Pompeii: Rebirth of Italy’s Dead City That Nearly Died Again | Business News

By FRANCES D’EMILIO, Associated Press POMPEII, Italy (AP) — In a few horrible hours, Pompeii was turned from a vibrant city into an ash-embalmed wasteland, smothered by a furious volcanic eruption in AD 79. Then in this century, the excavated Roman city appeared alarmingly close to a second death, assailed by decades of neglect, mismanagement … Read more

Gucci Launches Vault Vintage Site During Milan Fashion Week | Business News

By COLLEEN BARRY, AP Fashion Writer MILAN (AP) — Fashion houses trying to figure out how to reach new eyeballs after the long ordeal of the pandemic have centered around a singular idea: collaborations. Many are doing it, in big ways and small. Gucci, which famously “hacked” Balenciaga last season, is now launching an e-commerce … Read more

Pompeii: Rebirth of Italy’s Dead City That Nearly Died Again | Business News

By FRANCES D’EMILIO, Associated Press POMPEII, Italy (AP) — In a few horrible hours, Pompeii was turned from a vibrant city into an ash-embalmed wasteland, smothered by a furious volcanic eruption in AD 79. Then in this century, the excavated Roman city appeared alarmingly close to a second death, assailed by decades of neglect, mismanagement … Read more

Nigeria-Born Designer Joy Meribe Opens Milan Fashion Week | Business News

By COLLEEN BARRY, AP Fashion Writer MILAN (AP) — Nigeria-born designer Joy Meribe opened Milan Fashion Week on Wednesday with her debut runway collection, a concrete success for a movement to promote diversity in Italian fashion just a year after launching. The Italian National Fashion Chamber tapped Meribe to open six days of womenswear previews … Read more

Letizia Battaglia, Who Shot Life and Death in Palermo, Dies | Entertainment News

By FRANCES D’EMILIO, Associated Press ROME (AP) — Letizia Battaglia, an Italian photographer who documented the arrests of Mafia bosses and the bodies of their victims, has died in her native Sicilian city of Palermo. She was 87. Among the authorities announcing her death was Palermo Mayor Leoluca Orlando, who stood vigil next to her … Read more