Polimoda People during Pitti

The full list of events and presentations for 2017


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Between Villa Favard, the Design Lab and Pitti Uomo at the Fortezza da Basso, Polimoda People will be everywhere next week, showing the fashion world what they’re able to do.

At Pitti Uomo 92

Self-Made by Gianfranco Villegas in Who Is On Next?

Gianfranco Villegas’ brand has been selected in the final of the prestigious Who Is On Next? competition at Pitti Uomo 92, in collaboration with L’uomo Vogue and Altaroma. The winner will be announced on Tuesday June 13th during the opening ceremony at the Palazzo Vecchio, and you can see latest collection by Self-Made by Gianfranco Villegas at the UNCONVENTIONAL space inside the fair, at Stand 15 from June 13-16.

For more information visit www.selfmadebygianfrancovillegas.com

Marvielab Performance
June 13th, 4:30pm at Piazzale del Rondino, Fortezza da Basso

During Pitti Uomo 92, Marvielab will celebrate the 10th anniversary of the brand with a special site-specific performance inside the Pitti fair. Founded and directed by Polimoda alumna Mariavittoria Sargentini, Marvielab has created genderless and seasonless collections since 2007, and this season will present the new “re_mind” collection.

For more information visit www.marvielab.com

At Polimoda

Fashion Technology Performance
June 13th, 10am-12pm at Villa Favard, ground floor

The 23 students graduating in Fashion Technology will show the technical finesse they have learned and developed over the last three years of studies. Check out some incredibly made garments with haute-couture techniques, up close! On this occasion, one talented student will receive a special award from Lectra, the worldwide leader in apparel technology solutions and special sponsor of this event.

Special thanks goes to Delfi Srl, Freudenberg, Framis Termosaldature and Viuzzo di Porto.

Open to the public.

Fashion Design Performance
June 13th, 5-7pm at Villa Favard, ground floor

The 38 students graduating in Fashion Design who will not be presenting at the Fashion Show, will show their creative talent throughout the Villa in tableaus and live installations. Check out some captivating concepts that have been translated into fully developed collections, sure to wow.

Special thanks goes to Anna Bonell – Iduna Bonell, Comatex spa, Delfi srl, Falco Pellami spa and ISKO.

Open to the public.

Footwear & Accessories Design Exhibition
June 13th, 5-7pm at Villa Favard, first floor

The graduating students in Footwear and Accessories Design will also present their final collections in a special exhibition in the Villa. Check out some seriously beautiful leather goods and shoes for men and women, all handmade by these talented students.

Open to the public.

Pure Electric Event
June 14th, 10am-8pm at Pure Electric Showroom, Polimoda Design Lab in Scandicci

Pure Electric won the inaugural Yourselfashion contest launched by Polimoda last year, which works to support new fashion start-ups, and founder and Polimoda alumna Veronica Stampacchia, is hosting the first official event for the brand. Pure Electric is the brand in the world dedicated to designing and creating technical garments with certified protectors, specifically for electronic bicycles. Come to see Fabrizio Dragoni, the Italian downhill champion, present the new ‘Diamond collection’.

For more information visit www.pureelectric.it

Graduate Business Presentations
June 12th
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June 15th
Graduation Party
June 15th, 10pm, Tamburello

In collaboration with Tropical Animals, this is the Graduation Party for all students who are finishing their studies. Time to have fun!