Venice Biennale 2007

The 52nd Biennale di Venezia opened to the public this week and runs until 27 November 2007. I was in Venice for the vernissage, which takes place a few days before the official opening. During that time Venice is filled with curators, artists, collectors, enthusiasts and fashionistas, all trying to see as many pavilions before it gets too crowded and snag press bags and invitations …

Iosselliani Silver Snake Bracelet

Master of the opulent, mystical, and baroque, Roman jewelry line Iosselliani follows a cultural legacy of defining beauty with the tastefully over-the-top. Established in 1997 by Paolo Giacomelli and Roberta Paolucci, the revered label melds traditional metals and gems, often layering one delicate strand upon another until an ornate piece forms an unexpected look that's misshapen, refined, and altogether enchanting. Representing one of the quieter …

TVS Esprit Skillets

TVS, the Italian cookware company who produced their first skillet in 1968 and have gone on to achieve the highest standards of production technology and quality, launched their eye-catching Esprit line of aluminum nonstick skillets last year. Available in three different sizes and with a matte or glossy finish, the Esprit line comes in both solid colors— including shades of lilac, aqua green, hot pink, …