Shuffle your Brain! Top 10 Songs for Students in a Creativity Crisis

Shuffle your Brain! Top 10 Songs for Students in a Creativity Crisis

Need a boost to sparkle your ideas? Listen to our top 10 songs to boost your creative thinking. From Jefferson Airplane to the Black Keys, here is a playlist to free your mind. By Isabella Trew and Camila Heredia Oranday. Images by Margaret Mitchem. Sometimes we feel like our creative well is running dry. Zero imagination, […]

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Our New Beauty Crush? A Perfume That Smells Like Rain

Our New Beauty Crush? A Perfume That Smells Like Rain

It is one of the most fascinating smells in our collective memory. And soon, there will be perfume molecules that reproduce the vibrant smell of nature after a downpour. Good news: it will make us feel happier. By Silvia Manzoni. Illustrations by Margaret Mitchem for I’M Firenze Digest. It’s one of those smells that the memory appropriates, […]

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5 Things about Walter Albini every fashion student should know

5 Things about Walter Albini every fashion student should know

The heritage of a disruptive mind that rewrote the paradigm of Italian fashion has surged from the past. Blow away the dust from your fashion history book and get ready to dive into Walter Albini’s character through these five key points. By Giulia Piceni. Cover image: portrait of Walter Albini, Milan, 1971. Credit: Alfa Castaldi. […]

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What if a Michelin-starred chef created a scented shower gel?

What if a Michelin-starred chef created a scented shower gel?

Welcome to a sensory revolution! A menu with curry, lemongrass, figs and sesame cream enters our daily beauty routine and our scented cleansing rituals may change forever. By Silvia Manzoni. Cover image: Agua de Tomate, a flavourful water is obtained from home-grown, sun-drenched tomatoes, and then infused with aromatic leaves of basil, is the base for […]

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Make me up like in the Metaverse

Make me up like in the Metaverse

A rapidly growing beauty trend inspired by Cyberpunk and Euphoria is filling our world with digital esthetics: the hot glue make-up. Ready to enter the realm of experimentation? by Silvia Manzoni. Cover image: Alessandro Corradini, Exploring the dynamics between human body and nature’s, Time, 2022, 3D digital artwork. Forget the “touch-of-make-up-and-go-look”. We are in the […]

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I watched the Emilio Pucci show from Ponte Vecchio

I watched the Emilio Pucci show from Ponte Vecchio

Diary of a fashion student in Florence who saw the Pucci Spring 2023 Ready-To-Wear collection from a distance. Will the day of the front row come?  by Elsa Hawkes and Giulia Piceni. Cover image by Alessandro Corradini for I’M Firenze Digest. In the fashion world, one event is more important than a trophy: the fashion show. Once […]

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The K Factor: how Korean culture took over the world

The K Factor: how Korean culture took over the world

Named Hallyu, this long new wave has overwhelmed us in every cultural sphere.From K-pop to k-dramas or k-beauty, everybody has had some sort of connection to this trend. High fashion included. By Anabella Pacheco and Maria Fernanda Perez. Cover Image: Margaret Mitchem for I’M Firenze Digest. We have all witnessed the boom of Korean culture […]

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Eccentricity: Florence Events in May

Eccentricity: Florence Events in May

Keeping track of all the events happening in town can be challenging at times. With our Eccentricity column, this won’t be a problem anymore!We search, select, and write about the hottest events in Florence for the month.This is our May selection, and trust me – you don’t want to miss out on any of these! […]

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Top 5 Daily Habits of Students Who Excel in College

Top 5 Daily Habits of Students Who Excel in College

High school may have been a messy time for many of us but at least it gave us homework, rules, and precise timings to follow. In short: guidelines. And now, in the freshly-discovered adulthood that we college students find ourselves plunged into, it is easy to get lost in the freedom that derives from it. […]

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Exploring the Temple of Haute Couture: Maison Valentino Archive

Exploring the Temple of Haute Couture: Maison Valentino Archive

On a sunny Roman spring day, the fashion explorers of Istituto Marangoni Firenze had the opportunity to have a first-hand experience of the heritage of Maison Valentino. This article uncovers every step of the way: the adventure’s down there! by Jonathan Paonetti & Giulia Piceni. Cover image courtesy of Valentino. Almost unnoticed by the average […]

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California Waves: ERL at the 104th Pitti Immagine Uomo

California Waves: ERL at the 104th Pitti Immagine Uomo

Imagine taking the bright sand of Los Angeles and mixing it with the codes of American fashion combined with a nostalgic feel: this is ERL, the brand founded by Eli Russell Lennitz, who will make an appearance as a guest designer at Pitti Uomo. By Giulia Piceni. Cover image: Pitti Immagine Uomo 102. Photo: AKAstudio-collective. Courtesy Pitti […]

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Eccentri-City: April Events in Florence

Eccentri-City: April Events in Florence

Looking for what to do after spring break? In this article, we decided to list the most exciting and innovative events, selected by Istituto Marangoni Firenze students, happening in Florence in April. By Margaret Mitchem & Giulia Piceni. Cover image: detail from Enrique Martinez Celaya, Guardare e Aspettare at Museo Marino Marini. Courtesy of Museo Marino Marini. American […]

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