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Vllla Favard sul Lungarno 03.JPG
Villa Favard, entrance to the school
Type Fashion school
Established 1986 (1986)
President Ferruccio Ferragamo
Dean Danilo Venturi
  • Villa Favard
  • via Curtatone, 1
  • 50123 Florence
Website www.polimoda.com

Polimoda is a private fashion school in Florence, capital of Tuscany, Italy. The management staff includes Ferruccio Ferragamo as the President, Danilo Venturi as the Director and Linda Loppa[1] as the Advisor of Strategy and Vision.[2] It was founded in 1986 as a joint project of the cities of Florence and Prato, and the Fashion Institute of Technology of State University of New York.[3] It is a member of the International Foundation of Fashion Technology Institutes.[4] It is not listed by the Italian ministry of education, the Ministero dell'Istruzione, dell'Università e della Ricerca, among the institutions authorised to award degrees in music, dance and the arts.[5] It offers full-time courses at undergraduate and postgraduate levels, and a variety of short courses.


  • Fashion Design
  • Fashion Business
  • Art Direction
  • Design Management


  • Alberto Amorosi
  • Lorenzo A. Ferracci
  • Giovanni Maltinti
  • Renato Cesare Ricci
  • Ferruccio Ferragamo


  • Alan Fishman
  • Georgiana Appignani
  • Philippe Taylor
  • Linda Loppa
  • Danilo Venturi


  1. ^ "Linda Loppa's biography". The Business of Fashion. Retrieved 29 December 2017. 
  2. ^ "Polimoda". The Business of Fashion. Retrieved 29 December 2017. 
  3. ^ "Fashion Institute of Technology". Fitnyc.edu. Retrieved 1 December 2013. 
  4. ^ "International Foundation of Fashion Technology Institutes". Iffti.com. Retrieved 1 December 2013. 
  5. ^ Istituzioni autorizzate a rilasciare titoli di Alta Formazione Artistica, Musicale e Coreutica (art.11 DPR 8.7.2005, n.212) (in Italian). Ministero dell'Istruzione, dell'Università e della Ricerca. Accessed March 2015.