Talents 2017, save the date! Saturday, January 28 at 12:30 pm in Room 2 of Guido Reni District space in Via Guido Reni 7, newest fashion visions take shape on the Altaroma walkways. In fact, Accademia di Costume & Moda will present, with management and the support of Santo Costanzo and Luigi Mulas Debois, men's, women's and accessories of the fifteen excellent students and designers Diana Aparo, Flavia Cavasino, Rossella Coppola, Ilaria De Felice, Valeria Grussu, Serena Iavarone, Elena Materia, Francesca Nori, Silvia Perrucci, Tea Righini, Monia Romano, Flaminia Rossi, Alessio Rossi, Giulia Schisano and Ludovica Serra.

To evaluate their creations, leading figures in the industry: Carlo Capasa (President National Chamber for Italian Fashion), Burak Cakmak (Dean of Fashion at Parsons School of Design in New York), Livia Carimini (Assistant Valentino Haute Couture), Giovanna Gentile Ferragamo (Vice President Ferragamo), Deanna Ferretti (Modateca Deanna), Simonetta Gianfelici (Fashion Consultant & Talent Scout), Andrea Incontri (Creative Director Tods Man, founder and Creative Director Andrea Incontri), Laura Lusuardi (Fashion Coordinator Max Mara), Sara Maino (Editor Fashion Italian Vogue and Vogue Talents), Raffaello Napoleone (CEO Pitti Immagine), Fausto Puglisi (creative Director Ungaro, founder and creative director Fausto Puglisi), Elinor Renfrew (Head of Fashion at Kingston University) and Silvia Venturini Fendi (President AltaRoma).

For the first time the winner of the contest Talents 2017, and then Accademia Costume & Moda, not simply training school but factory of real and vibrant creativity, will get by Pitti Immagine, through Pitti Tutorship Division, the Pitti Reward for Graduates, recognition that will allow the chosen to be followed in three different phases, from PortfolioReview / Setup, the Orientation Meeting, until the Strategy Meeting, the link with selected maison. More of an opportunity. More than a springboard. More of a success. Talents 2017: where parades talent!

Giulia Fucile

Credit Photo : Accademia di Costume & Moda