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27.01.2018, at 12:30
With the patronage of AltaRoma and the Italian Chamber of Fashion (CNMI)


Accademia Costume & Moda will present Talents 2018 Fashion Show during AltaRoma on Saturday, 27 January 2018. Fifteen capsule collections divided in menswear, womenswear and accessories to highlight the studies undertaken by each undergraduate designer during their three-year Degree in Costume & Fashion (180 ECTS Credits): “culture & research”, “creativity & design”, “prototyping & product”.

Directed by Santo Costanzo and Luigi Mulas Debois for accessories, Tommaso Ambrosca, Alessandra Caponera, Alessia Conetta, Giulia Conti, Cristiana Guaglianone, Mauro Muzio Medaglia, Cristiana Navarra, Oriana Pastore, Sara Pavani, Giacomo Pavia, Federica Polli, Livia Romoli Venturi, Giulia Saba, Flaminia Sebastianelli and Emanuela Vetrano, will showcase their collections for the first time during Rome Fashion Week, AltaRoma.

To give the maximum visibility of their creative inspiration, personality and stylistic abilities of its Talents 2018, Accademia Costume & Moda gathers a Jury of very important professionals of the international Fashion Industry to judge each collection and choose one winner for the category of Fashion and one for Accessories. This recognition underlines the unique work of research and experimentation supported by the Accademia developing emerging talents of tomorrow.

Jury members: Giampiero Arcese (Creative Director), Livia Carimini (Head of Fabric Research Haute Couture Valentino), Giovanna Gentile Ferragamo (Deputy Chairman Salvatore Ferragamo), Andrea Incontri (Creative Director), Simonetta Gianfelici (Fashion Consultant & Talent Scout), Laura Lusuardi (Fashion Coordinator Max Mara), Raffaello Napoleone (CEO Pitti Immagine), Leah Perez (Head of Fashion Design, Shenkar College – Israel), Fausto Puglisi (Creative Director), Elinor Renfrew (Head of Fashion, Kingston University – UK), Martyn Roberts (Managing & Creative Director Fashion Scout, Graduate Fashion Week, London), Francesco Scognamiglio (Creative Director), Gena Smith (SVP Human Resources, Head of Global Executive & Creative Recruitment at LVMH), Sara Sozzani Maino (Deputy Editor in Chief Vogue Italia Head of Vogue Talents), Deanna Veroni Ferretti (Founder Modateca Deanna), Silvia Venturini Fendi (Chairman AltaRoma).

Pitti Immagine, through Pitti Tutorship directed by Riccardo Vannetti for the support of fashion designers, will present, once again, the Pitti Tutorship Reward to one of the Accademia Talents 2018. Established last year, the award gives young designers the opportunity to have three mentoring meetings with Riccardo Vannetti with the aim of entering the industry: (1) Portfolio Review / Setup, (2) Orientation Meeting, (3) Strategy Meeting, has already taken place for last year’s Pitti winner Ludovica Serra (Talents 2017)

Special thanks for supporting the Talents 2018 in their textile research and development, goes to Marco Mastroianni, Accademia Costume & Moda alumni, Head of Textile Research and Development for some of the most prestigious Maison in the world. Huge thanks also for the immense generosity and support given by the Italian manufacturing companies (Made in Italy) who sponsored the fabrics designed by our students: ABIP By Russo di Casandrino, AIP (Associazione Italiana Pellicceria), Alesilk, Calzedonia, Canepa, Chirale, De Cristofaro Shoes, Della Pia Group, Dyloan, Bond Factory, Filati Be.Mi.Va., Forza Giovane, Gentili Mosconi, Graziano Ricami, Gruppo Dondi, ISA Seta, Jackytex, Jakob Schlaepfer, Lanificio di Sordevolo, Limonta, Marzotto, Mely’s, MIB, Mondelliani Glasses, Ostinelli Seta, Piacenza Cashmere, Quadri e Cromie, Ratti, Russo di Casandrino, Sartoria Farani, Taroni, Vasino, Zegna Baruffa.

Moreover, Accademia Costume & Moda presents with an exhibition at Contemporary Cluster in Via dei Barbieri, 7 the final projects of last Academic Year Master’s Degrees, ended in November 2017: Accessories Design, Alta Moda and Costume Design; the Exhibition will be open from 18:00 to 24:00.

A. Lupo Lanzara, Deputy Chairman of Accademia Costume & Moda: “We are very happy for the generous support of these companies. Without them we would not have succeeded in undertaking this uniquely complete fashion education, making it contemporary and well connected to the industry. Thanks to a constant dialogue with the Italian Fashion System (production chain and Fashion Houses / Brands) we work to make our students aware of “Made in Italy” excellence in both design and manufacture. Today, more than 80 companies actively collaborate in the educational experience of our students, supporting the entire academic offer. Our growth in quality is directly connected to this collective effort and generosity of these important members of the fashion industry “.


Show direction: From Studio
Sound designer: Emanuele Vesci
Hairstyle: Sergio Valente – Team Premio Sergio Valente
Make-up: Passion4Fashion