The paper "Digital Fashion: A systematic literature review. A perspective on marketing and communication" published on the Journal of Global Fashion Marketing provides the first comprehensive analysis and categorization of digital fashion studies. Download the paper for an insightful read.
The next HCI International 2021 Conference will take place virtually July 24-27, 2021. A dedicated panel session on fashion entitled "Fashion and the Digital Transformation: HCI Perspectives" will be held by prof. Lorenzo Cantoni and dr. Nadzeya Kalbaska.
The call for papers for the conference "FACTUM 2021 II Edition: Fashion Communication: between tradition and future digital developments" has been extended to January 30, 2021. The conference will take place at the University of Navarra June 28 to July 1, 2021.
You are invited to submit your paper for the book: "Tourism and Fashion: Parallel Stories", edited by Dr. Nadzeya Kalbaska and Prof. Maria Gravari-Barbas.The book will analyze the convergences between fashion and tourism from an academic perspective and how both industries impact each other.
A quote from the preface of a book by Lascity, M.E. (2021, ix–xii) "Communicating Fashion: Clothing, Culture, and Media" highlights the efforts to address the gap within fashion communication studies by Kalbaska, Sádaba, Cantoni, and Cominelli with a special issue (SComS) and dedicated conference.
It was a pleasure to welcome Umberto Angeloni to USI. He retraced his commendable career by presenting three fashion cases, Brioni, UMAN, and Caruso, which made the history of luxury menswear. You can watch the full session on the YouTube channel.
The first alumnae graduated with a double degree in Digital Fashion Communication from Università della Svizzera italiana and Université Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne. Congratulations and best of luck for your future in fashion!
PhD and master students participated during the Swiss Digital Days at the Speakers' Corner to present their projects in digital fashion. Among the topics, e-learning for internal training, digital fashion competences, and digital technologies for intangible heritage. Check out the videos!
The LifestyleTech Competence Center announces an important increment thanks to the development of university research projects, an "open innovation" plan financed by Microsoft, the creation of 30 new jobs by the Accenture group and the support of the UBS group.
Alice is a PhD candidate and teaching assistant for the MSc in Digital Fashion Communication at USI. Her research interest is on the “localizing phenomenon related to fashion online environment”. She holds a MA in International Management from the Università Cattolica Sacro Cuore (Milan, Italy).
In this challenging time, the USI Digital Fashion Communication Team sends its wishes for a serene and dazzling Christmas filled with hope for a Happy New Year!