Italian Fashion Quiz

How well do you know Italian fashion design? Test your IQ (Italian fashion Quotient) below! What Italian designer is known for his use of bold reds? For what major Italian fashion house is Allesandro Michele currently the Creative Director? What 1980s TV show featured men’s clothing by Giorgio Armani? Pitti Uomo is a) a famous […]

Capri or not Capri …

… there’s just no question. Our adventurous department head Ronda Chaney recently took a well-deserved jaunt over to the island of Capri, after teaching the Italian fashion course (see video here) in Florence for two weeks. And it got us thinking about the many connections between Capri and fashion. If these connections aren’t immediately leaping […]

La Dolce Moda

When the moon hits your eye like a big pizza pie, that’s Armani! There’s just something about Italian style. A group of Cañada students are learning what’s behind that certain something right now as they study fashion first-hand in Florence. For those of us not lucky enough to be with them this week, here we […]

Scrapbook from Italy

Our students and faculty are back from their fashion adventures in Italy! Here are some of the photos they took there—only a small fraction of the memories they’ll carry with them for years to come. Getting a closer look during a tour of a leather workshop in Florence.

Italian Fashion

The Fashion Department of Cañada College in collaboration with the American Institute for Foreign Study will present a class in Florence, Italy this summer. During the two-weeks June 11-June 25, students will complete a 2.5 unit course on Italian Fashion. The fashion industry will be analyzed from pre-World War II to the present day with […]