Presentation event of the S4Fashion open call with the contribution of 4 special industry guests.

Emerging Brands
The ID.EIGHT brand was born in 2019 from the initiative of South Korean designer Dong Seon Lee and Italian product manager Giuliana Borzillo. The brand focuses on sustainable, Made in Italy, unisex, cruelty free sneakers, made with materials derived from food industry waste such as apple peels, grape stalks and seeds, pineapple leaves, recycled cotton and polyester.
Linkedin ID.EIGHT
IG @id.eight
Fili Pari
Fili Pari is the innovative Start Up that develops unconventional materials and products for the textile industry, respecting the land and the environment. The Start Up is focused on womenswear garments made with the innovative MARM \ MORE® material: the first marble-based fabrics in the world,
patented by Fili Pari. The project was born among the Politecnico of Milan university with the aim of telling new stories with an innovative and emotional flavor, introducing Italian research, design and creativity.
Linkedin Fili Pari
IG @fili_pari
FB @Fili Pari
Artknit was born in 2018 in Biella, the so-called “Italian Wool Capital” and was selected in 2019 by Fashion Technology Accelerator to be part of a program dedicated to the most promising start-ups in the fashion-tech field.
Artknit is a digital brand that connects small artisanal companies with whom it co-creates knitwear with the aim of giving them the tools to evolve in today’s society and minimize their environmental impact, thanks to the direct connection with the final customers.”
IG @artknit_studios
FB @artknitstudios
Industry Insider
Lorenzo Cocchi
beste spa
BESTE is a Prato based company operating at 360 degrees in the textile world, its fabric division specializes in the research, design and production of fabrics. Its garment division focuses on the design, planning and processing with the help of an internal sewing laboratory that operates through highly technical processes all the way up to the finished garment.
Linkedin Beste SpA
IG @beste_spa
FB @beste-spa