From Italian furniture to fashion and style, enjoy a slice of la Dolce Vita with our guide to living life like an Italian
Italy has never been more popular. Two exhibitions – the V&A’s Glamour of Italian Fashion and the Estorick Collection’s The Years of La Dolce Vita – have put the spotlight on the charms of the Bel Paese, sparking a revival for its couture, design and lifestyle. The good news is that you don’t have to travel to Rome, Venice or Florence to enjoy life like the Italians do. Whether you are after chic, sharply tailored outfits, iconic cars, stylish coffee tables, unctuous olive oil or alluring scents, the best of Italy is already at hand in the UK – and we have gathered it here for you.
Image: La Dolce Vita stars Marcello Mastroianni and Anita Ekberg at Milan’s Terrazza Martini, courtesy of Martini & Rossi