LE BUREAU TRICOLOR|CENTRE OF RESSOURCES OF THE FRENCH WOOL SECTOR
Sept. 5th, 2019 - March 1st, 2020

LE BUREAU TRICOLOR
CENTRE OF RESSOURCES OF THE FRENCH WOOL SECTOR

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MADE IN TOWN, inaugurates Le Bureau TRICOLOR in partnership with PARIS GOOD FASHION. It is the first resource centre exclusively dedicated to the French wool sector. A shop, a showroom, a materials library along with a programme of events and meetings designed to promote the use of wool from French sheep shearing by fashion and design professionals.

THE LACE REVIEW|@NEW YORK CITY
July 16th and 17th, 2019

THE LACE REVIEW
@NEW YORK CITY

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The third and final stop on the itinerant exhibition The Lace Review, which brings together the last 14 Leavers lace factories still in operation in Calais and Caudry, takes place on 16 and 17 July 2019 during the Première Vision exhibition in New York.

THE LACE REVIEW|@PARIS
July 3rd and 4th, 2019

THE LACE REVIEW
@PARIS

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La deuxième étape de l'exposition The Lace Review vous emmène à la découverte du langage de la dentelle Leavers à travers un ouvrage inédit qui sera présenté les 3 et 4 juillet 2019 au Carreau du Temple à Paris.

Take part in the revaluation of the French wool sectors!

Take part in the revaluation of the French wool sectors!

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For the 4th year, the Aviva Factory is providing financial support for useful, innovative and sustainable projects. Our project has been pre-selected and in order to receive funding we must reach a significant number of votes. Support our candidacy by voting on La Fabrique Aviva before June 3, 2019!

TRICOLOR | the web series

TRICOLOR
the web series
[Made in Town TV]

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This web series in 6 episodes of about 7 minutes each reveals the behind-the-scenes of manufacturing, from one end of the production chain to the other. Each episode is a chance to discover a variety of professions and immerse yourself in the environment of French production sites: from sheep farmers to clothing companies, from weaving and finishing to design.

Tricolor|a journey into the French wool sector

Tricolor
a journey into the French wool sector

Vêtements

From shearing sheep to weaving and knitting yarns, as well as sorting and washing fleeces and spinning, the Tricolor project encourages the rebirth of the French wool sector. Première Vision, in partnership with Made in Town, offers a range of eco-responsible textiles to brands and designers who wish to explore the many possibilities of this material produced locally in France and resulting from farm to wardrobe production.

Ereena x Cathy Amouroux|Furry Eri|Reinventing silk

Ereena x Cathy Amouroux
Furry Eri
Reinventing silk

Vêtements

The collection of clothing and textiles developed by French designer Cathy Amouroux in collaboration with Ereena's Indian workshops, specialists in "eri" silk, can be discovered exclusively at Made in Town.

The Lace Review|First stage: Shanghai
from 22nd Mar. to May 1st 2018

The Lace Review
First stage: Shanghai

Vêtements

The first stage of touring exhibition The Lace Review, that brings together the 14 last manufactures of Leavers lace still operating in Calais and Caudry, is held from March 22nd to May 1st 2018 at the Museum of Contemporary Art (MoCA) of Shanghai.

The Lace Review|A journey in the heart of Leavers lace

The Lace Review
A journey in the heart of Leavers lace

Vêtements

At the initiative of the City of Calais, the Directorate Générale des Entreprises and the Region Hauts-de-France have joined forces to highlight one of the most beautiful jewels in the French fashion and luxury industry – Leavers lace – with a world touring exhibition designed by Made in Town.

Hornskov København|flamboyant hats

Hornskov København
flamboyant hats

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Hornskov Kobenhavn is a small family millinery established in 2015 by Peter and Cathrine Hornskov. Their workshop is situated on the Christianshavn island in the heart of Copenhagen.

Processus|A breath of fresh air|coming from the sea

Processus
A breath of fresh air
coming from the sea

Vêtements

Gabrielle Legall, originally from Bretagne, started in 2016 her brand Processus: minimal, small batch ready-to-wear that mixes the codes of streetwear and traditional elegance through the use of recycled parachutes and paragliders.

Afrika Tiss|Weaving Their Way Through

Afrika Tiss
Weaving Their Way Through

Vêtements

Created in March 2011 in Paris by Mariette Chapel, Afrika Tiss is an association fighting against the poverty of craftswomen in Burkina Faso by enabling them to fulfil themselves through their work and expertise.

Faune|Skin Deep Leather Work

Faune
Skin Deep Leather Work

Vêtements

For thirty years Xavier Catala has been working as a leather craftsman, making belts in all shapes and sizes in his workshop located in Sémalens, south of France.

Le Passe-Trame|Wool as a Red Thread

Le Passe-Trame
Wool as a Red Thread

Vêtements

Eric Carlier founded Le Passe-Trame in 1990 at Peyrin-Augmontel (Mazamet area). The sheep wool market was thriving at the time due to the fellmongering activity.

Pic de Nore|Gaining Height

Pic de Nore
Gaining Height

Vêtements

Specialized in professional clothing, La Manufacture Regain created in 2003 the brand Pic de Nore, which was named after the highest point of the Montagne Noire.

Missègle|Open Door|on the Workshop

Missègle
Open Door
on the Workshop

Vêtements

Founded by Myriam Joly in 1994, the brand Missègle manufactures and distributes in a remote factory-boutique on the hills its own collections of unisex knitwear: socks, scarves, gloves, sweaters, blankets, etc.

In Homage to Micol Fontana

In Homage to Micol Fontana

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Micol Fontana, one of the three sisters who founded the Sorelle Fontana couture house in Rome in 1943, passed away on 12th June 2015 at the age of 101. In a foreword to the Roman edition of the Women's Tailor-made Guidebook published in 2011, Micol Fontana kindly shared her point of view on the evolution of the fashion system through the story of her own commitments.

Maison d’Exceptions|An antidote to Standardization

Maison d’Exceptions
An antidote to Standardization

Vêtements

In parallel of the Première Vision trade show and its space Maison d'Exceptions dedicated to textile producers and suppliers, a rendez-vous featuring traditional or innovative exceptional productions, the maisondexceptions.com magazine is a unique online platform which extends the trade show experience and offers a true antidote to standardization.

Nordkraft|A Danish Season
May 20 - Jun. 21, 2014

Nordkraft
A Danish Season

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Starting on May 20th and in parallel of the D'Days, Made in Town is donning Denmark's colors and entering a 100% design program. The workshop is welcoming within its walls the Nordkraft project which showcases Danish lifestyle essentials through Internet: selling furniture, objects, graphic art, with brands and designers typical of the Nordic spirit.

Made in France|Fashion is a Territory

Made in France
Fashion is a Territory

Vêtements

Alongside with the Made in France Première Vision trade show, the exceptional rendez-vous of French haute façon held at Carreau du Temple in Paris, dive into the online magazine on salonmadeinfrance.com.

MOY|When Japan is Made in Troyes
Feb. 25 - Mar. 29, 2014

MOY
When Japan is Made in Troyes

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Made in Town is home to the first collection of Moy, a line of t-shirts drawing on the skills of Chanteclair. Designed by Yasco Otomo – a Japanese fashion designer now living in Paris for more than a decade – the collection revisits the French tradition of knitwear.

Sartoria Ripense|A Gentleman’s Club

Sartoria Ripense
A Gentleman’s Club

Vêtements

It has the appearance of a contemporary, luxurious gentlemen’s club, where each garment is designed according to criteria of elegance and comfort.

Antica Manifattura Cappelli|To Lose One’s Head

Antica Manifattura Cappelli
To Lose One’s Head

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A rare milliner’s workshop-laboratory, Antica Manifattura Cappelli is a monument of Italian craftsmanship that still preserves an infinity of moulds dating back to the early twentieth century. Opened by the Cirri family in 1936 in the Roman neighborhood of Prati, it now produces custom-made hats for men, women and children as well as for film studios and the theatre.

Genète Paris|Hail to the Tie

Genète Paris
Hail to the Tie

Vêtements

Since 1972, the seamstresses in Genète's workshop have been hand-making neckties, bow ties, scarves and other silk accessories for major Parisian couture houses.

Il Borgo Cashmere|Fancy Stitch

Il Borgo Cashmere
Fancy Stitch

Vêtements

Founded in 1949 in Borgo San Lorenzo, Italy, Il Borgo's work is based on ongoing research into knit stitches, whether hand-knit or machine knit, crochet or macramé, with an added touch of originality. Franco Fredducci succeeded his father-in-law at the head of the company.

The Pleasure of Sharing|Ollivier Henry|Point de détails

The Pleasure of Sharing
Ollivier Henry
Point de détails

Vêtements

On the occasion of Travel, Marie-Ange Guilleminot and Made in Town organize a series of encounters with guardians of gestures and techniques: costumers, tailors, embroiderers, corsetry-makers, graphic designers.

Fondazione Lisio|Point de détails

Fondazione Lisio
Point de détails

Vêtements

On the occasion of Travel, Marie-Ange Guilleminot and Made in Town organize a series of encounters with guardians of gestures and techniques: costumers, tailors, embroiderers, corsetry-makers, graphic designers.

Carmen Mateos|Costume Maker|Point de détails

Carmen Mateos
Costume Maker
Point de détails

Vêtements

On the occasion of Travel, Marie-Ange Guilleminot and Made in Town organize a series of encounters with guardians of gestures and techniques: costumers, tailors, embroiderers, corsetry-makers, graphic designers.

Behind the Scenes|Atelier Caraco|Point de détails

Behind the Scenes
Atelier Caraco
Point de détails

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Claudine Lachaud founded Atelier Caraco in 1988. It is based in the heart of Paris and manufactures made-to-measured clothes for performing art, ready to wear and Haute Couture fields.

Eric Lomain|A Parisian Boot-Maker

Eric Lomain
A Parisian Boot-Maker

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To be tailor-made intrinsically goes hand in hand with an ethical dimension, and this seems to be embodied in Eric Lomain’s work: a modest person, he says he does not have the desire to “save” the people he makes shoes for, but he admits that some of them are deeply grateful, telling him that “they could not walk without [him]”. This is an art of giving meaning to the shoes, an object that has unwillingly become an emblem of superficiality.

Plissés de France|Without a Single Wrinkle

Plissés de France
Without a Single Wrinkle

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Plissés de France defines itself as an artisan-pleater. Innovator of unique pleating projects, halfway between artisanal creation and industrial production, the atelier is located in Ille-et-Vilaine and is involved from the early models through to the final fabrication, with a view towards creating in interface with contractors.

Confection de Sully|Merging Industry and Craftsmanship

Confection de Sully
Merging Industry and Craftsmanship

Vêtements

Confection de Sully is a French company based in the Loiret and specialized in the study, prototyping and production of high-end clothing, aligning industrial know-how and a mastery of traditional artisan techniques.

Unfolded Gestures|Anahide Saint André
Sep. 26 - Oct. 19, 2013

Unfolded Gestures
Anahide Saint André

Vêtements

On the occasion of Paris Fashion Week, Made in Town welcomes Anahide Saint André for the presentation of a limited edition of dresses showcasing the combination of gestures and know-how of Confection de Sully and Plissés de France.

e.g.m.|The Drawing Machine

e.g.m.
The Drawing Machine

Vêtements

The e.g.m. collective takes its name from the initials of its founders: Elsa, Grichka and Martin, three graphic designers trained at the Arts Décoratifs of Paris. In the context of the Auto-productions cycle at Made in Town, they focus on experimentation with their drawing machine as the spearhead of their approach. In association with Label XVI, which creates unique objects by way of serial production, e.g.m. will produce in situ, through the aid of permanent markers, a series of drawings upon silk and cotton scarves.

Script|e.g.m.
Sep. 3 - Oct. 19, 2013

Script
e.g.m.

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The tradition of Parisian haute couture relies on the expertise and impeccable work of nimble hands. Their dexterity is acquired over time by the endless repetition of the same gestures. With experience, each new hand-sewn point becomes identical to the previous one – this is the measure of quality and exception.

Elégance de la Révolte
Jun. 25 - Aug. 3, 2013

Elégance de la Révolte

Vêtements

For the launch of Élégance de la Révolte – a timeless line of coats and waistcoats made upon request – Made in Town is turning into a cutting workshop for a few weeks. The workshop puts manufacturing at the forefront, as it unveils the tailor’s gestures, sharpens tools and highlights the know-how handling these tools to transform materials with brilliant craftsmanship.

Craftsmanship meets Innovation|Made in Town's Outreach Programme
Jun. 14, 2013

Craftsmanship meets Innovation
Made in Town's Outreach Programme

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In collaboration with the management students of Institut Français de la Mode, Wanderlust organized a soirée Sur-Mesure entitled "The thread of fashion" on the theme of fashion and craftsmanship, during which Pascal Gautrand led a roundtable in the company of fashion designer Christine Phung, textile designer Tzuri Gueta, and lace-house Sophie Hallette's market director Maud Lescroart. Together, they approached craftsmanship from the angle of innovation and interrogated its role in the enterprises of tomorrow.

The Women's Tailor-made Guidebook – Rome

The Women's Tailor-made Guidebook – Rome

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Do you want to realise the dress of your dreams? Create a unique wardrobe that has nothing to do with standardisation? Dress always according to the latest fashion, but at the same time following your own taste? Then here is a guide for you listing 220 addresses in the Italian capital, where you can be dressed-to-measure from head to toe. 220 places in town where a woman can order custom-made garments and accessories.

Antonio Grimaldi|Confort Applied to Fashion

Antonio Grimaldi
Confort Applied to Fashion

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His dresses give the idea of 360 degree exclusivity. Light fabrics and embroidery, at which he is a maestro, applied to both evening and day dresses alike. Antonio Grimaldi, a young Roman couturier, pupil of the great Fernanda Gattinoni, listens to his clients and directs them towards the choice of dress that respects fully their personality.

Sylvio Giardina|Autumn/Winter 2013-2014
Feb. 27 - Mar. 6, 2013

Sylvio Giardina
Autumn/Winter 2013-2014

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On the occasion of Paris Fashion Week for Winter 2013-14 ready-to-wear, Made in Town presents the work of Sylvio Giardina, Roman fashion designer.

When in Rome,|Do as Romans Do
Jan. 31 - Feb. 23, 2013

When in Rome,
Do as Romans Do

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On the occasion of the opening of our atelier, Made in Town proposes, for the first time in Paris, the exhibition When in Rome, do as Romans do. The project, initially developed in 2009 by fashion designer Pascal Gautrand during his residency at the Villa Médicis, takes as its pretext a men's shirt in order to display the richness of artisanship and the inherent multiplicity of local fabrication incarnated by made-to-measure tailoring.

De Bonne Facture|Autumn/Winter 2012-2013
Jan. 16-26, 2013

De Bonne Facture
Autumn/Winter 2012-2013

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Made in Town welcomes De Bonne Facture for the presentation of a series of models which cast light on the know-how of the French artisans and producers who created them.

Carlo Cecchini|Customized Accessories

Carlo Cecchini
Customized Accessories

Vêtements

His handcrafted creations reveal everything there is to know about Carlo Cecchini’s knowledge and passion, a craftsman and designer who still cuts by hand all the leather to create his bags and shoes.

André Laug|Craftsmanship de rigueur

André Laug
Craftsmanship de rigueur

Vêtements

Here is a place of true Italian excellence: prototypes for day dresses and cocktail dresses to be ordered made-to-measure, exhibited in the elegant showroom which enjoys an unparalleled view of piazza di Spagna.

Alessio Spinelli|A Predilection for|Multi-Coloured Shoes

Alessio Spinelli
A Predilection for
Multi-Coloured Shoes

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Roman by birth, instructed at the Koefia Accademy in Rome, Alessio Spinelli is today a highly regarded shoe designer in the Capital, winner of the Who is On Next? contest, organised by Altaroma in collaboration with Vogue Italia. He has worked on important projects with Roberto Capucci, Camillo Bona and Gattinoni.

Label XVI Made in Paris|Made in Town, Vol.3
Jun. 27 - Aug. 1, 2012

Label XVI Made in Paris
Made in Town, Vol.3

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For its third edition, Made in Town chose Paris to organize a one-month temporary atelier. Staging a collection of hand-made shirts for men and women crafted by Antonella Fustini, a passionate Italian shirtmaker based in Paris.

Tricotage des Vosges|Feet on the Ground

Tricotage des Vosges
Feet on the Ground

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In the mid-nineties, while the relocations were increasing, Jacques Marie, former director of Dim, wants to launch the manufacturing of quality socks in the Dim factory which was about to close. In Vagney, Vosges, he founded the company Tricotage des Vosges and the brand Bleu Forêt.

Bragia|Original Prints and Tones

Bragia
Original Prints and Tones

Vêtements

Alessandra Torella and Santo Costanzo, the creative duo managing the brand, have pooled their cinematic, theatre and stylistic experiences to bring to life, in 2009, creations inspired by the idea of unique garments through experimental dying techniques and the creation of original patterns and materials.

Atelier Canovai|Playful Knitwear

Atelier Canovai
Playful Knitwear

Vêtements

For his knitwear collection, Canovai uses extra-fine merino wool, cashmere, rayon and linen made exclusively in Italy.

Albanese|Fantasy as a Shoe

Albanese
Fantasy as a Shoe

Vêtements

As in the times of the Dolce Vita, inside the atelier they still take measurements of the foot, choose the hides, applications and models and after about a month of work you are presented with a new pair of Albanese made-to-measure shoes.

Gaetano Aloisio|A Snip of the Scissors

Gaetano Aloisio
A Snip of the Scissors

Vêtements

A bespoke suit by Gaetano Aloisio, Calabrian by birth and Roman by adoption, can take up to 70 hours to make. A formal style, never eccentric or ostentatious, boasting cuts that, though supremely elegant and sober, are nevertheless always extremely comfortable.

Beauty di Bucci|An Emblem of Pleasure

Beauty di Bucci
An Emblem of Pleasure

Vêtements

Since 1946, hand-crafted creations, double needle stitching, collars with extractable stays, mother-of-pearl buttons and Italian fabrics have been the hallmark features of a Beauty by Bucci shirts, one of the oldest shirtmakers in Rome.

Antonio Aglietti|An extraordinary Shoemaker

Antonio Aglietti
An extraordinary Shoemaker

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Aglietti’s handmade shoes are recognizable on account of the almost maniacal attention that the designer pays both to colour and shine. The sheer emotion aroused by their look and feel is totally unbeatable.

Alberto Valentini|Surreal Made-to-Measure

Alberto Valentini
Surreal Made-to-Measure

Vêtements

An eccentric, eclectic individual who, at his Tor di Nona location, mainly produces original ties and bowties based on his own creative design. On account of his flamboyant look (moustache and untidy hair) and his surreal creativity he has been dubbed the “Salvador Dali of the tie”.

Laudadio|Italian Imprinting

Laudadio
Italian Imprinting

Vêtements

Having learnt the trade in the ‘50’s at the Petrocchi shoemaking establishment in via Sistina, Ennio Laudadio opened his first shop in 1961 in via Gregoriana, handing down all his artisan expertise to his son.

Wonderfool|A Concept Store|for the New Dandy

Wonderfool
A Concept Store
for the New Dandy

Vêtements

Entering this temple of masculine well-being is a mystical experience dedicated exclusively to male pleasure and pampering: from the Neapolitan-style barber’s shop to the wellness area, not to mention the tailoring room where, by appointment, it is possible to choose from the best Loro Piana fabrics or precious cottons for suits and made-to-measure shirts.

Battistoni|A Roman Emporium of Elegance

Battistoni
A Roman Emporium of Elegance

Vêtements

More than a shop, Battistoni has always been a sort of high class café literaire, a meeting place of aristocratics, financiers, Italian and International celebrities: from the dukes of Windsor to Marlon Brando, from Moravia Warhol, Balthus to Cocteau. All of them aspired to boasting ownership of a Battistoni suit or shirt.

Merola|A Maître-à-Ganter

Merola
A Maître-à-Ganter

Vêtements

A luxury gantier which makes superio quality craft-made gloves to fit all types of hands. Alberto Merola, a third generation member of a family of glovers, whose story began in Naples in 1870, relaunched the company in the 60’s, once again making fashionable that which today is one of the prides of Made in Italy craftsmanship.

Crochet de Lunéville|Fugato for Eight Embroiderers

Crochet de Lunéville
Fugato for Eight Embroiderers

Vêtements

During the Roman Fashion Week, on February 1st, 2011, Sylvio Giardina and Stato di Famiglia presented a performance-installation, curated by Emanuela Nobile Mino at the Palazzo delle Scienze.

Nicotra di San Giacomo|Back to Renaissance

Nicotra di San Giacomo
Back to Renaissance

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Incredible jewels, for both men and women, are available at Alessandro Nicotra’s shop located in the vicinity of Campo de’ Fiori. Based on an old Renaissance technique, gold or silver filaments are woven into wefts and colours chosen by the customer.

Limited / Unlimited|Objects of Desire

Limited / Unlimited
Objects of Desire

Vêtements

Rome, capital of 21st century craftmanship? From the moment Silvia Venturini Fendi was appointed chairman of AltaRoma, in March 2010, both Rome and fashion have found a precious defender for the contemporary craftsmanship values. From July 2010, the Fendi family heiress decided to promote LIMITED / UNLIMITED, an exhibition that has now become a biannual encounter between creation and know-hows.

Il Portone|Matching Shirts and Boxers

Il Portone
Matching Shirts and Boxers

Vêtements

A shirt shop and a hot favourite with the young studs of Rome. Since 1971, the shelves of Il Portone have displayed not only shirts but also boxers made from the same fabric.

Gammarelli|The Bible of Clerical Elegance

Gammarelli
The Bible of Clerical Elegance

Vêtements

An air of reverence even pervades the laboratory of this small shop which stands in the shadow of Rome’s Pantheon, where the exact measurements of Pope John Paul II are still preserved by the Gammarelli brothers.

Calzature Marini|The World at His Feet

Calzature Marini
The World at His Feet

Vêtements

Carlo Marini is heir to a dynasty of master shoemakers whose fame and prestige date back to the last century when Giuseppe Marini opened his boutique in via Francesco Crispi, where he soon won over an enviable clientele of world fame.

Be Linen|All About Linen

Be Linen
All About Linen

Vêtements

A wonderful and poetical documentary which tells the story of a multi-centenial protagonist: the culture of European linen. From seed to fabric, from northern European fields to Italian weaving mills, French director and graphic designer Benoit Millot followed the growth, transformations and travels of this noble textile fiber.

Obstructions|Ali Kazma

Obstructions
Ali Kazma

Vêtements

Born in 1971 in Istanbul, Ali Kazma is a video artist. His work raises fundamental questions about the meaning and significance of human activity and labor.

Abito|A Bohemian Institution

Abito
A Bohemian Institution

Vêtements

The service offered by Wilma Silvestri is called "confezioni espresse" (“express clothing”) and is located in via Panisperna in Monti, the radical chic area of Rome, on the new premises, inaugurated in 2009, where, one of the first thing that catches one’s eye are the sewing machines.

Franco Litrico|Just for Kennedy

Franco Litrico
Just for Kennedy

Vêtements

Maison Franco Litrico, the historical bespoke house in Rome, and the fashion designer Fabio Quaranta, winner of Who is On Next? Uomo collaborated together for an exhibition of high-class sartorial craftsmanship.

A Tailor-made Guidebook – Rome

A Tailor-made Guidebook – Rome

Vêtements

A Tailor-made Guidebook – Rome traces the cartography of a microcosm of fashion, targeted at men who want to feel special by sporting unique or bespoke garments and accessories, thus enabling them to rediscover the taste of choice and personal expression, the excitement of waiting for an item and the marvel at seeing it completed and, last but not least, the beauty inherent in the tradition of crafting. 239 places in town where a man can order custom-made garments and accessories.

Maison méditerranéenne des métiers de la mode

Maison méditerranéenne des métiers de la mode

Vêtements

In 1988, Maryline Bellieud-Vigouroux created the Institut Mode Méditerranée, which will be renamed Maison Méditerranéenne des Métiers de la Mode (MMMM) in 2010. It brings to light and supports young fashion designers based in the Mediterranean area and helps them to become entrepreneurs.