Fashion at IUAV 2015 – by Silvia Bombardini

Dear Shaded Viewers and Diane,


The party poopers will later fuss over the practicalities of everyday travel, but it does not concern us, and if it did, the romance of the landscape surely can make up for the hassle, if you really want to call it so, of going to school by water. Personally, I was thrilled. On its 10th anniversary, the Fashion Design course at IUAV University leaves its adopted home of Treviso to settle back within the heart of Venice, perched right above the sea by the San Basilio pier. We made our way there on July the 3rd, after 24 hours’ worth of talks, performances and debates – animated, especially at first, as only Italian debates know how – organised by course director Maria Luisa Frisa and Federico Sarica, editor in chief at Rivista Studio. Grouped under the title L'Italia