We source directly from the top mills in Italy to bring our clients the best available cloth each season.
Vitale Barberis Canonico is the largest and oldest mill in Italy, founded in 1663 and located in Biella. With a 350-year heritage of knowledge in textiles and a leader in the most modern weaving techniques, VBC provides our best value in suiting.
The Zegna Wool Mill founded in 1910, has been run by four generations of the Zegna family, merging science with nature and craftsmanship with technology. The complete production process is carried out by Zegna – from raw material sourcing to finishing to provide collections that offer excellent performance in the modern world.
The Loro Piana name instantly signifies outstanding quality for those who have been inspired by their fabrics. Founded in the 1800s, Loro Piana leaves no stone unturned in sourcing the best raw materials in the world to produce the best fabrics. They've gone as far as to develop exclusive relationships for cotton, wool, cashmere and even vicuna. Joining the LVMH group in 2013, the company cemented its status as the fabric supplier for those looking to experience the most luxurious collections produced in the world.
Solbiati specializes in the production of more casual cottons and linens. Founded in 1874 in Busto Arsizio, Italy, the company quickly became known as the leader in linen textiles. Realizing that specializing in this niche, Solbiati grew by innovating the linen flax fiber using different weaving and finishing techniques. We've found their cottons to be equally impressive and present them as a luxury cloth for those wanting the best-draping cotton suit.
The broadest collection of shirting fabrics available from Italy can be totally encompassed by Albini's offerings. Whether you look for business formal fabrics with subtle woven textures or if you want casual shirts with personality and modern fashion, Albini offers shirting for every moment of every day. Founded in 1876 in Albino, Italy, the Albini family still owns the company of their namesake, ensuring the highest quality from the raw cotton fibers to the finished product using cutting edge technology with a distinct Italian flair of style.
Although currently Italian-owned, Thomas Mason still retains its distinct British identity in its shirting collection. Known for bold shirt fabrics and colors with personality that balances against the typically somber British suits, these shirts also offer top-tier quality using the best cottons available. We also like them for formal shirting for tuxedos.