IN THE FIRM BELIEF THAT TRUE INSPIRATION ALWAYS COMES
FROM THE CROSSOVER OF IDEAS AND TALENT, ALL THE
BRANDS INVOLVED IN ISKO I-SKOOL™ PROJECT ARE EAGER TO MAKE THEIR KNOWLEDGE
AVAILABLE TO YOUNGER GENERATIONS.
Promoter of the initiative and the largest denim producer worldwide, ISKO™ has asserted itself over the years as the leading interpreter, capable of relentlessly driving market standards and promoting culture with exceptional initiatives that usually involve creative contamination between different partners along the value production chain. Over the years ISKO™ has organized several cultural and relational activities testifying to the company’s commitment to analyzing trends and suggesting concrete solutions aimed at innovating the industry. Lectures, round-tables, debates but also celebratory events dedicated to the worldwide denim community, for unique moments in the name of networking.
This is the Italian ISKO™ specialized center for design and style research. CREATIVE ROOM™, together with its Art Director Massimo Munari, are making ideas, inspirations and solutions available to the denim world by combining pure creativity with the ability to fully enhance the potential of fabrics. For the ISKO I-SKOOL™ project, CREATIVE ROOM™ is leading the operational part of the Denim Design Award by following students through the creation and industrialization of their ideas, bringing their creative ideas to life and letting inspiration become reality.
Since 1994 their mission has been to create an ethical, sustainable and eco-efficient industry through their disruptive technology and know-how. Their laser, G2 ozone and e-flow system have revolutionized the textile industry. They offer infinite design possibilities and garment finishes, while saving water, energy and chemicals, eliminating waste and toxic emissions.
The Spanish company currently has clients in 5 continents. The export of its machines and services represents 90% of its total billing, reaching 61 countries. The biggest market brands place their confidence in Jeanologia, using technology developed by the company.
The Riri Group, leader in the production of zips and buttons, is characterised by its extensive product range and unique offer thanks to its three brands: Riri, a point of reference for pre-cut zips made of metal and die-cast in plastic and zinc; Meras, specialising in the production of nylon and cut metal zippers; Cobrax, a celebrated brand name for iconic rivets and buttons.
The high quality of its products, designed season after season, supported by continuing innovation, an unmistakable customisation of details and constant search for excellence, have made the Riri Group the solution of choice for many top players on the fashion, high-end accessory, outdoor and denim markets. A multi-brand strategy and dedicated production sites in Mendrisio, Padua, Tirano and Palazzolo allow the Group to meet most of the customer’s style requirements.
Over the years, thanks to continuous co-operation and creative dialogue with its clients, Reca Group has established important and lasting relationship with some of the most prestigious names in the global fashion business, who put their trust in this company and its dynamic young team that has reliably shown itself capable of developing tailor-made solutions which satisfy their customers' needs. A detail here, an accessory there…. And all the little touches that make such a difference. This is Reca Group’s philosophy in its search for the unique, the personal and the exclusive. Labels, hangtags, and packaging, whether simple or elaborate, are symbols of brand identity and association. Evolving accessories that take centre stage as significant details in a fashion perspective… which since its launch in 1960 have brought the company based in Carpi (Modena) growing international recognition as a leader in the semi-finished accessory sector. Reca Group is also present in New York and in Hong Kong.
The Lenzing Group stands for ecologically responsible production of specialty fibers made from the renewable raw material wood. As an innovation leader, Lenzing is a partner of global textile and non-woven manufacturers and drives many new technological developments.
The Lenzing Group’s high-quality fibers form the basis for a variety of textile applications ranging from elegant ladies clothing to versatile denims and high-performance sports clothing. Due to their consistent high quality, their biodegradability and compostability Lenzing fibers are also highly suitable for hygiene products and agricultural applications.
The business model of the Lenzing Group goes far beyond that of a traditional fiber producer. Together with its customers and partners, Lenzing develops innovative products along the value chain, creating added value for consumers. The Lenzing Group strives for the efficient utilization and processing of all raw materials and offers solutions to help redirect the textile sector towards a closed-loop economy.
Everest is a laundry and dyeing company founded in 1976 that offers a complete range of textile treatments for the fashion sector. The characteristics of an innovative company but still familiar, ensure maximum flexibility, artisan care and precision of the processes in line with the needs of the most prestigious brands in the sector.
100 employees in Italy, production also in Tunisia and Pakistan.
The internal presence of an R&D laboratory of around 20 people allows us to be always ready to present new market trends, test new fabrics and propose new images.
For years it has invested in the eco-sustainability of the product with purchases of new machinery, new production processes and above all raising awareness among employees and customers with the new eco techniques to be applied to customers' garments with environmental impact close to zero.
Alessio Berto The Tailor Pattern Support. Alessio Berto started in 1987 his career driven by his passion for fashion system following the style of his favourite designers like Jean Paul Gaultier, Katharine Hamnett and Chanel. His experience from small to big companies threw him toward a broader vision of an evolved pattern making method. During his 25 years career as employee Alessio Berto worked for the best north Italian companies , making patterns for Jean Paul Gaultier Jeans, Katharine Hamnett Jeans, Andrew Mackenzie, Replay, Gas, Kenzo KI, Boy London amongst others… In 2012 Alessio Berto decide to put his experience at disposal to the companies who needs “ progressive" pattern making method, details culture and reliability, starting The Tailor Pattern Support consulting office which provides: patterns, prototypes but also school teaching and workshops ,an archive of vintage pieces at disposal to the clients in order to give the construction of his patterns an authentic identity and not only a standard approach. In 2017 Alessio Berto features in Giulia Pivetta book “ Dandy, lo stile Italiano “ together with nine of the most stylish and cultured Italian professionals.