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23.05.2019 | Альбина Весина

Learn from the Italians!

The Center for the Development of the fashion industry invites you to attend the VII block of seminars from Italian fashion industry specialists with training practical workshops on shoes for designers, manufacturers and students of specialized educational institutions.



"Creating a shoe collection. Male, female. Related accessories». May 30, 2019, 11:00 – 16:00

Registration: 10:30 – 11:00.
Venue: Unified Center of Entrepreneurship, St. Petersburg, Polyustrovsky Ave., 61, 1st floor, hall No.117.


The purpose of the event is to exchange experience between manufacturers and expand partnerships with Italian fashion experts. The owners and designers of Italian shoe factories will talk about various production techniques, about the selection of materials for collections, types of shapes of soles and models, about combinations of colors and additional accessories, production of a prototype, a selection of accessories for a shoe collection. The speakers will talk about the most common mistakes that should be avoided in the work on the selection of collections.




  • Solazzo Alessandro (Solazzo Alessandro) is the owner of the company Solazzo, which has been operating since 1970. Since the age of 18, he has been working at the factory as the head of the production of men's shoes for brands such as Loro Piana, Bally, Zegna, McQueen, Bottega Veneta, Sergio Rossi and Brioni. Solazzo– is a company with traditions of handicraft, which uses processing techniques, using the experience of old masters passed down from father to son, and produces high-level shoes. The factory is run by two generations of the family, which guarantees consistent quality and attention to every detail. For the manufacture of models, the Solazzo factory uses various materials, from French calves to textiles, including rare and exotic kangaroo, ostrich, crocodile skins, etc.
  • Fabio Dellavedova (Dellavedova Fabio) is the co-owner of the company and the commercial director responsible for sales and production of shoes in the company MISS-D. He has been working in the shoe industry for more than 40 years. The shoe factory MISS-D produces high-quality women's shoes and works with such brands as Chanel, Louboutin, Manolo Blanich. Three generations of the Dellavedova family work at the factory, from grandfather to grandson. All products MISS-D Made in Italy 100%.


The program of the event:

  • 11:00 – Grand opening. Introductory remarks by the organizers and participants;
  • 11:15 – Solazzo Alessandro's master class «Shoes are classic and fashionable. From dandy to anti-conformist»
  • 13:00 – coffee break;
  • 14:00 Fabio Dellavedova's master class;
  • 16:00 - the end of the event. Issuing certificates to participants.


Participation in the seminar is free of charge, subject to mandatory registration.

Photos provided by the organizers.