Tag: italy

Folio.YVR Issue #3: Creations in Silver: Visiting the Stefano Ricci Atelier

Folio.YVR Issue #3: Creations in Silver: Visiting the Stefano Ricci Atelier

No matter how many of the stately Stefano Ricci boutiques around the world you may visit on your travels, it is a given that upon entering, your breath will be taken away by the signature floral arrangements. Situated first and foremost, each opulent display of […]

Folio.YVR Issue #3: Stefania Volpi: The Creative Genius Behind AltaModa Italia

Folio.YVR Issue #3: Stefania Volpi: The Creative Genius Behind AltaModa Italia

AltaModa Italia is defined by the glamorous, luxurious, and wonderfully eclectic pieces created in Southern Italy by expert artisan craftspersons at the behest of founders Stefani and Riccardo Volpi. Since 1998, the couple’s irreverent vision has melded fashion and design to create unmistakable items which […]

Folio.YVR Issue #2: Angelo Caroli is Italy’s King of Vintage

Folio.YVR Issue #2: Angelo Caroli is Italy’s King of Vintage

Everyone in business has to start somewhere. For a teenage Angelo Caroli in the mid-1970s, it was offering styling advice on a local radio station which led selling secondhand American denim and military jackets at a hawkers market in the centre of his hometown. The […]

Folio.YVR Issue #2: Loewe ‘Baskets’ Exhibition at Salon del Mobile.Milan Captivates

Folio.YVR Issue #2: Loewe ‘Baskets’ Exhibition at Salon del Mobile.Milan Captivates

The stone-lined streets of the Quadrilatero d’Oro jostled with rushes of people – all trying to get by those stopping to smoke a cigarette or chat, others in the street dodging scooters and pedicabs. Each in search of the next ‘must-visit’ location as dictated in […]

Folio.YVR Issue #1 – Design Rockstar Tom Dixon & Big Fat American Tour

Folio.YVR Issue #1 – Design Rockstar Tom Dixon & Big Fat American Tour

British designer Tom Dixon’s FAT American Tour rolled into Vancouver, ahead of its performance, with a potential full house. 700 confirmed. Fashioned after a rock ‘n’ roll tour motoring from coast-to-coast, FAT is unveiling key pieces from Dixon’s 2019 collection in a prequel to the […]

Folio.YVR Issue #1: Armani/Casa Now Calls The Armoury District Home

Folio.YVR Issue #1: Armani/Casa Now Calls The Armoury District Home

Vancouver’s Armoury District is now home to Canada’s first boutique showroom of Armani/Casa, and the fourth in North America, preceded by New York, Los Angeles, and Miami. The showroom 1656 West 2nd Avenue, 28 and consists of 2,200-square-feet of retail space, and a large meeting […]