PARIS without its Tour Eiffel. Impossible even to imagine, today. But if some French intellectuals would have won their battle, the Iron Lady (Dame de Fer) might have survived for maybe just twenty years or maybe less. The French originally hated it. If not all, certainly an important group of high-profile artists, thinkers and creatives who signed a petition to protest against the tower during its construction. They expressed all their hate towards this “useless” and “monstrous” monument with a love letter to their City of Lights (Ville Lumière) and finesse, published on Valentine’s Day 1887.

MILANO “flavialarocca”: abiti che cambiano. 2, 3 anche 4 capi in uno. Abiti trasformabili dunque, ideali per viaggiare – soprattutto con i mini trolley da voli low cost per i weekend all’estero – ma anche in città, quando magari non si ha il tempo di cambiarci dopo il lavoro, basta un salto in toilette e l’abito che si indossa diventa da sera.