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    Infil

    Men, women and children’s underwear company. Established in 1946 in Novara by the Provera family who had been operative in the sector since 1920. In 1997 it had produced about 7 million pieces, offering a range of more than 20…

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    Ike Behar

    American brand of shirtswear. Named after the designer of Cuban origin who arrived in New York at the age of 20 with tailoring experience from his family’s workshop. After successfully designing for Ralph Lauren and other big names, he decided…

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    Institute Marangoni

    It was the first school specialized in fashion in Milan. Established in 1935, it has graduated three generations of professionals including Franco Moschino, Domenico Dolce, and Donatella Girombelli. Every year, about 500 students — 40% of whom come from abroad…

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    Itokin

    Japanese clothing company. It has 5 production plants and 13 stores for wholesale selling. It manages about a hundred brands, its own and western brands. Since 1989 the company also began to design furniture and accessories such as artificial flowers…

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    Institute Ida Ferri

    Established in 1927, it is located in Piazza Cairoli 2 in Rome. It is one of the most prestigious schools in the capital. In November 2002 for the 75th anniversary of high fashion, Ida Ferri, who experienced the events of…

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    Isogawa

    Akira. Japanese designer. From 1987 he has lived and worked in Sydney, Australia. As an emerging creator of the late millennium, he started to design T-shirts. Harper’s Bazaar wrote that his clothes are “the best vision for the eyes”. In…

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    Interlock

    Crossed cotton fabric. It is a variation of jersey, but it is easier to cut because it is less elasticized.

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    Industrie Confezioni Tessili

    Established in 1951 by Carlo Compagno. The Venetian based company began with a small artisan’s factory, creating pants and uniforms. During the 1970s it was dedicated to the exclusive production of pants. In the early 1980s, the brothers Marzio and…

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    I.c.a.s.

    Acronym of the Cappelli A. Sorbatti industry. The Sorbatti family from Motappone, near Ascoli Piceno, has been producing and selling hats and berets since the 1920s. From its artisan roots, the company has transformed into a modern industry, rooted in…

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    Istituto Superiore della Moda

    Fashion school in Naples. Its three-year courses are for aspiring designers, and aim to develop the students’ handworked skills and creativity. Every year the students are sent to companies and ateliers for industrial experience.