Sustainability and Luxury in Fashion









Thursday, December 2nd, 2021

12:30 – 1:30 pm

Niccolo Sbaraglia, Head of Commercial Development at Polimoda Fashion School in Florence, Italy, will be joining us for a virtual lecture that addresses how designers can build a luxury fashion line, while promoting sustainability.

  About Niccolo Sbaraglia

Born and raised in Florence, Niccolò Sbaraglia is an economist who specialized in statistics and a production manager dedicated to luxury accessories with a niche in product communication strategy. Following 8 years in New York City, founding two companies; T-project showroom and PLUMA - ITALIA, Sbaraglia returned to Florence after accepting a teaching role at Polimoda for the Craft to Business course and working as a trend forecaster of leather jackets for LGM Kering group. While managing PLUMA - ITALIA, Niccolò became the Leading Teacher of Business and Communications at Polimoda, teaching both Undergraduate and Master courses with a focus on production, craftsmanship and statistics; then held the role of Head of Business & Art Direction Department and most recently has been appointed as Head of Commercial Development at Polimoda. Niccolò believes in the power of art and fashion to open the dialogue on all cultures of the world.


About Polimoda Fashion School

Ranked in the World’s Top 5 Best Fashion Schools according to The Business of Fashion, Polimoda Fashion School combines vision and practice, based on a hands-on approach, involving professors from the industry, the biggest fashion library in Europe, individual talent development and team projects. With more than 2,300 students from 70+ different nations and all courses taught in English, the school guarantees diversity, an international environment and networking within an ever-growing Alumni association. Joint courses with LVMH, Kering, Richemont, Valentino, Missoni, Salvatore Ferragamo, Vogue Italia and WGSN, as well as educational collaborations with over 2,000 companies lead to a 92% placement rate in 9 months thanks to internship opportunities and the annual career days called Business Links, where students meet with human resources from leading fashion companies. Some notable alumni include Luke & Lucie Meier (Jil Sander), Francesco Risso (Marni), Fabrizio Fabbro (The Row), Torsten Hochstetter (former Global Creative Director of Puma) and Edgardo Osorio (Aquazzura).


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