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Italy Fashion and Design Treat, 2022

September 13, 2022


Italy Fashion Retreat 2022

Location: Verona, Italy

October 11th – 20th, 2022

View of Verona, Italy, the site of our Fall Retreat, 2022

Susan (Cochenille’s owner) has been going to Verona since 2007 and has developed a sense for Italian fashion, food, and lifestyle. In fact, she has recently purchased a second home there and will host events at her apartment.

Susan has established contacts with various artists, designers, stores, museums, and food-related businesses. This year, our 2022 retreat, centered in Verona, will include day-trips to Venice and Vicenza. It will begin at dinner time on October 11th (the day of arrival) and ends the morning of the October 20th with a farewell coffee. Maximum group size is 7 persons.

Fashion, Textiles, Food…

This year, we have added more emphasis on mini-workshops; some with locals and some with Susan. Topics will revolve around hand-techniques with fiber (Nuno felting), dyeing/printing (either Shibori or printing), sustainable design projects, and more. In addition, we will have fashion appointments that include visits to artisans, fabric and yarn stores, designers, and a knitting mill. There will be two out-of-town trips. The first is to attend an event call Abilmente (the Salon of Creative Ideas) which is in Vicenza, and features exhibits, workshops, and vendors. We will also take a trip to Venice to explore its sights and items related to fashion.

You can’t go to Italy without exploring its food, and so, we have included two cooking classes (one in a private home and one in a restaurant) as well as wine tasting.

Please download the Italy Retreat Flyer below for more information about the tentative activities, costs and general information:

Retreat Flyer : https://www.cochenille.com/Workshops/ItalyFashionRetreat2022.pdf

Registration Formhttps://www.cochenille.com/Workshops/RegistrationItaly2022.pdf

The total cost of this retreat is $1600.00.

You can secure your spot by sending in your deposit at the following Shopify link: https://shop.cochenille.com/collections/retreats/products/italy-fashion-and-design-retreat-2022-deposit

You can send in the remaining balance at the following Shopify link: https://shop.cochenille.com/collections/retreats/products/italy-fashion-and-design-retreat-2022-balance

If you have any questions, please email the Cochenille Office at info@cochenille.com or Susan at Susan@cochenille.com


September 13, 2022
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