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Cannes Film Festival is attracting all sorts of attention but not for the stars waltzing down the red carpet, no, instead people are talking about the double hit Diamond Heist that happened.
New York’s prestigious Fashion Institute of Technology has a rich archive and permanent collection which serves to educate and inspire its talented students. RetroSpective traces the relationship fashion has with its history is this spring’s must see exhibitions.
Vesak Day, otherwise known as Siddhartha Gautam’s (Buddha) birthday is celebrated differently in different Asian countries. Here are how some of the most prominent Buddhist countries celebrate this day.
The bra is inexorably linked to the social history of women as much as its contents are linked to female anatomy. The brassieres’ development is a benchmark of the social relevance of women throughout history.
The Italians’ love of their mother is well known and manifest in the thousands of different Madonnas that are adored up and down the Italian peninsula. However, the she-wolf of Rome evinces mother idolatry that predates the Christian era.
From town to town, the month of May signals the Mother’s celebration but it is in Italy that they pay homage to the Mother of all: the Madonna. From Palermo to Modica, this is how the Country celebrates.
For World Press Freedom day, Swide is taking a look at a handful of breaking news stories that changed the world.
Swide looks at one of Italy’s most famous Catholic rituals that can trace its origins back to pre-Roman times.
As this generation gets their cinematic version of Romeo & Juliet, Swide looks at some of the most famous gang rivalries in history.
To celebrate the opening of Dolce&Gabbana’s iconic 5th Avenue boutique Swide looks at some of New York’s Italian history with a gallery of Italian immigrants in New York.
Some say that beauty is pain, but nothing comes close to the torturous regimes Renaissance women exposed themselves to.
For Italian people Riso Amaro by Giuseppe De Santis is a movie about the beauty and the hardships of post-war life, a gem of Neorealism.