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Macy Gray comes through Florence with a show that becomes a party as she goes through old classics, new songs from her album, Sellout, and covers from Queen, White Stripes, Pretenders and others. Her backup singer, Maiya Sykes is an enormous plus with her carisma, enthusiasm, energy, smile and incredible Motown voice! ————————————————- Vocês acreditam […]
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Rem Koolhaas presents in Florence his concept of Cronocaos.  A paradox where time and space have reached its limit in renovation.  Before 1880, restoration of building did not exist.  Surprisingly today, before a project is finished, thoughts on how to restore it are taken into consideration.  He also argues for maintaining, in certain cases, the structure […]
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What’s important is to be charming, in any situation! ————————————– Só para alguns de vocês, o “C” maiúsculo do título faz sentido…mas lembrei ontém desta frase fantástica do fim dos anos 70 …um lema com o qual eu sempre tento viver, especialmente em momentos constrangedores… Então, já que é weekend, o post hoje é light com […]
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This weekend I was in Rome and took a stroll in the Appia Antica.  The largest road built during the Roman Empire in 300 BC.  It ran from the capital to Brindisi which hosted the main port to Greece and the Orient.  The system invented to pave this “highway” was revolutionary and permitted traveling under any […]
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JRJ produces fabric for home decoration.  They realized that the teen market had little to offer and paired up with the fashion brand Farm, from Rio, to create a happy and colorful collection show in their new showroom. ————————————- A família Gabriel tem sido inovadora há decadas.  Roberto, com suas duas filhas, hoje se especializam […]
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In the beginning of the summer, I was able to take part in a journey of the River Arno that crosses through Florence, on a boat that had been used to take sand from the bottom of the water.  We parted on a unique tour of bridges and Renaissance buildings from the water’s point of […]
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The mass production and distribution available to enormous chains like Zara, H&M and Topshop, allowed the massification of fashion.  No longer a product to last, but instead to be consumed and immediately.  Trend information is distributed to all corners of the world through magazines, tv shows, soap operas and especially the internet creating an enormous […]
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