la dolce vita

la dol·​ce vi·​ta | \ (ˌ)lä-ˈdōl-(ˌ)chā-ˈvē-(ˌ)tä How to pronounce la dolce vita (audio) \

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Recent Examples on the Web Watch to see more of how Nussbaumer lives la dolce vita. Stacia Affelt, House Beautiful, "This Dallas Bathroom Is Dripping in Luxury," 24 Oct. 2019 Because everything is made better, even on an American holiday, with a bit of la dolce vita. Lilah Ramzi, Vogue, "9 Festive Tablescapes to Inspire Your Thanksgiving Decor," 16 Nov. 2018 Best Day Time Activities: Living la dolce vita at an all-day seaside party at Villa Bismarck with sweeping views of Capri and the sea. Nicole Fritton, Harper's BAZAAR, "The Perfect Capri Itinerary, All in 3 Days," 10 July 2019 Here are some of the more interesting events, deals, websites and other travel tidbits that have come across our desk recently: ·Celebrate la dolce vita on July 19-21 during Festa Italiana at Henry W. Maier Festival Park in Milwaukee. Phil Marty,, "Get a taste of Italy in Milwaukee, watch champion water skiers and more Midwest events," 1 July 2019 For much of the past five months, one of college football’s most interesting free agents — the Power 5’s version of Dallas Keuchel — has either lived la dolce vita in Boulder County or visited old coaching friends across the country. Sean Keeler, The Denver Post, "Jim Leavitt on Vic Fangio, Mel Tucker, Mike Bobo, Oregon vs. Boulder and the CU Buffs job that wasn’t," 28 July 2019 There's something seductively charming about this country, its people, and la dolce vita. Jayme Deerwester, USA TODAY, "Tivoli: Why this Italian city is still Rome's great escape, 2,000 years later," 16 July 2019 Whether that had to do with the gorgeous sun and clear skies that graced the Italian fashion capital or was simply a manifestation of la dolce vita is up for debate. Monica Kim, Vogue, "The 5 Beauty Takeaways of Milan Fashion Week," 25 Feb. 2019 Rome was the ideal backdrop for Hepburn's Princess Ann to get a taste of la dolce vita alongside a journalist Joe Bradley (played by Gregory Peck). Grace Ann Leadbeater, Vogue, "A Roman Holiday-Inspired Trip, for the 21st-Century Princess Ann," 24 July 2018

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1961, in the meaning defined above

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22 Nov 2019

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“La dolce vita.” The Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., Accessed 15 December 2019.

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