Marco Taranto is the winner of Project Runway Italy

Marco Taranto is the winner of the first edition of Project Runway Italia, the talent show on the world of fashion by FoxLife presented by the splendid Eva Herzigova who availed herself of the help of fashion and costume experts such as the designer Alberta Ferretti, Tomaso Trussardi and Ildo Damiano.

The young twenty-five-year-old stylist of Calabrian origin thus won the title of winner in the final episode of the program at its first edition, broadcast last night on FoxLife (Sky, channel 114) where he presented his first collection at the Palazzo del Ghiaccio in Milan, theater of the most prestigious shows of the Milanese fashion week.

The sharp and clean lines of her clothes, inspired by the shapes of the cathedrals of her homeland, prevailed over Elena's golden collection and Giorgia's inspired by "pulp" dolls. Marco's determination and originality were the real trump cards, thanks to which he easily managed to impress with his very personal and unmistakable style, awarded several times by the severe jury of the program throughout the entire program.

Marco, thanks to the victory, wins a one-year contract in the creative office of Trussardi Spa, the publication of the best pieces of his collection in the fashion monthly Marie Claire Italia, and a trip to New York during the fashion week. next September, offered by Maybelline, with exclusive access to the backstage of the most important fashion shows.

Born in Germany, but raised in Calabria, Marco dedicates the Project Runway victory to his grandmother. It was in fact grandmother Rosa, the local seamstress, who ignited in him the passion for fashion since he was a child. Marco is assistant lecturer at a fashion school in Rome, a city he loves and an inexhaustible source of inspiration.

Marco Taranto