Studying Abroad: Starting your own adventure

How to curate a wardrobe that’s functional and reflects your personality What to pack: Trying to decide what to pack during your time abroad can present a unique challenge of its own. You must be able to pack enough clothes to carry on your own and make it on the plane while having the clothes…

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Salvatore Ferragamo : [Sole]ly a shoe designer?

Its hard to think of an Italian designer more renowned and famous than Ferragamo. His precious designs and precision in his craft makes his store and museum a true hidden gem of Florence. The museum is located underneath the flagship store located in Palazzo Spini Feroni. One of the most unexpected things I found when…

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Spotlight: Milan Fashion Week

Where catwalk and street wear collide, how to spend your next Fashion Week in Milan. An inside look on Autumn/ Winter trends, looks from Francesca Liberatore show, a show with an ethical cause.   Milan has always been considered one of the epicenters for fashion, with huge designer names like Gucci, Salvatore Ferragamo, Emilio Pucci,…

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Talk the Talk: Fashion Lecture Series at LdM

The amount of career opportunities today in the Fashion Industry is so vast that sometimes we aren’t even sure where to start. Therefore, it is always delightful to learn about how other people created their dream job. But don’t be fooled, because behind all the success stories there is a lot of hard work. This and…

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Field Trip to a Faraway Land: LuisaViaRoma

When visiting LuisaViaRoma, one cannot help but be seduced by the digital window display, lights, interior design, music, and (of course) the more than 12,000 luxury fashion objects available in their stock! During LdM’s Fashion Communication Class, we had the opportunity to visit LuisaViaRoma, one of the most famous concept stores worldwide. We learned about…

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Via de’ Tornabuoni – The Luxury Path

Do you remember the last time you went shopping in Florence? How was your experience? For those lucky individuals who have visited any of the boutiques located in Via de’ Tornabuoni, the answer might be “dreamy”. The reason? It’s Florence’s luxury street par excellence! One just needs to walk through the famous street and observe the…

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Local Exposure – Leather School

Visiting local sites and museums are a unique aspect of LdM’s curriculum. For fashion students, field trips include visiting internationally renowned places such as the Bianca Salo in Palazzo Pitti, the Gucci Museum, the Salvatore Faragamo Museum, and the Leather School ‘Scuola del Cuoio’. The leather school not only highlights the history of the famous…

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