Antonio Mancinelli

Antonio Mancinelli

Senior Editor of Italian Marie Claire, Antonio Mancinelli is considered one of the most influential fashion critic in his country. He is a professional journalist since 1991, but he began to write for the newspaper Il Corriere della Sera in the 1985. During his career, he wrote for many publications and magazines: from Italian Vogue to Italian Elle, including a long collaboration with the political magazine Diario. He wrote and kept some radio programs about cultural subjects and wrote eight books. Fashion Box has been translated in 11 languages, including japanese. Always careful to the links and to the connections between fashion, politics and society, he teaches in many University and private and public Institutes, like the University Faculty of Architecture in Milano and in Roma, the University Alma Mater Studiorum in Bologna, l’Accademia di Costume Moda in Roma, Polimoda in Florence, Accademia della Moda in Napoli, Marangoni and Domus in Milano. In 2019, the Italian governemen called him to participate at the Commission for Fashion as National Heritage for a project about a Museum of Fashion in Italy. He wrote some essays for many important fashion exhibitions, like Romanzo breve di moda maschile, at Palazzo Pitti in Florence (2019), Italiana. L’Italia vista dalla moda at Palazzo Reale in Milano (2018), and the first retrospective of Rick Owens Subhuman Inhuman Superhuman, at the Triennale di Milano (2017).

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