Contradictions enhance opposite innovative solutions in knits

With knits we can move seamlessly between superfine, smooth and fluid qualities to coarse, strong, stiff effects, providing contradictory solutions as to fibers’ blends, yarn construction, finishing processes. This represents a revolutionary approach to garment design, combining the elegance, comfort and functionality with new shapes and extreme volumes, opening to sporty market segments, as well…

The kingdom of the cardigan

Often associated with comfortable homewear and bordering on the banal, the cardigan is enjoying a comeback. Fringed and oversize at Ports 1961, chunky and honeycomb at Brunello Cucinelli, technical at Miu Miu, and optical with geometric buttons at Missoni. Fasteners come in an eclectic variety of styles: plastic appliqués at Christopher Kane or lacing at…

Diversity & inclusion and organizational wellbeing

There is growing attention from social partners, legislators and the production system to the issue of organizational well-being within companies as a strategic factor for growth, productivity and sustainability. It’s no easy, indeed, to talk about economic and environmental sustainability without serious upstream reflection on the social dimension of sustainability and the responsibility that companies…

It’s all about knit!

A knit no longer and not just to cuddle, warm up, protect, but that loves to play the leading role in all the occasions. In order not to go unnoticed, to celebrate festive occasions, it chooses hybrid yarns with sidereal gleams. Torcitura di Domaso – Art. Glamour Nm 23000 78% VI-12% METAL FIBRE-10% PA Filmar…

Precious details

The dialogue between knitwear and details is growing increasingly narrow and at times surreal. Next winter’s proposals range from maxi disc sequins from Altuzarra to crystal logos from Burberry. From maxi chains and ruff-effect appliqués by Ermanno Scervino and Ports 1961 to cartoonish padding by Loewe, through soft architecture by Sunnei. From texture contrasts to…

Knitting Love

The race against the energy emergency that after a very hot summer, an equally cold winter forecasts, runs on the thread of wool. For this reason, we think about taking precautions with a simple solution. Let’s go back to hand-knitting which has been rediscovered during the pandemic, from hobby to therapeutic practice for its relaxing…