A new stopover in the special project on the most interesting creative talents in global fashion
Focus on luxury accessories with the proposals of seven international designers
Elena Faccio and Francesca Richiardi met in the style office of a prestigious Italian maison and decided to launch their line of jewels together: ACCHITTO is a word that means to make oneself beautiful, to dress up in a charming manner. The protagonists of the collection are faces inspired by Sicilian and Venetian Moors that can be taken apart and transferred from one piece to another, creating bijoux that are always new and collectable.
After a degree in Fashion Design at the Parsons School of Design – she began to focus on textile design. For her collections she favors Indian fabrics and hand-painted silks. But her material of choice is khadi, the cotton that was the symbol of the independence movement led by Mahatma Gandhi.
The debut of the creative duo - Pamela Costantini and Domitilla Rapisardi - has been entrusted to the “L'ora blu” collection: an exacting and attractive décolleté, laced ankle boots, square tipped knee boots, satin Babouches, D’orsay pumps and a jewel heeled sandal to leave the everyday routine behind and get ready to experience the evening. One curiosity: the two “I’s” in the brand’s name represent the number 11: the month of November, when the two designers were born.
Juárez Camacho reflects Mexican culture and tradition and aims to adapt classic artisan techniques to the contemporary world. Through a continuum of silhouettes and materials that identify the brand’s accessories, the new collection recalls elements of Mexican landscapes: shades of brown, black and burgundy create a pastoral scene that characterizes the leather bags, jackets and accessories.
Malaga 4 is an old factory where fabrics, ribbons and drawstrings, the result of passion and research carried out in street markets and ateliers all over the world, take shape and give life to a number of bag models. From the classic ‘postman’s’ shoulder bag to the small ‘mini’ format to the various sized Pochette bags. The brainchild of Monica Dolfini, a stylist of international fame, and Elena Vannucci, a former model and producer of important advertising campaigns.
Worn is an all-female design studio based in Geneva. The brand of the same name proposes a radical vision of bags-cum-receptacles known as "bag-like objects". Creations to be worn, available in different sizes: clutch bags, shoulder bags and cross body bags. All the articles are made by Tuscan leather craftsmen. An original philosophy and a minimalist design thanks to which the brand was among the top three finalists at the Andam Fashion Award 2018 - Accessories Prize Category.
Zineb Britel is a Moroccan designer born in Casablanca who, together with her best friend and business partner, Laura Pujol, founded Zyne Official with the mission of introducing the traditional Moroccan footwear known as the “babouche” to 21st century craftsmanship. Born in the 1990s, the two designers propose a style anchored in the laid back multi-cultural vibe made popular by their generation.