The Night Before · The 2017 Milano Fashion Show

“The end of a journey. The beginning of a new chapter.
A dream come true: the first fashion show.”

Istituto Marangoni presents The 2017 Milano Fashion & Degree Show, the runway of the 10 best students from The Milano School of Fashion, which this year is made even greater by the pairing with an exhibition in motion, in which other 25 talented students of the School present their works.

As every year, intense and unforgettable emotions are arising from the anticipation of the most important moment for the fresh graduates of Istituto Marangoni’s Fashion Design course. They all come together in “The Night Before…“, the moment when each of the 10 best talents selected to attend the Graduate Fashion Show is shivering, longing and waiting for a crucial event in their Fashion Design career: the debut on the runway.

The capsule collection of Istituto Marangoni Milano’s Best Students will be presented on June 20th, starting at 7.30pm, at the prestigious Teatro Vetra, 7 Piazza Vetra – Milano, an exclusive venue in one of the most stylish and vibrant areas of Italy’s Fashion Capital. A unique event indeed, aimed at giving importance and visibility to talent and constant dedication, a peculiar feature of Istituto Marangoni’s dna, as the School always supports its students at all stages of their career path, enhancing their genius and providing cutting-edge tools to achieve the goals set.
Among the 10 best students of the Milano Fashion School, Lu Xia has been awarded Designer of the Year.


Designer of the year – Lu Xia

Chiara Columbu, Marina Meliksetova, Giovanni Edoardo Piazzalunga, Emma Raphaëlle Rotenberg, Margherita Santi, Danilo Soffientini, Luigia Valenti, Zhu Wen, Lu Xia, Song Xingnan.

Maurizio Pecoraro
, IM Fashion Chair, led a jury of world-renowned professionals who selected the best outfits that will be presented at “The Night Before”.
Salvo Rizza, Head of Design, Agnona
Filippo Bova, Head of Visual Merchandising, Etro
Dean James Quinn, Head Designer, Versus Versace
Samantha Dara, HR Manager, Versace
Massimiliano Nardiello, Head of Womens’ Buying, Antonia
Silvano Vaghi, HR Director, Dolce&Gabbana
Luisa Leo, Designer, Moncler
Svenja Niessen, WW Licensing & Category manager, Gucci
Gabriella Vulcano, Product Manager, Canali
Vanessa Andreoli, WW Retail Merchandiser, Marni


ProduzioneUnaa srl
High-end event production house for the luxury industry based in Milan and London.

Video EditingAaron Olzer
Photographer, director and video editor, he worked for international maisons and institutions like Brioni, Moschino Cheap, Pitti Immagine, MCM Milano and many others.

CastingGiuseppe Ceccarelli
Fashion editor for L’uomo Vogue for more than 10 years, in 2016 he published his first book, “Eleganza al Maschile. 20 intramontabili icone dello stile” (ed. White Star).


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