Talk | Dal Passato al Futuro

Every week from May 30 to June 25
at the Aula Magna of Polimoda in Manifattura Tabacchi


Organized by the Ferragamo Museum and the Ferragamo Foundation, in collaboration with Polimoda and Manifattura Tabacchi


Free admission by reservation, subject to availability


You can reserve a spot for the first event on Thursday, May 30 by providing your name to
You can also participate by joining the live stream at this link


On the occasion of the exhibition Salvatore Ferragamo 1898-1960 dedicated to the history and creations of Salvatore Ferragamo, the founder of the eponymous company, the Ferragamo Museum and the Ferragamo Foundation, in collaboration with Polimoda and Manifattura Tabacchi, are organizing a series of meetings titled Dal Passato al Futuro (From the Past to the Future). This initiative aims to stimulate reflection and discussion on some of the themes addressed in the exhibition project.

The goal is to foster a dialogue with younger generations, encouraging an exchange of experiences and perspectives suggested by the relationship between fashion and contemporary life.



Thursday, May 30 from 6.00 pm to 7.30 pm
Young Talents

Sara Sozzani Maino, Creative Director of Fondazione Sozzani

Barbara Franchin, President and Artistic Director of Fondazione ITS – International Talent Support
Maria Sole Ferragamo, Jewelry Designer and Founder of SO-LE STUDIO


Thursday, June 6 from 6.00 pm to 7.30 pm
Sustainability, Recycled Materials, and Natural Materials

Matteo Ward, CEO and Co-Founder of WRÅD
Nino Tronchetti Provera, Founder and Managing Partner of Ambienta
Tiziano Guardini, Conscious Fashion Designer


Thursday, June 13 from 10.00 am to 11.30 am
Worldviews and Life Conceptions in Fashion Products

Eva Desiderio, Fashion Journalist and Critic
Brunello Cucinelli, Executive Chairman and Creative Director of Brunello Cucinelli S.p.A.
Elvira Valleri, Contemporary History Historian, European University Institute Alumni


Thursday, June 20 from 6.00 pm to 7.30 pm
Made in Italy as a Brand

Davide Rampello, Past President of Triennale Milano, Artistic Director of Rampello & Partners
Carlotta de Bevilacqua, President and CEO of Artemide Group, President of Danese Milano
Antonio Calabrò, President of Museimpresa and Assolombarda Foundation


Tuesday, June 25 from 6.00 pm to 7.30 pm
Comfort and Body Care

Stefano Ferragamo, Women and Men Lasts Development Director Ferragamo
Interventi di:
Nerio Alessandri, President and Founder of Technogym
Donatella Lippi, Professor of History of Medicine, University of Florence