Luisa Tratzi: give me a shoe … and I will conquer the world! On tiptoe or on tip of heels? Among dizzy heights or low shot, the Luisa Tratzi footwear leave their mark, of good taste footsteps.
Conspiracy is the secret impulse of those who wanted to revolutionize the state of things, with innovative spirit and futuristic vision, creating exclusive shoes through the use of unusual materials but which proved amazingly perfect.
An art whose essence lies in the meaning that shapes the work, an investigation turned into emotional charismatic aesthetic experience: that’s how we like to define in a few words the creations of Valentina Sciumè.
Pugnetti Parma: bags designed and meticulously crafted to last in time beyond any trend. Opposing a contemporary setting increasingly smart and fast, the Pugnetti Parma bags are characterized by clean lines expertly calibrated to detail, accurate and never excessive, far from opulent. Fine leather, hand crafted with ancient traditions craftsmanship. Fine line between refined preciousness and refused ostentation.
Miaoran is a fusion between oriental style, Italian tailoring and contemporary vision that cancels gender differences favoring an uninhibited freedom, a style without compromise. Oversize proportions and contrasting fabrics, geometric shapes in opposition, basic colors and soft style create harmonious, with a strong aesthetic and functional at the same time. Miaoran is characterized by a materic creativity, are the tissues to determine the volumes and shapes made with minimalist taste and meticulously tailored.
Miao Ran, born in China in 1987, after studies in Product Design and Modeling woman, he decides to move to Italy, to Milan, to follow a degree course in Fashion Design at the Politecnico. At the same time, at Institute Secoli, he specializes in modeling, development knitwear, draping techniques. In 2013 he decided to continue his specialization with the Master in Fashion Design at NABA where he still teaches today. Strong of important and extensive experience, Miao Ran decides in 2014 to create the eponymous brand by presenting a collection of clothing no gender.
Miaoran, one of the finalists of Who Is On Next? 2015 both in the men’s category and in the female, for the spring / summer 2016 it offers a collection built on opposite colors, white, blue, black, in a dance between darkness and light, between spirituality and revolution, between cuts net and rich detail. A practical design and multifunctional approach declinable on male and female, where emerges a strong meeting between the Orient and the West, an instinct tainted by a fashion designer that expresses, in a personal way, his philosophy.
For info http://www.miaoranstudio.com/
With Violante Nessi aesthetics transcends trends to find an outburst in a free creativity influenced by a deep passion for art. Femininity understated, elegant and sophisticated, it expressed through clothing with excellent craftsmanship, where the meticulous workmanship and the wise choice of fabrics, has approached a stylistic vision modern and totally versatile.
Violante Nessi was born in Bologna in 1990. While studying at the Istituto Marangoni she works as a sales assistant at the Showroom of Marc Jacobs. In 2011 Violante Nessi attended a course in fashion design at the prestigious Central Saint Martins College in London after which she began several collaborations with leading international fashion houses including Marc Jacobs, Altuzarra, Proenza Schouler, Tom Ford. In 2014 Violante Nessi, through to the experience, she decided to create his own project launching the brand of the same name with her first women’s collection S / S 2015.
For fall / winter 2015 Violante Nessi presents an intriguing and eclectic collection, strongly inspired by the neo modern art. A deconstruction aimed at the search for simplicity that the colors used, white, black, gray, cream, and intersects through geometric shapes and cuts. Fabrics of different weights and compositions combine harmoniously enveloping sinuous silhouette. Violante Nessi offers casual garments, fresh and wearable clothes but also elegant and refined into a key stylistic coherent and well defined. A young designer who won us over immediately, absolutely to keep an eye!
For info http://www.violantenessi.com/
With Tags the formal become unconventional and the classic become innovative. Fluid silhouettes, cuts regular, meticulous details and processing precious defining the key stylistic by Tags that, while remaining faithful to timeless elegance, emphasizes a new concept of femininity. A new, independent point of view that emphasizes individuality and shuns stereotypes imposed.
Tags brand was launched in 2009 by Giulia Collina. After studying Industrial Design at the Institute for Industrial Arts in Rome, Giulia Collina, born in the collections of di Les Copains, Antonio Marras, Byblos, La Perla collections which were represented by his father and aunt, founded in 2009 with Tiziana Franceschini and Alessandro Gallarello, EtiquetteLab Srl from which will emerge the project Tags. An innate passion for fashion that comes to life through the unique collections and original tags.
The collection autumn – winter 2015/2016 of the tags comes from an experimental mixture of past and present that creates a futuristic neo-classicism. Pleats, ruffles, coatings on fabrics in shades of minerals and metallic reflections refer you to a fascinating past decontextualized and made it absolutely contemporary. Tags thus presents, once again, a mysterious and sensual collection, versatile and innovative, leaving the possibility of mixing the various garments to create a unique personal style.
For info http://www.tagsroma.com/
Damai Italia, a young company that we talked about some time ago for the innovative line of handbags , expands the range of products presenting the new series of jewelry made exclusively by Florentine artist Sara Bencini. Continues, therefore, the commitment of the Italian brand Damai that, through the contest, select young designers by promoting them with a totally innovative formula.
“This is jewelry that espouse the philosophy of our brand – said Mauro Fabbri founder of the company – first of all for the high quality and handwork that make each item unique. A jewelry line beautifully designed ornaments reminiscent of Renaissance ladies and that customers can quickly recognize as elements in continuity with bags Damai. “
Sara Bencini , daughter of art, for a long time she has worked in Paris as a breeding jewelry scene, combining the passion for jewelery, love for the theater. The new jewelry line, signed by Florentine designer, has a Renaissance style made with meticulous workmanship, in a play of full and empty is enhanced femininity in a sophisticated and sometimes mysterious.
A new product segment is then inserted into the Damai brand that continues to give space to new talent. Who is next?
For info http://www.damaitaliana.it/it/
Cover photo: Héléne Vallet
Avant-garde, contemporary aesthetics, luxury are the characteristics that distinguish Corti Milano. Bags striking lines that seduce through geometries of colors that intersect in a style that oscillates between rock and glamour. Corti Milano , through a sophisticated design and original, in a very short time has become an instantly recognizable brand that continues to seduce us with daring sophistication.
Corti Milano is the brand launched by Alessandro Corti and Yusun Jang that, in a weave of synergies, they have created a line of handbags with a strong distinctive character. Alessandro Corti, born in Varese, after a degree in Architecture and a Master of Engineering at the Politecnico di Milano, he worked for several years in a renowned architectural studio based in Milano. Yusun Jang, of Korean descent, after a degree in textile design in Seoul and a course at Istituto Marangoni, she has collaborated with prestigious international fashion brands such John Richmond, Mcm Worldwide e Etro. In 2013, the young couple decided to create a joint project, Corti Milano, a brand of luxury handbags in which rigorous style and functional of Alessandro is contaminated from the lively, explosive creativity of Yusun Jang.
For the autumn – winter 2016, Corti Milano presents bags, clutch bags, shopping bag, made with prized leathers, starting from classical forms and are enriched with precious details such as studs and iridescent Swarovski. Sophisticated lines rock chic allure redefine excellence of Made in Italy combining meticulous craftsmanship in a cosmopolitan vision, a fusion of cultures.
For info http://www.cortimilano.com/
The young brand Gretel Zanotti was born with a clear and defined style, minimalism deconstructed, with an aesthetic strongly influenced by architectural shapes and a wealth of materials. A concept that privileges the essentiality exalting in all its elegance.
Gretel Zanotti, born in 1994 in the province of Bergamo, in 2013 she obtained a high school diploma at the Art Institute. She then enrolled at the Fashion Design course of Istituto Marangoni in Milan but she is overwhelmed by the force creative that pushes her to leave her studies to dedicate himself completely to her project. In 2015 Gretel Zanotti launches its brand of the same name, presenting a capsule collection autumn-winter 2015/2016 inspired by the ritual of purification.
A production completely tailored and made in Italy distinguishes the brand Gretel Zanotti presenting a collection composed of basic colors, white and black, colored in shades of different dates from the use of different materials. Wool crepe, organza, silk, silicon panels, ostrich feathers for clothing minimalist style where the superfluous leaves room for the unexpected. A line from simple cuts and clean, a taste which is also found in the spring-summer 2016 presented recently at the White Show in Milan. Elegance, sophistication, class for the collections presented by Gretel Zanotti, a young talent that we must definitely keep an eye on.
For info http://www.gretelzanotti.com/it/
Duccio Venturi Bottier reveals with each collection its innate passion that is giving women beauty and femininity through unique creations, made of elegance and refinement. Duccio Venturi Bottier’s shoes rise above fashion and trends becoming undisputed must-have.
Duccio Venturi, born into a family of shoemakers, he took his first steps in the family business producing completely hand-made pieces. Very young he decides to move to Milan, where he began a collaboration with Moschino, then go to Paris to work with Thierry Mugler. His most important experience, however, is Sergio Rossi, in whose company he has worked for twenty years. An artisan vocation that, with perseverance and humility, characterized the path of Duccio Venturi who, after many travels, research and experimentation, he has finally decided to create his brand of the same name, in 2011, supported by his daughter Aliai.
An immediately recognizable style characterizes the creations Duccio Venturi Bottier, a brand whose identity is synonymous with refinement, craftsmanship, excellence Made in Italy. A new, contemporary elegance made of precious details and innovative forms, in a perfect combination of technology, quality and taste. Duccio Venturi Bottier satisfy the desires of the most sophisticated women by creating emotions to wear.
For info http://www.duccioventuri.com/
6229 Jewels is a young brand of jewelery with an unexpected design that seduces with edgy symmetry and incomplete forms, a mysterious allure and sometimes irreverent. Luxury accessories made of gold and silver entirely handmade through a meticulous attention to details and finishes, and with a passion that the designer says so:
“The creations are born in an atmosphere that has to express deep emotions! I close my eyes and slides as images appear of all that inspires me every day, I open my eyes and start to draw. The magic is in that ‘moment when my ideas are translated into real creations “.
6229 Jewels brand was launched by young designers Giusy Liguori who, after many experiences at various fashion houses such as Francesco Scognamiglio, Costume National, Etro, Rena Lange, in 2015 she decided to embark on a personal path she devoted to her innate passion: jewelry. Descending from a family of jewelers, Giusy Liguori manifested a singular aesthetic that encompasses a strong awareness of the value of craftsmanship, an exaltation of the details and construction of the unconventional shape such as to establish firmly his style.
The brand 6229 Jewels has a website as well as serve as a showcase, presents an online store through which you can create your own personalized jewelry will have access to a range of materials to be assembled. In this way 6229 Jewels offers the possibility of having unique pieces handmade by skilled craftsmen and combines the exclusivity of the jewel, the excellence of Made in Italy.
For info http://www.6229jewels.com/
A lively and vibrant creativity to Francesca Liberatore that each new collection enchants us with extremely sophisticated creations. The young designer, considered an ” enfant prodige“, in a few years she has won many awards and she has had considerable recognition thanks to the grit and determination that mark but also to a remarkable aesthetic sensibility.
Francesca Liberatore, born in 1983 in Rome, after studying Womanswear in Fashion at Central Saint Martins in London cooperates with offices style of the great fashion houses: Viktor & Rolf in Amsterdam, Jean Paul Gaultier in Paris and Brioni Donna in Italy. In 2009 Francesca Liberatore wins Next Generation contest sponsored by the CNMI and she has the ability to see paraded his collection at Milano Fashion Week, begins the ascent of Francesca Liberatore invited to exhibit her creations in prestigious locations. In 2014, the young designer she wins the first edition of the international contest DHL Exported and she then has the opportunity to choose in which fashion capital paraded through the next two years, Francesca Liberatore chooses New York, the city where she has already presented her collections spring Summer 2015 Fall Winter 2015/16 on the catwalks of Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week.
With the Fall Winter 2015/16 Francesca Liberatore is inspired by the history, the battles, with references to medieval knights. An elegant femininity created with a contrasting fabrics such as leather, fur, jacquard, a dynamism given by the cuts and shapes, a color palette decided that the use of basic colors brings out the strength of the red and silver colors symbol of the battle. A daring even for a brave woman, sensual, determined to reach their goal, just as it did Francesca Liberatore.
For info http://www.francescaliberatore.it/
AnimadVerte is first and foremost an idea, a philosophy that leads the soul to turn to the past and then propose it, enhanced, according to a new vision and contemporary. Reclaiming ancient craft Italian traditions , AnimadVerte enhances the precious leather from Tuscany, tanned, working it with raw cuts and seams in the foreground in a style essential but unconventional. Bags made following strict geometric patterns designed to make each bag convertible and versatile.
AnimadVerte is a young brand launched in January 2015 by Laura Tolfo, thirty years born in Bergamo. Already while studying Fashion Design at the Politecnico di Milano, Laura Tolfo collaborates with Ok’am by Daniela Gregis. After completing her studies, after important experiences including an editorial project for Nanni Strada, Laura Tolfo worked for two years as a designer from Luri . In this context, between handbags and jewelry, she grows in her the passion for leather, ancient material, flexible, durable. Laura Tolfo is dedicated to working of leather with multiple techniques, experiments that lead the designer to create a personal line that is called AnimadVerte, from the Latin “to turn the mind, observe”.
AnimadVerte‘s brand was presented in September in the Inside area on White in Milan with the collection Poliedrica. A line of bags practical and functional, featuring a hand-crafted and made with materials made in Italy, rendered unique by a deconstructed geometry made of folds and cuts that allow the transformation and even a folding flat space-saving, perfect for traveling . Three models are offered: Prisma, soft and large, to be used as a backpack, shoulder bag or clutch bag; Cubus, a triangle that becomes cube, and clutch; Pyramis, a clutch incredibly unique. We are pleasantly surprised and conquered by AnimadVerte … what do you think?
For info http://www.animadverte.it/
A style apparently balanced for Damiano Marini, visionary designer who loves to experiment, sometimes daring. The shoes by Damiano Marini are made of leather classics like goats, calves and tassels of the highest quality, the emphasis is on the design, sophisticated and contemporary, and the craftsmanship that makes these creations true excellence of Made in Italy.
Damiano Marini, born in Rome in 1984, after his studies in Economics he decided to follow your instincts and pursue his passion for fashion. Then begins the course of Designer-Pattern maker of footwear to Cercal, the Centre for Research and International School of Footwear in San Mauro Pascoli and he moved, later, in the Marche collaborating with some footwear companies including luxury brand Casadei. Strong of these important experiences he opened a boutique in the center of Rome and in March 2015 he launched the brand that bears his name.
For the spring – summer 2016, which was presented a few days ago in Milan Fashion Week, Damiano Marini has built shoes wrapping, in which charming sensuality emerges from the intersection of materials and colors and fine detail is revealed by the straps, buckles , laces. A color palette running from light colors to achieve full tones following a game of overlapping and contrasts. Damiano Marini expresses thus his personal universe of style, elegant, feminine, totally chic.
For info http://www.damianomarini.it/
MarcoBologna once again amazes us and seduces us with a rich collection, intriguing, magnificent. A gentle design defined, recognizable evolving enriched content, so that Marcobologna attracts more and more attention, both in Italy and abroad. A riot of fantasies, precious details, contrasts of fabrics for garments Made in Italy designed for a woman demanding and sophisticated.
The Marcobologna’s brand was launched in 2011 by Marco Giugliano and Nicolò Bologna. After their graduation respectively Marangoni Institute and the European Institute of Design and after the first few years of working with prestigious brands such as Dolce & Gabbana, Versace and Strenesse, the two boys decided to give birth to their project. Marcobologna is the perfect synthesis of the vibrant creativity of Marco Giugliano shaped by pragmatism of Nicolò Bologna, a union that comes from a deep passion that reveals itself through extraordinary creations. After winning the “Who Is On Next” for young talents in 2012, began the rise of the brand Marcobologna presenting, in 2013, the collection autumn – winter 2014 event “Made in Wion” to Altaroma and is entered , for the spring – summer 2014, in the calendar of fashion shows of Milan Fashion Week.
The collection autumn – winter 2016 Marcobologna is inspired by the Marchesa Luisa Casati and presents a bold and determined woman who loves to dare. Prints greyhounds, stars, plumes of lightweight silk chiffon, embroideries, fur as a hymn to life lavish excesses of the Marchesa Casati of Venice, personage lived in the early twentieth century. Marcobologna presents, so, once again, an innovative collection, ironic, audacious, where femininity takes on characters determined, strict yet witty.
For info http://www.marcobologna.com/
Frampesca is one of the brands at Super, the project by Pitti Immagine and Fiera Milano dedicated to accessories and ready-to-wear women that takes place during Milan Fashion Week from 26 to 28 September 2015. Young and avant-garde brand , Frampesca stands out for the versatility of garments with simple, clean lines, made precious by lively prints and audacious combination of materials. [Read more…]
The jewelry by Roberta Risolo evoke landscapes and feelings of this wonderful country, the Salento, atmospheres shaped by a combination of materials and colors skillfully worked that create small masterpieces of contemporary art. Experimenting with less costly materials, highly evocative as wood and stone, to create exclusive jewelery, steeped in history and tradition.
Roberta Risolo, born in Galatina in 1983, a very young age she is dedicated to the art of jewelery. After graduating in “Art of metals and jewelery,” she moved to Vicenza to attend various courses. She began working as a designer with major companies like Montblanc, John Galliano, Chopard, Tiffany & Co, Bulgari, until in 2013 she decided to devote himself to his personal project by launching the namesake brand.
The jewelry Roberta Risolo reveal the strong bond with the culture and traditions of Salento, land of origin of the designer. The Olive Wood Collection consists of rings, earrings, necklaces made with noble olive wood and brass, jewelry turned into sophisticated forms enclosing pearls and precious stones. The Collection Prickly Pear, clearly inspired by the characteristic plant of the landscapes of Salento, is made of brass with galvanic bath, amethyst, tourmaline and quartz. Within the Marine Elements Collection find a brooch in rhodium-plated brass, enamel and pearls is a starfish, brass rings in four different colors are inspired by the sea urchin, brass earrings and precious stones depicting the seaweed. Suggestive creations, full of excitement, that are revealed in these and other collections of Roberta Risolo you can discover on http://www.robertarisolo.it/