In the latest and greatest fashion news, the Consult General of Italy announced that Italian fashion designers have begun working with local South Florida officials and businesses in an effort to start collaborating on opening branches of their exclusive fashion houses in Miami. With the economy in such turmoil, this new found venture and investment has created a sense of excitement in the fashion industry. They forecast this will lead to an increase in revenue for Miami. Not only are Italians in love with Miami for travel and leisure, but now Miami will become a major player in the world of Italian fashion. Like I always say, Italians love Miami. I know I do.