Learning Italian Hand Gestures has never been so easy, thanks to the Dolce&Gabbana male models from the FW15 fashion show. With Swide’s Ben Taylor and Alessia Gargiulo keeping them in check and Andrea Ratti’s mix of an Italian Classic, get your hands ready to express like they never have before.
Learn how to “speak” Italian through your hands with Swide’s digest of Italian hand gestures acted out by our favourite male models. Gesticulating has never been more fun nor looked so good!
I’m sure you’re more than aware that Italians are as famous for their food, art, fashion, literature and thinkers as they are for their wonderfully animated hand gestures… No? Well, luckily, Swide’s Ben Taylor and Alessia Gargiulo are on hand (get it) to show you how to express yourself as the Italians do so well and teach you how to perform the essential Italian Hand Gestures.
Oh, and it just so happens that we got the male models from Dolce&Gabbana’s FW15 fashion show to help us out. We’re sure you’ll recognize a face or two.
Keep your eyes out for Edward Wilding, Mariano Ontanon, Elbio Bonsaglio Evandro Soldati, Oliver Cheshire, Tony Ward, Noah Mills and Diego Fragoso, who all got involved without a second thought! Bravi guys.
Music courtesy of our very own Andrea Ratti who added some contemporary oomph to an Italian folk classic. Enjoy!
Right, hands at the ready, readers!
Special thanks to all the male models involved : Edward Wilding, Mariano Ontanon, Elbio Bonsaglio Evandro Soldati, Oliver Cheshire, Tony Ward, Noah Mills, Diego Fragoso, Chris Elsen, Clint Mauro, Kevin Sampaio, Jonathan Sampaio, Arran Sly, Mack, Misa Hedi, Ryan Barrett, Alessio Pozzi, Joe Collier and Thomas Guarrancino.
Music: Andrea Ratti
Video Editing: Costanza Caponio
Created by: Alessia Gargiulo and Ben Taylor for Swide.com
Tagged with: #ITALIAN TRADITIONS
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