Polimoda Highlights Link Between Fashion and Music With Latest Project

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

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Highlights from Copenhagen Fashion Week for Spring 2021

Photo credit: Nynne
Photo credit: Nynne

From Harper’s BAZAAR

In the midst of the global COVID-19 crisis, many citywide events were taken off the calendar. From film festivals to art biennials to the 2020 Olympics, large-scale spectacles have either been moved to a later date or transferred to online platforms so as to limit crowds and taper the spread of the virus. The Danish fashion industry, however, went ahead with business as usual.

“We strongly believe in the importance of being able to meet face to face,” said Cecilie Thorsmark, CEO of Copenhagen Fashion Week, to WWD in June. “Fashion week is inherently a physical event, which is why we [want] to gather industry professionals at our new hub and to create a fashion week that can help the industry to move ahead.”

Indeed, Copenhagen Fashion Week was in full swing, and some brands didn’t let the pandemic deter them from showcasing their

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