Italian Excellence in Tokyo – 3 and 4 October, the “world tour” of Feel the Yarn Italian Excellence initiatives ended in 2018

The Tokyo appointment is the 12th organized in the Asian country and involved 130 Japanese companies. The workshop highlighted in particular the historical relationship of the consortium with the Bunka Fashion College in Tokyo, the main fashion university in the country. In the two journal of the workshop, hosted by the Bunka, there was also…

PORTS for FTY2018

Many awards were given to Pitti Immagine Filati 83 for the FTY2018 contest: a training internship in Shenzhen was assigned by PORTS, another sponsor of this edition, to Ellis Jaz of the Royal College of Art who based his project on Posthumanism, exploring genetic hybridization in the future evolution of the human species. Influenced by…

Trafi Creatività Tessile for FTY2018

One of the sponsors that this year supported Feel the Yarn in the awarding of the students who took part in the contest is Trafi Creatività Tessile who assigned a three-month internship to Büke Cayci of the Hoschschule Niederrhein who made his garments with the yarns of the Lanificio Dell’Olivo. The realized outfits express the…

Their first day at FTY2018

Here they are! The 26 students coming from 14 top fashion schools just arrived in Florence to take part in the Feel the Yarn 2018 contest! A whole week for learning more about fancy yarns that will end with an exhibition of their creations at Pitti Immagine Filati 83 Good luck to all of you!

Future is blossoming all the time

A welcome gadget at Feel the Yarn (Pitti Immagine Filati 83) AMI Foundation is a charity organization that supports the child and maternal area of the Prato Hospital. Only for Pitti Immagine Filati they have created a welcome gadget for teh Feel the Yarn booth’s guests. A lot of colours for a nice accessory. Come…