5. Oktober 2018
This book presents 28 historic Italian tailors, including Donnadio, Musella Dembech, Liverano & Liverano, Sartoria Napoletana, Rubinacci and Attolini, Caraceni, Ciardi and Pirozzi crossing the whole of Italy from north to south in search of the creators who have shaped the world-famous Italian style
Italian tailoring has a long tradition of excellence. Tailored clothes, especially for men, are considered veritable works of art, embodying the secrets and history of the city in which they are made. Bespoke garments and shoes are the product of painstaking measurements which are then transformed into perfect objects. Supreme examples of elegance and taste, even the slightest details are given tremendous care and attention, resulting in a unique, immediately recognizable style.
Opening Image: The Master tailor Antonio Panico at work in his atelier in Naples, using tailor’s white chalk to draw directly onto the fabric. Next: The Master tailor Giovanni Barberis Organista shows an old male fashion illustration from his private collection; Detail of fabric swatches stored in the Vitale Barberis Canonico samples room; Detail of a Pulcinella tailor in the atelier of Sartoria Ciardi in Naples; Cover.
SARTORIA ITALIANA – A GLIMPSE INTO THE WORLD OF ITALIAN TAILORING
Published by Skira Editore