Scarlett JohanssonWatch 50 Shades trailer!Venice Film Festival lineupFashion MajolicaMadonna’s New AlbumTanning TipsHolidays 2014
From Lara Stone to Mariacarla Boscono, from Vogue to Harper’s Bazaar, see how the best photographers, the best models, the best magazines interpreted the Dolce&Gabbana Spring Summer 2014 collection.
There's no football on the tellybox, so what are we supposed to do? Well luckily there's always rumours and idle gossip to help us out. Especially in the break after a World Cup thee are plenty of nuggets to mine for.
A film is – or should be – more like music than like fiction. It should be a progression of moods and feelings. The theme, what’s behind the emotion, the meaning, all that comes later.
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.
This summer promises to be especially good for stargazing and celestial events. Meteor showers, Neptune and full moons mean the night sky is planning a feast for the eyes from July, through August and September 2014.
You get creative with your parking
Espresso becomes a way of life
You start talking with your hands
Pasta is no longer a treat, its everyday food
You eat ice cream, at any age, any time, with anyone
There is no meal if there is no wine
Swide is honored to introduce to you, exclusively, 24 hours ahead of its screening at the La Jolla IFFF, the fashion film 'Arborea', directed by Federica Gasca Guerazza: a man, a woman, the sudden explosion of beauty and magic ...
Proud, brave, charismatic: what to give a Leo woman as a gift? Swide has 10 perfect ideas for you for the strongest sign of the horoscope.
Once all the brand names mentioned in Sex and the City have been recorded, the results are more unexpected that imagined. Dolce&Gabbana however sits just in front of Chanel, but behind Post-it. Find out more.
Here are the week’s songs and videos that were released this week and the tracks that caught my attention. From Lily Allen’s latest ‘As Long As I Got You’ to Parrell Williams dancing about with Miley Cyrus, here’s this week’s best new music.
Saint James is one of the most celebrated saints in the Catholic Calendar, not only is he the patron saint of Spain, where his remains are housed in the Cathedral of Santiago de Compostela, but he is also the patron Saint of Caltagirone. Who was he?
Is it time to invest in a chic, city appropriate shopper? This is your chance, with Dolce&Gabbana’s ultra svelte, uber minimal black shopping bag.
Lupita Nyong’o is without a doubt the hottest face of 2014. With a string of awards, culminating in an Oscar for her role in 12 Years a Slave, directed by Steve McQueen, and produced by Brad Pitt, Lupita has been on everyone’s lips and on covers of most magazines. But what is Lupita up to next?
Claudio Arciglione, the Executive Chef of Gold Restaurant in Milan, teaches us how to prepare the perfect prawns carpaccio using the best ingredients and tricks. Learn how!
Strawberries are little red gems of goodness, juicy and delicious. Swide is in the mood for a fruit love affair and will tell you why strawberries will be the main fixture in our summer diet, and some yummy recipes too.
Scarlett Johansson stars in ‘Lucy’ a Luc Besson film about a tough, superhuman female. It opens in theatres July 25th, to celebrate, we’ve put together a list of the 10 baddest female action stars in cinema.
The Fifty Shades of Grey official trailer is here! The trailer is very promising and to our hopeful eyes it seems that it will be a very elegant two hour or so SnM romp. Watch the trailer here starring a very sexy Jamie Dornan and a somewhat bewildered Dakota Johnson as Anastasia Steele.
Finally, the main competition lineup of the Venice Film Festival 2014 has been released. Including the Critic’s Week and Venice Days lineup, we’ve selected the ones to watch.
Majolica pottery is one of the most iconic ways of decorating pottery in the Mediterranean. Originally a glaze which was imported by the Moors in the early Middle Ages, since then it has become an art of Southern Italy, in particular Sicily.
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 Tuscany, Central Italy, to teach you how to make pappa al pomodoro.
Margaret Qualley, daughter of model and actress Andie Macdowell, is edging her way into Hollywood, making a name for herself in HBO’s latest addictive show ‘The Leftovers’. With a promising career in tv and film in the not so distant future, here are 5 things about the gorgeous Qualley.
The Sartorialist blog, the brainchild of Scott Schuman, who photographs stylish people all over the world, is both a hub and a homage to creativity and inspiration. Schuman heads to Italy and records little girl, beach goers and even grandmas.
Swide retraces Enrico Costantini’s steps on his incredible Asian adventure through a series of photographic reportages. Costantini’s signature outlook and the wonders of the countries he visite give life to Asia in the Sky.
We’ve seen her in the studio, she’s revealed the writers and producers that have collaborated with her and we’ve been treated to a snippet of string music, but enough of that, a new gossip bomb just dropped… has Madonna just announced a new world tour? And what’s that about a song for a movie?
'Lava' is Pixar's latest theatrical short film that will open their feature length 'Inside Out' and will premier at the Hiroshima International Animation Festival in Japan in August.
Scarlett has announced that she is tying the knot with French journalist Romain Dauriac in August, just a few weeks before she is due to give birth to their first born. Congratulations Scarlett!
Swide caught up with Anna Ewers backstage at the Dolce&Gabbana Fall Winter 2014-15 fashion show in Milan. Find out more about this German beauty.
Is it a bird? Is it a pl… I’ll stop you there. It is a bird, well ‘Birdman’ to be exact, the film by Alejandro Inarritu that opens the 71st Venice International Film Festival 2014. Here’s more about the year’s most hotly tipped film and the round up of news about this coveted event.
Favourite Hollywood belle Scarlett Johansson reprises her role as Dolce&Gabbana Makeup testimonial in the brand’s latest campaign for the Perfect Mono eyeshdow collection. See the backstage video from the shoot here.
With the onset of Summer Dolce&Gabbana release their very first cream eye colour called Perfect Mono. These little pots of Heaven are the answer to all your make up conundrums this season.
Have you ever had the fortune of thinking your teeth is a crunchy, steaming piadina filled with parma ham, squacquerone cheese and arugula? No? Fancy a taste? Then here are a few places to head to, from Rimini to NYC.
The origin of Piadina Romagnola, possibly one of the most characteristic Italian breads, told by possibly its biggest fan.
White is one of the chicest colours to wear in summer. It sets of your tan perfectly and it immediately gives a sense of coolness, especially if its embroidered netting like this Dolce&Gabbana pre fall 2014-15 dress.
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. This week we are heading to the Northwest coast.
We take a nostalgic and wonderful look at the stencils used to decorate the crates of the famously delicious Sicilian Lemons, in a gallery that reveals some delightful trademarks.
Dutch muralist Telmo Piper, with a little help from photoshop, has been taking his old childhood drawings and turning into realistic beasts from the animal kingdom. Ready for a little magic in your day?
Fragrant, radiant, delicious lemons: from Limoncello liqueur to mouth-watering lemon cakes, from risotto to tagliolini, here we recommend 5 Italian recipes to enjoy one of the typical fruits of southern Italy.
From Toronto to Marrakesh here are the best markets in the world. Whether you’re a bargain hunter or a foodie, you have to see these markets once before you die.
The third Saturday of July (July 19th) sees Venice explode in a riot of light and colour with the celebration of its most spectacular festival La Festa del Redentore. It is one of the most unforgettable sights you could ever witness.
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 World Cup is over but that doesn't mean you have to be starved of football related news and gossip. In fact it's the best thing about summer, the transfer rumours and gossip. Swide rounds up some of the moves and some of the speculation.
The parents of the Virgin Mary
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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