Italian Trade Commission Collection
The Italian Trade Commission Collection
is a collaboration of seven M.F.A. Fashion Design students and one M.F.A. Textile Design student and sponsored by the Italian Trade Commission (ITC). The ITC arranged for an instructor from the School of Fashion to visit Italian mills to select fabrics from Estethia - G.B. Conte (Marzotto Group),R. Allegri & F.Lli S.r.l, Seterie ArgentiS.p.A., Lanificio SubalpinoS.r.l, Teseo S.r.l. and Groupo Ratti S.p.A., as well as trims from Cadica Group S.p.A. and Stile Universal S.r.l. Fabrics include Tropical Melange Wool, Liquid Satin Back Crepe, Tissue Linen, Fine Heathered Linen, Sheer Print Chiffon, Polished Nylon, Featherweight Voile, Summer Weight Wool/Silk, Fine Silk/Viscose Crepe Jersey, Organic Cotton Khadi Cloth and Sueded Microfibre Nylon. The eight students who collaborated on this women’s wear collection are Ginie Huang, Zenia Kim, Kate Lee, Jessie Jie Liu, Iglika Vasileva Matthews, Tanja Milutinovic, Ilana Dora Siegelman and Cecilia Q. Xie.