la dolce vita

noun
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 It’s where, for decades, travelers with a sweet tooth for la dolce vita have been served a generous portion of it. Lilah Ramzi, Vogue, "Carla Sersale on How a Quiet Summer at Le Sirenuse Gave Her Room to Grow," 9 Nov. 2020 But that just means la dolce vita will be limitata, not eliminata. Bernhard Warner, Fortune, "Move over tech stocks. This emerging sector is now fueling the equities rally," 19 Oct. 2020 Headquartered in Rome and epitomizing la dolce vita, Valentino has shown its ready-to-wear, couture, and menswear collections in Paris for the better part of a decade. Emily Farra, Vogue, "Valentino Will Show Its Men’s and Women’s Spring 2021 Collections in Milan," 1 Sep. 2020 In 1982, Ridgely Evers left his tech career to bring la dolce vita to Sonoma wine country. Bryce Wiatrak, SFChronicle.com, "DaVero: your destination for Italian-style wines and biodynamic farming," 15 May 2018 Indeed, the reference to Italy’s movie-making industry is palpable, especially the glossy styles of famed directors Federico Fellini and Luchino Visconti, who, in their unique ways, showcased la dolce vita. Barry Samaha, Harper's BAZAAR, "Valentino Suspends Reality with Its Dreamy Fall 2020 Couture Collection," 21 July 2020 Amalfi has long been a retreat for discerning travelers, and is a place where Italy’s instincts for la dolce vita are on full display. Sara Clemence, Travel + Leisure, "The Top 10 Italy Resort Hotels," 8 July 2020 But what these companies are selling — amore and la dolce vita — is at odds with the everyday experiences of a number of black people who live or travel frequently in Italy. Tariro Mzezewa, New York Times, "‘In Italy I Kept Meeting Guys’: The Black Women Who Travel for Love," 14 Feb. 2020 The Event to Remember The dinner was in a monastery, but there was nothing monkish about the three-day event Bulgari hosted in Capri to celebrate a High Jewelry Collection inspired by the heyday of la dolce vita and Italian film. The Editors, Town & Country, "The 2020 Town & Country Jewelry Awards," 17 Jan. 2020

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1961, in the meaning defined above

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“La dolce vita.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/la%20dolce%20vita. Accessed 1 Mar. 2021.

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