Lineapelle in the chair at Polimoda: a semester at full tanning

Lineapelle in cattedra al Polimoda: un semestre a tutta concia

And here is Lineapelle in the chair at Polimoda. The series of seminars will begin on November 22nd, bringing the students of the Florentine academy to know the tanning process, the characteristics of the materials and the legal, chemical and stylistic issues that concern their production. A full tanning semester, together with the progress of the project between Lineapelle Merchandising Collection partners.

Lineapelle’s chair at Polimoda

Selection and traceability of the raw material. Characteristics and styles of finished leathers. Fashion trends for the upcoming autumn season. But not only. Environmental and social sustainability, tanning chemistry, focus on related sectors, such as sole leather and accessories, and on the legal defence of the term leather and of Vera Pelle and Vero Cuoio brands. The  courses in the program organised by Lineapelle, with the participation of UNIC – Italian Tanneries, provides an all-round overview of the activities of the leather supply chain. The cycle of lessons ends on January 30th, 2020. The possibility is there for the training course to be repeated in the second semester.

The students involved

Polimoda has 2,100 students from over 70 countries. The classes involved in Lineapelle’s seminars are those of the master in Fashion Brand Management, the Undergraduate Fashion Product Management, the course in Fashion Marketing and Communications, the master in Fashion Merchandising and Buying and the second year of the Undergraduate Product Management.

Lineapelle Merchandising Collection

Launched in May 2019, the Lineapelle Merchandising Collection project involves students from four courses, who were asked to develop a capsule collection for Lineapelle. The project consist of seven merchandising products. Divided into a team of four, at the end of November students will present their project, complete with a graphic proposal and mock-up of the products. The jury will then choose the best idea to be realised. On the occasion of Lineapelle, participating students will be visiting the fair to collect ideas and inspirations in view of the final presentation.

The comment

“Trends in recent times has flattened a lot. There is a need for a new creative wave in clothing as in accessories – emphasises the director of Polimoda, Danilo Venturi, in a statement -. As a fashion school among the top ten in the world, we have a duty to prepare young people for the work world that awaits them. This is why we put a top-level creative director like Massimiliano Giornetti at the head of the design department. Lineapelle is the first public exhibition of this new course, and we immediately want to give a strong signal: Creativity can’t be contained!”.

Archive photo from one of Lineapelle‘s previous editions

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