When people think about Venice, one of the first images that comes to mind - together with the Basilica di San Marco with its steeple and, also, the magnificent Palazzo Ducale, of course – are the iconic gondolas, and the narrow waterways of Venice that these boats drift down. I wanted to know more.
“One good thing about music when it hits you feel no pain – so hit me with music, hit me with music…” These Bob Marley lyrics are the truth especially in regard to a great live performance. He is one artist I wish I was old enough to have seen play live in London. Our live music venues have singers and musicians worldwide eager to play in them. London audiences are notoriously hard to please, so playing live on a London stage is seen by many as a rite of passage. It’s also the ultimate platform for social and political commentary through music.
I remember when I first saw Jolene Lai’s Mimics Series, my first reaction was, “Wow, her style is so refreshing and unique’, and it wasn’t long until I fell in love with her liquid girls. Her works reveal a very beautiful, yet lonely world and, the following interview, you will get a sense of why she decided to create this world. Ladies and gentlemen, today I want to introduce you to Jolene Lai.
The spectacle of everyday Sicilian men walking the runway and the folkloristic live music may have taken your initial attention away from the collection. Well, here is a video which illustrates all the fine details that make this collection special beyond its models.
Mood Swings doesn’t want to admit it but he kind of over did it, during the SS13 men’s fashion week in Milano. In response, he’s lamenting the models, the changing city and those that are partying.
Summer is the season of the aubergine. Are you a fan but have run out of ways to prepare it? Or you simply don’t know which way is the right one for a real Parmigiana di Melanzane? Swide has everything you need to know about the vegetable and gives you 3 recipes.
Hair says a lot about a woman, and all the yearlong trims, colours and time spent brushing could be completely useless after a summer spent between sun, sea and chlorine! Swide selects five hair treatments that will maintain your hair soft, glossy and smooth as though you’ve just left the salon.
The 99th Tour de France kicks off this Saturday and this year’s course really has something for everyone. Running from Saturday June 30th to Sunday July 22nd, it is a gruelling race over total distance of 3,479 kilometres in 20 stages.
Probably the most intriguing of the two semi-finals on offer at Euro 2012, Italy versus Germany is a fixture laden with history and one fact stands out above all else Germany have never beaten the Italians in a major tournament.
Chef at La Maniera di Carlo in Milan, Lorenzo Santi is young and talented. Italian as he is, he loves to give a contemporary twist to traditional recipes.
The leading lady of The Amazing Spider-Man, Emma Stone, has been gushing about her on-and-off screen boyfriend, Andrew Garfield. Not only are they in love, Stone says that she is learning from him as well… learning what, exactly?
In the 1968 Mexico Olympic Games Tommie Smith and John Carlos, gold and bronze medallists in the 200m raised their fists in solidarity with the American Civil Rights Movement on the rostrum in a black power salute. The rest is history.
Italy is dotted with wonderful places to visit. Swide spotted the right getaways where to rest your body and soul while enjoying beautiful landscapes. Spoil yourself with avant-garde Spa treatments and delicious food in one stop luxury destinations.
If you want to mix to, sun, surf, sand, sports on your holidays then you would be well advised to take in a beach volleyball tournament. You can even visit the world’s best cities where the sand is shifted in for the playing surface. Swide chooses for you the best locations to watch the talent.
Fashion and Film have a long standing relationship. Well before Armani and Dolce&Gabbana dressed celebrities on the red carpet, an Italian seamstress was the toast of Tinsel Town and Cinecittà: Maria Antonelli. Here is her story.
Time to start punching. Weeks 1-5 of the Dolce&Gabbana Milano Thunder video fitness programme were all about strength and conditioning now it’s time to start boxing. With light weight boxer and WSB Champion Domenico Valentino demonstrates some simple punch combination exercises. Hold a light weight to maximise your workout. Add these to your work out to improve fitness, strengthen arms and box clever!
The superstar is celebrating 25 years in the music business during 2012 and is treating to us to a special treat every 25 of the month. For June, we’ve been spoiled with the full-length version of her Mardi Gras in Sydney which took place in March of this year. Thank you, Miss Minogue.
What a year Katy Perry has had; two hit singles under her belt, the final chapter of Teenage Dreams and, now, the release of her 3D film Katy Perry: Part of Me. Justin Bieber, Selena Gomez and Carly Rae Jepsen joined her on the red carpet, supporting her next endeavour… as if she needs it.
He is featured in an exhibition at the project "Il Crepaccio", a hub where young artists can find a space and a voice in Milan. But who is really Thomas Braida? Swide discovered for you…
Italy defeated England in the gut-wrenchingly tense penalty shoot-out last night to book their semi-final place against Germany in Warsaw on the 28th of June. On the night Italy were thoroughly deserved winners with 37 shots at goal to England’s 10. But with 63% possession in a game they so clearly dominated why leave it to the last in a do-or-die shoot-out? Well the Italians, have a love/hate relationship with the penalty shootout.
He was one of the brightest minds of the XVII Century: Swide tells you about his achievements and his life.
The MTV O Music Awards is ‘The Open, Ongoing & Online Music Awards’ and becoming more and more relevant as each edition passes. This June sees its third outing, celebrating those who operate within the sphere of music and technology, a sphere that is becoming increasingly prominent in popular culture.
Aston Martin have unveiled images of their new AM 310 Vanquish. Vanquishing the DBS to the margins of history, this new offering from the British car manufacturer is pitched as the first step on journey that will last the next hundred years.
Milan Men’s Fashion Week is not only about the clothes; it’s also about the parties. Everyone in the fashion world knows that the parties thrown by Dolce&Gabbana are infamous, but Milan wasn’t prepared for the night that the iconic designers had in store for the revellers. It’s been a long time since a party like this had been thrown in Milano… Swide’s Ben Taylor was there. Here’s how it played out.
"Over the years, Stefano and I have worked with many great names – from Newton to Klein, Lindbergh, Ferri, Scianna, Demarchelier, Barbieri and Meisel. Watching them at work, I realised that a photograph is not in the camera but in the photographer’s mind."
Dolce&Gabbana’s headquarters were transformed today in a gallery where selected images from Domenico Dolce’s debut photographic book were beautifully set out for all to admire. Domenico Dolce, Stefano Gabbana, the protagonists from the book, and two of our favourite testimonials, Enrique Palacios and Adam Senn attended, and our very own Swide Fashion Editor, Yuri Ahn was there on the red carpet to interview them.
The Dolce&Gabbana SS13 Collection was like a Sicilian granita: refreshing and fruity. Real men walked the runway, and showed genuine fashion intended for the streets and not just the catwalk. Stripes, high waisted cropped trousers, satchels and sandals made up most of the collection which pays tribute not only to Sicily, but its inhabitants
Elisa della Barba from Swide tells us everything about the young men who conquered the catwalk taking everyone by surprise. Stories of humanity and Sicilian natural beauty, from the fisherman to the waiter…
And she’s back! Florrie’s new video for ‘Shot You Down’, the first single off her new EP, is out. Swide didn’t think that they could feel prouder of Florrie when we listened to ‘Late’ but then we just saw the new video. Check it out.
The Dolce&Gabbana Spring Summer 2013 collection was presented during a fashion show featuring Sicilian men, personally chosen by Domenico Dolce and Stefano Gabbana in lieu of models. The personality, simplicity and natural beauty which emanates from the faces of these men is the current source of inspiration for Dolce&Gabbana. To see the show click the play symbol on the image above.
Mood Swings got us toning up last week, in preparation for Men’s Fashion Week, and this week he’s already thinking about who the hell he will meet on the streets of Milano. Not only is this a week of fashion, it is also a week for the fame hungry and those pretending to be fashion icons.
Sunday’s quarter final showdown between Europe’s two football super powers Italy and England is very much all about one man. Mario Balotelli carries the hopes of a nation on his shoulders, but will the darling of the British tabloid media be in one of his destructive or his destructively brilliant moods – with ‘Super Mario’ you just never know what to expect.
This space opened for Salone di Mobile as a new art space, situated in Milano’s Porta Venezia district, it is the space that first impresses you with the amount of light that is let in through the courtyard and windows, then it is the what fills the space that gets you looking twice. Mixing contemporary design with modern vintage pieces of furniture, Garage Milano is much more than just an exhibition space. Owner Alba Pattori, tells us more.
Men's fashion week is upon us again and the dilemmas on what to wear every mrining become monumental. The FW13 Dolce&Gabbana collection has plenty of answers for you, and Swide is here to show them all.
The traditions of Sicily and of Italy as a whole are protagonists of the Dolce&Gabbana FW13 Womenswear campaign as much as the elaborate and sumptuous collection. Bianca Balti, Monica Blelucci and Bianca Brandolini D’Adda create a convivial atmosphere captured by Giampaolo Sgura’s lense.
Snapshots of Italian life could be the alternative name to the Dolce&Gabbana FW13 Menswear campaign. Actors Francesco Scianna, Brenno Placido, Flavio Parenti, Carmine Recano and Gianmarco Tognazzi are at the centre of these shots full of Italian beauty and romance, supported by the statuesque beauty of Bianca Brandolini D’Adda and the Sicilian cityscapes.
‘Campioni’ is the labour of love by Domenico Dolce; a publication that will be celebrated with an exclusive exhibition, during the MSS13 fashion shows of Milan. The lens of Domenico Dolce’s camera has captured portraits of young footballers from Italy’s Serie A and will be presented in a book, binding the world of football and art together, with Mr. Dolce’s vision.
Men’s Fashion Week is coming, and between one runaway and another you’ll need to eat. But where?
There is a beautiful, peaceful place in Milan that combines conviviality with tranquillity, nature with work and restoration with contemporary needs: Cascina Cuccagna brings the country to Italy’s industrial capital.
Summer is in full Swing, well it is here in Milan, and it is time to put something new on your playlists. Swide’s Ben Taylor has been rifling through June’s new music and selected 5 acts that are worthy of not only your Summer playlist, but also your attention. Check out what Gem Club, Jessie Ware, Trails & Ways, Museum of Bella Artes and Rioux in tow have got to offer.
Magnetic, beautiful, real and Italian- this is Monica Bellucci. Have you ever wondered what it is like to be her? Well, in the occasion of Milan Fashion Week in February, Director Leandro Manuel Emede followed her around as a recording shadow and now, finally, we can get a taster of what it would be like to be Monica.
Domenico Dolce and Stefano Gabbana are celebrating the former’s first foray in photography. Domenico Dolce took portraits of a selection of young and emerging stars from the Italian football scene.
MG, the iconic British car manufacturer, has unveiled their Iconic Concept car. It is the first SUV by the manufacturer and it borrows heavily form the company’s history while also meeting market demand, the result is something stylish and fresh.
The record breaking superstar, Katy Perry, has just released the video for the 8th and final single to be lifted from her ridiculously successful album, Teenage Dream: The Complete Confection. It’s strange, but, even though her 3D film ‘Katy Perry: A Part Of Me’ will be in the cinemas soon, Swide are so sad to see this chapter of her career close that we feel the need to share why you love this woman with you…
Italian fashion today is recognized as a beacon of luxury, elegance and glamour. Contemporary trendsetters and fashion lovers however need to thank the precursors of today’s Made in Italy: the seamstresses. Well before ready to wear took to the fore, seamstresses well heeled in the Italian traditions of embroidery, lace making and brimming with design flair, were elegantly dressing the peninsula’s bourgeoisie and nobility, as well as foreign dignitaries and icons. The patience for the creative process, the ingenuity, talent and taste run through the blood of the Italian peoples and in our fashion.
In week 5 of our Milano Thunder fitness series we’re moving to the arms, shoulders and pectorals. Boxers need strength and flexability in their arms and these push-up variations and light weight raises will help you pack a punch as well as give you bigger more defined arms.
Young barefoot South African runner Zola Budd was given a lifeline to compete in the 1984 Los Angeles Summer Olympics 5000 metres against her hero and race favourite American Mary Decker. But her dream of running the race of her life ended in acrimony and accusation.
Dazzling the pages of July’s W Magazine, Naomi Campbell and Joan Smalls team up to give next month’s issue something that is beyond the wow factor. Joan hits the cover, emblazoned as the new face of fashion, and supermodel, Naomi who is about to launch a reality tv show called ‘The Face’, is the star of a luxurious photoshoot.
Swide reveals 5 top places to enjoy good drinks, food and company in Italy’s fashion capital. Which one do you want to try first?
On June 20th the Slovenian Exhibition Centre in Venice A plus A will host the presentation of American photographer Amanda Marsalis’ new book “Reproduction”. In an exclusive interview Swide reveals her thoughts and recounts her career.
Style and elegance are the keywords for the debut of the men’s Dolce&Gabbana Watches Collection. Who can represent them at their best then? Swide has all the knowledge on the three stars of the advertising campaign.
Watches are men’s must have, the statement of their style and personality. Find out the details about the collection Dolce&Gabbana has just launched.
Ben Affleck is back with his third film Argo; a political drama set during the Iranian Revolution of 1979, involving the hostage crisis and the rescue of six U.S. diplomats. Again, not only is Affleck behind the camera, he will be starring in the film too, just like he did for The Town.
Majolica is a type of tin-glazed earthenware pottery, characterized by its bright colours and sheen. Majolica might have been born abroad, but in the high Medieval period and through the Renaissance, Majolica became a thoroughly Italian product which graced architecture and interior design in Italy and the foreign courts.
Frankie Dettori is described by many experts as the greatest jockey of all time, he is also one of the preeminent members of London’s huge Italian community. Ahead of the Royal Ascot Race festival, the centrepiece in Britain’s racing calendar, which opens tomorrow, Swide caught up with the gregarious Italian.
For the FW pre-collection Dolce&Gabbana have gone native. Majolica print dresses, separates and accessories are the undisputed protagonists of the colourful beginning of the fall winter season.
Italy must defeat Ireland in their final group game of Group C at 20.45 CEST, in Poznan, Poland. Follow the action as Swide tweets live updates on the two matches as the drama unfolds and join in the conversation at @euroswide.
Natasha Slater is back on Swide, but this time she isn’t here to reveal her favourite Milanese haunts or what music you should be spinning at your next fashion bash, no. If you’ve got a problem that you can’t seem to find an answer to or you’ve been holding on to a secret but want to shout it out loud without people knowing who you are, then Natasha is here to help with her Love Confidential. This week, problems with daddy…
Father’s Day may be a manufactured holiday but it’s still a good opportunity to reflect on the importance of the fathers in our lives and in society. Their not always good, sometimes they’re even quite bad, but we all have one and your relationship with your father is one of the pillars of your personality. Swide chooses some the best and some of the worst fathers form society and culture.
A photography exhibition at the Triennale di Milano relates food to important aspects of lifestyle such as architecture, fashion, children, reportage, urban landscape. Because food matters.
Ivan Olita has gone and done a good one. Not what you would usually find on Swide and maybe that’s why we love it. He’s bagged an interview with an actor who is said be starring alongside Lindsay Lohan in Paul Schrader’s new film ‘The Canyons’. What’s even more interesting about all this is that the actor, James Deen, is in fact a porn actor and director… could this get any better?
You love lying on the beach, but you need to eat, too, don't you? Swide has 3 quick recipes for you to do on the go ...
London puts the ‘C’ in creative when it comes to lifestyle and fashion. We have countless vintage/second-hand/re-sale boutiques. Places where you can buy clothing, hats, bags, jewellery and furniture that will mirror and illuminate your individuality.
Bright, colourful, summery and fun, the Dolce&Gabbana high summer looks make you feel like escaping on holiday.
He’s right, Mood Swings has pointed out that Fashion week is just around the corner and, so, it is only natural that most of us go in fitness frenzy in the hope to feel toned and ready to hit those aftershow parties. Well, Mood Swings is here to help.
Feral is Kinky hails out of London and has been taking the independent scene by storm in the past few years. Her mix of reggae, percussions, electronic music and witty lyrics make for a certain dancefloor success, and her live performances are a real show.
In keeping with Madonna’s life of contrasts she has gone from a nipple bearing bralet to a demure chiffon blouse dress in a flash while on her MDNA tour in Italy.
That perfect tan is a goal pursued by many during the summer months. Preparing the skin for the rays however is no easy task. Swide has picked the five best supplements to protect the skin and help it to achieve that healthy golden hue.
Summer music festival season is almost in full swing and, it goes without saying, that there are some amazing things going on during July. Here are Swide’s top 5 Music festivals.
The Dolce&Gabbana woman is aware of her strength and her instincts. At once determined and warm; gentle towards those she holds close, fierce when it comes to defending her values and her territory.
Selena Gomez is a pop starlet in her own right but I bet she never expected to get a shout out like the one that Nicki Minaj serves up in song ‘Beauty and the Beat’, on Justin Bieber’s highly anticipated ‘Believe’ album that’s being released next week.
Italy take on Croatia in what is probably their key game of the group stage at 18.00 CET at the Municipal Stadium, Poznan later today.
8 Chefs for a fine food marathon in Milan that involved 10 hours non-stop of delicious tastings. Swide tells you how it went.
Italian Roberto Di Matteo has been rewarded for his sterling work last year as interim first-team coach signing a two-year contract with the ‘Blues’, becoming the fourth Italian to manage Chelsea.
Dolce&Gabbana have embraced lace and taken its strong handicraft traditions, steeped in central Europe, and made them their own. Dolce&Gabbana place great emphasis on tradition, hand crafted luxury and history in their collections. Lace, a fabric rich in all things loved by the fashion house could not but be an enduring protagonist of the collections throughout the brand’s history.
Andrew Garfield is the world’s new hero, stepping in as Spider-Man and, although we don’t need any more reasons as to why we should love the man behind mask, Swide have decided to share the 10 things that we love about him.
Tiger Woods has emerged as an unlikely favourite to clinch the US Open at the Olympic Club, San Francisco June 14th to June 17th.
It’s week four of the Dolce&Gabbana Milano Thunder fitness programme on Swide. Now that you’ve strengthened you core, we’re going to move down to your lower half. These skipping rope exercises will strengthen your calf muscles as well as tone your upper body, improve your co-ordination and give you a good cardio workout.
When Derek Redmond collapsed in heap on the running track in the semi-final of the 400m at the Barcelona Olympics in 1992 it was a tragedy for the runner. What happened next though will forever be imprinted on the public’s memory of those games and is still emotional to watch today, a display of pain, grief, determination, pride and the love of a father for his son.
People have tested the limits of human endurance throughout history. We live in the most comfortable of times and now that the whole planet has been mapped there’s not much left to discover, but we still have the need to test ourselves, hence the phenomenal growth in extreme sports. Swide chooses for you the top 5 extreme sports events around the world.
The Bugatti Veyron Vitesse is the world’s fastest convertible. With a jaw-dropping 1200 bhp it’s more in the category of jet fighter, or super-hero car than street legal, top-down sports car.
We live in an age of reason, where cold logic is valued above all else. Dressing room ritual in most sports has been replaced by modern sports psychology but footballers still hold onto their superstitions. Reminding us all of a time when superstition played as important a part in everyday life as does logic today. Swide chooses for you 10 top footballer’s superstitions.
The art world is wide and varied. Here are Swide’s picks of must-sees in July: London, New York, Paris, Milan or Berlin?
Photojournalist Sergio Ramazzotti tells Swide about his job and the responsibilities involved.
The Spiga 2 Dolce&Gabbana boutique is a launch platform for talented up and coming designers. For SS12, Dolce&Gabbana have selected an exciting collection of talented youngsters. Featured from the roster this week: Poustovit.
Father’s Day is just around the corner and it’s time to think about how to make your dad’s special day even more special. Classic and luxurious items from the Dolce&Gabbana collection will bring a smile to his face and show you care.
We all know the Marriage of the Virgin by Raffaello, but what else did he paint and where did he get his artistic education from? Swide tells you his story from early career to fame.
Wedding season is upon us. Late Spring and Summer are synonymous with weddings, and their subsequent styling dilemmas. From a grand country affair to a demure city ceremony, Dolce&Gabbana have got it covered!
‘Turn up the Radio’ may be the next single off the MDNA album, rumoured to be filmed in Rome, but it isn’t the new song that’s causing a stir in the media, no. Well, this is Madonna we’re talking about. There is the ongoing feud with Lady Gaga and, oh yes, the fact she got her boob out during a live show in Istanbul… of course.
With the filming of the ‘Carrie’ remake underway and a massive 5 other films in the pipeline for the young actress, Swide wonders what’s next for Chloë Moretz. Well, according to rumours, very exciting rumours that is, it is said that she is going to reprise her role as Hit Girl in the cult hit, ‘Kick-Ass’.
It's an Island, a volcano and a magic place. Stromboli, in Sicily, is one of the most mysterious, ancient and beautiful places in Italy. Discover it with Swide.
Dolce&Gabbana have built upon their love of lace and created some sensual and elegant net inspired looks for spring.
After Swide discovered the talents of Florrie it wasn’t long before the pop starlet felt like part of the family. Now, with the release of her new EP ‘Late’, it’s no surprise that we are feeling proud and rather excited for the multi-talented musician.
Recently, I have been obsessed with Malika Favre’s illustration works. The works are very colourful and playful. I like how she blends minimalist illustration style with the Egyptian arts culture, creating works are some what rather tongue in cheek. Today, I would like to use my time on Swide to introduce, to you, one of my favourite illustrators, Malika Favre.
Dolc&Gabbana is proud to announce the publication of the book ‘Campioni’, a collection of photographic portraits of young football players from Italy’s Serie A, shot by Domenico Dolce.
The orchid is an exquisite flower. Dolce&Gabbana have drawn inspiration from their exotic colours for a purple summer.
Our resident music man, Mood Swings, is thinking about fashion, music, art… basically anything creative, and how trends always come back around, rehashed.
Kate Moss has done it all and given most things a damn good try. This month, in the June edition Harper’s Bazaar US, she was photographed by legendary photographer Terry Richardson and reminded us why we love her as much as ever. Here are 10 reasons to love Kate Moss today…
Summer is full of events, from the races, to parties, galas and balls. These high glamour events are enough to make even the most die-hard fashionable woman into tremble with panic. Well, never fear, Swide is here with some stylist suggestions for you.
A first of its kind in Portugal, DSection Magazine is a men’s only fashion and culture magazine. Founded in 2011, this seasonal glossy is much more than men’s fashion. For its fourth issue, DSection have chosen Dolce&Gabbana to grace their cover.
Miss Rowland hits the cover of Vegas Magazine this month, looking as fierce and future thinking as ever. Dropping into Las Vegas, she landed the cover shoot and, in an exclusive interview, talks about her hotly tipped fourth solo album.
Dolce&Gabbana Spy lands in Copenhagen to live the city to the maximum and discover the super cool people that populate it. What better opportunity than that eclectic Danish event, Distortion Festival? With the help of brave local bloggers the anonymous spy documented the whole thing for you.
The 1950s inspired SS12 Dolce&Gabbana collection was a real party of Italian beauty and produce, both fashion and horticultural. In a continuum of the inspiration, the accessories have a contemporary vintage feel. Weaved PVC, brocade and velvet all make an appearance, while the undisputed protagonist is the Dolce Bag, Dolce&Gabbana’s new IT Bag.
What happens when German engineering meets Italian design flair? This BMW Zagato Coupe is a one-off concept revealed at the Concorso d’Eleganza Villa d’Estre, on the shores of Lake Como, is the perfect hybrid of BMW’s fortitude and Zagato’s aesthetic panache.
Dolce&Gabbana have released their first even bicycle, and of course it’s all leopard print. Luxurious, with a definite vintage feel, eye popping and fun, this bike is the ultimate Dolce&Gabbana accessory.
Deeming the suburbs of Chicago, Illinois, as having a sense of constructed reality, Kyle Thompson’s photography has been slowly developing, creating unique, evocative works that read like personal stories. His unique take on his surroundings are hard to forget and Swide wanted to know more.
The next instalment in our boxing fitness video series is still with heavyweight Clemente Russo. These exercises are sill centred on the abdominal area. They are more difficult and will work the lesser abdominal muscles, they will also give your abs more definition. So step it up and add these exercises to your work out. You will notice the difference, guaranteed!
As Italy embark on their quest for the crown of 'Kings of Europe’ in the UEFA Euro 2012 Championships in Poland and Ukraine, their coach Cesare Prandelli cuts a figure of a gentleman of the highest calibre. The storm clouds of scandal are gathering over the Azzurri, but if history has taught us anything, it’s that Italy are at their best in adverse conditions. Not only this, Prandelli has instilled a new pride in the national team and a new verve in their play.
In the ultra competitive arena of professional sports it’s easy to lose sight of the bigger picture, that in sport, it’s the taking part that’s important. In the Summer Olympics in Sydney 2000 a swimmer, Eric Moussambani, from the tiny nation of Equatorial Guinea reminded the world just what it’s all about.
Swide chooses ten top young sports talents for you to watch out for. Some are already established names, some are on the cusp of greatness, but all of them are undoubted talents.
The Italian national football team are preparing to take on Europe at Euro 2012 in Poland and Ukraine. As Italy’s biggest supporters we are proud to announce that the team will wear Dolce&Gabbana.
Though I feel like I’ve been living with my Rowdy Male Roommates forever (#mistake), my first Milan Roomie was actually a petite blonde puta from Northern Italy with big eyes and a sharp tongue, writer Marta Stella.
Watches have always been the way through which men’s style is distinguished and classified – the accessory par excellence. Dolce&Gabbana launches the luxury watches collection for men.
Known as the epitome of the modern multicultural world we live in, Olugbenga Adelekan is making waves on the electronic music scene. Also known for Metronomy, the multi-talented musician was passing through Milan whilst on tour as a DJ and Swide's Ben Taylor cornered him to get a few words from him.
Suited and booted during the Cannes Film Festival at the Stella Artois Cannes Cinema Club, Garrett Hedlund looked every part the leading man. With his role in ‘On the Road’ pushing him into the big leagues it wasn’t going to be long before the rumours started to fly…
The Dolce&Gabbana signature leopard print has been updated and shaken un with trendy fluo hues for those summer days and nights.
The Spiga 2 Dolce&Gabbana boutique is a launch platform for talented up and coming designers. For SS12, Dolce&Gabbana have selected an exciting collection of talented youngsters. Featured from the roster this week: Il Sistema Degli Oggetti.
The latest in extreme fitness are boot camps inspired by the arduous training undertaken by some of the hardest military divisions out there: Navy Seals, Marines, SAS. When the trend first emerged in 2009 boot camps were back to basics retreats where the food was scarce and the discipline positively military. Today, the pursuit of comfort and luxury has caused the birth of five star boot camps, where the effort is extreme, and so is the pampering.
Never an advocate for the his and her looks, Dolce&Gabbana broke their own rules this summer with two D&G collections entirely dedicated to foulards. And perhaps rules are indeed made to be broken! Simple, monochromatic and mixed with khaki and denim, the D&G ss12 collection was fun and fashionable, without being extreme. Here’s how to wear it, for the day, the evening and even on the beach!
Ellie Kemper, Josh Hutcherson and Tyler Posey attended this year’s edition of the MTV Movie Awards, choosing Dolce&Gabbana for their Red Carpet look. Whether in floral print, suited to the 9s or finishing a look of with leather, these young talents look positively perfect in their wears.
There is something inherently sensual about flowing silk. It touches the skin like a longing caress by a lover, it sensually flows in the wind, organically and almost musically, like a perfectly attuned couple. The sensual and the fun elements of silk have been captured by Giampaolo Sgura in the D&G SS12 campaign.
The summer is upon us and, at the same time, another year's study draws to a close. All of us free of our commitments, it becomes almost impossible to meet for a carefree stroll on a sunny afternoon. Our destination? The river Tiber and Parco Savello Aventine
The sun shines brightly and summer is but a few weeks away and Swide has turned its attention to our favourite summer sport: tanning. Here are our top 5 sun creams available on market.
One of the iconic signatures of the Dolce&Gabbana fashion house started to come into its own in the first half of the Naughties. The multi inspired, multi thematic and mix and matching elements of the collections become stylistic tell tales of the Dolce&Gabbana aesthetic.
Many people think that on the Lido di Venezia there isn’t much to do (when not in the movie Festival season!). But even if it is not the holiday spot where Kings and Princes used to gather anymore, or the place that Thomas Mann described so well in his "Death in Venice", it still is a Paradise of tranquillity that is worth the visit.
Finally the good weather has come (or is in sight). Now you can go out and enjoy the sun, take your bike and discover new places. Swide takes you to 5 spots you need to see on two wheels.
You need a blanket, kitchenware, glasses, plates, a bottle opener, something refreshing to drink and...good food. How? Swide tells you how to create the perfect picnic menu to welcome the summer.
The Dolce&Gabbana Milano Thunder team won the WSB 2012. Feel like a champion in our special boxing gear.
If you like a British model that looks just as good with its top off as it does covered up, if you want a model that makes you feel privileged to be inside it and you want your model to tell the world you’re rich, powerful and good-looking, then the Bentley Continental GTC is for you.
Mood Swings is muscling in on Copenhagen's Distortion festivities, taking influence from those playing there during the 5-day event or browsing the back catalogue of the Nordic electronic music scene.
British actor Oliver Jackson Cohen, class of ’86, is a true gentleman. Articulate, generous with his answers and his captivating smile, Oliver talks to Swide before the Dolce&Gabbana FW13 Menswear show. Fancy more from Oliver? The DVD of his hit gothic thriller The Raven, will be out next month.
Lace is inherently linked to Dolce&Gabbana’s DNA; the subtle sexiness of the fabric, the religious connotations, the handicrafts traditions, are all close to the heart and soul of the brand. For SS12 Dolce&Gabbana have created a make up collection that embodies all the qualities of lace.