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Velvet Blazer

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Provenance
Composition
100% Cotton
Fabric found in
TUSCANY, ITALY
Garment made in
TUSCANY, ITALY
Roll size
18 Metres
No. of units made
8
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Fabric composition
100% Cotton
Fabric story

We found these very special rolls in the storage room of one of our Italian factories. These are the remnants of the end of a season. The fashion calendar and changing colour trends often mean that certain colours are not necessarily relevant from one season to the next, especially at the very high end of fashion. Since this velvet is of such high quality, we decided to transform the roll into another modern classic.

Garment care

We all have a little bit of a tomboy in us, and so do some of our favourite style icons. In that spirit, we modelled this design after two of menswear’s most versatile jackets, the blazer and sport coat. This blazer has a straight, menswear-inspired cut with a fitted shoulder…so it looks like you stole it from your boyfriend, but it actually complements your body.

Of course women wearing menswear is nothing new. Coco Chanel was one of the first to embrace androgynous style in the twenties, dismissing feminine silhouettes in favour of boxier, more masculine cuts. Over the next two decades, Hollywood stars like Marlene Dietrich, Katharine Hepburn and Audrey Hepburn were seen regularly sporting suits and bow ties in popular films and off the screen. Yves Saint Laurent took this to new heights with his ‘Le Smoking’ tuxedo suit, his alternative to the little black dress. He summed it up best himself, ‘For women, the tuxedo is an indispensable outfit, which they feel comfortable with, so they can be who they are. This is style, not fashion. Fads come and go, style is forever.’

Our Producers

  • Made in Italy

  • Local, family-run factory (2nd generation)

  • Located within 150 km of the fabric source

  • Produce for mid and high-end brands

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