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Delve into a world of food and typical ingredients of Sicilian cooking, street food, vintage markets, sellers of spices and fragrances, and discover the five most beautiful and typical markets of Palermo.
From flower girl to summer party guest, Swide has 5 pretty and appropriate outfits to dress up your little angels for a special occasion this summer.
The man of knowledge must be able not only to love his enemies but also to hate his friends.
There’s a lot of buzz around Nat Wolff’s name of late, drawing comparisons to some of cinema’s greats and taking on a variety of roles in some of the most talked about films of the last few years. Destined for big things, here are 5 facts about Nat Wolff.
Marking the highly anticipated opening of the V&A exhibition entirely dedicated to shoes aptly named “Shoes: Pleasure and Pain”, Swide researched some interesting facts about our favourite instruments of torture: shoes!
With the influence of Spain in Sicily as the main inspiration of the Dolce&Gabbana Spring Summer 2015 collection, a maxi polka dot print flounced skirt becomes the ultimate must have.
Father’s Day is just around the corner and we encourage you to spoil your dad this year: your pillar, your point of reference, your inspiration. Show him what he means to you, everyday, and make a special effort on this special occasion thanks to Swide’s gift guide.
Prickly pears are among Sicily’s most beloved cultivated fruits. The history of harvesting this cactus plant on the island originates from the days of the Spanish conquest. Read on for a brief history of the sweet fruit and how it plays an integral role in Sicilian culinary culture.
If you can't resist the burning desire to shop but want to do it without missing a trend, Swide has created a Fashion Horoscope to guide your shopping based on the features of your zodiac sign.
Neorealism in Italian cinema goes on display in Turin at Museo Nazionale del Cinema through the words, the images and the frames of its protagonists and most iconic movies. Here’s more.
Reminiscent of the summer’s sky and the crystalline waters of the Mediterranean, the Dolce&Gabbana Pre-Fall 2015-16 blue and white majolica print is your ticket to instant summer glamour.
For many of us, are lives are hard pressed by obligations and social life, and it is difficult to find the time to really read. Holidays are a time of freedom, and what is more freeing than being immersed in a good book? From thrillers to recently unearthed literary gems, Swide has 15 must reads.
Gianluca Fusto makes us smile and not just because of his exceptional talent, but for his kind heart and generous spirit. Swide chats chocolate, chocolate and more chocolate with this brilliant pastry chef.
The historic city of Parma welcomes its guests with a rich and delicious gastronomic tradition as well as its charming architecture and landscape. Swide gives you some good reasons to travel to Parma next weekend.
If you are traveling to Italy and are looking for a non-conventional hotel to live a unique experience, Swide has something for you. Here is the list of some of the weirdest yet beautiful hotels in Italy.
A clever someone has dedicated a Instagram feed to the simple joys of hanging clothes. But not just any old clothes hanging, oh no no! It’s specifically the way its done in Italy (though other places are welcome). Join us as we explore the colourful images of #notmypanni.
As one of the most stylish it girls of the moment Zoë Kravitz is giving proof of being the worthy daughter of such an iconic father (none other than Lenny Kravitz). How? Here are just some few reasons why we love her so much.
From the bucolic Tuscan landscape to the austere forts of Aosta, Italy is one of the favorite locations of cinema directors. Swide shows you some of the most beautiful Italian borghi, turned into movie sets.
Ukrainian graphic artist Alexey Kondakov has taken classical figures from art and placed them smack bang in the middle of modern city life. The results are startling somber and often sad reflection of our 21st century society.
Summer has pretty much arrived, but that doesn’t mean we’re curbing our appetites. Here are five Italian chef recipes to make this June.
Every week we bring you a selection of our favourite editorials starring Dolce&Gabbana. Celebrities, models, great photographers, great fashion, all at your fingertips.
Make a break with the summer booty trend and opt for a unique optical bootie illusion with these Dolce&Gabbana Spring Summer 2015 runway collection suede Mary Jane pumps with integrated lace socks.
Celebrated 19th Century French artist Gustave Doré gained eternal fame in Italy because of his illustrated interpretation of Dante’s allegoric masterpiece ‘The Divine Comedy’. Doré’s illustrations, also a masterpiece, were split across 136 plates. Here is a look at Dante's Inferno by Doré.
From club bangers to the return of chillwave maestros, here are the new songs and music videos that you need in your life this week.
One of the most ancient Italian native grapes finds its first notoriety in Dante’s Divine Comedy. Let's discover the origins and celebrity - including within literature - of Vernaccia di San Gimignano.
From love poetry to political commitment, through linguistic revolution and the Divine Comedy: discover why Dante is the greatest genius of Italian culture.
Dolce&Gabbana return to one of their favourite places with a special edition Light Blue Perfume inspired by the beauty of the Aeolian island of Salina. Discover more about Sunset in Salina with Dolce&Gabbana’s guide to the island.
Women in the know have long recognized milk’s beautifying benefits. While dairy is loosing popularity as a foodstuff, milk is becoming increasingly more popular as a skincare ingredient. Find out more about the trend and Biancamore, a startup beauty brand which uses Buffalo milk from Campania.
With summer edging ever closer, its time to update your beach wardrobe with some fun and playful swimwear for your days lounging by the sea, or frolicking by the pool. Swide has 10 perfect bikinis and swimsuits to suit your summer needs from the Dolce&Gabbana SS15 collection.
From the art inspired by the troubled city of Pompeii to the inspirations of famous Polish film director Roman Polanski, here are 5 exhibitions in Italy June 2015 that you can’t miss.
While many may still bemoaning the last Bugatti Veyron La Finale, the French car manufacturer has just announced its successor: the Chiron - a more powerful, faster, more beautiful hypercar which would have Batman himself queue up at the showroom.
With glamping more popular than ever, it’s only right that the way we picnic has been given a touch of glamour too. From an Edwardian wicker picnic hamper to an award-winning portable coal grill, here are 10 must-have items to make sure your picnic is a pitch better than the rest.
Super is back on the small screen this year, but this time around our caped crusader is none other than Supergirl, giving girl power a kick up the backside. It seems that actress Melissa Benoist is proving worthy of the role. Here are five things to know about the latest superheroine.
From the mighty power of Etna, to the legends of the Moorish Head vases and the beauty of the baroque architecture, lets discover Dolce&Gabbana’s timeless love and muse: Sicily.
Red is the colour of love, passion and romanticism, so why not wear your “heart” on your sleeve with a unique little red dress from the Dolce&Gabbana Spring Summer 2015 runway collection?
San Sebastián holds the second highest Michelin stars per capita in the world. Swide rounds up the eight restaurants in this Basque Country city that have garnered a coveted Michelin star…or two or three.
Did you know the largest labyrinth in the world is in Italy? It will open from the 29th of May 2015 and it has been realized for want of visionary Italian editor Franco Maria Ricci. Here’s more.
Red lips are back for summer: replicate the beauty look from the catwalks with this simple advice and choose your favourite lipstick color to get fabulous!
From Paris to New York here are 5 of the top exhibitions that are opening this June, including London’s V&A exhibitions ‘Shoes: Pleasure and Pain’. Here are five of the best art exhibitions that you can’t miss this June in Paris, Ottawa, New York, LA and London.
At 2015 Cannes Film Festival with Yorgos Lanthimos’s The Lobster, awarded with the Prix du Jury, handsome Colin Farrell is one of the most sought after single dads in Hollywood.
Dolce&Gabbana Children: How to dress your child in style
MUST HAVE SS 2015: Spanish Senorita
The splendor of Italian Neorealist Cinema goes on show
Model Beauty Secrets: what their mothers taught them