Vogue Italia & Yoox.com spotlight next talents in Milan exhibition
A group of eleven international designers have been selected to showcase their work in Vogue Italia and Yoox.com’s sixth edition of the The Next Talents project.
The showcase, which has been expanded this season from womenswear-only to menswear, kidswear and design, will be held during Milan Fashion Week at Palazzo Morando, from February 25-27.
“This year we extended the designer search towards menswear, kidswear and design. I am proud of the recurrence of this project, that continues to enrich and evolve, and that for the sixth consecutive year helps new creative generations by truly supporting and promoting them,” said Franca Sozzani, Editor in Chief of Vogue Italia.
Additionally, the SS16 collections of the eleven selected designers will be available for purchase on a dedicated area of Yoox.com, offering customers from around the world the opportunity to instantly shop the collections.
“We are proud to encourage these promising talents, and to be able to support them through yoox.com’s retail platform, which gives them exposure to a massive global audience thanks to its 71 million unique users in 2015 alone,” said Federico Marchetti, founder of yoox.com and CEO of YOOX-Net-a-Porter Group.
Designers presenting womenswear collections include Anouki (Georgia), Lovebirds (India), Moon J (UK/South Korea), Paskal (Ukraine), Visone (Italy), Matter Matters (Hong Kong), Laurence & Chico (Canada) and YII (Malaysia).
Luca Larenza (Italy) will showcase a menswear collection, Petit Tribe (Nigeria) will present a kidswear range and Chris Kabel (The Netherlands) created a design piece.
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