MILAN — A global bazaar of 146 fashion talents plucked from six continents displayed their creative spring collections at the 10th edition of the Super talent scouting and research trade fair at The Mall in Milan’s Porta Nuova area, running Sept. 23 to 25. Fair organizer Pitti Immagine and its collaborators increasingly vet prospective exhibitors for original stories, creativity, culture, craft and social content to fertilize the roots of the fashion system.
“This trade show was born of the idea of doing real scouting,” said Raffaello Napoleone, chief executive officer of Pitti Immagine, the Florentine group that organizes the fair. In his mind, that meant not only connecting promising labels to buyers but also showcasing a pool of talent for recruitment. Many Super exhibitors have already been asked to do special lines for notable brands, Napoleone reported.
“I feel like the [Emmy] nomination is this absurdly generous bonus to something that I’ve already been excited by for quite some time now,” Darren Criss tells @ktauer about his nomination for his role as Andrew Cunanan in The Assassination of Gianni Versace: American Crime Story, “My general attitude toward life is I hope for everything but expect nothing. But when you’re playing for the Warriors, there’s a good chance you’ll make it to the championships. And I’m not saying I’m Steph Curry, but when you’re on [showrunner] Ryan Murphy’s team, it seems more palpable than ever,” he continues. (Criss previously starred on “Glee,” another Murphy creation, although they didn’t directly work together.) “I feel like I’ve already won the lottery.” Read more in WWD.com (📸: @lexieblacklock ) #wwdeye #darrencriss #americancrimestory #emmys2018
Ganni turned over a new leaf for spring 2019, reports @fionawsma from Copenhagen Fashion Week. Instead of sending its signature floral-print dresses down the runway, the brand collaborated with 66 North, a technical outerwear brand, and produced a chic-yet-utilitarian offering that included a tie-dye vest and short set, and leopard-print pieces sprinkled among the khaki parkas and bucket hats. #wwdfashion #ganni #copenhagenfashionweek