The last edition of AltaRoma showed unprecedented vitality this July. Its president, Silvia Venturini Fendi, told FashionMag how the event is now completely renewed, focusing on young couture designers.
Marking its 15th anniversary, International Talent Support, took place July 15 and 16 in Trieste. The young designer competition took stock of its history and the evolution of creativity in the last decade.
Carlo Volpi, a specialist knitwear designer, has won the Pitti Uomo competition for young menswear talent in 2016, organised in conjunction with AltaRoma and Vogue. Special mention was given to French label Solovière.
The organiser of the Florence fashion show has created an internal tutorship division, designed to aid and back young designers during their professional development. It will be lead by industry expert Riccardo Vannetti.
This 29th and 30th October, for its 3rd edition, the Middle East's major fashion event is holding a contest for young designers in its bid to continue promoting Dubai as an international fashion destination.
The 2015 men’s fashion competition organized by Pitti Uomo, AltaRoma and Vogue has selected knitwear specialist Vittorio Branchizio as its winner, while giving a special mention to Chinese label Miaoran.