A Snip of the Scissors
Portrait of Gaetano Aloisio
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.
Aged just 22, he won the Golden Scissors, a prestigious award given by the Accademia Nazionale dei Sartori which, each year, is awarded to the artisan tailor who best expresses style, ability, creative flair and the formal severity of bespoke tailoring. Though his workshop is Rome-based, his customers are scattered throughout the world: Japanese, American, Arabs and Europeans who demand the utmost in tailoring and who often expect Aloiso to travel in order to reach them wherever they find themselves in the world.
Gaetano Aloisio 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.
The following artist is Andreas Trobollowitsch, he is Austrian and converts or manufactures tools for himself, which will be used for his sound performances.
Under the title "Complément d’objets", Made in Town is exploring the field of design through the work of designers, architects, craftsmen, artists and furniture manufacturers, and focusing on the most distinctive features of designing, handcrafting or industrially manufacturing objects, furniture and accessories. The first edition highlights the work of wood and the various approaches that go along with it.
In order to promote the know-how and the characteristics of La Rochère glass factory, located in Passavant-la-Rochère in the French department of Haute-Saône, Made in Town conducted a series of six video interviews of French and European designers, who have integrated the know-how of the glass factory into their creations. Each in their own way, they mastered glass.