PolimodaPeople #1

From Vogue headlines to Poland-bound trios, our alumni like making it big


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Welcome to our monthly foray into the lives and work of our #PolimodaPeople. Here you will find leads, inspirational interviews, award-winning projects, generated press and everything you need to know about our students and alumni’s achievements.

Jil Sander’s domineering duo

Fashion power-couple and Polimoda alumni Lucie and Luke Meier make Vogue headlines introducing Jil Sander’s new brand philosophy and raising expectations on their debut in an intimate interview with journalist Tiziana Cardini.

Lucie & Luke Meier - Jil Sander

Read more on vogue.com

Pierpaolo Grasso is Fucking Young

Fucking Young features a raving review of Polimoda alumnus Pierpaolo Grasso’s Fuck my Furry collection, a hybridized vision of peacockish fur and leather silhouettes.

Pierpaolo Grasso - Fucking Young

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Risso rising

Vogue UK features an in-depth conversation with alumnus Francesco Risso, recently appointed creative director at Marni, about his cinematic vision of the future, his relationship with brand founder Consuelo Castiglioni and the importance of taking criticism in stride.

Francesco Risso - Marni

Read more on vogue.co.uk

In for the win

Three Polimoda alumni – Federico Cina, Ignacio Maximiliano Ruelas Lopez and Olga Vasyukova – have made it to the final round of the ŁÓDŹ YOUNG FASHION 2017 international competition for emerging designers. The winner will receive a financial award of 30.000 Euro, funded by the City of Łódź.

Read more on lodzyoungfashion.com.com

More sentimental machismo

Bursting at the seams with talent, Fashion Design alumna Bárbara Sánchez-Kane once more attracts international attention with the wide-eyed naivety of her collections. Check out her interview.

Read more on lvm3media.com


A close-cut selection of flash updates.

  • Alumna Greta Giannini selected among the finalists for the Tonello Denim Gallery project, international competition focused on celebrating the expressive potential of Italian jeans
  • Alumna and Pure-Electric brand founder Veronica Stampacchia presented her E-Bike Clothing line at Eurobike Show in Friedrichshafen
  • Alumna Ekaterina Tkachenko’s tongue-in-cheek Putin-inspired 2013 collection L’Enfant Roi featured in BBC’s online exposé on the comeback of Post-Soviet fashion