Discover the brand new Polimoda Seasonal Courses!For the second year in a row, BoF Global Fashion School Rankings has given Polimoda the prestigious accolade as the best fashion institute in Italy!
Discover the brand new Polimoda Seasonal Courses!
For the second year in a row, BoF Global Fashion School Rankings has given Polimoda the prestigious accolade as the best fashion institute in Italy!
Scholarship for Master in Luxury Business

Scholarship for Master in Luxury Business

January 18, 2017

Polimoda is very proud to announce with the generosity of Lardini, a new scholarship for the Luxury Business master’s course, to the value of €26,000! Applications are now open. [...]

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Open Day at Polimoda

Open Day at Polimoda

January 13, 2017 - Villa Favard

An open day exclusively for those interested in Polimoda Courses and Masters Courses. Why study at Polimoda? Not just a training center, but a creative center for meeting and dialogue between "visionary" and opinion leaders of fashion, culture and education. With its imprinting Polimoda becomes "state of mind": a way of thinking and build the world, testing their creative skills. [...]

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New Scholarships Available

Polimoda's New Scholarship Program

January 2017

Do you want to learn from the best in design and business? Annoucing our new scholarship program: take advantage of this opportunity to study Fashion Styling or Fashion Trend Forecasting at Polimoda! Dowload the regulation and fill the application request [...]

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Linda Loppa at BoF Voices

Linda Loppa invited by BoF Voices as a key Speaker

December 1-3, 2016 - London

This industry-only event will see Linda joined by other top fashion educators including Head of London College of Fashion Professor Frances Corner, as well as Carlo Capasa of the Camera Nazionale della Moda Italiana, Tim Blanks, Natalie Massenet and of course, BoF’s Imran Amed, to name a few. [...]

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Fashion Displacement - New York

Fashion Displacement

November 16, 2016 - New York

In a series of events reflecting the international outlook of the Institute and the diverse faculty and student body, Polimoda presents a panel discussion bringing together three of the best fashion schools in the world with the most important figures in the industry, for a substantial discussion and inevitable global impact. [...]

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Rendez-Vous with Damir Doma

Rendez-Vous with Damir Doma

November 11, 2016 - Villa Favard

Damir Doma’s namesake brand is known the world over, and justifiably so. Launched in 2007 in Paris, Doma quickly gained a cult following for his pure and composed garments. Evolving his sense of uniformity and proportion throughout the years, in 2015 Doma decided to relocate the brand and begin presenting his collections in Milan, now making the Damir Doma show one of the most important runways on the Italian calendar. [...]

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Lo Schermo dell'Arte 2016

Lo Schermo dell'Arte 2016

November 7, 2016 - Villa Favard

Lo Schermo dell’Arte Film Festival is an international fillm festival dedicated to exploring and promoting relations between contemporary art and cinema through the presentation of both artists’ films and documentaries on contemporary art. The Festival begun in Florence in 2008 and through its original content, it has secured its own role in the Italian contemporary art scene, as well as internationally, and now continuously collaborates with institutions, art centres, schools of art and universities in Italy and abroad. [...]

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Danilo Venturi in Moscow

Danilo Venturi in Moscow

October 25-28, 2016 - Moscow

The Director of Polimoda Danilo Venturi will travel to Moscow on October 25 th to 27 th to talk on fashion, design innovation and the future of education. [...]

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Polimoda People at Europeana Labs

Polimoda People at Europeana Labs

October 19-21, 2016 - Frankfurt

Two Polimoda students have been invited to take part in the Europeana Lab organised for The Art Plus; an annual event dedicated to the Business of Creativity held in Frankfurt. [...]

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Francesco Risso new Creative Director at Marni

Marni’s new direction by former Polimoda student Francesco Risso

October 21, 2016

This morning, Consuelo Castiglioni announced her departure from the brand she founded and directed for over 20 years. A few moments later, Francesco Risso’s name appeared. [...]

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Fashion Talk in Russia

Fashion Talk in Russia

October 15-18, 2016 - Moscow & Saint Petersburg

From October 15th-18th, Polimoda’s own Niccolò Sbaraglia will visit Moscow and Saint Petersburg on the occasion of Mercedes Benz Fashion Week to deliver a special talk, ‘Craft to Business.’ [...]

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Rendez-Vous with Massimiliano Giornetti

Rendez-Vous with Massimiliano Giornetti

October 13, 2016 - Villa Favard

The next guest speaker for Polimoda’s Rendez-Vous series will be Massimiliano Giornetti, who will welcome students into the new academic year with a special lecture on the fashion world. As one of the most talented Italian designers and creative directors of the moment, Giornetti will share how his dream to work in the fashion world all started; something that will be particularly relevant for Polimoda’s young designers. [...]

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MOMENTS, the book

Polimoda launches its first publication on fashion curation

October 1, 2016 - PAris

Curated by Linda Loppa and published by Skira, MOMENTS is a catalogue dedicated to the future of fashion. Centred on international discourse and research, the book was fittingly launched over the weekend in Paris during Fashion Week at a special reception in the residence of Linda Loppa. [...]

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Undergraduate in Fashion Art Direction

New Undergraduate Course in Fashion Art Direction

October 2016

Right in between Designers and Communication Managers, Art Directors in fashion build the image of a brand, curate an exposition space, develop an advertising campaign or a whole editorial issue, create the emotion around a single craft object or an entire collection, they coordinate projects and creative teams, they feel the spirit of the time and move beyond aesthetics. The Art Director is a complete profile, a real Chief of Creative Office, a design manager, the leader of visual communications that contemporary fashion is looking for. [...]

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Luisa Farani Veste Rio

Luisa Farani selected for Veste Rio 2016

October 19-22, 2016 - Rio de Janeiro

Polimoda alumna Luisa Farani has been selected for Veste Rio, 2016, a platform dedicated to emerging Brazilian designers, created by Vogue with Caderno Ela and Fecomércio. After being selected as one of nine finalist brands, Luisa will present her autumn/winter 2017 collection in Rio de Janiero on October 19-22, in front of an expert jury. [...]

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Polimoda Model Casting

Polimoda Model Casting

September 19, 2016 - Villa Favard, Florence

Polimoda is having a fashion photoshoot and we need models! Men and women, all ages, all nationalities. Do you have an interesting face and an eye for photography? Are you unafraid to be in front of the camera? Do you have what it takes to start your modelling career? [...]

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Rachele Risaliti Miss Italia 2016

The Diverse Success of Polimoda People: Rachele Risaliti is Miss Italia 2016

September 11, 2016

After recently winning Miss Toscana, Rachele Risaliti has gone onto to win the incredible title of Miss Italia for 2016, all while continuing her studies at Polimoda. Rachele is a current student in Fashion Product Management, a highly specialised undergraduate degree that trains students to understand, follow, and manage the entire lifecycle of a product. [...]

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Rendez-Vous with Alexander Vreeland

Rendez-Vous with Alexander Vreeland

September 9, 2016 - Villa Favard

On the occasion of Pitti Fragranze #14 and in collaboration with Olfattorio, Polimoda presents a new guest lecture with Alexander Vreeland. Alexander Vreeland has an established career in luxury goods management with a specialty in communications, marketing and sales, having worked at Ralph Lauren and Giorgio Armani. [...]

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Vogue Talents 2016

Three Polimoda graduates in Italian Vogue’s September Issue

September 2, 2016

Once a year, Vogue Italia selects the most talented fashion students from all around the world for their September Issue. Three students from Polimoda, Maximiliano Ruelas, Miranda Hochkoeppler and Sofia Mollberg have been selected and featured this month in Vogue Talents, the annual supplement to Vogue Italia. [...]

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Pierpaolo Grasso in the final of Safilo + Vogue Uomo contest

Pierpaolo Grasso in the final of Safilo + L’Uomo Vogue eyewear contest

September 6, 2016

Pierpaolo Grasso is a finalist in A Forward Vision For Eyewear Heritage, a mentoring project run by Safilo and L’Uomo Vogue. Pierpaolo, who presented his collection of garments in the Polimoda Fashion Show earlier this year, gained the attention of the expert jury with his portfolio, amongst a pool of applicants from all over the world. [...]

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Alessandro Trincone for Young Thug

Alessandro Trincone Goes Viral with Young Thug

August 26, 2016

On Friday, the enigmatic American rapper Young Thug released the cover of his new album JEFFERY wearing none other than a total look designed by Polimoda alumnus Alessandro Trincone. The union of these two is unlikely, yet fitting considering their trailblazing attitudes in the realms of gender and aesthetics. [...]

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Polimoda - BoF Rankings 2016

Polimoda confirmed as n.1 fashion institute in Italy and in the world top 10

August 2016 - Biella / Florence

For the second year in a row, the Business of Fashion’s Global Fashion School Rankings has given Polimoda the prestigious accolade as the best fashion institute in Italy, with both the Master’s and Undergraduate programs ranking in the Top 10 in the world. [...]

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Danilo Venturi interviewed by Pambianco Russia

Danilo Venturi interviewed by Pambianco Magazine Russia

August 11, 2016

Danilo Venturi, Director of Polimoda was interviewed by Pambianco Magazine Russia, about the Institute’s global outlook and the Revolution that he has begun. Earlier this year Danilo gave a speech at the Fashion Futurum conference in Moscow on the occasion of Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Russia, and in 2015, Polimoda paid a special visit to the city and St Petersburg. [...]

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Dual City Summer Courses - Polimoda & Central St. Martins

Dual City Summer Courses

July 2016

Polimoda and Central Saint Martins – University of The Arts London have set up a partnership for the Dual City Summer Courses project, an offer of short courses combining a training experience with the excitement of visiting two capital cities of Fashion, at two of the top international centres for fashion studies. [...]

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Polimoda Rendez-Vous with Anne Timerman

Rendez-Vous con Anne Timerman

July 19, 2016 - Villa Favard

Anne and Eugene Timerman are designers at New York-based studio TM/R. This guest lecture will focus on how to understand and communicate the uniqueness of a brand today, through the examples of Louis Vuitton, Dior, and Chanel, as well as a detailed walk-through the design process of Issey Miyake’s new store concept. [...]

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Polimoda Seasonal Courses

New Seasonal Courses

March / July / September / December 2016

Polimoda presents the new Seasonal Courses: a wide range of 80-hours courses starting four times a year – March, July, September and December – to meet all the needs. The quality of Polimoda, condensed into a brief, yet complete and above all, accessible format; For those who know what they want, or who are even looking to find out, different fashion design and business subjects and specialisations. An educational holiday in Florence, further training, and a fast track to Polimoda Courses. [...]

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FashionClash Festival 2016

FashionClash Festival 2016

June 30 - July 3, 2016 - Maastricht

From June 30th to July 3rd, three Polimoda alumni, Barbara Sanchez Kane from Mexico, Alessandro Trincone from Italy and Yekatarina Ivankova from Kazakhstan, will play a special role in the 8th Edition of the FASHIONCLASH Festival in Maastricht. This Festival is an international and multidisciplinary fashion platform for the new generation designers and artists. [...]

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Polimoda Talent Development Project

Polimoda launches the Talent Development Project

June 15, 2016

Not just in word but also in action, Polimoda sees it as imperative to support its students during and after university, and also stimulate the fashion landscape with innovative ideas that are actual, feasible and relevant. This is why on Wednesday June 15th, 2016, Polimoda officially launched its new Talent Development project. [...]

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Polimoda Best Collection 2016

Polimoda Best Collection for 2016

June 15, 2016

The Polimoda Fashion Show has ended in an unconventional manner, with two designers tied in their votes from the Jury, and thus two winners for the title of Best Collection for 2016. The Jury, which included international experts from the world of fashion, cast their anonymous votes directly after the Show held at the magnificent Palazzo Strozzi on the eve of June 14th. [...]

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Polimoda Fashion Week: Breaking Boundaries

Polimoda Fashion Week

June 14-16, 2016 - Florence

Breaking Boundaries: 3 days connecting creativity with business and education with industry. Polimoda is joining the separated systems of fashion. Over three days in June, Polimoda will be hosting a series of special events that merge these worlds during the most important industry platform for men’s fashion, Pitti Immagine Uomo. [...]

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Les Journées Particulières 2016

Les Journées Particulières LVMH

May 21-22, 2016 - Villa di Granaliolo, Florence

On May 21st and 22nd, Polimoda students will play a central role in Les Journées Particulières at Emilio Pucci’s premises at the Villa Granaiolo, in the Tuscan hills. Students from Polimoda, ECAL and Central Saint Martins will participate in a special workshop involving projects inspired by the Pucci archive. [...]

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Polimoda Tour across Asia

Polimoda Goes to Asia

May 15-21, 2016 - Shanghai, Seoul, Taipei

Alvise Ziche, Polimoda’s Head of Business & Communication Department, and Brand Management specialist, will visit Shanghai, Seoul and Taipei for a series of lectures explaining how to successfully start a fashion company from an idea to a product. [...]

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Linda Loppa and the MoMA Connection

The MoMA Connection

May 15-16, 2016 - MoMA, New York

Linda Loppa is a member of the Advisory Council for MoMA’s fashion exhibition Items: Is Fashion Modern?, curated by Paola Antonelli, Senior Curator of Architecture and Design and Director of R&D. On May 15th and 16th, a Salon discussion and Abecedarium (alphabet of fashion) will be held in New York, and live streamed around the world. [...]

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Polimoda Webinar on edufindme.com

Polimoda Webinar

May 12, 2016

Contemporary fashion business is in a moment of flux, when professional roles can also be subject to change. What characteristics must these new leaders have? And how can creativity and innovative thinking push fashion companies forward? In collaboration with Polimoda, Edufindme will host an online lecture to answer these questions. [...]

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Elementi del Codice - FIT exhibition in Florence

Elementi del Codice

April 28, 2016 - Stibbert Museum, Florence

Fashion Institute of Technology (FIT) in Florence is hosting the year end A.A.S. Graduate Fashion Exhibition Elements of the Code on April 28, 2016 at 5.30pm at Museo Stibbert, via Federigo Stibbert 26, Florence. [...]

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New Polimoda Master in Fashion Styling

New Master in Fashion Styling

April 2016

Polimoda launches a new edition of his Master in Fashion Styling – one of the most requested specialization programs on the market - totally renovated to be specifically tailored for candidates with work experience in fashion or closely related industries, or a significant degree in art, fashion design, photography or communication, and enriched by guest lectures, international exchange programs and special field trips. [...]

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Polimoda Tour China

Polimoda Goes to China

March 21-24, Beijing

Alvise Ziche, Head of the Business & Communications Department at Polimoda, will be participating in the 2016 IFFTI Annual Conference at Beijing Institute of Fashion Technology (BIFT), China. On this occasion, Ziche has organized a four-day tour to meet face-to- face with international professionals and the leading schools in China [...]

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Morphology - Polimoda Design Masters event

Morphology

March 17, 2016 - Villa Favard

On the afternoon of March 17th, the graduating students of MA Collection Design and MA Shoe & Bag Collection Design will present their work in a multimedia installation in Villa Favard, MORPHOLOGY. The garments and accessories will be exhibited amongst a photo series shot at the striking Museo Marino Marini, and the projection of a video filmed in the ex-slaughterhouse, Officina Giovani in Prato. [...]

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Polimoda Tour in Russia

Polimoda goes to Russia

March 14-16, 2016 - Moscow / March 17, 2016 - St. Petersburg

The new Dean of Polimoda, Danilo Venturi, will visit Moscow on the occasion of the Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Russia to deliver a speech at the Fashion Futurum conference on The New Standards of Education in the Fashion Industry. The following day he will hold an evening lecture on Fashion in Times of War at the Fassbinder Bar. [...]

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Polimoda Workshop in Teheran

Craft to Business Workshop in Teheran

March 2-4, 2016 - Homa Hotel, Teheran

Organized by Tehran Fashion Week in collaboration with Polimoda, Craft to Business is a professional workshop, instructed by two Polimoda lecturers Niccolò Sbaraglia and Gabriele Moschin, aiming to convey the latest techniques in fashion design and development while relying on the cultural heritage, local as well as national history and identity of its audience: fellow designers. [...]

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Lapo Cianchi - guest lecture at Polimoda

Polimoda Rendez-Vous with Lapo Cianchi

March 2, 2016

The Polimoda Rendez-Vous cycle continues with Lapo Cianchi, Director of Communication, Special events and International relations at Pitti Immagine, one of the most important international fair companies in the fashion sector, and also the Secretary General and Executive Officer for the Pitti Discovery Foundation, which has been active since 1999 in the field of contemporary art and culture by means of exhibitions, installations, events, books and projects of a generally multidisciplinary nature. [...]

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Polimoda - Educational Tour in Mexico

Polimoda goes to Mexico

February 16-21, 2016 - Guadalajara, Mexico City

The tour features a lecture about the dialogue between Contemporary Art & Fashion Market delivered by Marco Montemaggi, Brand Identity Consultant for Diesel S.p.A. and professor for Luxury Retail Management and Luxury Business at Polimoda. Part of the tour is dedicated to the largest study abroad fair EDUEXPO. [...]

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Polimoda - Educational Tour in Sweden

Polimoda goes to Sweden

January 18-22, 2016 - Stockholm, Gothenburg, Malmö, Lund

Polimoda Educational Tour in Sweden: we will visit a number of High and Vocational Schools to orientate future students on what career they can build in the Fashion Industry entering its Design or Business side. Among the schools hosting Polimoda are Drottning Blankas Gymnasieskola in Stockholm and Gothenburg, Sjölins Gymnasium in Stockholm and Ostra Grevie Vocational School in Malmo. [...]

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Woolmark Prize Menswear

Woolmark Prize Menswear at Polimoda

January 2016 - Villa Favard

This year the International Woolmark Prize menswear final competition – renowned prize dedicated to young fashion designers working with merino wool, a natural Australian fiber, will be held in Villa Favard, headquarters of Polimoda. The contest will take place during the upcoming Pitti Immagine Uomo 89 to be held from January 12 to 15. [...]

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Chalhoub Group Scholarships

Chalhoub Group Scholarships for Polimoda Masters

January 10, 2016

Polimoda is very proud to announce two scholarship places are available in the 9 month master programs Luxury Business and Fashion Brand Management, both programs are generously sponsored by The Chalhoub Group. Courses begin April 2016 and the application process is now open. [...]

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TX3 Contest Final

Six Finalists at TX3 Contest

January, 2016

Six out of sixteen finalists selected for the TX3 Final Contest are former Polimoda students (all Fashion Design graduates): Anzhelika Balaeva, Marina Galiatsatou, Pio Rodriguez Boserman, Violante Toscani, Barbara Sanchez Kane and Sarah Venturini. [...]

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Silent Show - Polimoda Master in Fashion Trend Forecasting final presentation

Silent show

December 16, 2016

Polimoda Master Fashion Trend Forecasting final presentation: the presentation/performance gives the audience a chance to meet and view the final work of the students. The graduates will present their final thesis book accompanied by material and colour research. [...]

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Samira Yusifova - graduate collection

Samira Yusifova at H&M Design Award 2016

December 4, 2015 - London

Another important international contest, and yet another Polimoda graduate to represent Italy among the twenty-four semifinalists. At H&M Design Award, our institute is represented by twenty-four year old Samira Yusifova, of Russian nationality, who graduated in Fashion Design last June. [...]

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Brand new Polimoda Corporate Video

New Corporate Video

October 29, 2015

The brand new Polimoda Corporate Video is now online on our official YouTube and Vimeo channels: the whole Polimoda-world in 4 minutes, our mission, our vision, courses, projects, locations and more. THE FUTURE OF FASHION IS NOW / THE FUTURE OF FASHION IS YOU [...]

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Polimoda Design Masters 2016

Polimoda Design Masters 2016

January 2016

Polimoda Design Master Programs starting in January 2016: Collection Design and Shoe & Bag Collection Design. You have until 15 November to apply. [...]

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Lo Schermo dell'Arte Film Festival 2015

Lo Schermo dell'Arte 2015

November 11, 2015 - Villa Favard

Presentation at Polimoda (Villa Favard - Aula Magna, 6.00 pm) of the Eighth Annual Lo Schermo dell'arte Film Festival, which will be held from 18 to 22 November 2015. A varied program of art films and premieres will be presented; there will be also meetings and workshops involving International guests as artists, filmmakers, curators and directors of international institutions. [...]

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Taiwan Fashion Design Award

November 12, 2015 - Taipei

Claudia Susini, Polimoda graduate in Fashion Design in 2014, wins with her collection La Promesse the second prize of the 29th Taiwan Fashion Design Award in Taipei, one of the main competitions in Asia dedicated to fashion. The creations of this young Tuscan designer have already been noted during the Moda Donna event in Milan, for the Gateway to Fashion Future exhibition at Expo Gate. Read the interview to Claudia on PolimodaMag. [...]

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Polimoda Rendez-Vous

Polimoda Rendez-Vous

November 2, 2015 - Villa Favard

As the new academic year gets under way, the cycle of Polimoda Rendez-Vous meetings starts up again with international keynote speakers from the world of fashion, and for the first time these events will be open not only to Polimoda students, but also to the public who will be able to take part by booking a seat. [...]

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Study in Italy Fair

Polimoda Goes to Russia and Kazakhstan

October 17-18 / October 20-21, 2015 - Moscow, St. Petersburg / Almaty, Astana

Polimoda will be present at Study in Italy Fair in Russia and Kazakhstan: in Russia the fair will take place in Moscow on the 17th of October 2015 and Saint Petersburg on the 18th of October 2015, while in Kazakhstan it will be held in Almaty on the 20th of October and Astana on the 21st of October. [...]

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EEFT Fair in Taiwan

Polimoda at EEFT Fair in Taiwan

October 16-17, 2015 - Taipei

Polimoda will be present at EEFT Fair in Taiwan, that will take place in Taipei on 16-17 October 2015. During the 2 days fair, Polimoda staff will be at your disposal to give information on the Institute and on the courses we have on offer. [...]

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Undergraduate Courses 2015

Undergraduate Courses 2015

October 2015

Are you ready for the new academic year? Enrolment for the new Undergraduate courses is now in progress: eight different four-year courses to specialise and work in fashion, in the fields of Design & Technology and Business & Communication. [...]

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Fashion Technology at Freudenberg Performance Materials

Fashion Technology at Freudenberg Performance Materials

October 2, 2015 - Stazione Leopolda, Florence

Polimoda will be one of the guests at the international event to be held on October 2 at the Stazione Leopolda in Florence, Italy, organized by Freudenberg Performance Materials, a leading global manufacturer of innovative technical fabrics for clothing. [...]

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Two Polimoda students at Lineapelle for Leather Talents

Lineapelle for Leather Talents

September 23-29, 2015 - Palazzo Morando, Milan

Two Polimoda students - Malgorzata Maria Pabian, who just graduated in Fashion Design, and Jintae Eom, again recent graduate in Footwear & Accessories Design - have been selected by Vogue for the project Lineapelle for Leather Talents. [...]

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BoF 500 - 2015

Linda Loppa in the BoF 500 Hall of Fame

September 21, 2015

Polimoda Director Linda Loppa, who already figured as a Catalyst in the first two editions of BoF 500 in 2013 and 2014, is this year included in the prestigious BoF 500 Hall of Fame, the most important honour to be conferred on a limited number of people (58 of them today) [...]

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Fashion Culture 2015

Fashion Culture in London

September 12, 2015 - The White House, London/b>

Two Polimoda graduates, Paula Carmen Rimoli and Arianna Fiorillo - alias Ariadne Olliroif, take a lead role in the fourth edition of Fashion Culture – Europe United in Fashion. [...]

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Benedetta Bianchini selected for Who's Next in Paris

Benedetta Bianchini selected for Who's Next

September 4-7, 2015 - Paris

Benedetta Bianchini, new Fashion Design graduate, has been selected to show at the Graduate Fashion Show by Who’s Next in Paris this coming September, the international fashion show presenting the latest collections of independent designers and big names, twice yearly. [...]

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BoF Global Fashion School Rankings 2015

Polimoda One of the World's Best Fashion Schools

September 1, 2015

Polimoda is in the top ten in the first global rankings of the best training centres for fashion - the BoF Global Fashion School Rankings 2015, drawn up by the authoritative The Business of Fashion, the leading platform for digital communication regarding the fashion business and an essential resource for creatives, executives and entrepreneurs throughout the world. [...]

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Polimoda Paris Connection

Polimoda Paris Connection

July 24, 2015 - Villa Favard

From January 1, 2016 Linda Loppa will become director of the Polimoda Strategy & Vision Platform in Paris, France. Maintaining solid roots in Florence, Polimoda launches a "Paris connection" to consolidate and develop global relationships. Danilo Venturi will be the new Dean. [...]

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Polimoda Show 2015 - official video

Polimoda Show 2015 Video

June 16, 2015 - Villa Favard

On Polimoda YouTube and Vimeo official channels, the full-length version the Polimoda Show 2015 official video: the "Best Of" Fashion Design final collections. Also available online a shorter 5-minute cut version. [...]

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IFFTI 2015 - all the videos

IFFTI 2015 Video Report

May 13-15, 2015 - Florence

The complete video-report of Momenting the Memento: from the first mysterious teaser to the final celebratory trailer, going through the complete full-length recordings of In Conversation With sessions and Michel Maffesoli’s lectio magistralis, performances, installations [...]

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Who Is On Next 2015

Who Is On Next 2015

July 10-13, 2015 - Rome

Two more Polimoda ex-students are among the finalists at the eleventh edition of Who Is On Next Donna, the scouting project organized by Altaroma in collaboration with Vogue Italia whose aim is the promotion of young creative talents on the national and international fashion scene. [...]

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Violante Toscani at I-Skool Denim Award

I-Skool Denim Award

July 2, 2015 - Milan

Two more major acknowledgements for Polimoda students, winners of the second edition of the I-skool Denim Awards. Twenty-two-year-old Violante Toscani, newly-graduated in Fashion Design, was awarded the Active Jeanswear [...]

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Polimoda Show 2015

Polimoda Show 2015

June 16, 2015 - Villa Favard

Tuesday 16 June will see Polimoda Show make its return to Villa Favard with the best emerging talents in fashion design, Polimoda’s graduated for 2015. Two shows, one at 18:00 and a repeat at 20:00, will present the best 20 collections [...]

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Polimoda Performance 2015

Polimoda Performance 2015

June 14, 2015 - Villa Favard

Sunday, June 14 the Polimoda Performance returns to Villa Favard: space to the talented graduates of the Design & Technology Department of Polimoda. Four appointments in the course of the day in the halls of the Villa to present in form of tableau vivant the students’ best collections in conclusion of their academic studies, for a total of 70 students and more than 500 outfits and accessories. [...]

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Polimoda Gallery on Tumblr

Polimoda Gallery Online

June 4, 2015 - Villa Favard

On air from today a brand new Tumblr page made in Polimoda, featuring a huge selection of photos, sketches and work in progress selected during the periodic revisions of the Design & Technology area's undergraduate courses: an online and update, constantly evolving, Design Lab! [...]

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Polimoda at NAFSA in Boston

Polimoda Goes to Boston

May 24-29, 2015 - Boston, USA

Come and visit us at booth 1734: the International Education Expo at NAFSA's annual conference brings the international education community just a handshake away; more than 400 institutions, organizations, and service providers from across the globe will join together in Boston [...]

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IFFTI 2015 Conference at Polimoda

IFFTI Conference 2015 in Florence: Momenting the Memento

May 12-16, 2015 - Florence

Registration is open for the event, MOMENTING THE MEMENTO. Between 12th and 16th May, Florence will be hosting the IFFTI2015 - International Foundation of Fashion Technology Institutes conference, a foundation that brings together 46 fashion institutes from all over the world – in Italy for the first time. [...]

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Polimoda goes to Russia

FIT presents Divergent Connections

April 29, 2015 - Stibbert Museum

The Fashion Fashion Institute of Technology (FIT) in Florence is hosting their year-end A.A.S. Graduate Fashion Exhibition “Divergent Connections” on April 29, 2015 at 5.00pm at Museo Stibbert, via Federigo Stibbert 26, Florence. [...]

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Polimoda goes to Russia

Meet Polimoda in Moscow and Saint Petersburg

April 21-22, 2015 - Moscow / Saint Petersburg

A Fashion Talk by Danilo Venturi in Moscow and an Open Day in Saint Petersburg: don't miss the opportunity to discover one of the most prestigious Fashion Schools in the world! [...]

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Polimoda Business Links

Polimoda Business Links

March 26-27, 2015 - Villa Favard

POLIMODA BUSINESS LINKS returns with the event designed to foster encounters between companies and young talents approaching the world of employment. In this fourth appointment, over the course of the two-day event, graduating students of the Polimoda Master and Undergraduate Courses will illustrate their work, curricula and portfolios. Participating companies will be  selecting individuals, based on their profiles, for interviews, leading to internships within their enterprises. [...]

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Linda Loppa interview on The Florentine

Linda Loppa on The Florentine

March 4, 2015 - Villa Favard

In depth interview with Polimoda Director, Linda Loppa, on The Florentine magazine: an interesting talk about her past, present and future, about fashion education, IFFTI2015‬ Momenting the Memento event and Florence, of course [...]

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The New Polimoda Design Lab

Inauguration of the New Design Lab

Ferbuary 6, 2015 - Scandicci

The new Fashion and Design top end vocational training Pole in Scandicci was inaugurated. From now onwards, it will be hosting creative laboratories for the Polimoda fashion technology, fashion, footwear and accessory design courses. [...]

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Education Without Borders 2015

Polimoda Goes to Denmark

January 19-20, 2015 - Bella Center, Copenhagen

Polimoda will be present at Education Without Borders Fair in Denmark. The Fair takes place in Copenhagen (at Bella Center) on January 19-20, 2015. During the fair, Polimoda staff will be at your disposal to give you all the information [...]

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Polimoda Master in Fashion Brand Management final project

Rebranding on Maison Martin Margiela

January 13-16, 2015 - Villa Favard

In conjunction with the PolimodaTalent Exhibition #5, Brigitte Arndt and Emmy Rihet, both new graduates of the Polimoda Master in Fashion Brand Management, present their final project. [...]

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PolimodaTalent #5 - Gianfranco Villegas

PolimodaTalent Gianfranco Villegas

January 13-16, 2015 - Villa Favard

For the next Pitti Uomo, Polimoda will be presenting one of its latest talents: from 13 to 16 January, the Villa Favard headquarters will be hosting the new SELF MADE collection by young Florentine designer, Gianfranco Villegas. [...]

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ENACT - Master in Fashion Trend Forecasting final event

Polimoda presents ENACT

December 17, 2014 - Villa Favard

For the first time at Villa Favard, trends are communicated through the body in action: come and discover ENACT, the final event of Master in Fashion Trend Forecasting. Throughout the year, the forecasters composed two individual books, containing both images and words, proposing possible future directions and tendencies [...]

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Claudia Susini collection - "La Promesse"

Claudia Susini at the Netherlands Fashion Week

January 16-26, 2015 - Amsterdam
Claudia Susini, who just received her diploma in Fashion Design last June, will see her collection going from the runway of the Polimoda Show, passing through Milan Fashion week on its way to the International Netherlands Fashion Week. [...]

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Polimoda Master in Luxury Business - Chalhoub Group Scholarships

Chalhoub Group Scholarships

January 10, 2015

Chalhoub Group, leader in luxury in the Middle East, offers two scholarships for international students covering the total amount of the course fees valued at € 25,000 each, on the Polimoda Master in Luxury Business 9 month program. Beginning April 2015, the Master is an international business course with an advanced-level program which focuses on real business administration of fashion luxury brands. [...]

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Polimoda Design Lab, Scandicci

A New Design Lab for Polimoda

January 2015 - Higher Education Department of Fashion and Design, Scandicci
The creative laboratories of Polimoda will soon be moving to new premises. From January 2015, the Design Lab will be moving to the new integrated Higher Education Department of Fashion and Design, in Via Galileo Galilei in Scandicci. An entirely new structure, built by the Municipality of Scandicci with the contribution of the Tuscany Region [...]

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Polimoda Fashion Talk in Saint Petersburg

X Rules to be a Fashion Designer

December 2, 2014 - Saint Petersburg
Dreaming to be a Fashion Designer? Don't miss the Fashion Talk wtih Patrick De Muynck dedicated to one of the most important and creative figures in the fashion system[...]

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Dior and I

55° FESTIVAL DEI POPOLI PRESENTS DIOR AND I

November 30, 2014 - Odeon Cinehall

The 55th edition of Festival dei Popoli presents the French documentary DIOR AND I: a film by Frédéric Tcheng, world premiere at Tribeca Film Festival 2014 [...]

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Franscesca Reberschegg semi-finalist at H&M Design Award

Francesca Reberschegg at H&M Design Award

November 27, 2014 - Stockholm
Francesca Rerberschegg has won a place in the semi-final at the fourth edition of the H&M Design Award, a competition open to 37 of the most important international fashion schools. [...]

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Polimoda partecipated to Job&Orienta Fair

Polimoda Participates to Job&Orienta

November 20-22, 2014 - Fiera di Verona
Polimoda participates to the 24th edition of JOB&Orienta, the greatest national fair on vocational guidance, school, training and job. The convention exhibit presents itself as a privileged meeting point for the visitors [...]

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TX3 Contest Winners

Two Polimoda Graduates win the TX3 Contest

Ocotber 24, 2014 - Milano, Spazio Anniluce
Irene Silvestri and Katherina Purkarthofer, both graduates of Polimoda, are 2 of the 8 winners of the first edition of the TX3 Contest – gaining a place in the first virtual fashion incubator in Italy. [...]

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Polimoda Q&A with Tim Blanks - Fashion Under[press]ure

Q&A with Tim Blanks: official video

July 16, 2014 - Villa Favard

Don’t miss the exclusive video of Tim Blanks Guest Lecture: one of the most influential fashion journalists, protagonist of a Q&A, Questions and Answers session on the subject of Fashion Under [Press]ure. Editor-at-Large of Style.com, with his distinctive pungent and punchy style Tim Blanks doesn’t simply talk about fashion, he analyses it as a “cultural phenomenon” in an interesting debate with Linda Loppa, Patrick De Muynck and Danilo Venuri  [...]

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ASVOFF & Polimoda Video Contest per IFFTI

ASVOFF Video Contest

December 15, 2014

ASVOFF – A Shaded View On Fashion Film by Diane Pernet and Polimoda are launching an open video contest inspired to the 17th IFFTI 2015 Conference, "Momenting the Memento”, which will be held from 12 to 16 May 2015 in Florence. Participants shall submit, within 31 December 2014, a video clip (1-3 minutes) on one of the 6 key themes of the event, with the aim of sparking a reflection on contemporary fashion. [...]

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Polimoda Master Course: Fashion Enterprise

New Master in Fashion Enterprise

January 2016
The new Polimoda Master in Fashion Enterprise will be launched in January 2016. A 9-month course for skilled designers who wish to start their own business, expand the family business or become project managers in charge of specific projects for fashion companies. [...]

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Killer Heels exhibition at Brooklyn Museum in New York

Killer Heels

until February 15, 2015 - Brooklyn Musem, New York

The creations of Andreia Chaves and Gianluca Tamburini, both graduates from Polimoda, are set to go down in history when it comes to women’s footwear. Indeed, the two designers are among the protagonists of the exhibition Killer Heels: The Art of the High-Heeled Shoe on show from 10 September to 15 February at the Brooklyn Museumin New York, dedicated to the female passion for killer heels. [...]

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Polimoda Workshop - next edition December 2014

Polimoda Workshops

December 9-19, 2014
On the launching-pad for next December are the brand-new Polimoda Workshops: four short courses devoted to the manual, tailoring and craft expertise characteristic of the "Made in Italy" tradition. Two-week creative workshops during which the participants can try their hand at the creation of hand-made garments and accessories [...]

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Polimoda2013 Design Ekaterina Tkachenko

From Polimoda to Taiwan Fashion Design Award

November 7, 2014 - Taipei

Congratulations to Ekaterina Tkachenko and Yekatrina Ivankova, both graduated from Polimoda in Fashion Design in 2013, among the 16 finalists for the Taiwan Fashion Design Award - the first contest in Asia dedicated to fashion, now in its 28th edition. The final will be held in Taipei on November 7. [...]

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Lo Schermo dell'Arte Film Festival 2014 - 7th Edition

Lo Schermo dell'Arte Film Festival 2014

November 4, 2014
Preview presentation of the 7th edition of Lo schermo dell'arte Film Festival to be held in Florence from November 12th to 16th 2014 at the Odeon Firenze CineHall and various locations throughout the city. [...]

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Polimoda wins the Tuscany-USA Award

Polimoda Wins the Tuscany-USA Award

October 8, 2014 - Palazzo Vecchio, Florence
Polimoda has won the Award that the Tuscany-USA Association assigns each year to two winners, one Italian and one from the US, who have made a significant contribution to reinforcing the friendship bonds and relations that exist between Tuscany and the United States. The main objectives of the Association, chaired by Andrea Davis and Federico Frediani [...]

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[I]Solution - Polimoda Masters final event

[I]Solution

October 6, 2014
Villa Favard will host a presentation of the projects resulting from the collaboration between students of the international Master courses in Fashion Styling and Fashion Communication. For the occasion, young stylists and communicators have worked together in pairs to create an image, a communication project and finally an installation that represents their vision [...]

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Fashion Design Made in Polimoda - success stories

Fashion Design Success Stories

September 15, 2014

The young fashion designers who have studied at Polimoda continue to mark up new milestones and enjoy success. We have taken great interest and pride in following them when they left Villa Favard with the first runway show of their final collection, brimming with dreams and expectations. [...]

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Unesco World Forum in Florence

Polimoda at Unesco World Forum

October 5, 2014 - Forte Belvedere, Florence
To mark the third UNESCO World Forum in Florence, on 5 October Polimoda will present a preview of the Walk&Talk / Momenting the Memento event, by unveiling an installation at Forte Belvedere. [...]

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Claudia Susini at Milano Moda Donna

Claudia Susini at Milano Moda Donna

September 15-21, 2014 - Expo Gate, Milan

Claudia Susini, neo-graduate from the Fashion Design Course at Polimoda, will soon have her first big opportunity to showcase her work, and will use it to present her first collection, La Promesse. Indeed, from 15 to 21 September, the up-and-coming designer will be one of the protagonists of Expo Gate in Gateway to Fashion Future, an exhibition organised by the Camera Nazionale della Moda Italiana to mark Milan Fashion Week. [...]

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Erik Bjerkesjo - PolimodaTalent

Erik Bjerkesjo On Stage

September 9-11, 2014 - 10 Corso Como, Milan

Yet another success for Erïk Bjerkesjö, class of 2010, with a Master in Shoe & Bag Collection Design and, by no coincidence, the very first Polimoda Talent. This time, he has been chosen to celebrate and represent the first five years of On Stage, a project by Milano Unica and The Woolmark Company dedicated to the encounter between the up-and-coming talents in the world of fashion and the top international textile producers. [...]

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Polimoda and H&M - shop window

Polimoda and H&M for Young Designers

July 21-27, 2014 - Florence , Via Por Santa Maria 2

H&M and Polimoda proposed an interesting stylistic exercise to some of the students on the Fashion Design and Fashion Technology courses: to create a capsule collection for boys for the fall/winter 2014 season. The winners’ creations will be displayed in the windows of the Florence H&M store [...]

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Corriere Innovazione at Polimoda

Corriere Innovazione Launch Event

July 23, 2014 - Villa Favard

RCS & Corriere Fiorentino in collaboration with Polimoda announce the arrival in Tuscany of the magazine Corriere Innovazione. The launch and introduction event will be held at Villa Favard [...]

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Polimoda Q&A with Tim Blanks - Fashion Under[press]ure

Q&A with Tim Blanks

July 16, 2014 - Villa Favard

On 16 July at 11.00 a.m. the star of Polimoda Guest Lectures is Tim Blanks, a figure of international renown and one of the most influential journalists in the sector, who will open a Q&A, Questions and Answers session on the subject of Fashion Under [Press]ure. Editor-at-Large of Style.com, with his distinctive pungent and punchy style Tim Blanks doesn’t simply talk about fashion, he analyses it as a “cultural phenomenon” using different languages [...]

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Polimoda Fashion Design Course Final Collections

Fashion Design Course Final Collections

July 4, 2014

Once a week, every Friday, PolimodaMAG will host an in-depth article about every collection from Polimoda Show 2014 - June 17 at Villa Favard: un "Best Of" the latest undergraduate course in Fashion Design [...]

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Polimoda Show Official Video on YouTube

Polimoda Show Video

June 18, 2014

A five-minutes cut from Polimoda Show 2014, June 17th - Villa Favard: the "Best Of" Fashion Design final collections. Featuring Daniele dell'Anna, Michelle Yang & Claudia Susini collections. [...]

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Polimoda Fashion Design Course Final Collections

New Book by Danilo Venturi

June 17, 2014

The celebrations of Firenze Hometown of Fashion and Pitti Uomo will also be the ideal setting for the presentation of the book “Momenting the Memento” by Danilo Venturi, (a professor and coordinator for the Business and Communication area at Polimoda, as well as the author of Luxury Hackers) published by SKIRA and curated by Linda Loppa. [...]

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Christian Pellizzari for Giorgio Armani

Christian Pellizzari for Giorgio Armani

June 21-24 - Milan, Armani/Teatro

At the next edition of Milano Moda Uomo (the menswear fashion shows that will take place from June 21 to 24 at Milan Fashion Week), Giorgio Armani will host in the spaces of the Armani/Teatro the runway show of Christian Pellizzari, Polimoda former student and finalist of Who is on Next? Uomo 2013. Born in Treviso, Pellizzari is an alumn of the Vionnet team and launched his eponymous menswear line in 2011, adding a women’s range for Spring ’14. He studied in Florence and Paris and mixes tailoring and sportswear, daywear and eveningwear, elegant and laid-back style proposing a formula based on cross-contamination. [...]

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Polimoda Show 2014

Polimoda Show in Live Streaming

June 17, 2014 - Villa Favard

On June 17 2014 Villa Favard will be the fabulose location of the Polimoda Show. For the very first time, on the catwalk just the twenty best final collections of the graduating students in Fashion Design. A “best of” Polimoda talents, that will be available in live streaming on: Wowcracy, Vogue.it, A Shaded View On Fashion by Diane Pernet and e Designspeaking.com. [...]

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Polimoda Fitting Performance

Polimoda Fitting Performance

June 15, 2014 - Villa Favard

On June 15, Villa Favard will host the Fitting Performance: an "invasion" of  tableaux vivants to show in an original way the 80 collections of the graduating students in Fashion Design & Fashion Technology. [...]

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Fashion Culture Project - 3rd Edition

Fashion Culture Project

June 14, 2014 - White House, London

A rich list of Polimoda former students has been selected to participate to the III Edition of Fashion Culture Project, during the upcoming London Fashion Week. Fashion Culture Project will take place on the 14th of June 2014 at White House in London. Both of the past two editions of Fashion Culture event proved a great success [...]

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Erik Bjerkesjo per Del Toro - Cross Trainer

Erik Bjerkesjo for Del Toro

May 30, 2014

Polimoda former student and PolimodaTalent Erїk Bjerkesjö has teamed up with Miami footwear label Del Toro to create a unique Cross Trainer silhouette. Merging Erik’s fashion-forward aesthetics with Del Toro’s know-how in creating luxurious footwear, the Cross Trainer mixes the look of a deconstructed trainer with that of a Huarache sandal and features a premium suede base with leather strap and accents. [...]

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Casting For Polimoda Fitting Performance

May 29, 2014 - Scuderie Villa Favard

We are looking for the new faces of tomorrow’s fashion . Don't miss the next casting appointment for the Polimoda Fitting Performance 2014! On June 15, you could be among the protagonists of an exclusive fashion event. [...]

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Intervista a TRENDtank su PolimodaMAG

TRENDtank Interview

May 17, 2014

Linda Loppa interviews the five Polimoda former students (Jessica Smith – Editorial Specialist, Nancy Zamudio – Head of Communications, Kasia Łuczak – Creative Strategist, Bernina Chan – Planning Producer, Mylène Lemercier – Multimedia Designer), founders of TRENDtank, a brand new trend forecasting agency based in London. [...]

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Eleonora Bruno for Anna Dello Russo on Vogue Japan

Eleonora Bruno on Vogue Japan

May 10, 2014

Another amazing editorial involving Polimoda graduate Eleonora Bruno, who created a custom made feather crest for fashion editor Anna Dello Russo, featured on the Fashion Stories section of Vogue Japan / MAY14 Issue. Polish fashion model Magdalena Frackowiak posed as a primitive tribal princess for a shooting titled Ancient Songs of Praise [...]

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ANUK YOSEBASHVILI FINALIST ITS 2014

May 3, 2014

ITS (International Talent Support) 2014 finalists have been revealed yesterday, and we’re proud to find amongst them (ITS Accessories) Polimoda former student and graduate Anuk Yosebashvili. Anuk currently works as an assistant designer at Iris van Herpen. She studied at the Shenkar college of Engineering and Design, Israel, and graduated in 2013 with a Master Degree in Fashion Footwear and Accessories Design [...]

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Eleonora Bruno per Karl Lagerfeld su Harper's Bazaar

Eleonora Bruno for Karl Lagerfeld

April 28, 2014

One of Polimoda graduate Eleonora Bruno‘s custom headpieces has been selected for the fashion shooting Couture’s Flights of Fancy, the best of the new spring season on the April issue of Harper’s Bazaar. American model Lindsey Wixson posed for German creative and fashion giant photographer Karl Lagerfeld [...]

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Polimoda at Salone dello Studente

Polimoda at Salone dello Studente

April 10-11, 2014 - Stazione Leopolda, Florence

Polimoda participates at Salone dello Studente "Campus Orienta", the most significant event in Italy dedicated to the world university orientation, training and professional post-graduate and post-graduate degrees. We will be present at your disposal to give you all the information about the courses and master Polimoda and possible careers in the fashion industry. [...]

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Nadia + Zehra at Vancouver Fashion Week 2014

Nadia+Zehra at Vancouver Fashion Week

March 19-24, 2014 - Vancouver

Polimoda former students Nadia and Zehra Mustafa (now based in London) have been invited to present their collection at Vancouver Fashion Week, where they have set up a great out-of-the-box show to open the evening. The twins brought on the Canadian catwalk their fresh and expression art creative process with two collections [...]

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Polimoda Business Links

Business Links 2014

March 20-21, 2014 - Villa Favard

Polimoda invites Companies to Business Links, an event designed to foster the encounter between companies and young talents approaching the world of employment. In this third appointment, Villa Favard will play host to the graduating students of the Polimoda three-year and Master courses who will be at disposal over the course of the two-day event to introduce themselves and illustrate their work, curricula and portfolios. The companies may perform individual interviews with the profiles of interest for possible internships within their enterprises. [...]

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LVMH Panel of Experts feat. Linda Loppa

Linda Loppa at LVMH Prize

February 26-27, 2014 - Paris

Polimoda Director Linda Loppa is a member of the Committee consisting of 40 internationally-renowned experts from the world of fashion (including editors from prestigious publications, prize-winning photographers, heads of cultural institutions and industry executives), the so-called panel of experts for the LVMH Young Fashion Designer Prize. [...]

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Breno Cintra Pugliesi shoes installation at Polimoda Fashion Week

Polimoda Fashion Week 2014

January 7-10, 2014 - Villa Favard

Launch of the fourth edition of the POLIMODATALENT project, scheduled to coincide with Pitti Uomo 85, which for the occasion is hosting the installation “Augmented Reality and New Perceptions”, created by Breno Cintra Pugliesi. Breno, the sole protagonist of this edition, will create a special multimedia installation, through which the visitor can see and perceive sensations from the virtual world. [...]

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Final Presentation & Graduation at Polimoda

Final Presentation of Master Programs

December 11-12, 2013 – Villa Favard

On December 11-12 Polimoda hosts the final event of its Master programs Fashion Trend Forecasting & Fashion Brand Management, starring graduating students. Fashion Trend Forecasting students will present their installations, parting from their own concept based on a trend; while Fashion Brand Management students will be showing their final project presentations and portfolios. [...]

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Polimoda Textile Day

Polimoda Textile Day

November 28, 2013 – Villa Favard

Polimoda launches a new initiative: POLIMODA DAY, a series of events designed to stimulate the debate on fashion culture. Each day will involve speakers, companies and Polimoda teachers and students. The subjects addressed will range over different topics: textiles | crafts | patterns | colours | writing | photography | illustration | sound | video. [...]

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Daria Zhiliaeva graduate collection

Daria Zhiliaeva in St. Petersburg

Daria Zhiliaeva, graduated in Fashion Design in June, won the contest Gallery Fashion Challenge in St. Petersburg. Among various awards, Daria will have the opportunity to do an internship at the company Sergei Bondarev, will have a publication in the magazine Time Out St. Peterburg, will realize a photo shooting and will show her collection in the great mall of the city. [...]

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Jui-Chen Hu collection

Jui-Chen Hu at RA Showroom in Paris

September 28 - October 2, 2013 – RA Showroom, Paris

Fresh on the scene, fashion designer Jui-Chen Hu, graduated from Polimoda in june, is already garnering attention in Paris, where she will be showing her Ying Yang Illusion collection at Ra Showroom during Paris Fashion Week SS 14. [...]

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Polimoda One.0.One New.Visions

One.0.One New.Visions

September 26, 2013 – Villa Favard 

The Master's Final Event One.0.One New.Visions presents 101 graduating students of International programs, from six different courses. The students of Fashion Design Advanced, Footwear & Bag Design and Fashion Styling will present their individual collection and portfolio. The students of Fashion Merchandising & Buying and Luxury Management will present their final project's oral presentation and, last but not least, the students of Fashion Communication will present their project and event organization. [...]

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Polimoda at The Italian Fashion Schools

The Italian Fashion Schools

September 18-23, 2013 – Padiglione Visconti, Milan

Polimoda protagonists of "The Italian Fashion Schools", a project of Vogue Italia and Vogue Talents produced in collaboration with Pitti Immagine, presented at the Padiglione Visconti in Milan. [...]

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Polimoda at Campaign for Wool

Polimoda for Campaign for Wool

September 10-16, 2013 – Department Store La Rinascente, Milan

Polimoda is collaborating with The Woolmark Company on the third edition of the “Campaign for Wool”, which is being presented in Italy for the first time. The Milan Wool Experience stars La Rinascente and the area in front of the historic department store. An artistic project, comprising video installations and stage sets, housed in the store windows and curated by Angelo Figus.  [...]

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Daniele Davitti - Immaculate Decay

Daniele Davitti in New York

September 5 - October 26, 2013 – Tazza Gallery, New York

Daniele Davitti, graduated from Polimoda and now lecturer in Design Department, will exhibit  his works at the Tazza Gallery in Chelsea, the epicenter of contemporary art in New York. The exhibition, entitled "Immaculate Decay", represents grotesque story, set between crumbling buildings, that have as protagonists strange creatures halfway between women, mummies and skeletons. The works are focused on the decline of our social and cultural scene, and the difficulties encountered by young creative into an overview in constant comparison with the past. [...]

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Torsten Hochstetter

Torstern Hochstetter & PUMA

Sportlifestyle company PUMA has appointed Torsten Hochstetter as Global Creative Director. Based in Herzogenaurach and Polimoda former student, Hochstetter will be responsible for designing, creating and developing the Sport Performance and Sport Lifestyle collections of the brand, touching on all product categories including footwear, apparel and accessories. Hochstetter will work hands-on with all PUMA respective design teams worldwide. [...]

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Omar Raschid, Polimoda graduated

Auggie Awards for Omar Raschid

The underground brand Gold by Omar Rashid, a former student of Polimoda, won the AuggieAwards, the international contest on augmented reality. Gold, in fact, was judged to be the brand with the best guerrilla marketing campaign for the greatest number of stickers placed around Florence. This has been possible thanks to an application that allows you to frame them and be able to gain access to augmented reality. [...]

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Polimoda The Bridge

The Bridge Project

February 23-25, 2013Padiglione Visconti, Milan

Two industrial venues open their doors to fashion and fashion education. Polimoda’s installation in Via Tortona builds a bridge between the past and the future (of fashion) between two locations and two institutions, two cities, countries, cultures and continents. The bridge between Milano and Florence is the starting point for debate, error and de-construction of the past to invent the road to the future. [...]

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Erik Bjerkesjo at Polimoda

Erik Bjerkesjo at Pitti #83

January 10, 2013 Villa Favard

On the occasion of Pitti Uomo #83, the first POLIMODATALENT Erїk Bjerkesjö is the protagonist of a site-specific performance at Villa Favard, where he will have the international premiere of his menswear FW 2013/14 collection. The New Performers project is proposed by the Fondazione Pitti Discovery to build opportunities for the new creative minds of design, and those who work in the fashion industry, combining it with other artistic and aesthetic experiences. [...]

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Eleonora Bruno, a Polimoda former student

Eleonora Bruno for H&M Design Award

Eleonora Bruno,visionary Florentine milliner born in 1987 and Polimoda former student who launched her independent project Ely B. by Eleonora Bruno), was one of the eight finalists of H&M Design Award 2013: the participants at the contest were able to create their own collection, which has marched during Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week in Stockholm. [...]

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