Florentine fashion institution, Polimoda, continues to push the envelope as it appoints former creative director of Salvatore Ferragamo, Massimiliano Giornetti, as the school’s first-ever head of fashion design. The Polimoda alumnus has been tasked with establishing a distinct identity for the acclaimed fashion school.
The fashion institution offers a wide range of educative programs that provide a high level of preparation for top professional roles in the industry. Polimoda’s unique method has proven to be hugely successful, a strategy based on cultivating excellent industry links and work-oriented teaching, with 91% of students attaining a job placement after graduating.
Polimoda embraces a human-first philosophy, providing students with intimate classes and a hands-on approach, while also ensuring the school is inclusive, diverse and disturbing the fashion industry. As the school’s director, Danilo Venturi ensures students are continuously challenged to envision and implement new projects. Fashion design students are fully equipped to produce garments on-site as facilities have all the necessary machines to make a garment or accessory without reaching out to any external suppliers.
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