PolimodaPeople #6

While one makes fashion for the stars, the other’s work stars in the big screen

Polimoda People

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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.

On the go with J.Lo

Jennifer Lopez lands the cover of the April issue of Harper’s Bazaar wearing nothing less than a black ostrich feather headpiece by Polimoda alumna Eleonora Bruno. Majestically poised against the multicolored urban backdrop, Eleonora’s handmade masterpiece is bound to become iconic.

Eleonora Bruno, J.Lo - Harper's Bazaar
Taste the success story on harpersbazaar.com

Sewing for the silver screen

Polimoda alumnus Massimo Cantini Parrini is setting new standards in the field of costume design with his award-winning creations. His third David di Donatello, won for his work on the set of Roberta Torre’s psychedelic musical Bloody Richard, spurred Domus to feature an in-depth interview on his studies, his personal goals and how David Bowie inspired some of his most recent masterpieces.

Massimo Cantini Parrini - Bloody Richard

Read it on domusweb.it

Viral Virility

Stylist Alessia Vancini’s latest collaboration with photographer Davide Carson was spotlighted by Kaltblut. The male-model-only series of gripping images investigates the concept of virility. Alessia graduated in 2015 from Polmoda’s Master in Fashion Styling.

Alessia Vancini stylist

View the images on kaltblut-magazine.com

Balancing out Balenciaga

Outwear has found its new Messiah in Demna Gvasalia. Polimoda Fashion Communications student Arianna Marino shared her views on the Balenciaga AW18 collection during ShowStudio‘s live discussion panel with Mimma Viglezio.

See if you agree on showstudio.com


A close-cut selection of flash updates.

  • According to style blog Fashion Jasmine, Polimoda Alumna turned bridal couturier Ammara Khan is among the top 5 Pakistani designers in Luxury Fashion;
  • Polimoda student Elizaveta Burtseva attracted the attention of fashion and inspiration website The Cool Hour with her ultra-feminine womenswear collection;
  • Maltese online magazine Eve featured an in-depth interview with 26 year-old fashion design alumna Rosemarie Abela;
  • Manama-based alumna Hala Kaiksow, a Master in Collection Design graduate, is among the 5 artists on display for the Jameel Prize exhibition at London’s Victoria and Albert Museum.