POLI-TALENTS: In a bid to shorten the gap between academic education and the labor market, Florentine fashion school Polimoda has debuted Talents x Talents, a program aimed at offering students a chance to work on real-life projects.
Developed by the school in collaboration with celebrity stylist Rebecca Baglini, the project’s first iteration highlights the connection between the fashion and music worlds as it entailed conceiving and developing a fashion shoot for up-and-coming Italian singers.
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In particular, the school’s students in fashion design, styling and art direction were tasked with creating imagery for two artists from the most recent edition of Italian TV’s talent search show “X Factor.”
“Fashion and music are human-centric realms that strongly look for the talent of an individual’s creative force. Thanks to this collaboration with Rebecca Baglini, we have united these two fields so that students could have the opportunity to work with