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Rosana Pistolese, founder of the school and historian of fashion and costume, immediately imagined it as an international public documentation center open to students, researchers and professionals in the sector.
Private collection of the first italian fashion editor, consisting of many issues of the american editions of the twentieth-century Harper’s Bazaar and Vogue magazines.
The collection consists of approximately 3,000 issues of Italian and international magazines specialized in the fashion, costume and arts sector.
The recognition, with decree of 6 march 2012 by the Soprintendenza Archivistica del Lazio, is assigned to the archives of the Academy of Costume and Fashion, Rosana Pistolese and Bruno Piattelli
Accession of the Accademia Costume & Moda library to the National Library Service, the network of italian libraries promoted by the Ministry of Cultural heritage
The prestigious heritage of around 1200 monographic volumes that belonged to the historic director of Vogue Italia
By decree of 29 May 2020, the Soprintendenza Bibliografica del Lazio recognizes the high cultural value of the library’s monographic and periodical collections and formalizes Fiamma Lanzara, President of Accademia Costume & Moda (1990-2020) as dedicatee.
The recognition, with decree of 6 march 2012 by the Soprintendenza Archivistica del Lazio, is assigned to the archives of the journalist Pia Soli and the costume designer Elio Costanzi
The Library “Fiamma Lanzara” and the Historical Archive of the Accademia Costume & Moda represent the largest center of fashion cultural documentation in Lazio.
The “Fiamma Lanzara”, with its 4500 monographic volumes and 12000 magazine issues covering more than 150 years of fashion journalism, offers an excellent sector research service for all students and researchers of costume, fashion, art, arts stage, communication and marketing.
The Historical Archive, with its 3 restricted funds ( Accademia Costume & Moda, Rosana Pistolese and Bruno Piattelli), testifies to the prestigious work done in the 56 years of history by the founder Rosana Pistolese and the Accademia all for the formation of figures highly professional in the world of costume and fashion.
The Library – Newspaper Archive “Fiamma Lanzara” is open from Monday to Friday from 9:00 am to 6:00pm
Viviana Damiano, Library Manager
Claudia Pracanica, Library
The Historical Archive is open by appointment and upon request for consultation according to the form you find in the “archive” section to be presented to the Archival and Bibliographic Superintendency for LazioDownload the Library Regulation
Accademia Costume & Moda Fond
Rosana Pistolese Fond
Bruno Piattelli Fond
Pia Soli Fond
Elio Costanzi Fond