WHO WE ARE
was founded in Florence, Italy in 2016 with the aim of providing students and professionals with Fashion experiences in New York City and Italy.
Ilyssa Wexler, the Founder, before moving to Florence had a high level company profile and a successful career on Wall Street: in the last 11 years she has taught in public, private and international schools throughout Tuscany, as well as the University of Siena and Make Campus (Fashion University) in Chiusi.
CM always visits emerging and established companies to learn both the creative process and the business part of creating a future in fashion internationally.
Ilyssa has a big eye for style, creativity, communication and international business: she loves to share her vision and skills so that creatives can think outside the box and find exactly what they want in life and in their career in fashion.
with Coraggiosamente NYC, "real life" educational experience to inspire students and professionals to pursue their dreams.
MADE IN ITALY
Have you always wanted to visit Italy?
Would you love to learn about Italian fashion from the people, brands and stores that create it?
Students learn about the initial concept through the stages of production manufacturing design and then marketing the product. Not a luxury fashion tour, it is a program dedicated to building the bridge of communication and learning the behind the scenes to Made in Italy and the workmanship behind it.
COME WITH US TO THE FASHION RUNWAY IN NYC
Fashion week experience in NYC
The program will be 5-days long with at least two of those days being focused solely on fashion shows and all that goes into the execution of these fabulous events.
Students will stay in a deluxe hotel in midtown with their friends/relatives or they will be matched up with other participants of the program also students from our Italian program. If you are looking for a real experience on Fashion Runway with opportunities for internships and chances to meet great professionals in the field… in a global context and make friends and connections abroad this is the program for you.
We accept applications on a first come, first served basis with a maximum of 20 participants accepted.