Grazia, the leading 100% Italian fashion brand, edited by Silvia Grilli and available around the world in 20 international editions – kicks off 2020 with a special issue dedicated to sixteen year-olds, Generation Greta Thunberg and Z Generation Talks, a debate involving 8 influential young talents.
The pages of the Mondadori Group magazine, on newsstands from Thursday 16 January, will include the voices of the young people marching to save the planet along with the Swedish ecologist Greta Thunberg, and who are asking to be able to vote to change the future and bring a fresh wind to the world of enthusiasm and creativity.
Extensive space is also given to the trend-breaking American pop star Billie Eilish, who is changing music.
The cover girl is Maria Sole Pollio, the much-clicked influencer with 1 million followers, actor and presenter, and the protagonist of the 12th season of Don Matteo.
Readers will also find interviews with and curiosities about the digital creators Elisa Maino, Marta Losito and Iris Ferrari, able to arrive at the top both on the web and with their books.
Plus the sporting champions Benedetta Pilato – the European gold-winning and young world record-holding 50m breaststroke swimmer, the gymnast Giorgia Villa and Larissa Iapichino, the athlete daughter of Fiona May, Julia Ituma the promising volleyball player, challenging in competitions and not only. The musician Nuela, and teenage influencers Giulia Zoccali, Marta Losito and Alice De Bortoli.
The ‘special’ issue of Grazia also includes two exclusive fashion feature dedicated to Generation Z, with advice on style and elegance that anticipate upcoming trends.
The younger generations will also be the focus of a series of talks moderated by the editor of Grazia Silvia Grilli together with Simona Ventura that will take place on 16 January in the Agorà at the Triennale in Milan: the protagonists of the event Z Generation Talks will be: Elisa Maino, Maria Sole Pollio, Nuelaande Giorgia Villa, Giulia Zoccali, Marita Losito and Alice De Bortoli and Lukas.
These initiatives confirm Grazia as a dynamic and contemporary media platform operating in the publishing area not only with the magazine (which has a readership of 2 million, Source: Audipress Media 2019), Grazia.it (with average traffic of 3 million unique users per month, Source: Audiweb February 2019) and social media channels (reaching 15.2 million people, Source: Facebook and Instagram Insight, October 2019) but also as a brand creator of content and special events.
Grazia has selected H&M, a democratic and sustainable fashion brand, to collaborate in the realisation of the event Z Generation Talks. Every day H&M is concretely committed to making its products and the entire fashion more sustainable, to promoting positive change and reducing the negative impact across the entire value chain, from design to cotton farming and the collection of second-hand clothes that can be given a new life.