LAST MOMENTS
Missoni Men Winter 2016: a peek backstage
Pictures from our Sunday 17 January show
 
Cicciobello in Missoni
Missoni created a special outfit for Cicciobello, the iconic doll born in the sixties that has been re-edited for the charity project in collaboration with Vogue Bambini. Cicciobello, beloved by several generations of children, will be clad in a pastel-toned knitted outfit on the occasion of Cicciobello Fashion Walk, a special exhibition held during Pitti […]
 
Missoni Moments Making Magic

Moda. Made in Italy

The “Moda. Made in Italy” exhibition taking place right now at the Mode Museum of Hasselt in Belgium, will continue until February 2014 and explores Italian fashion and its development into the important craft industry it is today.

 

This extraordinary costume show is a thorough documentation of the complex history of fashion in Italy and includes some unique archival material of the traditional fashion house Missoni (in the gallery, two Missoni outfits from 1973 and 1966), illustrating its influence in the creation of the Italian style, especially in the knitwear area.

 

The Missoni family business, established in 1953 by Ottavio and Rosita Missoni, played an important role in modernizing the traditional image of knitwear, mainly by combining traditional craftsmanship and new technology, while introducing unusual rich abstract and geometrical patterns into knitwear and changing its image forever.
An exhibition that is not to be missed.