The world of fashion is not defined by what you see: the turtleneck, the trousers, the trench. Big-name brands are powered by a network of very small yet highly skilled artisans—specializing in yarns, dyeing, embroidery, leather, crochet stitching, filigree, beading, lace—whose expertise and knowledge is rooted in Italy. With the ongoing pandemic, there is a risk of losing some parts of the Made in Italy supply chain.

In this winter edition, issue 87, we bring you beauty in all its forms, beginning with the cover featuring Mario Rigby, a modern-day explorer advocating for a more diverse, eco-conscious travel landscape.

This year, the is-it-on or is-it-not-on Baselworld (the show was cancelled and has since been transformed) coupled with the pandemic delayed the release of the Rolex novelties for 2020.

TAG Heuer’s latest edition of its Connected Golf watch is, as they say in golf, as close as one can get to the perfect round.

For Marie-Louise Sciò, creative director of the Pellicano Hotels Group, -issimo was the locus for her latest venture, ISSIMO, a lifestyle and e-commerce platform dedicated to the best of Italian design, travel, food, and style.

NUVO Thoughts: Two is better than one; indeed three is better than two. When we are referring to languages, that is. Knowing more is proven to be good for our health, strengthens our cognitive abilities, and is also said to slow down the progression of degenerative diseases.

One man’s trash is another man’s treasure: a cliché, but also a business model for Samuel Soria and Alfonso de Luján, co-founders of Madrid-based eyewear company Parafina.

The Tambour Curve Flying Tourbillon Poinçon de Genève is the latest timepiece from Louis Vuitton, which calls the futuristic high-tech iteration of the Tambour first released in 2002 “fine watchmaking of the future.”

Stay Home takes on a particular meaning in a two-career household with both parents working from home and two children going to school via virtual learning in a country still in lockdown (we aren’t hiking or biking or taking walks—we aren’t even permitted to walk around the block).

March 25 marks the first annual celebration of #Dantedi, when Italy will celebrate Dante Alighieri in an outpouring of cultural appreciation.

Since its debut in 1979, the round-toe, low-heeled pump with grosgrain ribbon and a gold buckle stamped with “Salvatore Ferragamo” has long been a badge of dolce vita chic.

The stylish and sophisticated–and even the outlandish–have convened in Florence for Pitti Immagine Uomo.

Rossland is the place where the shredding is great, the lift lines are short, the terrain is fast, and the hospitality is salt of the earth.

Whether you are giving a gift to someone or just treating yourself, here are five candles that don’t merely smell delightful, but also look the part.

To mark the restoration of the St. Regis Rome, Delfina Delettrez Fendi has designed a collection inspired by the hotel’s new era of modern glamour.

The Spinning Chandelier, a spectacular public art work by Rodney Graham, was illuminated and set in motion for the first time.

Tiffany & Co.’s celebrated Blue Book Collections are composed of one-of-a-kind creations handcrafted in the workshops high above the brand’s Fifth Avenue flagship in New York. The 2019 Blue Book, themed Tiffany Jewel Box, is a high jewellery collection that magnifies nature’s artistry.

Adriano Berengo established his glass studio on the Venetian island of Murano in what was an abandoned foundry. Berengo Studio, part atelier and part exhibition space, showcases extraordinary installations of glass works by the world’s leading contemporary artists.

In celebration of the latest product from the Future Solution LX range, Shiseido held a traditional dedication ceremony at Shimogamo Shrine, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, in Kyoto.

Deep in the hills near the remote village of Genga, in Italy’s Le Marche region, is the Grotte di Frasassi, a karst wonderland of calcareous stratifications that date as far back as 150 million years ago.

Part research and development lab, part museum, part beauty bar, Shiseido has opened a new state-of-the-art beauty mecca in Yokohama, Japan.

The tiara has always inspired fascination. And while historically the headpiece was a symbol of grand aristocratic femininity, in the 21st century the tiara appears to have entered a new era.

In the peaceful suburb of Karen, set between Nairobi National Park and the Ngong Hills, is the colonial-style boutique hotel Hemingways—named after the writer, whose travels in East Africa are well known.

On the day dedicated to Dad, why not present him with a gift as reliable as he has been? Here are five watches, as diverse as dads themselves.

The Legacy Machine FlyingT, from independent watchmakers Maximilian Büsser & Friends (MB&F) is their fist timepiece dedicated for women.

Delicate, colourful, and boldly over the top, we have you styled for summer.