Como City of Fashion and Textile.
Until 31st October 2014, the historic Villa Sucota, the Fondazione Antonio Ratti, Como Lake, welcomes the exhibition EMILIO PUCCI COMO. 1950-1980.
The exhibition documents the beginnings and the affirmation of the creations of the great Florentine designer, from the first drawings inspired by the Italian countryside and the local folklore: the sea of Capri, the famous ski resorts of the Alps, the Palio of Siena, traditions Sicily and the beauty of Florence.
On display are textile samples, the original designs of Pucci-proof cards, accessories and clothing, to document the process: from the original dresses and scarves made famous by shots of photographers, also on display that have marked the history of fashion photography.
In particular POLIteca (Design Knowledge Centre) – Department of Design and Historical Archives – ASBA – Politecnico di Milano has made available images, stored in the Fund Haertter, owned Tremelloni Library Association, where are kept the shots of the famous photographer.
From the archive of the Fondazione Emilio Pucci in Florence come also numerous images of dresses and scarves that allow you to better understand the use of exposed tissues.
The exhibition, curated by Margaret Rosina and Francina Chiara, analyzes and investigates reports of Pucci with the city of Como and its textile industries, a collaboration that began in the 50s and never stopped in the following decades.
Mon – Fri: 10-13 and 14:30 to 17:30 Sat – Sun: 11-18
Via Per Cernobbio 9 – Como