Change Is In The Air

Shot in Milan's beautiful Sempione Park this wonderful collaboration with Locanda alla Mano is an innovative shoot that showcases our shared love of fashion, highlighting that beauty and style are as varied and diverse as people on the planet.

By Joanne Higgins

Locanda is a Milanese based project that aims to support young people enter the world of work. In the summer of 2013 the social cooperative Contè onlus united with Repower, Studio Rota, AGPD, EXPO, Cariplo Foundation and the Municipality of Milan to offer young people with special needs the opportunity to gain an authentic experience of work and to be valued as fully participatory and equal members of society.

Locanda è un progetto milanese che mira a sostenere i giovani nell’inserimento nel mondo del lavoro. Nell’estate del 2013 la cooperativa sociale Contè onlus si è unita a Repower, Studio Rota, AGPD, EXPO, Fondazione Cariplo e Comune di Milano per offrire ai giovani con bisogni speciali l’opportunità di fare un’autentica esperienza di lavoro e di essere valorizzati a pieno membri partecipativi e paritari della società.

“Empowering young people.”

Francesca wears a windbreaker by K-Way, Puffer vest from Gaëlle Paris, leggings by Bodyboo with boots from Adidas. Filippo wears a Puffer jacket by K-Way with Hood in eco fur OOFWear and Tracksuit pants by Tezenis, boots from stringata Vic Matié. Francesca indossa una giacca a vento di K-Way, gilet imbottito di Gaëlle Paris, leggings di Bodyboo con stivali di Adidas. Filippo indossa un piumino di K-Way e un cappuccio di eco pelliccia di OOFWear e pantaloni della tuta di Tezenis, stivali stringata di Vic Matié.
Medea wears a Versace jacket and dress, the boots are by stringata Premiata. Andrea is also in a complete Versace look with trainers from 2Star. Medea indossa giacca e abito Versace, gli stivali sono di Premiata. Andrea indossa anche un completo look Versace con scarpe da ginnastica di 2Star.
Ria wears an Adidas baseball cap by Stella Mc Cartney, puffer waistcoat Canada Goose with Adidas tights by Stella Mc Cartney and Highleg boots from Vic Matié. Arturo wears a puffer waistcoat from Bacon. His sweatshirt and track suit pants are both Hinnominate, boots are Adidas. Ria indossa un cappellino da baseball Adidas di Stella Mc Cartney, un gilet imbottito Canada Goose con collant Adidas di Stella Mc Cartney e stivali Highleg di Vic Matié. Arturo indossa un gilet imbottito di Bacon. La sua felpa e i pantaloni della tuta sono entrambi Hinnominate, gli stivali sono Adidas.

“Fashion is for everyone.”


Filippo wears a hat from Bacon, Puffer jacket Adidas. Fillippo indossa Cappello Bacon, Piumino Adidas.
Medea wears a Jumpsuit by Adidas with Laced boots from Vic Matié. Ria wears a Sweatshirt dress from Gaëlle Paris and boots by Primiata. Caterina wears a puffer jacket by add with trousers by Martino Midali. Medea indossa una tuta di Adidas con stivali allacciati di Vic Matié. Ria indossa un abito felpa di Gaëlle Paris e stivali di Primiata. Caterina indossato un piumino di add e pantaloni di Martino Midali 

“Solidarity and good Food are the ingredients of the ‘Locanda alla Mano.'”

Ria wears a puffer waistcoat from Bomboogie, Top by Kaos, Trousers with buttons from Adidas and High-leg boots from Vic Matié. Ria indossa un gilet imbottito di Bomboogie, un top di Kaos, pantaloni con bottoni e stivali a gamba alta di Vic Matié.
Eli wears a long puffer waistcoat by Tiziano Guardini, leggings from Bodyboo and Trainers by Adidas. Eli indossa un lungo gilet imbottito di Tiziano Guardini, leggings di Bodyboo e scarpe da ginnastica di Adidas.
Filippo wears a short puffer jacket by K-Way. Filippo indossa piumino corto di K-Way.

“Embracing Inclusive workplaces”

Medea wears a hat from Attic and Barn, Top by Kaos, Long puffer waistcoat OOF Wear with leggings by Hinominate and Wellingtons from Gaëlle Paris. Medea Cappello da pescatore Attic and Barn, Canotta Kaos, Gillet lungo di piumino OOF Wear, Leggings Hinominate e Stivali di gomma Gaëlle Paris.
Ria wears a puffer waistcoat and long gloves from Bacon. Francesca wears a puffer jacket by Tiziano Guardini. Ria indossa un gilet imbottito e guanti lunghi di Bacon. Francesca indossa un piumino di Tiziano Guardini.



Photographer Luca Maresca @lucamarescaph
Fashion director Pia Johanssen @pia_joha
Art Direction Michael Dye @michaelpeterdye
Hair & Make-up Linda Ferrari @lindaferrarimakeupartist
Model Ria Khachatraian @suomars
Model Elisa, 24, likes dancing/ballare @ancheelisainvernizzi
Model Caterina, 27, likes music & clothes/musica e vestiti, FB Caterina Berto
Model Francesca, 37, likes many things, @fra.lodosuperstar
Model Medea, likes Monster Badd, @meedea.pi
Model Andrea, 21, likes music & motor-cross sport/musica e moto cross, @andrea.a.21
Model Filippo @monster @sus_piso
Model Gregorio, 27, he likes sunglasses a lot/gli piacciono molto gli occhiali da sole, @greg16913
Model Martina, 34, likes dancing, cooking & judo/ballare, cucinare e judo, @tomba.martina
Model Eddy, the Jack Russell. With special thanks to @locanda_alla_mano


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