At a gathering on the terrace of a restaurant in Milan, a casual conversation began over aperitifs and a view of Piazza del Duomo. A cluster of international journalists and Diego Della Valle, Chairman of Tod’s, began to traverse the elusive nature of the physically boundless world of Silicon Valley: How they knew everything about us, and yet we knew so little about them. What do their houses look like? Which restaurants do they frequent? “The fabric of their daily lives and the nuanced reality on the ground continues to escape us,” Della Valle had observed.
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THE HERO SHOT
Kabir Bedi’s memoir is a fascinating look into the actor’s tryst with fame and fortune. Here, he tells Nidhi Gupta why he felt the need to document his rich, nonnormative life and make it raw, real and revelatory
THE WORLD IS ONE Canvas
The pandemic may have brought India’s favourite biennale to a screeching halt, but nothing could stop Bose Krishnamachari from putting together Lokame Tharavadu, the ambitious art show featuring 267 artists and one timely message, writes Nidhi Gupta
The latest upgrades on the Mercedes-Benz E-Class is proof that you can fix something even if it isn’t broken
A new, METAScertified master chronometer movement is the driving force behind a new breed of Omega timepieces
Actor Harshvardhan Rane on negotiating an industry of great inequities, the films he’s betting on this year and why he’ll never mistake Bollywood for a family
A new breed of feni enthusiasts are giving the age-old tipple a makeover in Goa: ageing it underwater, infusing it with ingredients ranging from jeera to chorizo, and using it as a base in a variety of excellent cocktails. Arun Janardhan traces the evolution of this humble spirit from the bhatti to the bottle
DARING DESIGNS. INSPIRATIONAL INTERIORS
Impeccably handcrafted design offerings that flaunt a contemporary European aesthetic—that’s what luxury furniture and interior solutions brand Stanley is renowned for. Boasting a curated selection of product designs, the brand’s portfolio promises to add character and creativity to your space
Your Brain Doesn't Work The Way You Think It Does
A conversation with neuroscientist Lisa Feldman Barrett on the counterintuitive ways your mind processes reality – and why understanding that might help you feel a little less anxious
Listen To Your Gut
Therein lies the answer to good health, prosperity and inner peace
He made every mistake a child star can make, including the ones that nearly destroyed him. Now, fortified by God, marriage and a new album Justice, Justin Bieber is putting his life back together one positive, deliberate step at a time
GET YOUR FRONT ROW SEAT TO VIRTUAL FASHION SHOWS
It’s hard to remember now, but it was during the fall ready-to-wear shows last February that the fashion world first became aware of the coronavirus, even before it had been declared a global pandemic.
What Bills Fans Are Saying
Bills Digest scanned the Bills’ Facebook page and other fan message board sites to gauge the hot topics Bills Nation is talking about. We chose some of the better posts, edited for brevity and clarity, and present them here, along with Bills Digest editor Mark Ludwiczak’s take on what’s being discussed.
MILAN DESIGNERS HIT RESET BUTTON DURING DIGITAL FASHION WEEK
Fashion is off the hamster wheel, taking a deep breath that is allowing some freshness to seep into the once relentless cycle.
STUDY SUGGESTS - Vitamin D MAY HELP THE BODY FIGHT INFECTION
A researcher says that vitamin D is like a steroid and is urging the public to spend some time outside soaking in the sunshine vitamin.
STEVE'S $PLASHY $UITS
NO EXPENSE SPARED!
FLORIDA TEEN ARRESTED AS MASTERMIND OF TWITTER HACK
A Florida teen was identified last weekend as the mastermind of a scheme earlier this month that commandeered Twitter accounts of prominent politicians, celebrities and technology moguls and scammed people around the globe out of more than $100,000 in Bitcoin. Two other men were also charged in the case.
What's happenning in Italy is a prognosis for the world?
Letter from Rome
Career Of A Boss
Driven publicist grows from an employee to founder and president of her own company.
Shopping In Milan
Italy’s fashion capital is known globally for its design eye and haute couture catwalks. But beyond the high-end fashion houses, Milan is bustling with a luxurious range of eclectic and independent stores and multi-purpose shopping spaces. From furniture and design objects to clothing and jewellery, here are some of the hottest addresses in town.
Impress Clients In Prosperous And Multifaceted Milan
Impress clients in prosperous and multifaceted Milan.