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feel the yarn

  • Blog Eye on the street

    Ready?? Go!

    Less than a week to the Pitti Filati beginning: the very special event for all of you within the Feel the Yarn project, and for all the yarn producers as well. Feel the Yarn…

    June 28, 2012
  • Blog Fashion

    Password: Tangerine Tango

    Last week my mother came to visit me in Milan (she lives in Como, where I was born and grew up ‘til the age of 22) and wanted to know which is THE colour…

    March 28, 2012
  • Blog Fashion

    Fast Forward to the Past

    Yesterday I’ve been to a wedding party and my little black dress and my coat had a 60’s allure. I didn’t find them in my granny’s wardrobe: I bought both of them only one…

    March 23, 2012
  • Blog FTY

    Day at the museum

    Prato Textile Museum is Italy’s largest centre for the study, conservation and exhibition of historic and contemporary textiles. What an inspiration from a place where creatives can find 6.000 items from pre-Christian times to the modern…

    March 23, 2012
  • Blog FTY

    Take a walk on the yarn side

    Two days passed among factories, raw materials and industrial processing in Prato, the biggest textil cluster in Europe. The aspiring knitwear designers have moved their first steps in knitwear fashion starting from the very beginning till the…

    March 21, 2012
  • Blog FTY

    Do something… then learn!

    If I were a fashion student I would be happy for the great amount of contests and challenges addressed to me. I’m not, but I’m happy anyway :). If you are reading this post…

    March 21, 2012
  • Blog FTY

    Once upon a time…

    Today has been a great day for Feel the Yarn! 20 students from the best international fashion schools have started their training period for the FTY 2012 contest. Their full immersion in yarns, trends and knitting…

    March 19, 2012
  • Blog Fashion

    Red is… confidence

    Some time ago a famous food company asked me to give a definition of the colour red. I usually have an opinion about everything and I must admit it is never a problem for…

    March 12, 2012
  • Blog Fashion

    Breathe and be romantic

    I already wrote about the revenge of the black colour on the last catwalks in Milan. But the truth is that a lot of designers and maisons decided to focus their attention and their…

    March 6, 2012