There's no place like home
Federico Cina's new collection. Photo by Alessandra Francesca Coppola
Alumnus Federico Cina has been all over the world, but his inspiration comes from the simplicity of the small town he calls home, in the heart of Emilia Romagna. The grass isn't always greener on the other side.
Make it comfortable
Frederikkle Schmidt working on a pair of high heels
Danish designer and Polimoda fashion design alumna Frederikke Schmidt, CEO and founder of Roccamore, talks about the business of comfortable high heels with Forbes. “As long as you understand how to present a shoe and make it comfortable, people will keep on buying” says Schmidt.
A sustainable revolution
Id.Eight co-founder Dong Seon discussing his sustainable sneakers
South Korean stylist Dong Seon came to Florence to study Made in Italy footwear. Now, the alumnus has teamed up with his partner and launched Id.Eight, a revolutionary, innovative and sustainable unisex sneaker line that is cruelty free and made from fruit waste.
Sex, masculinity and machismo
Designer and artist Barbara Sánchez-Kane's AW 20 'Latino Couture.' Photo by Sandra Blow
Based in Mexico City, Barbara Sánchez-Kane keeps breaking all the rules and we keep wanting her to. In this interview with Dazed, the alumna talks about her binary-defying collections, beautifully balancing fashion and art.
Cover Image: Federico Cina AW20 campaign. Photography by Alessandra Francesca Coppola. Styling by Luca Paolantonio.