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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.
Her range features a selection of some 10 items of men’s clothing, all highly original and of contemporary design, including t-shirts, trousers and outerwear which can be customized (with a choice of fabrics and colours), reconstructed to suit individual requirements and delivered after just one day. Among the accessories, worth particular note are her irregularly shaped patchwork scarves, available in a number of different sizes.
Abito is featured in A Tailor-made Guidebook – Rome.
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.
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.
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.
In order to promote the know-how and characteristics of the tapestry from Aubusson, the county town of the French region of Creuse, Made in Town conducted a series of three documentary videos at the request of the International City of the Tapestry and Woven art, in partnership with l’Institut français de la mode and with the support of the Fondation d’entreprise Hermès.