Have You Met the Crypto Fashion Contest Winners?

Have You Met the Crypto Fashion Contest Winners?

How are fashion design students approaching the rapidly evolving concept of digital fashion?In partnership with Customix and DRESSX, Istituto Marangoni Firenze recently hosted a digital contest for its fashion design students, allowing them to hone their skills in this new state of fashion.I’M Firenze Digest had the opportunity to talk to them and get their […]

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A 70s Odyssey from FENDI to Martine Rose

A 70s Odyssey from FENDI to Martine Rose

Looking at recent fashion collections, the fascination for the 70s is palpable in the clubbing allure, music references and genderless garments. Starting from disco-inspired elements taken from the recent Fendi show at Milano Fashion Week and the latest menswear collection displayed at Pitti Uomo by Martine Rose, this article covers a series of style references under […]

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FANZINE, FUNZINE, FANZINE

FANZINE, FUNZINE, FANZINE

The Arts Curating students at Istituto Marangoni Firenze launched a workshop for the Open School: Visions Disclosure. This workshop included creating a fanzine, a DIY magazine everyone could join in to exchange ideas and share their thoughts by creating their own collages. by Isabella Chevasco Champsaur and Camila Heredia Oranday. Photographs by Massimo Romanelli. Art […]

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FENDI Menswear F/W 2023-2024: a dreamy reportage 

FENDI Menswear F/W 2023-2024: a dreamy reportage 

On the second day of the Milan Fashion Week, FENDI invited around thirty students from Istituto Marangoni Firenze to attend their menswear fashion show. For many, the event’s first in-person runway was the direct confirmation that fashion is where they see themselves in the future.  By Giulia Piceni. Cover image: Michael Ward, Luca Guadagnino and Nicholas […]

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FUTURE:VERSE Party. With Boss Doms for Pitti Uomo 

FUTURE:VERSE Party. With Boss Doms for Pitti Uomo 

For the 103rd edition of Pitti Immagine Uomo, students from Istituto Marangoni Firenze were invited to a party at the Florentine techno club Space Electronic, DJed by Boss Doms and Thomas Costantin. The historically-relevant setting and the futuristic dress code transformed an ordinary Tuesday night into a memorable moment for the many attendees. By Giulia […]

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Street Styles. Winter Looks at Istituto Marangoni Firenze 

Street Styles. Winter Looks at Istituto Marangoni Firenze 

What could style mean to a fashion and art student today? During the first Istituto Marangoni Firenze Open School Day, we got the opportunity to explore what inspires our students’ style and how they are redefining it. Is style only about external appearances or an expression of one’s own personality? By Yasemin Yıldırım and Anabella […]

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Open School: Visions Disclosure 

Open School: Visions Disclosure 

Istituto Marangoni Firenze has opened its doors, beyond class hours, for its wide range of students. Rather unfamiliar to see the school’s enormous open on a Saturday morning. A day for students dedicated to bonding and sharing an insight into everyone’s mind. by Isabella Trew and Giulia Piceni. Cover Image: photo collage by Massimo Romanelli, […]

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Visualising Ideas. Opposing forces: Macarena Arìas Silva Del Pozo

Visualising Ideas. Opposing forces: Macarena Arìas Silva Del Pozo

A new glimpse into the visual research of Istituto Marangoni Firenze students, an Arts Curating student analyses a recent photoshoot by a Fashion Styling student to create rich storytelling between art and fashion, from Giotto to Balenciaga. By Giulia Piceni. Cover image: Macarena Arìas Silva Del Pozo, AZUL, 2022. Creative Direction & Styling: Macarena Arìas Silva […]

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Lucia Festival 2022: Enriching the Senses

Lucia Festival 2022: Enriching the Senses

Imagine yourself in a world where sound is the only way to communicate. Obstructing your eyes, touch, and taste can allow your ears to open to the magnificent possibilities around you. Such is the effect of the audio projects by the artists at Lucia Festival, an innovative sound festival in Florence.  by Camila Heredia Oranday […]

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Angelo Plessas, a Techno-Shaman for Acne Studios

Angelo Plessas, a Techno-Shaman for Acne Studios

How can we define the relationship between technology, art, religion and fashion? On the occasion of its latest collaboration with the fashion house Acne Studios for an S/S 22 capsule collection, visual artist Angelo Plessas explained how he tries to explore and find deep connections between textiles, technology and spirituality. by Elisa Camporesi, Giorgia Ciccarelli […]

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Biennale Sessions: Art and Fashion in our Metamorphic Times

Biennale Sessions: Art and Fashion in our Metamorphic Times

As a part of the Biennale Sessions programme, Istituto Marangoni Firenze students and tutors were invited to exchange views and ideas about the main exhibitions and national pavilions of the 2022 Biennale d’Arte di Venezia.  By Isabella Chevasco Champsaur and Massimo Romanelli. Cover image: Simone Leigh, Brick House, 2019. Installation view at The Milk of […]

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Andy Picci: Meditating in the Metaverse

Andy Picci: Meditating in the Metaverse

The fruitful collaboration between Istituto Marangoni Firenze and the conceptual artist Andy Picci continues under his new Mentorship for this academic year with a project that will bring students from both Multimedia Arts and Arts Curating courses in a Metaverse.  By Jessica García Corral and Giulia Piceni. Cover image courtesy of Andy Picci. The increase of […]

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