Italy became a nation-state in 1861 when the city-states of the peninsula, along with Sardinia and Sicily, were united under King Victor EMMANUEL II. An era of parliamentary government came to a close in the early 1920s when Benito MUSSOLINI establis... [read more]
Date: March 14th 2010
Milano was something of a disaster. I wasn’t hurt badly, but nothing I tried to do worked out.
Armani aggravationMy primary goal in Milano was to get pictures taken, wearing a new Armani suit. I contacted Armani headquarters the previous month, telling them I wanted to take pictures for a story I was pitching about the fashion awareness among Milanese. They told me that would be f ... read more