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.
In addition to creating his very own collection, Marco Panconesi is dreaming up jewelry for Rihanna’s new FENTY ready-to-wear line. From Givenchy to Balenciaga, the successful Florentine designer is making us proud, working with some of the biggest brands in fashion and consistently raising the bar.
From Daisy Ridley to Naomi Watts, award-winning Fashion Archeologist Massimo Cantini Parrini designed breathtaking costumes for a celestial cast of actors starring in the much-anticipated film Ophelia. The brilliant creative habitually tells a story through his work, implementing femininity while emphasizing powerful female personalities.
The new Taylor Swift era is upon us and Giancarlo Bello’s Swiss clothing and accessories brand Amorphose just made history. The Italian fashion designer’s silk ruffled top was worn by the one and only Taylor Swift in her new 2019 music video “ME!” featuring Brendon Urie from Panic! At The Disco. The delicate sophistication of his work has already been viewed 220 million times on YouTube, displaying his worldly talent to an international audience.
Abigail Rands took an alternative route following her Polimoda days. From relaunching a small boutique hotel to working in distribution and marketing for her father’s wine distribution company, the young mastermind is fearless, exploring new waters while using a successful multifaceted approach in her numerous business projects.
Federico Cina is sending heat waves our way. The Cesena-born designer is a chosen finalist for Altamoda and Vogue Italia’s Who Is On Next 2019. This project brings to light Italy’s brightest young talent in Italy, exploring craftsmanship in an upscale landscape. Learn about the brand new world he’s created for himself and what he learned at Polimoda.
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