Jul 25, 2011

Alberto Valentini
Surreal Made-to-Measure

Andrea Spezzigu
Alberto Valentini Surreal Made-to-Measure

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”.

His fabric range includes materials from the 20’s right up to the 50’s and 60’s and are used both for his bespoke suits, based on the Neapolitan school of tailoring, and his ties. His favourite fabrics are highly unusual, such as the organic and recyclable ones, with which he is capable of creating any type of garment. The price of a tie in a vintage, 20’s fabric can cost anywhere up to one thousand euros on account of being unique and unrepeatable.

Alberto Valentini is featured in A Tailor-made Guidebook – Rome.

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Andrea Spezzigu

Andrea Spezzigu

Made in Sassari. He has always been passionate about fashion, he graduated in Law at LUISS University of Rome, where he lives and works, over the years he acquired an expertise in institutional communication. From now on, he is in charge of public relations and event planning, and he is also a consultant for AltaRoma.

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