ITS ARCADEMY IS ON THE BUILD. HERE'S OUR DIARY

30 April 2021

Matthieu Blazy backstage

Matthieu Blazy carrying shoe boxes for his collection in the backstage of ITS FIVE in 2006. Matthieu would meet – unaware – Raf Simons at the event, the beginning of a life-long friendship and collaboration that would trigger his career and take him to head design positions at Margiela, Céline, Calvin Klein and Bottega Veneta

n° 3,911 / 18,000

Item from ITS Arcademy Collection

28 April 2021

BUILDING THE ARK

Masha Lamzina, Russian
Finalist, ITS 2009 – Fashion

Such a coherent development of her career: incredibly evolved in her craft, print design, collage, fashion, iconic style, unquestionable elegance. Now develops amazing hand-bleached artisanal clothing

26 April 2021

Miren Arzalluz in the archive

Miren Arzalluz, Director of the Palais Galliera, City of Paris Museum of Fashion, enjoying her time while she browses portfolios in the ITS Creative Archive as a member of the ITS 2019 Jury

n° 9,338 / 18,000

Item from ITS Arcademy Collection

23 April 2021

ITS ARCADEMY IS COMING!

Kristian Guerra, Italy
Finalist, ITS 2011 – Fashion

Amazing puffer outerwear, a decade before Moncler Genius!! Now back to these roots: “Ice Surface Temperature” together with his sister Laura (former print & pattern designer for McQueen and Prada)

n° 17,930 / 18,000

Item from ITS Arcademy Collection

21 April 2021

ITS ARCADEMY IS A DREAM COMING TO LIFE

Corrina Goutos, USA
Finalist, ITS 2019 – Jewellery

She has grown up with sustainability as a way of life. Experienced it as a kid herself when people would dump garbage in the creek in her backyard. Always addressed the topic.

19 April 2021

This is it!

Witnessing the dream as it turns into reality. It’s happening, it’s been on paper up until yesterday. Now ITS Arcademy is taking shape!

n° 6,076 / 18,000

Item from ITS Arcademy Collection

16 April 2021

PLANNING ITS ARCADEMY DAY BY DAY

Jai Lennard, USA
Finalist, ITS 2008 – Photo

Outstanding photography career: NY Times, Hollywood Reporter, Billboard Magazine, W Magazine, Elle… shooting Cindy Lauper, Michelle Pfeiffer, Carlos Santana, Lyor Cohen, Mahershala Ali… incredible

n° 7,345 / 18,000

Item from ITS Arcademy Collection

14 April 2021

DIRECTION: ITS ARCADEMY

Saana Wang, Finnish
Finalist, ITS 2009 – Photo

A photographic series of a country that is changing forever, layers of time portrayed on faces looking for a new identity. The poetry of Saana Wang. In the end of September 2009 we travelled with her and photography icon Ari Marcopoulos in the earthquake struck region of L’Aquila.

12 April 2021

A message from Demna Gvasalia

A message from Demna Gvasalia (today at the helm of Balenciaga as Creative Director) back in 2004 after winning Collection of the Year at ITS THREE: “I am writing to tell you that I am missing you all incredibly much, it was a wonderful experience in Trieste, Ithink all of us who came for the first time fell in love with it!! I thank you all over again for the beautiful 3 and a half days you gave us […]”

9 April 2021

This is the home of ITS Arcademy

The Ark of Creativity is going to be here! Walls will fall and the architecture will change… the plans are ready, we’ve begun renovating!

n° 9,932 / 18,000

Item from ITS Arcademy Collection

7 April 2021

TIME FLIES WORKING ON ITS ARCADEMY

Pixy Liao, China
Finalist, ITS 2011 – Photo

Ongoing project: storytelling of her relationship with a younger boyfriend. Woman in a position of power = breaking stereotypes. Irony, elegance, romance. All together. Just brilliant.

n° 9,443 / 18,000

Item from ITS Arcademy Collection

5 April 2021

ITS ARCADEMY CLOSER AND CLOSER

Shilpa Chavan, India
Finalist, ITS 2011 – Jewellery

Tiny Shilpa, huuuuge energy!! Unlimited creativity, so many different materials, style grounded in Indian culture & tradition yet open, to the entire world.

n° 5,654 / 18,000

Item from ITS Arcademy Collection

2 April 2021

EVERY MINUTE COUNTS FOR ITS ARCADEMY

Thomasine Barnekow, Sweden
Finalist, ITS 2007 – Accessories

NO ONE has her unique glovemaking style. Gloves for movies (eg. Valerian by Luc Besson), for Paris Opera, collabs (Walter Van Beirendonck. Louis Vuitton). Gloves for Schiaparelli x Beyoncè at Grammys 2021! Flagship store in Paris!!

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Matthieu Blazy backstage

30 April 2021

Matthieu Blazy carrying shoe boxes for his collection in the backstage of ITS FIVE in 2006. Matthieu would meet – unaware – Raf Simons at the event, the beginning of a life-long friendship and collaboration that would trigger his career and take him to head design positions at Margiela, Céline, Calvin Klein and Bottega Veneta

we MUST organizes a conference with him telling his story!

BUILDING THE ARK

28 April 2021

n° 3,911 / 18,000

Item from ITS Arcademy Collection

Masha Lamzina, Russian
Finalist, ITS 2009 – Fashion

Such a coherent development of her career: incredibly evolved in her craft, print design, collage, fashion, iconic style, unquestionable elegance. Now develops amazing hand-bleached artisanal clothing

LOVE everything she does! MUST collaborate!! Workshop on prints and bleaching!

Miren Arzalluz in the archive

26 April 2021

Miren Arzalluz, Director of the Palais Galliera, City of Paris Museum of Fashion, enjoying her time while she browses portfolios in the ITS Creative Archive as a member of the ITS 2019 Jury

propose collaborations, conferences... incredible knowledge on the history of fashion!

ITS ARCADEMY IS COMING!

23 April 2021

n° 9,338 / 18,000

Item from ITS Arcademy Collection

Kristian Guerra, Italy
Finalist, ITS 2011 – Fashion

Amazing puffer outerwear, a decade before Moncler Genius!! Now back to these roots: “Ice Surface Temperature” together with his sister Laura (former print & pattern designer for McQueen and Prada)

Deep knowledge of fashion production chain. WORKSHOP!!

ITS ARCADEMY IS A DREAM COMING TO LIFE

21 April 2021

n° 17,930 / 18,000

Item from ITS Arcademy Collection

Corrina Goutos, USA
Finalist, ITS 2019 – Jewellery

She has grown up with sustainability as a way of life. Experienced it as a kid herself when people would dump garbage in the creek in her backyard. Always addressed the topic.

Sustainability exhibition

This is it!

19 April 2021

Witnessing the dream as it turns into reality. It’s happening, it’s been on paper up until yesterday. Now ITS Arcademy is taking shape!

Such a long journey to get to this day, such a long journey ahead!

PLANNING ITS ARCADEMY DAY BY DAY

16 April 2021

n° 6,076 / 18,000

Item from ITS Arcademy Collection

Jai Lennard, USA
Finalist, ITS 2008 – Photo

Outstanding photography career: NY Times, Hollywood Reporter, Billboard Magazine, W Magazine, Elle… shooting Cindy Lauper, Michelle Pfeiffer, Carlos Santana, Lyor Cohen, Mahershala Ali… incredible

Brilliant, ironic way to elegantly portray sex

DIRECTION: ITS ARCADEMY

14 April 2021

n° 7,345 / 18,000

Item from ITS Arcademy Collection

Saana Wang, Finnish
Finalist, ITS 2009 – Photo

A photographic series of a country that is changing forever, layers of time portrayed on faces looking for a new identity. The poetry of Saana Wang. In the end of September 2009 we travelled with her and photography icon Ari Marcopoulos in the earthquake struck region of L’Aquila.

Mindblowing mix: documentary & staged

A message from Demna Gvasalia

12 April 2021

A message from Demna Gvasalia (today at the helm of Balenciaga as Creative Director) back in 2004 after winning Collection of the Year at ITS THREE: “I am writing to tell you that I am missing you all incredibly much, it was a wonderful experience in Trieste, Ithink all of us who came for the first time fell in love with it!! I thank you all over again for the beautiful 3 and a half days you gave us […]”

Picking this up now, 15 years later, feels surreal!

This is the home of ITS Arcademy

9 April 2021

The Ark of Creativity is going to be here! Walls will fall and the architecture will change… the plans are ready, we’ve begun renovating!

The dream is coming true!

TIME FLIES WORKING ON ITS ARCADEMY

7 April 2021

n° 9,932 / 18,000

Item from ITS Arcademy Collection

Pixy Liao, China
Finalist, ITS 2011 – Photo

Ongoing project: storytelling of her relationship with a younger boyfriend. Woman in a position of power = breaking stereotypes. Irony, elegance, romance. All together. Just brilliant.

Multidisciplinary artist! EXHIBITIONS!

ITS ARCADEMY CLOSER AND CLOSER

5 April 2021

n° 9,443 / 18,000

Item from ITS Arcademy Collection

Shilpa Chavan, India
Finalist, ITS 2011 – Jewellery

Tiny Shilpa, huuuuge energy!! Unlimited creativity, so many different materials, style grounded in Indian culture & tradition yet open, to the entire world.

Need to buy more pieces from her!!

EVERY MINUTE COUNTS FOR ITS ARCADEMY

2 April 2021

n° 5,654 / 18,000

Item from ITS Arcademy Collection

Thomasine Barnekow, Sweden
Finalist, ITS 2007 – Accessories

NO ONE has her unique glovemaking style. Gloves for movies (eg. Valerian by Luc Besson), for Paris Opera, collabs (Walter Van Beirendonck. Louis Vuitton). Gloves for Schiaparelli x Beyoncè at Grammys 2021! Flagship store in Paris!!

MUST ask for other items!

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