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For World Book Day Swide takes a nostalgic trip around the world’s most beautiful libraries, where scholars of every disciplines worshipped at the altar of knowledge.
The Dolce&Gabbana Eyewear Spring Summer 2014 collection is literally like wearing a piece of volcanic Sicily as the collection is made of basalt.
Fashion is what you’re offered four times a year by designers. And style is what you choose
Belinda Bencic has the potential to be the best in the world. Already at only 17 years of age people continue to compare her to five-time Grand Slam title winning compatriot Martina Hingis. Bencic could be one to watch at the French Open this year.
Paris-based Swedish singer/songwriter Izzy Lindqwister’s album ‘Moon Beam Cream’ is quite the cosmic journey, taking listeners on a trip through a wondrous mix of soul, electronica, disco, psych and a whole lot more. I spoke to Izzy about ‘Moon Beam Cream’.
Like to keep up to date with the movies that get released during the Summer period? Well, Swide want to know which film you can't wait to see, this May 2014...
If, like me, you enjoy the unsettling beauty of abandoned buildings that have been reclaimed by nature, you’ll love this. Italian group Edifici Dismessi are imploring likeminded folk to submit their abandoned Italy finds but for more than just a beautiful Instagram page. Here’s more…
Swide welcomes AC Milan players to the Dolce&Gabbana Barbiere on Corso Venezia, Milan, for a chat about love, life and family. One of the most prestigious footballers to grace our barber’s chair to date, AC Milan Playmaker Kakà.
Decisive, headstrong but a lover of all things beautiful, what to give to a Taurus woman who is celebrating a birthday? Swide recommends 10 perfect gifts for those born under this month's sign of the zodiac. Fashion, obviously!
Like to keep up to date with the movies that get released during the Summer period? Well, Swide have the films that are making waves for each month of Summer 2014; This week, I look at May.
The essence of elegance and of intaglio embroidery: Dolce&Gabbana’s Spring Summer 2014 interpretation of an ancient craft.
Do you have corpses of chocolate rabbits and eggs lying around after Easter Sunday? Swide has 5 recipes to use up all most of the chocolate all in one go!
Replicate Monica Bellucci’s impacting makeup from the Dolce&Gabbana Makeup Classic Cream advertising campaign with Swide’s tips.
Sicily is full of history and culture and it’s hard to pick among a wide range of locations if you are planning a visit – or if you are just curious about the highlights of this Region. Swide comes to the rescue with a pocket guide: this week we are heading to Catania.
How disappointed the writer and illustrator W. Cade Gall would be with the state of today’s fashion, taking a look at his 1893 feature entitled ‘Future Dictates of Fashion’. So of his ideas we’ve seen, but not on the catwalk.
It’s traditional for children to go hunting for eggs Easter Sunday, but the greatest Easter egg hunt in history has been going on for 62 years. The search for the Nécessaire Fabergé Egg.
No sleep. Unlimited hours. Infinite skills. These people were in for the toughest job. Watch the video to see how people reacted when, after hearing the job description, they found out what the employer was talking about…
The Dolce&Gabbana boutique on Corsa Venezia again opened its doors to hordes of little ones, this time with a jungle-themed afternoon party, with explorers, dancing animals, jungle treats and much more.
Today Easter is a Christian festival, but its origins are very ancient. Like most of Christianity's major celebrations the church simply repackaged existing feasts and branded them their own. Swide explains the pagan origins of Easter.
Claudio Arciglione, Gold Restaurant’s Executive Chef, teaches us how to prepare the perfect tartare, using the best ingredients and tricks. Learn how!
Every week we bring you a selection of our favourite editorials starring Dolce&Gabbana. Models, celebrities, great photographers, great fashion, all at your fingertips.
The writer Bufalino said that at Easter every Sicilian is both spectator and actor: from the Devils of Prizzi to the gigantic statues of Aidone, from the Arches of Bread to the Way of the Cross, which is why these secular rituals tell us about the origins of Western culture as a whole.
Brighten up your shoe collection with a pair of wedge sandals inspired by the Sicilian Moor Vases that decorate Sicilian homes and the window displays of Dolce&Gabbana.
This week has been about one woman, Lana Del Rey, whose album Ultraviolence is finally on the horizon and she gave us the first taste this week with West Coast. Here’s what else we’ve been listening to this week.
Whether you have a miniscule balcony, a window box, a shady corner or an expanse of open green space, these Apps can help you plan, design, plant and maintain your dream garden. Here are the top 5 Apps for gardening.
The only Italian film in competition at Cannes for the Palme d'Or will be Le Meraviglie by 33-year-old Alice Rohrwacher: the cast also includes Italy’s Monica Bellucci. The Un Certain Regard section will host Asia Argento and her Incompresa.
Kate King, Dolce&Gabbana’s darling has been a constant in catwalks, and advertising campaigns for 3 years, and is now the face of Dolce, the new Dolce&Gabbana Fragrance. Find out more about this young beauty.
Massimo Bottura, the Diocese of Milan and Caritas presented a new project for Expo aimed to help the ones in need thanks to the amount of food conveyed for the Expo, this edition is Food themed. Here is how an area was redeveloped and how it’s going to be used.
The impetuous omnipotence of the pixel contaminates the iconographic mythology of Ancient Greece.
Prints have been steadily making a comeback when it comes to menswear in recent seasons. From graphic prints to florals, menswear is awash with patterns this Spring Summer 2014 season.
6 spaghetti dishes have been prepared and presented to taste by Italian Michelin-starred Chefs on the occasion of Design Week: do you want to know more about what they prepared?
From Milan to Naples here are the best artisanal chocolate shops that produce Easter Eggs: whether you want a classical, traditional Easter egg or a more elaborate one, here is where you should head to.
Once upon a time in Milan... exploring the fashion and industry capital of Italy, through vintage photography. With the help of Facebook page Foto Milano Sparita, this week, I take a look at Milan’s grand Parco Sempione.
Here is the lineup for Cannes Film Festival 2014, including Ryan Gosling's How To Catch a Monster, Maps To The Stars by David Cronenberg, Mr Turner directed by Mike Leigh and Clouds Of Sils Maria by Olivier Assayas that stars Kristen Stuart.
Luca Finotti has shot a very riotous editorial where the boys are all piled on one another, and lets face it, the clothes come second (a close second at that, but second nonetheless).
Swide caught up backstage at the Dolce&Gabbana Spring Summer 2014 fashion show with Romanian beauty Andreea Diaconu. Her laidback attitude and mature mantras make for a complete and infectiously funny young woman.
Possibly the most sought after couple of 2014 so far, Divergent’s stars Theo James and Shailene Woodley are in big demand, not to mention the demand for answers regarding their supposed romance. Swide looks at what these two rising stars have in common.
In Italy – like in any Christian Catholic Country – Easter is a National religious Holiday. But apart from Mass and extravagant processions linked to the religious sphere of the holiday there are other traditions to celebrate the festivity: join Swide and discover them.
Swide will take you on a gustative journey of Italy’s regions through their typical dishes, one recipe at the thanks to La Cucina Italiana. This week we are headed to Liguria, Northern Italy, to teach you how to make Trofie al Pesto.
Spring is the time to brush the cobwebs away, out with the old in with the new. But is should be about more than your living environment. We're spending more and more time interfacing with a virtual environment through your mobile device so you should take the time to spring clean your phone too.
Dreaming of 'la bella vita'? For just over the price of an average family home one these stunning villas could be yours. Can you picture yourself living in one of these? Swide chooses ten villas for sale for about 1,000,000 euros.
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