Committee

Alessandro Bastagli

Alessandro Bastagli owns and is the Chairman/CEO of Lineapiù Italia SpA. He has been involved with fashion for forty years; in the ‘80s he began a cooperation with Gianni Versace and his brand which lasted for nearly twenty years. In 1978, he also founded A.Moda SpA, a licensing company for Everlast and “Dimensione Danza”, of which he is still Chairman. In 2017 he acquired the luxury Chinese brand “Shanghai Tang”.

 

Eva Desiderio

Professional journalist, fashion editor-in-chief and and member of Quotidiano.Net, Il Resto del Carlino, La Nazione, Il Giorno, real expert of fashion world, and reporter for more than 20 years about the most imporant events in Italy and abroad. Eva Desiderio gpt over time passionate about different ways of comunication, finding for every reader the right path for comunication.

 

Daniela Fedi

Daniela Fedi Since 1998 she has been a Fashion Reviewer of “Il Giornale”, the most important Italian newspaper, and Fashion & Beauty Manager of “Stile”, the monthly issue of the aforementioned paper. She has written about fashion since 1980 and has to be considered the “historical” writer” within this sector. Fedi has worked for magazines and newspapers such as “100 Cose”, “Panorama”, “Linea Italiana”, “Class”, “Harper’s Bazaar”, “Elle Italia”.

 

Massimiliano Giornetti 

Born in 1971 in Carrara, after studying at Polimoda in Florence and a master's degree at the Fashion Institute of Technology in New York, Giornetti joined the Salvatore Ferragamo men's division in 2001 and in 2010 became creative director of ready-to-wear and accessories for all the lines of the Florentine brand. In 2017 he was nominated as creative director of Shanghai Tang.

 

Odile Massuger

Odile Massuger has been Head of Chanel Knitwear since 2000. In 2013, she became the Creative Director of “Barrie”. Massuger has had an important professional career in the knitwear field since the 80s, working with the main fashion brands worldwide.

 

Raffaello Napoleone

Raffaello Napoleone In 1989 became the Managing Director of Pitti Immagine S.r.l., he was then appointed CEO in 1995. It is this career within the fashion institutions which lead him to become member of the Board of Directors of Polimoda, of SMI and Alta Roma. Moreover, he is Chairman of Yoox SpA.

 

Maria Cristina Pizzi 

Maria Cristina Pizzi boasts a multi-annual experience in fashion world following entirely the Roberto Collina company under several point of views, in particular style's sector and innovative technology. She is always on the lookout for new talent for the purpose of amplifying the know how about made in Italy knitwear.

 

Danilo Venturi

Director of Polimoda, is specialised in creative direction and brand architecture. Holding an academic background in politics and a Master in Luxury Management from Polimoda, Mr Venturi has developed an interdisciplinary career across music, e-commerce, retail concepts, luxury and writing, and indeed authored Luxury Hackers (2011) and Momenting the Memento (2014). He was the Head of the Business Department at Polimoda before assuming his current role in 2016.

 

Deanna Veroni

Role model in fashion world, businesswoman and creative consultant, Fashion has always been businnes for her. With the hisotircal knitwear holding Miss Deanna, in the Seventies she collaborated with the main international stylists reaching Unites States and Middle East. A stong name which make Modateca Deanna, Centro Internazionale Documentazione Moda born, a unique project designed with her daughter Sonia Veroni. A studies center about knitwear which counts more than 25 thousand prototype, documents from XIX Century to nowadays available to students and professional.