THE BRAND (Y) EDITION
(Y) Edition brand was created 2 years ago thanks to the collaboration of an italian entrepreneur with the designer Giovanni Cavagna, both looking for a high end collection. (Y) Edition is 100% Made in Italy brand.
The (Y) Edition collections are recognizable by the tailored garments structured without any compromise by a fashion “architect”, with special attention to the knitting constructions and ergonomics, oversize men shirts adapted on the female body, pants in unseen shapes.
The constant designer’s research on new materials, hand made techniques and unusual matches are all key elements that give the possibility to create the desired product both in terms of style and image.
The designer’s creativity brings plays of light and shadow created by using the fabric in an unusual way, with new shapes adapting to the body. (Y) Edition is a brand aimed at dressing both man and woman for every day use, bringing new touches of style.
MAIN (Y) EDITION FALL WINTER
2018 /2019 COLLECTION
The (Y) Edition Fall Winter 2018 collection is dedicated to a contemporary and metropolitan man who loves to play and mix his way of dressing.
Garments with oversized volumes, like a real blankets, give a sense of warmth; knitwear lives its true expression and its DNA, given by the choice of natural yarns such as cashmere, mohair and alpaca, worked with innovative techniques that are still experimental today.
The garments are works of art made with mix of materials creating patchwork and inlays. The use of Italian materials such as pure cashmere, pure wool and wool and linen blends make the looks of the (Y) Edition collection exclusive and precious.
Garments in a kid-washed-looking Kid and bull leather biker with hand-crafted finishes enhance the looks, the brushed cotton sweatshirt and the wool gabardine mixed with nylon give a futuristic and compact look.
Tone-on-tone prints with leather effect on oversized cabans. Tshirt with scotch aspects coordinate the collection and strictly white or black shirts with details in the collars coordinate the collection.
Colors: shades of raven black, blackboard, ink mixed with shades of blue and touches of burgundy. Accessories, personalized in horn and mother-of-pearl with different type of break.
GIOVANNI CAVAGNA – BIOGRAFY
Renowned Fashion Designer Giovanni Cavagna creates his fashion through a path that passes from high fashion with a futuristic image to the pret a porter. Through a constant research of volumes through fabrics, the Designer is giving shape to its vision bearing in mind details and balance of tailoring tradition and craftsmanship.
The use of experimental and exclusive materials, techniques and innovation of fabrics and yarns give rise to an engineering creativity. Through its creations, it enhances noble and unusual materials for the construction of dramatic garments at accentuate trends and harmonious lines.
Giovanni Cavagna has been managing his Milan-style office since 1996, together with an international staff particularly dedicated to the search for colors, shapes and details. Tutor of the Creative Knitwear Design CKD Master in collaboration with the Academy of Fashion and Costume in Rome and Maglificio Deanna, Lecturer at the University of Venice IUAV in Materials for the Arts and Fashion Design, Giovanni provides his experience and knowledge to young talents.
Over the years he has studied and presented trends for international trade fairs in Shanghai and New York, in collaboration with the biggest international yarn brands such as Lineapiù, Filpucci, Loro Piana and Zegna.
Martina Che Tognacca
Trend Studio Milano