Lake Como is studded with splendid villas that are steeped in history and art, with grounds and gardens that are brimful of colour and the charm of bygone days.
Many of these houses are still lived in by celebrities such as artists, politicians and business magnates, while other villas have been turned to new uses as condominiums, hotels and convention centres.
It is not just Como that offers fine properties, but also all those larger and smaller towns and villages overlooking the shores [...]
The fascination caused by seeing or wearing a silk article is unique when compared to the sensations provoked by other natural fibres. Silk is a living fibre with a protein composition quite similar to that of our skin.
It is probably because of this that wearing clothing made of the most noble fibre gives the immediate sense of softness, wellbeing and protection. The legendary halo that has always accompanied this material from the moment of its appearance along the various migrations of [...]