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A lover of luxury, jewellery and clothes, as well as cars and culture: meet Margherita of Savoy, the first Queen of Italy.
From Tuscany to Sicily, passing through Campania, Puglia and Calabria: here are the places where the fascinating sea creatures lived, or who knows, perhaps still live.
A mythical and surreal land, evoked by ancient and modern texts and works of art, between dream and historical and social events, here is the myth of the land of Cockaigne.
From ancient Greece to northern Europe, passing through some ancient Asian legends: discover the meanings of the rainbow in various cultures.
From Ancient Egyptian Paddle Dolls to Voodoo Dolls, passing by Barbie and the collectible and uber fashionable Dolce&Gabbana dolls, Swide tells you the story of girls’ favourite play things (and much more) in 13 points.
Ever wondered where the crown comes from? And what it signifies? How about which is the oldest or the most valuable? Swide has some facts and figures about crowns.
Purity, courage, fertility and perseverance are just some of the many symbolic values that different peoples and different cultures have associated with bees.
From Fellini’s attic in Rome to Anita Ekberg’s house and Mastroianni’s villa in Tuscany, you can now buy a piece of La Dolce Vita. Get your chequebooks out.
Tradition, big business, visceral ties and a distant dream to be fulfilled: discover the living legend of the Florio dynasty, the Sicilian family that became the stuff of myth.
Jurassic World roars into cinemas this week and we at Swide can’t wait for the dinosaur doors to open once again. But did you know that Italy has its fair share of famous fossils? Here are a host of the beasts that ruled the soils of Italia, long before dino pasta shapes existed.
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!
As one of women’s favorite accessories as well as synonym of femininity, nylons have origins dating back to the 1930s when an American chemist made a discovery, which would bring about a radical change to women’s style and habits. In the 80th year from that discovery Swide tells you more.
From the fashion conscious to sports people, to incognito celebs and everyone when the sun is shining, sunglasses are as mandatory as the right shoes it seems. But how did these little feats of engineering and cult status come about? Swide tells you 10 things about the history of sunglasses.
Amongst Florentine hills lies the beautiful castle of Sammezzano, brought back to life on the screen in the fairy tales told by Matteo Garrone. Swide tells you more about its history.
From antiquity to the great symbols of Christianity, through Middle Eastern culture and fairy tales, here are the stories, myths and legends associated with the most fascinating of flowers.
Today marks the 360th birthday of Italian musical instrument maker Bartolomeo Cristofori, the inventor of the piano, as we know it today. Including Cristofori fortepiano, here are 15 inventions that I bet you didn’t know were Italian.
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