- Region Europe
- Country Italy
- Participation 2018/19
Twins Florence reflects a contemporary and androgynous aesthetic for a woman who dares to be edgy. lt focuses on leather, pure wool, raw cottons and fabrics that hit the five senses. The silhouettes mix ltalian know-how in manufacture with a new attention to details and moods. Twins Florence aims to be the next generation luxury brand for the avant-garde woman. The collections are designed by Linda Calugi and produced by ltalian artisans belonging to historical family-owned leather manufacture based in Tuscany. All products are handmade with top quality local leather and fabrics. Everything is proudly made in ltaly and distributed worldwide.
Linda Calugi was born in Tuscany in 1983, and graduated at the University of Architecture in Florence. She worked as a freelance stylist in Milano since 2007. Her stylist works were shown at Milan Fashion Week as part of the lnternational Talent Support (ITS) and Vogue Talent ltaly. She held a position as Fashion Director at Punkt Magazine based in Milano. In 2015 she created Twins Florence in partnership with her family's leather manufacture Missardi spa. As an emerging designer, she won Premio Ramponi at WHITE MILAN Fair in September 2016. In January 2017 Linda Calugi won Young Designer Award for womenswear at Premium Fair in Berlin.