wears.
While the macaron certainly hasn’t reached its tipping point, a classic French pastry has undergone a creative resurgence in Paris during the last few years: the éclair. Swide has five of Paris’s best éclair destinations as well as the scoop on a curious Naples connection to this beloved confection.
Who are we? We find that we live on an insignificant planet of a humdrum star lost in a galaxy tucked away in some forgotten corner of a universe in which there are far more galaxies than people.
The Dolce&Gabbana Fall Winter 2015-16 womenswear which showed in Milan on the 1st March was inspired by the mother, in all her beauty, simplicity and realness. This is how the beauty look was created backstage.
From precious bouquet of roses to golden grapes, Dolce&Gabbana Fall Winter 2015-2016’s catwalk is a triumph of jewelled brooches and pearled headbands, freely inspired by those used by grandmas and mothers.
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Dolce&Gabbana chose to pay home to the mother in the Fall Winter 2015-16 fashion show collection in a brazen and unashamed declaration of love to the woman who matters most. Viva la Mamma!
The incredible experimental indie-rock outfit Alt-J are currently on a world tour, promoting their second album ‘This Is All Yours’. When they passed through Milan, we spoke to the guys to discuss the Grammys, live shows and new music.
Watch the video of the Dolce&Gabbana Fall Winter 2015-2016 womenswear collection where motherhood, in all its beauty was celebrated, through fashion, but especially through love.
Swide wishes to compile a short handbook of phrases with which anyone who has an Italian mum will undoubtedly be familiar - because you, as an Italian son, or your mother, as an Italian mum, will no doubt have come across at least once in their lifetime.
Needing a tune or two to drum up the right kind of emotions this Mother’s Day 2015? Or just looking to reminisce over the hits penned about the mothers of the famous? Here are 15 songs to your Mother’s Day playlists.
From primitive art to contemporary artists the depiction of breastfeeding has gone through many controversies, from being defined “inappropriate” to “disgusting”. Thinking that times for censorship are over? You are so wrong.
How did the heart symbol originate? And what is the meaning of its spiritual variant, the Sacred Heart? Let us tell you an age-old story that speaks of passion and spirituality, encapsulating the most human of impulses.
2015 seems to be the year of solar eclipses- with more than one of these celestial pheomena coming up this year. Lets celebrate the first with a playlist themed accordingly.
The Mother Figure has long been a muse for artists worldwide from every culure and every walk of life. A constant in all cultures as the giver of life, mothers have been represented in many different ways in art. Swide selects 10 of our favourite.
Best known as the Italian capital of fashion, Milan is getting ready to welcome EXPO 2015, the universal exposition focusing on food and nutrition for which more than 20 million visitors are expected in town. Here are 20 good reasons why you should go to Milan this year.
Our relationship with our mother defines who we are, so it's no wonder that as far back as Sophocles, writers and directors have tapped the mother figure for narrative substance. Here are the top 20 films about mothers.
We've recently just lost one of the most iconic moms on television with the end of 'How I Met Your Mother', after 9 seasons, so it seems like a good time to choose the top 10 TV Moms.
54-year-old actor Colin Firth is now in cinemas with Matthew Vaughn project Kingsman: The Secret Service. But did you know he was able to speak Italian? Or he has been awarded Commander of the Order of the British Empire? Right. And that’s not all. Here are a few things you didn’t know about him.
Acclaimed British fashion photographer Rankin shots a Dolce&Gabbana Spring Summer 2015 look for Hunger Magazine, catching the essence of Spanish influence in Sicily.
We're not suggesting you want to piss off your Italian friends, but if you did, this is how you'd do it.
The Queen of Pop Madonna ramped up the hysteria during Milan’s Fall/Winter 2015-2016 fashion week, when she dropped by Italian tv show Che Tempo Che Fa to perform, greet fans that were there to welcome her and… to introduce the world to her Sock Bitch. Indeed.
Do you know The Birth of Venus, one of the most iconic paintings of the Italian Renaissance, by Florentine artist Sandro Botticelli, hides an ancient secret? In occasion of the 570th anniversary from Botticelli’s birth, let’s discover more.
In the year of his 570th anniversary, Swide takes you on a journey to discover a dark and little-known side of the genius behind Renaissance works filled with grace and harmony, such as the Birth of Venus: here are the most enigmatic masterpieces by Sandro Botticelli.
Let yourself be seduced by the call of Sicily and get ready to bring its colors and images always with you this season with this Dolce&Gabbana Sicilian cart mini bag from the SS15 collection.
Italy, as one of the biggest wine producing nations in the world has traditionally trailed others in the production of spirits. That looks set to change as grappa shrugs off its image as a rough, old person's spirit and gains a new popularity both at home and abroad.
Spring is almost here, and the music scene speeds up. More than usual: indeed: there are even more concerts to choose. Here’s our weekly guide to the gigs in town.
Wow, the Brits haven’t been this talked about in decades, thanks to a series of performance mishaps and, basically, that the American celebrities added that much needed bang that the show often misses. Anyway, apart from Madonna falling over, here's what else happened this week in music.
British 24 year old model and mother Jourdan Dunn is an unexpected domestic goddess in her Well Dunn cooking web series! And who said models don’t eat?
With the Milan Expo 2015 mere months away, the modern cityscape of Milan’s incredible Zona Porta Nuova welcomes a 5-acre field of grain, the brainchild of artist Agnes Denes bringing urban farming back into to the heart of the city, just as they did in the early 1900s.
From oil to skin care products, it’s time for the “sober cousin” of Marijuana to take over the world. Hemp is one of the fastest growing trends in the natural products industry, in 2015 will be on the top of all super foods lists. Read to learn more about the most nutritious seed in the world.
A melancholy fairy, a holy harlot, an unforgivable widow and an accursed diva: Swide has put together some of the most fascinating roles in Monica Bellucci's career.
One of the most loved Italian artists in the world: a mix of Italian tradition, nostalgia and jazz. Let’s go away with Paolo Conte, lawyer...
Swide brings you your digital invitation to the Dolce&Gabbana Fall Winter 2015-2016 Womenswear fashion show. Watch it live!
40 years after “Il Decameron” by Pier Paolo Pasolini, Boccaccio’s masterpiece is now interpreted by Italian directors Paolo and Vittorio Taviani in their latest movie Maraviglioso Boccaccio. Let’s discover more.
Swide caught up with the models from the Dolce&Gabbana Spring Summer 2015 fashion show backstage and asked them about how they prepare for fashion week. Which do you think is the most important tip?
Ed Skrein is the kind of guy that seems to make guys and girls go weak at the knees with as little as a look. But that’s not to say he’s just a good-looking guy. With a whole host of films in the pipeline, get to know the British actor a bit more with these 5 things.
While the loaded symbolism of the bull as the animalistic counterpart of man is well known, the reluctant journey the animal has undergone, from muse to god to victim is like that of a veritable Prometheus. Discover more through the bull’s depiction in art and myth.
People travel to Italy for the food alone, but sometimes its worth rolling up your sleeves and engage in hands-on activity to further appreciate whats behind the country’s celebrated cuisine. Swide has 10 Italian food and wine experiences that will simultaneously conjure up and satisfy your appetite
Breathe a live giving breath of fresh checks into your summer wardrobe with this lady like yet playful Dolce&Gabbana Spring Summer 2015 printed looks.
From Hollywood actresses Keira Knightley to Anna Kendrick, passing by supermodel Kendall Jenner, these are only some of the celebrities who have gone crazy for polka dots. And how to blame them since polka dots are one of the strongest motifs of the season?
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