Upcycling tips for renewing your wardrobe

Our closets are always so full of clothes: good solution is to bring our clothes back by reviving and reinvent them. Even without "having the fabric", with small and simple cutting and sewing techniques, from the basic points to small repairs, you can make dresses and accessories or give new life to old clothes with upcycling projects. Matilde Di Pumpo, founder and creative director of the fashion brand Lois, invites us ...

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UNIQLO x Marimekko: autumn/winter 2019

Marimekko and UNIQLO, Japanese clothing store that has recently arrived "physically" in Italy in Milan, have announced a new collaboration for a limited edition autumn/winter collection. The collection will be launched on November 28th and it is the second partnership between Marimekko and UNIQLO. The first collaboration, presented in the spring of 2018, has been very successful. The new Fall/Winter 2019 collection celebrates Finnish winter traditions and ...

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TOMMY HILFIGER: SS18 UPCYCLING CAPSULE COLLECTION

Upcycling or recycling? Do you know the difference? Upcycling differs from recycling because it does not require energy to clean and transform residues into new materials. When recycling materials or products are processed to transform into new objects, while with the upcycling materials (waste) are in some way ennobled creating new objects with a greater added value. Tommy Hilfiger has announced a sustainable capsule collection for the SS 2018 for both men ...

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It’s Fashion Revolution Week!

April 2018 will be the 5th year anniversary of the Rana Plaza factory collapse and 5 years since Fashion Revolution was born. During that time, millions of people have joined Fashion Revolution to demand a fairer, more transparent industry. To ensure brands continue to listen and create the far reaching, permanent change needed to ensure we never see a tragedy like Rana Plaza again.  What can we do? We can ...

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UNIQLO x Marimekko

UNIQLO x Marimekko

We love slow fashion and quality garments: this is not new. It does not mean being a snob, it does not mean that we like only expensive or griffe clothes regardless of any other feature. When we choose the items to be purchased we evaluate many aspects, first of all quality, then materials, the places of production, green and sustainability aspects. Moreover we are always looking for unique designs. I speak ...

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Altaroma July 2017: I’m Isola Marras

In collaboration with the premium contemporary department store Coin Excelsior, Altaroma presents the creative work of Efisio Rocco Marras, expression of a new strong identity. The son of Antonio Marras who took over as Creative Director of the line in 2017, has debuted his new vision of the brand during the Milan Men Fashion Week with his first Spring Summer 2018 menswear and womenswear collection.An important generation shift: “I’m very happy with my son’s ...

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Roma Web Fest 2014: Fashion Film

Today I want to tell you about my experience at the Roma Web Fest, the day dedicated to the Fashion Film. In its second edition, the official festival dedicated to Italian web products, thanks to its artistic director Janet De Nardis, this year has had the frame of the MAXXI, National Museum of XXI Century Arts. Let's start from this frame: I had never been to MAXXI, but it is really a ...

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VERONICA TOSCANO – REVOLUTION PURE

Tonight in Rome we will see the long awaited fashion show of the fall/winter 2014-15 collection by Veronica Toscano (we already talked about here). The young designer looks to the stage of AltaRoma with a sophisticated and innovative collection. The new collection will be dominated by an interplay of shapes, in volumes, and of contrasts, in fabrics. Veronica skillfully uses a mix of materials: PVC, modern but austere, softens ...

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Pantone color of the year 2014

This morning we all found the verdict of Pantone: the color of the year 2014 will be the "Radiant Orchid". In the official website of Pantone we read: "Radiant Orchid blooms with confidence and magical warmth that intrigues the eye and sparks the imagination. It is an expressive, creative and embracing purple—one that draws you in with its beguiling charm. A captivating harmony of fuchsia, purple and pink undertones, Radiant Orchid emanates great joy, ...

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