ItaliaLiving.com is a fine living and luxury portal to the charm and elegance of the Italian lifestyle – a premier Italian luxury Web publication for people all over the world with refined taste who love Italy, the Italian way of life and Made in Italy products. Italia Living combines quality editorial content that is as sophisticated as our readers on a wide variety of topics, to videos & webisodes, exclusive VIP offers and more – all presented with an elegant design for everyone wishing to experience the finest things in life.
Here you’ll find the best of Italian luxury living in superior products, services and destinations. From Italy’s best resorts & spas, top of the line Italian fragrances, jewelry, food & wine, fashion and more. We’ll feature well known brands that have stood the test of time by building on their reputation of elegant design and exquisite quality; and showcase some worthy new finds we know you’ll enjoy, such as small artisan Italian craftsman who create collections of unmatched excellence.
For Italians, there is so much more to living well than just what you own or where you travel. A life of wealth could simply be great food, fine wine, and good company celebrated and enjoyed together. We will help you enrich your life in sharing what’s best about the Italian lifestyle, and how to incorporate some of that into your daily life of living well. The Italian lifestyle is wonderful, but you don’t have to necessarily live in Italy to reap the benefits and pleasures.
We are a small team of like-minded people who live in Italy, the United States and elsewhere abroad – but share a united deep passion for all things Italian.
Welcome to ItaliaLiving.com…sharing with you our passion for living la dolce vita.
Richards love of the Italian lifestyle, Italy and all things Italian inspired him to create ItaliaLiving.com in 2007, by finding a market niche in focusing primarily on luxury Italian topics.
Richard is involved in other work with business development consulting for Department of Defense Information Technology contractors through Michelli Associates, Inc., and is a Board Member for the Michelli Family Foundation.
Richard resides in the United States on the Jersey Shore with his wife and two young sons.
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Italian Lifestyle & Fashion Columnist
Valeria is a Personal Stylist, Writer and award winning Television Producer who divides her time between Manhattan and Amalfi. She has styled and produced for nationally syndicated television talk shows on NBC Universal.
She has also produced and styled high profile photo shoots for well known top tier designer fashion forums.
She was recently featured in various media outlets such as Manhattan’s issue of VOGUE Magazine, a TLC Style segment, and has conducted radio interviews for her exceptional styling skills and services.
Valeria founded ValeriaStyle when she realized that many people feel overwhelmed when putting together styles and outfits. She can create at least 25 new combinations from outfits taken from your existing wardrobe alone! She is currently focusing on “real” people who would like to gain control of their wardrobe while sticking to a budget and learning style techniques. To learn more visit www.valeriastyle.com.
Valeria is also Marketing Manager for Exclusive Cruises in Amalfi.
Valeria contributes a column for Italia Living on Italian luxury fashion topics covering NYC & Italy and also life on the Amalfi Coast.
Italia Living NYC Area Features Columnist
Rosanne is a Real Estate Leasing Agent in NYC, as well as an actor/producer/writer and an award winning filmmaker. She has won awards for her short film Wondrous Woman at the Garden State Arts Festival, Badalona Arts Festival in Spain, and had quite a response from the short film corner in Cannes, France.
She has worked as a dancer/choreographer in Monte Carlo & Japan, along with various starring roles in New York City Off Broadway productions.
Out of college she began her own Theatre & Film company called Bear Hollow Productions, LLC.
Currently, she has a national commercial running for Capital One with Jerry Stiller.
You can see her name in ink often in the Commercial Observer and other real estate magazines for her dynamic office & retail deals. Working with Handler Real Estate Services gives her the opportunity to be resourceful with her widespread contacts by working with high end fashion and film companies by restructuring their leases and/or moving the company into more efficient space always thinking of bottom line dollars, saving each company significant money.
Rosanne balances her time between working countless hours in the commercial real estate field, spending time with her loving family & friends, writing screenplays, along with featured stories for Italia Living.
Learn more about Rosanne: Interview with Actress Rosanne Lucarelli
Italia Living Marketing Assistant & Columnist
Claudia Fanini is Italian, she was born in Verona but she has also lived in Los Angeles, Sydney, Linz and Hong Kong. She has international experience with global public relations and marketing communications within the luxury goods and hospitality marketplace. Claudia’s aim at Italia Living is to increase the popularity of Italian niche brands and give visibility to the best hot-spots and local venues, and to convey the authentic Italian traditions and lifestyle within the States.
Shopping Travel Columnist
Sally Hamilton lives between Italy and Britain and runs an online boutique specializing in exclusive, Italian-made clothing and accessories www.selandarisitaliancollection.com.
With a gift for discovering designer outlets and traditional artisans in hidden corners of the Italian countryside, Sally’s latest innovation is the Shopaholics Tour of Central Italy’s best-kept shopping secrets, which includes a column here for Italia Living:
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