Leopolda Station

municipality: FIRENZE
Province: Firenze


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Art, photography, design and architecture exhibitions, festivals and theatrical performances, concerts, fashion shows, communication events, presentations

Leopolda Station

LEOPOLDA STATION Viale Fratelli Rosselli, 5 50144 Florence The Stazione Leopolda is a huge nineteenth-century former railway station that preserves all the archeo-industrial charm and that with its atmosphere of "unfinished permanent" stimulates ideas and creative research. Five thousand square meters covered that since 1993 have hosted the most varied events: art, photography, design and architecture exhibitions, festivals and theatrical performances, concerts, fashion shows, communication events, product and service presentations, sets television and for new media, business meetings, political and social meetings, collective entertainment opportunities .. To the extreme proximity to the center (5 minutes) and to the Santa Maria Novella Station (1 tram stop) and to the good connection also to the nearby Fortezza da Basso, it adds the ease of parking and the availability, especially for large events, of a lot of space free from fittings and away from the sight of the guests to carry out the catering services, for the audio / lighting direction and for storage. The space is divided into 4 main areas, all connected to each other, so as to easily create areas of different sizes according to the requirements of setting up: Stazione Leopolda: Area 1 of sqm. 2,100 (m 140 X 15), Area 2 of sqm. 1,500 (m 100 X 15) and Area 3 (650 square meters). Spazio Alcatraz: a former warehouse annexed to the Stazione Leopolda, spread over 3 floors, for a total surface area of approximately 1,560 square meters. Stazione Leopolda srl is a Pitti Immagine company. VINTAGE SELECTION No. 17: AN EXTRAORDINARY CONTAINER OF CREATIVITY From January 26th to 30th 2011, the 17th edition of Vintage Selection will take place at Stazione Leopolda, one of the most authoritative and prestigious market exhibitions in Italy and in Europe for fashion objects. quality vintage. At Vintage Selection, not only enthusiasts, collectors and ordinary people are looking for something original, but also fashion designers and creatives from the style offices of the big international fashion companies who meet in Florence for Pitti Immagine Filati, the Pitti Immagine show that takes place in the same days at the Fortress. The synergy with this audience of true connoisseurs - which Pitti Immagine addresses from time to time information and promotion campaigns - is one of Vintage Selection's strengths and distinctions and represents a further stimulus for quality, innovation and the stylistic research of his offer. This 17th will be an edition that will give the event an even broader character, treating the contemporary culture of vintage in its various aspects and in its transversality through a rich program of initiatives: from the exhibition dedicated to historical archives - increasingly essential matter of inspiration for today's collections - the presentation of a special guest up to conferences and workshops on the theme of vintage as a privileged witness of past decades and a factor of contemporary creativity. There are 50 exhibitors protagonists at Vintage Selection, for an audience of operators and enthusiasts that in the last edition reached 13,000 admissions. The names of this edition: ANGELO VINTAGE CLOTHING, ALOE & WOLF.VINTAGE.SIENA, ANNA MARIA AND MARGHERITA VINTAGE, ART-HOUSE FIORELLA MAFFEIS, ART & TRAVEL - VALEGGIO (VR), BALEVIN L'ATELIER DEL VINTAGE - BOLOGNA, BEATRICE MORICCI and ILARIA BARTOLINI DESIGNERS, BETTY PAGE BOUDOIR - GENOA, BIDONVILLE VINTAGE STORE BARI, BOUTIQUE NADINE - FLORENCE, VINTAGE CAPPI, CERI VINTAGE - FLORENCE, CHARLY MAX VINTAGE MILANO MARITTIMA - FORLI ', CHICAS LOCAS, D'AMATO G., DEUDA, DRAWFLOWERS and FELICITA , ÉCLATER - MILAN, EMAK-BAKIA 'VINTAGE DRESSES, VINTAGE AGE FIRENZE, ESTEL FASHION CREATIVE SARTORIA, F. & R. VECCHI COSTUME DESIGNERS AND VINTAGE, FERRINI ORFEO, GAUDELI'S VINTAGE - SESTO F.NO, HAPPY BOOKS SRL, JEWELS OF FANTASY NEW YORK / ROME, JULESEJIM VINTAGE STORE, LA SPILLA ALLEGRA - FLORENCE, LAMU 'VINTAGE - BOLOGNA, LAURA VINTAGE PRATO, MAGNIFICENT PREY, MAIKO UNIQUE + LE 18:00, MAISON 39 & KARINA, NEVER SEEN VINTAGE DRESSES, MAUSTORE, NO LOGO-VINTAGE, VINTAGE WORKSHOP - FLORENCE, ONLY ONE BRESCI A, POST POST RAVENNA, PR CLUSONE (BG), PX MILITARY VINTAGE, POINTS OF VIEW, RICICLABO ', ROBE & VINTAGE - BOLOGNA, SHABBY CHIC VINTAGE, SURFINDUSTRY, TINTING VINTAGE, VINTAGE VENTAGE, VINTAGEART - BOLOGNA, VINTAGE VIOLA. The REMAKE Remake section is the special section dedicated to the collections of companies that make customized vintage: BEATRICE MORICCI and ILARIA BARTOLINI DESIGNERS, DEUDA, DRAWFLOWERS and FELICITA, ESTEL FASHION SARTORIA CREATIVA, MAIKO UNIQUE! + LE 18:00, MAISON 39 & KARINA, RICICLABO ', SURFINDUSTRY propose garments subjected to innovative treatments or transformed through tailoring, which buyers and visitors can buy directly. And also: Music will accompany visitors along the various stands with a selection curated by Radio Italia Anni '60 - radio partner of the event. In addition, every day of the event, during the happy hour, from 5.00 pm to 8.00 pm, it will be possible to ask the living Juke box to listen to old tracks on vinyl, with funky-soul-Jazz-sound-Italian columns-80s - rock'n'roll - burlesque. In the relaxation area the bar / restaurant of the event will be curated by Convivium, a leading company among the catering companies present in the territory of Florence. THE PROGRAM OF THIS EDITION: Every day, from Wednesday 26th to Sunday 30th January 2011 _ From 10.00 am to 8.00 pm: VINTAGE SELECTION The big exhibition-market where you can find everything you are looking for - but also what you were not looking for - how much to vintage clothing and accessories & remake. TAG YOURSELF UP At the Alcatraz Space, exclusive photo sets where you can wear vintage clothes and accessories, have a photo taken by the official photographer of the event and post it on your favorite social network. BALEVIN POLAROID MUSEUM An exhibition of Polaroid models and accessories which is also a museum with photos and curiosities on the history of this camera loved by great contemporary artists. FOULARDS D'AUTORE An exhibition of scarves collected by Venturino Vintage that reproduce paintings by artists such as Picasso, Fornasetti, Ugo Nespolo, Tassinari and others. _ From 17.00-20.00: THE LIVING JUKE BOX The DJ Pise is available to let you listen to old funky-soul-jazz-rock & roll, burlesque and Italian soundtracks from old original vinyls. _ From 6.00 pm to 8.00 pm: V2H: VERY HAPPY HOUR In the Vintage Bar of the Alcatraz Space, between a purchase and an exhibition, an invitation to taste the gastronomic delicacies of Convivium. Wednesday 26 January 2011 Wednesday, 17.00-18.00: ARCHIVIO ANGELO Through a permanent collection of original garments and accessories from 1880 to 1990, the fascination of the history of costume and the evolution of civil, military, sports and workwear. Thursday 27 January 2011, 5.00 pm - 6.00 pm: VINTAGE ART BAGS A series of handcrafted bags made between the 50s and the 70s by big names like Roberta di Camerino, Gherardini and Don Pablo de Campostella Friday 28 January 2011, 5.00 pm -18.00: ITS HEIGHT HEIGHT Heels from all over the world and from all materials from the 50s to today, selected for their shape but also for their signature by NOLOGO. Saturday, January 29, 2011, 5:00 pm to 6:00 pm: TIPS BY CARLA GOZZI A short lesson on vintage held by an expert who will visit the salon together with the public to offer her useful tips. Sunday, January 30th 2011, 5.00pm-6.00pm: TRUE / FALSE FOR CHARLIE MAX Sauro Sedioli, aka Charlie Max, teaches how to distinguish the true from the fake in vintage, especially if it comes to designer bags. VINTAGE SELECTION is organized by STAZIONE LEOPOLDA srl. VINTAGE SELECTION Leopolda Station Viale F.lli Rosselli, 5-Florence 26 - 30 January 2011 Time: 10-20 Entry 5.00 euro Discount admission coupon available on www.stazione-leopolda.com Website: www.vintageselection.eu Tel. +39/055/212622 ----------- Vintage on the catwalk in Florence: a success with 13,000 visitors at the Leopolda Station Vintage Selection n. 17 (Florence, 26-30 January 2011), the platform dedicated to the world of vintage fashion, organized by Stazione Leopolda srl, closed on Sunday, once again registering a great success with the public: at 13,000 visitors arrived at Stazione Leopolda , confirming the high levels of attendance of the last winter edition. This edition, launched at a promotional level by a series of vintage “guerrilla” fashion shows, held at the traffic lights in Florence, amid the curiosity and fun of the Florentines and the press and TV, for 5 days called together at the Station Leopolda fans of "vintage style", who immersed themselves in a journey made up of many new stimuli on the fashion universe of the past. "Vintage Selection is increasingly transversal - explains Agostino Poletto, sole director of Stazione Leopolda - and calls on an increasingly qualified public: many fans of the sector, but also a very high number of designers and representatives of the most famous designer style offices of international fashion, who come to Florence for Pitti Filati and don't miss a visit to Leopolda. Because this is where they go in search of ideas and stimuli for their research on future collections ". Great public success was recorded by the events and special projects staged at the Stazione Leopolda: the exhibitions on the Venturino Vintage scarves and on the Balevin polaroids; the workshops, among which the one held by the fashion stylist and blogger Carla Gozzi, and the lesson to recognize the "true" from the "fake" by Sauro Sedioli - Charlie Max; the “Tag Yourslef Up” photo shoot which involved audiences of all ages, and the live performances of the live DJ jukebox Pise. Florence, 3 February 2011

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