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21.23 Interview
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  Chiara Bindoni founded the footwear brand 21.23 in 2018. Her shoes are an ode to Made in Italy craftsmanship and contemporary style; Just as the designer explains in the following interview.  ...

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8.PM Interview
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    8 pm identifies the meeting point of two worlds: the formal and the informal. It is the time for the time ...

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AAA/UNBRANDED Interview
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   Mario Innocente has always had a passion for design and objects. So, after a life in marketing and advertising, he founded in 2017 aaa/Unbranded, with the mission of making unconventional products. Not impor...

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AIM/HANDMADE IN ITALY Interview
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  Anna Maria is an accessory designer and consults around the world, mainly in New York. She has always had in mind to make her collection of bags, but he never finds the right time. It happens by chance: at the mar...

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ALBERTO FASCIANI Interview
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  Today it is worthwhile telling and safeguarding our heritage, but we are living in a moment which needs a reflection on contemporaneity. Alberto Fasciani is convinced about it, this is why, by sensing the market, ...

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ALDO CASTAGNA Interview
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  Aldo Castagna, a company from Campania specialized in shoes, will make more “everyday” models respecting the criteria  of eco-sustainability in materials. ...

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ALPO Interview
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  Alpo, is a company from Como specialized in gloves production. The goal is to reach foreign Countries other than Japan. Currently working sustainable fabrics research and working with e-commerce platforms.  ...

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ANTIK BATIK Interview
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  Antik Batik is investing in image and social media. Among the areas for future investment of Antik Batik, a company based in Paris, there is image, social media and the web. ...

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BARBARA ALAN Interview
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  Barbara Alan, a clothing brand for men and women, has internalizes production to reduce its environmental impact, focusing on the garments durability and the removal of the unnecessary.  ...

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BARBIERI Interview
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  Barbieri invests in innovation. The transition to digital printing machines, the technological enhancement of the knitwear departm...

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BARRACUDA Interview
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  Barracuda, Marchigiano footwear company of the group Fabi, is expanding its market in Italy and Europe and increasing its sales, also thanks to the launch of the new e-commerce website and the new showroom in the ...

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BAZAR DELUXE Interview
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  Bazar Deluxe is not only a spirited and eclectic brand: it is a journey to unpredictable destinations and cultures, the style of a woman who loves to be comfortable but at the same time elegant and the center of a...

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BENEVIERRE Interview
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  Based on the cornerstones of Italian culture: craftsmanship and tailoring. The brand's goal is to have the broadest vision of the present to create something that can characterize the future. The Benevierre projec...

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BGBL Interview
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  Where and how did BGBL was born? BGBL is a Made in Italy bags brand that blends sport and stile, vintage and modern.&n...

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BIKINI MI.MA Interview
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  The beachwear brand Bikini mi.ma. of Sungal Srl aims to consolidate the domestic market and increase its international presence, which counts Europe among its active areas.  ...

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C.A.P.A.F. Interview
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  It is a brand of handbags made in Italy with a dominant tradition behind it, and it was born in Scandicci in 1947. It is renewed season after season thanks to the passion of the owner Giuliano Bonechi and his wife Marina, a...

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C.L.A.S.S. ICON
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  C.L.A.S.S. ICON Award 2021: discover the prestigious reward for new generation creators C.L.A.S.S. ICON Award 2021 kicks off: it is the annual competition for visio...

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CATARZI 1910 Interview
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  Catarzi 1910, The Florentine brand of hats and bags made from straw and natural fibers aspires to increasingly transparent communication and new sustainable projects. ...

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CATERINA BERTINI Interview
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  Caterina Bertini, a Tuscan company led by its family’s third generation, is investing in image and the renewal of the website, enriched with the e-commerce.  ...

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CHEVILLE Interview
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Cheville between handcrafted savoir-faire and e-commerce The shoemakers Cheville which is located in the Brenta Riviera  considers necessary today mo...

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CHIARA BERTANI Interview
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  Chiara Bertani, a Venetian company specialized in knitwear, chooses only raw materials from selected Italian companies, offering excellent value for money.  ...

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CHIE MIHARA Interview
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  Chie Mihara aims online and abroad Spain-based Chie Mihara is a niche footwear brand ready to run online and out of Europe. Where are the company ...

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CO.RO JEWELS Interview
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  How did you meet and when did your project start? We have been friends since high school, we still remember the first day of schoo...

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COLLECTION PRIVEE'? Interview
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  Collection Privée? aims to consolidate Italy and abroad. The brand invests in Made in Italy. It looks at the domestic market's development together with Europe, Asia, and the United States.  ...

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EDWARD ACHOUR PARIS Interview
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  Edward Achour Paris aims at digital development.The brand wants to invest in a new concept of interactive online shopping for its future growth. It focuses on collections with a vintage soul. ...

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ELL MILANO Interview
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  Suppose there is one thing that profoundly defines ELL jewelry. In that case, it is the desire to experiment. "One day, we tried to melt some heads of Apollo and Zeus in bronze instead of the usual silver – says...

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ERMANNO GALLAMINI Interview
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  Angelo Gallamini is the fabrics whisperer. Heir to a long tradition in the field, he creates garments starting from the suggestions of materials and never from designs. His creations are very sophisticated, yet th...

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EXQUISITE J Interview
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  Exquisite J, a bags and accessories company based in Milan, wants to achieve a continuity of production and distribution, focusing on the Made in Italy at an average price range.  ...

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FALIERO SARTI Interview
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  Monica Sarti has no doubts: tradition and innovation always go hand in hand. "What we are today is the result of what we were and did yesterday. Knowledge and tradition are elements that help us look inside to mov...

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FANFULLA BAGS Interview
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  Fanfulla bags, a company active in the bag sector based in Cesena, has made its heritage, based on a handmade products with an attention to recycling, its strength.  ...

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FERRUCCIO VECCHI STUDIO Interview
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  Our story begins more than forty years ago, in a small town in the Marche hinterland, in a territory that has boasted for over two centuries the priority of being one of the principal productive poles in hat manuf...

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FOTO VENETA OTTICA Galleria&Friends
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  Since 1931 the small glass museum from Seicento to today.  New Old Style with glasses and historical frames of inestimable value on sale and on show to look for new and fashionable ways in the tradition. Enthusiast...

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FRANCESCA BASSI Interview
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  Francesca Bassi, a design company based in Como, is seeking to develop product research and packaging by means of an analysis of social media and European expansion.  ...

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FRANCESCA BELLAVITA Interview
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  The most fascinating part to her, is certainly research: being able to experiment and play with new materials, new shapes, new heels. «Footwear is truly incredible - explains Francesca Bellavita - it offers infin...

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GAVAZZENI Interview
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  How do you define your aesthetic? "Precisely because accessories are just accessories, we like those that can surprise. Each one h...

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GENTILE CATONE Interview
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  Gentile Catone, a brand founded by Francesco Gentile and Chiara Catone, is a multi-faceted world. They find their harmony dissonant nostalgic allure and cheeky romanticism. The collections reveal the iridescent and...

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GI'N'GI Interview
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  How and when was GI’N’GI established? Gi’n’Gi grew out of the artisan experience of the family firm in order to exploit the professi...

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GIOIELLERIA MERZAGHI Galleria&Friends
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  Gioielleria Merzaghi: timeless jewelry since 1870 The historic jeweler's shop, founded in 1870 by Amabile, great-great-grandfather of the current managers, will be one hundred and fifty years old in ...

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GIRONACCI 1969 Interview
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  Gironacci 1969 is a brand that has a long history. How and when was it born? Gironacci 1969 is the result of the experience and in...

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GLAMOROUS Interview
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  The Glamorous story: when was the brand born? Glamorous was founded in 2007 in the U.K. and has grown phenomenally in a short space of time to become one of the...

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GLASSING Interview
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  As we've changed, the brand has grown accordingly. "We started in Ibiza, in the summer of 2008, in a small store at the port where with the help of vending machines that we had patented, we managed to have a brill...

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GOOSE TECH Interview
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  GOOSETECH blends the excellence of Italian craftsmanship with the innovation of  the materials in a playful design. The result, launched  on the market a little more than a year ago,  is  an inimitable d...

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GOTI Interview
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  How and when was Goti born? The first Goti collection came out in 2000. The brand was born from a necessity of mine, a real need. For years ...

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GREVI Interview
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  Grevi has a long story, which has seen the evolution of society and culture, when and how was the company born? Grevi was born in 1875 by At...

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IBRIGU Interview
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  When and how was Ibrigu born? What is the philosophy behind the brand? Ibrigu was born in 2014 as a family project to enhance the ...

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IINDACO Interview
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  How did it all start?  «We have known each other for many years, we are friends and one day in November 2018 we were in a telephone co...

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IURI Interview
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  Why did you choose to be a designer? Why bags? "I studied economics and then did a master's degree at Marangoni but at the time I ...

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JOAO MARASCHIN Interview
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  What are the values and the aesthetic behind your brand Joao Maraschin’s contemporary, responsible and innovation-seeking approach to trad...

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KIMONORAIN Interview
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  Kimonorain is a technical and waterproof garment inspired by the oversized volumes of the Japanese kimono but designed and produced entirely in Arezzo. A brand based on a single, unisex and one-piece product, born...

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KNIT KNIT Interview
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  How and when was KNIT KNIT born? KnitKnit was born in 2011 in Brescia, thanks to a lucky gift (lurex tights) that inspires me by pushing me ...

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L'AURA Interview
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  The story of L'AURA: how and when was the brand born?  "L'AURA cool and luxury handbags" was born in 2004.  I always had...

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L4K3 Interview
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  How and when was L4K3 born? L4K3, which reads LAKE, was born twelve years ago, almost for fun on Lake Iseo's shores. The name of t...

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LA COUVERTURE Interview
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  The essential blanket gives birth to six different styles through simple yet smart cuts which get reinterpreted every year. As Tomasi di Lampedusa says, "May everything change so that everything remains the same". Her...

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LABELLE Interview
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  When and how was Labelle born? After more than 13 years of collaboration with local and international private labels, in the summe...

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LAURA THEISS Interview
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  Modern, almost futuristic. Or romantically delicate. Laura Theiss has a double soul that she has been expressing since 2010 through her line of hand-knitted clothes made by Lithuanian artisans. The inspiration for...

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LAVI Interview
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  How and when was LAVI born, and what is the meaning being the name? Lavi comes to life from my infinite desire to express beauty.&...

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LE KADEAU Interview
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  How and when was Le kadeau born and why did you choose this name for your project? Le Kadeau was born in 2018 from an idea of Laura Bo...

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LUCA DELLA LAMA Interview
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  Luca Della Lama is a company with a long history. When was it born, and who founded it?...

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MADE FOR A WOMAN Interview
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  The story of Made for a Woman, when and how did it come about? Made For A Woman was founded in 2019. However, its story began much...

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MAIORANO Interview
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  The son of artists, Matteo Maiorano took his first steps in this sector working as a footwear designer for a historic brand in his home city of Rome. What he did not imagine was the incredibly authentic and overwh...

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MAISON CO.GO Interview
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  Co.go was born spontaneously, thanks to the meeting between Susanna Di Filippo and Mariacatia Cogo "I went to Catia's store and, of all the brand clothes there, a skirt struck me with a cut that I had never seen before...

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MAISON FLANEUR Interview
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  How and when was Maison Flaneur born? It was born on December 1, 2015, from my technical knowledge, acquired after years of experi...

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MAJESTIC FILATURES Interview
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  Quando e dove è nata Majestic Filatures?  Majestic Filatures è nata nel 1989 a Parigi, dalla visione di Roland Chelly e dal...

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MAJO Interview
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  Bending, shaping, forging materials and ideas is the incessant activity that has always been carried out in the laboratory of Majo. As mentioned by Carla Coppari in the following interview. ...

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MARTIN LUCIANO Galleria&Friends
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  Martin Luciano, a story starting from "jute" Martin Luciano was born in Padua in 1907 and, at the age of 16, decided to move away in search of fortune. He worked in Genoa for a trader who imported ju...

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MEHER KAKALIA Interview
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  She lived in London for almost twenty years. After Brexit, Meher Kakalia moved to Berlin. A city less sophisticated than London but brewing with art and anything but provincial. There is a shopping street where Me...

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MELISSA Interview
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  Melissa’s story: when and how was this brand born?  Melissa was born in 1979, after a trip of the Grendene brothers (owners...

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MIA BAG Interview
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  MIA BAG (Monica Bianco) The brand MIA BAG was born from Monica Bianco's love of fashion, and accessories, especially bags. Today, all the products of the b...

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MIRIAM NORI Interview
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An all-round passion for art, architecture and beauty is what lies behind the Miriam Nori brand that communicates artisanship, Italy and know how. It is precisely in the small things like jewelry that creativity flows. ...

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MONTEGALLO Interview
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  How and when did your passion for hats develop? I think I was born with a hat. I have always had this passion it is an ac...

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MONTEREGGI POINT Interview
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  The core values of the Montereggi Point brand are innovation, recognizability, positivity, and trust. It was born in 1994 as a sportswear brand dedicated to young people. Today it is led by Francesca Orfatti and a...

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MTOF Interview
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  MTOF wasn't conceived in the white room of a Milanese building or in the bedroom of a fashion design student. It comes from the programming, knitting and cutting department of a knitwear company, Today  MTOF ...

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MYTHS Interview
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  What is fashion for you? Fashion makes it possible for us to represent who we are and to tell others what we are. So it is an oppo...

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NANNI Interview
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  Despite its 45 years of history Nanni is a company that has remained faithful to the aesthetic and the guidelines of the beginning: to always look ahead. Famous for metal processing, the brand boasts a handmade pr...

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NART STUDIO Interview
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  What is fashion for you? Fashion for me is an act of performance, a visual way you want to be perceived by the world. It's somethi...

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NI-DO Interview
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  Born in 2018 from the creative union of Nicola and Domiziana, partners in life and at work, NI-DO is the Made in Italy brand that offers designer bags crafted in small artisan workshops. On an aesthetic level, the...

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NIU' Interview
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  NIÙ stands for responsibility towards its team and boundless creativity. Keywords such as travel, colours, prints, craftsmanship and diversity are at the heart of the brand's philosophy. A philosophy that is...

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NOUS ANTWERP Interview
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  What is fashion for you? Fashion is a large concept, we personally think people don’t have to take it too serious, because you don’t wan...

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NUDE Interview
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  What about the name (nude)?  «We borrowed the brand name from English, because it brings back to the concept of simplicity, ...

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OCTOGONY Interview
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  The brand Octogony was launched in February 2021 by the Creative Director Charbel Abou Zeidan as a response to our desire to create a new segment in leather goods, situated in that perfect spot between luxury and affor...

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OF HANDMADE Interview
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  Which are the representative garments of OF Handmade? "Iconic hand-made, colored and embroidered maxi pullovers, partly made with...

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OOF WEAR Interview
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  OOF WEAR collections are constantly developed starting from two main concepts:  “volume" and "color”. In each outerwear, the shapes and volumes play in synergy with different tones, creating a unique styl...

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ORNELLA BIJOUX Galleria&Friends
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  Since 1944 apartment, laboratory, museum of jewels and fashion.  Simona Scala continues the atelier where she has created unique creations that have entered the history of fashion, the great artist Maria Vittoria A...

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OTTOTREDICI ANNALISA GIUNTINI Interview
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  The Ottotredici brand was founded in 2008 by Annalisa Giuntini and Paolo Panerai. Initially, production focused on very soft modal-silk...

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PAOLA BONACINA Interview
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  The Italian taste, the American dream, Paola Bonacina lives the craftsmanship from her uncle and aunt, who shared with her the know-how and passed on to her the importance of quality. Today she wants to transmit with her co...

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PAOLA D'ARCANO Interview
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  A delicate brand just like its founder Paola Vitali d'Arcano. Her passion for shoes and her entrepreneurial determination helped her build and develop the brand, which skilfully mixes the Made in Italy and advance...

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PARIDE PARRUCCHE Galleria&Friends
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  Since 1937 for every year the art of being well women.  Real and Italian hair for an art of "postiche" that aims for excellence thanks to the passionate work of five women. Paride Barbieri, after having had great s...

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PATCHOULI Interview
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  A story that began in 1800 and which continues today with the entrepreneur Claudio Cutuli. Password: tradition and passion, which makes creativity flow through his veins at full speed towards a rosy future, actual...

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PELLICCERIA LAGORI Galleria&Friends
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  Since 1944 the fur changes leather in respect of the animals and the fashions. From the time of the war the shop stands out for its handwork and respect for animals to offer quality and variety of products. Th...

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PEPPINOPEPPINO Interview
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  Is PeppinoPeppino the result of your great passion for denim? When and how was this project born? I have been working in the world...

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PHISIQUE DU ROLE Interview
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  A very famous brand in the Eighties with a minimalist style. Very much focused on jersey and cashmere, characterized by the extreme quality of made in Italy and its unconventional approach. At a certain point, the...

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PIERRE-LOUIS MASCIA Interview
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  Compared to the creative talent who founded the brand in 2007 Pierre-Louis Mascia is the same person. With the same enthusiasm, the same confidence. He says he had an intuition which became true in his relationship...

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PIN 1876 BY BOTTO GIUSEPPE Interview
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  The new autumn-winter collection 2021/22 faithfully reflects the combination of the highest quality raw material, cashmere, and a unique and modern style, elements that have always characterized all Pin 1876 by Bo...

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PINK MEMORIES Interview
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  When you say Pink Memories, everyone thinks of petticoats. And in fact that first edition of White, with 18 petticoats in 18 different colours, went really well. But in 15 years the brand has become a fully fledge...

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PROGETTO QUID Interview
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  Progetto Quid is a sustainable ethical fashion brand: it is an all around project. It encompasses environmental, social and financial sustainability. The founder Anna Fiscale tells us about it. ...

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QMAN Interview
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Born in 1976, Veronica Quarterman follows a generation of artists. Her father was a musician and her mother a stylist. Veronica's fate was sealed. When Veronica was two, she moved to Italy, where she graduated in Costume and Fashion at t...

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RAFFAELLO BETTINI Interview
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  Raffaello Bettini has represented since 1938 an all-Italian excellence in hat craftsmanship able to mix a traditional style with innovative elements inspired by the observation of the most current trends. Today, Pietro Papi...

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RE OTTAVIO Galleria&Friends
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  Since 1935 the paradise of buttons in Via Bagutta.  A magical place for ladies, who can find belts, bijoux, buttons and accessories to always be elegant and classy. The Paradise of buttons, at the center of th...

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REGENESI Interview
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  Born from the idea of the founder and CEO Maria Silvia Pazzi, Regenesi represents a Made in Italy excellence in the production of fashion accessories and objects for the home and office, entirely made with industrial waste ...

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SANDRO VICARI Interview
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  What is fashion for you? Fashion is a trend, a cyclical proposal that allows people to be part of a system. Models, materials, and...

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SHAFT JEANS Interview
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  "Shaft Jeans was founded in 1968 by Monsieur Shafir, a French man who had moved to Italy for love. Then, more than ten years ago, it was taken over by my mother. She has always worked at the highest levels in the ...

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SIMONA TAGLIAFERRI Interview
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  The brand project was born in 2012: the goal was to create a collection that could enclose the values that distinguish the professional path of the creative Simona Tagliaferri. That tells of beauty, passion and de...

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SIYU Interview
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  Siyu is a ready-to-wear and beachwear brand born in 2010 in Valencia, which has always remained linked to the values of quality and design. It was born from...

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SPRUNG PARIS 1931 Interview
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  SPRUNG is short for Maison Sprung Freres, founded in 1931 by Alexander Z. Sprung. The brand was rebranded in 2015 and emerged itself to the new generation.  ...

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STEFANO MORTARI Interview
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  Driving the brand forward is Stefano Mortari himself, as he explains in the interview that follows.  What is fashion to you? ...

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T-COAT Interview
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  What is fashion to you? Fashion is a very personal and intimate communication as we wear it on our skin and it can completely chan...

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TAK.ORI Interview
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  The brand was founded seven years ago and came from a simple idea of knitting accessories. The first collection consisted only of very soft, voluminous hats and scarves after growing fast the collection has become real, inc...

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THOMAS NEUMAN Interview
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  The brand Thomas Neuman was founded by the entrepreneur Thomas Flaim, who grew professionally in the sales teams of various fashion brand. The collections are dedicated to smart and sexy women, as the manager expl...

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TRANSIT Interview
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  The Transit brand, founded by Matteo Cozza, produces pure Made in Italy products, at times artisanal, without typical Italian "branding ". “The distribution of the product is aimed at selected multi-brand stores...

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TRUE NY Interview
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  What is fashion to you? It’s passion, a love story that’s been going on for 40 years. It is the desire to create something that represen...

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UNUSUAL90-76 Interview
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  The values behind your brand? "Territoriality, inclusivity, sustainability." ...

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VADERETRO Interview
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  "The dream would be to be able to establish ourselves not only as a clothing brand but as a real cultural movement, to have the opportunity to work with organizations and associations that fight for causes that we care abou...

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VERNISSE Interview
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  In a Maison, there is an extreme attention to craftsmanship and achieving absolute durable quality, but reducing waste is not generally high on the list of priorities. Brands of a certain level don't have hyper-pro...

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VESCOVO Interview
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  Vescovo was created last year, right in the midst of the Coronavirus pandemic, during the lockdown. The idea was born from the mind of Antonio Pondini, a great fan of fashion, music and sustainability. He tells us...

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VIAMAILBAG Interview
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  ViaMailBag is a brand born from Giovanni Riguccini's passion for design and craftsmanship, combining style and exclusivity, using quality materials and accessories. "Because fashion reflects one's way of being," t...

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VIGANO' ALTAMODA Galleria&Friends
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  Since 1919 between jewelry and fashion. Sequins, beads and memorabilia from a century ago for passion of "do it yourself", with Laura, the fourth generation of the Viganò family....

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XACUS Interview
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  Born in 1956 in San Vito di Leguzzano (Vicenza, Italy) thanks to Alberto Xoccato and a group of expert seamstresses, Xacus found its fortune in its surroundings: a unique mix of verve, creativity and innovation an...

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YATAY Interview
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  Entirely handmade in Italy and founded by Umberto de Marco, Yatay combines artisanal quality and ethical resources to create unique sneakers, as the founder Umberto de Marco told us in the following interview....

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