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There is nothing like the feeling of wearing clothing that fits perfectly, knowing the garments are unique. With our help, you can experience artisan tailoring.

If you’re the kind of man who knows exactly what he wants, chances are most off-the-rack suits make you hate shopping. While a jacket may fit on the chest, it's often either too big or too tight on the waist. If a shirt fits around the neck, it’s either too big or too tight around the rest of the body. And, if the pants fit around the waist, they may be too long or too baggy around thighs and knees. Chances are you won’t find what you’re looking for because off-the-rack clothing is mass produced; finding a perfect is impossible and finding your favorite style is yet a another challenge.

A suit is the most elegant clothing you can wear. And you look your best in a suit; but not in any suit. It has to fit your shape, as well as your size and in a style that suits you; and it has to be the right suit for the right occasion, the season the climate and the time of the day; it also has to be the right color and the right fabric. That's a bespoke suit, handmade by a Bespoke Tailor.

" The Art of Italian Bespoke Tailoring "

Italian Dressing- The value of fine Italian menswear is intrinsically linked to its top design firms & the top Millers in the Region. Centuries after the cultured men of Rome hung up their paludamenta, or robes, after their last toga party, Italian menswear has boldly marched into the modern clothing forum. Thanks to a heritage that dates back to the mid-1800s, savvy men are able to enjoy the sartorial splendour of Italian menswear design. It's easy to appreciate the generations of dedicated families that are responsible for producing the world's finest wines, cigars, cars and coffee, but we tend to take the traditions of Italian tailoring for granted. The Roman suit wasn't built in a day! Neither was the Neapolitan. The godfathers of Italian tailored men's fashion are a unique and intriguing breed. These trusted old-school tailors can be somewhat egocentric, even downright stubborn. Yet their enigmatic work habits are the key to their mastery of the trade. The world has been left with a great shortage of these talented artisans; the few who remain form an exclusive group that takes great pride in the meticulous handwork required to create a fine garment. Like their counterparts on Savile Row, Italian tailors cut and sew every lapel, pocket, and sleeve and collar completely by hand. "A good suit is like a good cigar," "You have to make sure it is rolled properly. You can call a cigar a cigar, but unless it's truly by hand, it's not a real cigar." The same goes for clothing, Salvatore says. "You've got to keep the fibre alive." What Salvatore is referring to is the way in which a cutter rolls the individual pieces of a garment together before it is sent for 25 hours of tailoring. The rolling technique, as well as the art of measuring, cutting, basting, sewing, fitting and finishing, takes many years for a tailor to learn.

Master Tailor, Salvatore Di Francisca

Master Tailor, Salvatore Di FranciscaMaster Tailor, Salvatore Di Francisca

"The only man who behaved sensibly was my tailor; he took my measurement anew every time he saw me, while all the rest went on with their old measurements and expected them to fit me.
- George Bernard Shaw

Salvatore Di Francisca is an extraordinary craftsman. His trade is as mystifying and secretive as the magicians' guild and, like the art of magic; the manner in which this maestro creates his work cannot possibly be conveyed by textbooks. The history behind Italian designer suits dates back prior to the unification of Italy, in 1861. In 1850, when the Savoy dynasty still ruled the town of Cagliari, in Sardegna, Italy's first tailoring atelier, Castangia, opened shop. This marked a new era in the sartorial personality of Italian menswear, and the word sarto--Italian for tailor--entered the language of world fashion comparatively matte-finished cloth, while the cloth made by Italian mills generally has a little more sheen.

As history has shown, the world's great design houses do not survive by resting on their laurels or living off last season's success. Following in the footsteps of the Italian entrepreneurs of the early twentieth century, who learned from the bespoke tailors of London and added flourishes that were uniquely theirs, today's Italian tailors have continued this tradition. Taking the best from America's preppy look of the 1950s, Italy is reinventing modern style. Modern style should reflect a "global look," one that acknowledges a contemporary touch without looking like a high-fashion statement.
With dress-down Fridays and casual-dress mandates increasingly becoming the mode, the next sartorial advances remain a mystery. "The future of menswear will be characterized by a great attention, not to the trademark, but mostly to the quality of the product," says Salvatore, who's passionate about his product and creates a truly pleasurable experience.

Assistant Tailor Christofer Kaprelian

Assistant Tailor Christofer KaprelianAssistant Tailor Christofer Kaprelian

Christofer has been in the sartorial business from a young age and learnt the fundamentals of his trade from the renowned Italian tailoring genius Mr. Antonio Papparella. Outside Italy, Christofer has learnt and worked with famous French, British and Irish tailors. This has enabled him to have a more comprehensive outlook of his craft and increased his passion for bespoke tailoring.

Over the years Christofer have been stylist and tailor to many important client from Shanghai to Caracas. In collaboration with his mentor Mr. Antonio Papparella, he has tailored garments for Hollywood stars, such as Pierce Brosnan and Anne Hathaway among other VIPs such as the current President of Paraguay.