THE PRINCE’S FOUNDATION AND YOOX NET-A-PORTER GROUP ANNOUNCE A NEW PARTNERSHIP THE MODERN ARTISAN PROJECT
The Modern Artisan empowers specially selected students from the UK and Italy to design and produce a sustainable luxury capsule collection of menswear and womenswear as part of a new training initiative to strengthen textile skills training
Launching in mid-2020, the collection will be sold across all four YOOX NET-A-PORTER brands in a Group first
Profits from the sale of the collection will be donated to The Prince’s Foundation
The Prince’s Foundation and YOOX NET-A-PORTER GROUP today announce the launch of a new partnership and unique project; The Modern Artisan. The collaboration is designed to equip young artisans with the skills to succeed in a fast-paced digital landscape and produce luxury apparel collections to the highest standards.
The evolution of an established relationship between HRH The Prince of Wales, President of The Prince’s Foundation, and YOOX NET-A-PORTER GROUP Chairman and CEO, Federico Marchetti, the partnership unites two specially selected groups of students and recent graduates in an Anglo-Italian alliance that explores what it means to be a Modern Artisan today.