Knitwear Parade welcomes Pitti visitors in Florence


Florence, Italy

A special event-installation of the Masters in Creative Knitwear Design of Accademia Costume & Moda and Modateca Deanna.

On the occasion of Pitti Immagine Filati 90, from 2 to 4 February 2022, the Final Works and Industry Projects by the students of the Academic Master in Creative Knitwear Design of Accademia Costume & Moda and Modateca Deanna will feature in the ‘Knitwear Parade’  special event within the entrance forecourt of the Stazione Leopolda in Florence.

The Masters course, now in its fifth edition, renews the collaboration with Pitti Immagine through a different and innovative “happening,” promoting the creativity of its young designers and the precious partnership with industry companies.

A special installation featuring 78 knitwear looks, representing the final collections and Industry projects of the Masters course’s young designers, Knitwear Parade will welcome visitors at the Stazione Leopolda. An event within the event, championing the Made in Italy supply chain, with its knitwear companies, yarn manufacturers, laboratories, and all those that promote the unique Italian know-how blending technology and craftsmanship.

The Final Works and Industry Projects by the CKD Master students have always been the result of close collaboration between the world of education and the industry, being an example of generosity, foresight and dedication, experimentation, and style.

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Pitti Filati becomes the exhibiting stage for the students’ projects, brought to life thanks to a collaboration with the supply chain, which becomes itself protagonist and passes down its know-how to the new generations, in a continuous exchange between professionalism and creativity.

The industry projects

 These are the projects carried out in collaboration with maisons and manufacturing companies, an integral part of the academic path, presented for this edition are:

-Ermanno Scervino, by Davide Panzeri;

-Etro, by Giacomo Chicca, Pasquale De Lise, Francesca Guidozzi, Francesca Padalino, Chiara Taruschio, Mingyang Zhang;

-Max Mara Fashion Group Industry Project: Max Mara, by Angela Pea; Max Mara Leisure, by Mariaenrica Devoto; MAX&Co., by Francesca Guidozzi; Marina Rinaldi, by Angelia Corno; Sportmax, by Giacomo Chicca.

The students also developed a project in collaboration with Filati, which features the looks and knit stitches created by: Eleonora Belfiore, Giacomo Chicca, Angelia Corno, Pasquale De Lise, Magali De Moor, Mariaenrica Devoto, Maddalena Gentile, Francesca Guidozzi, Olga Kariakina, Martina Magri, Francesca Padalino, Angela Pea, Maria Roberta Pintus, Davide Panzeri, Chiara Taruschio, Mingyang Zhang.

Discover more on the presentation of the final works by the students

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The partner companies that have collaborated with the students for their Final Works and Industry Projects are:

Art Design, Artemaglia Fashion, Blu Di Prussia, Cariaggi Lanificio, Corazzar i Maglierie, Della Rovere,  Divina Mode, Filati, Filati Biagioli Modesto, Filpucci, Fratelli Reali, Iafil, Igea, Ilaria Manifattura Lane, Imax, Innocenti , Jumbo, Kyototex, Lanificio dell’Olivo, Lineapiù Italia, LFG Linking Fashion Group, Loma, Maglificio Loredana, Maglificio Marilina, Manifattura Sesia ,Mas, Mely’s, Metaphor, Millefili, MRC Knitwear, Roberto Collina, Servizi e Seta, Shima Seiki Italia, SMT, Staff Ricami, Stamperia Europa, STOLL, Taiana, Tintoria Rosta Nuova, Tollegno 1900, Volcar, Zanni Maglieria, Zegna Baruffa Lane Borgosesia.

Knitwear Parade is a Fondazione Pitti Immagine Discovery project.

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