Tag: made in italy

Anian Modern Melton: Sustainable Wool Redesigned

Anian Modern Melton: Sustainable Wool Redesigned

Designed out of a desire to redefine sustainable clothing and inspired by Canada’s great outdoors, Anian Modern Melton turns old wool products into durable, versatile clothing. Founder and designer Paul Long wanted to create awareness around the wasteful textile industry. Long is a lover of the […]

Folio.YVR Issue #3: Creations in Silver: Visiting the Stefano Ricci Atelier

Folio.YVR Issue #3: Creations in Silver: Visiting the Stefano Ricci Atelier

No matter how many of the stately Stefano Ricci boutiques around the world you may visit on your travels, it is a given that upon entering, your breath will be taken away by the signature floral arrangements. Situated first and foremost, each opulent display of […]

Folio.YVR Issue #3: Stefania Volpi: The Creative Genius Behind AltaModa Italia

Folio.YVR Issue #3: Stefania Volpi: The Creative Genius Behind AltaModa Italia

AltaModa Italia is defined by the glamorous, luxurious, and wonderfully eclectic pieces created in Southern Italy by expert artisan craftspersons at the behest of founders Stefani and Riccardo Volpi. Since 1998, the couple’s irreverent vision has melded fashion and design to create unmistakable items which […]

Folio.YVR Issue #2: Angelo Caroli is Italy’s King of Vintage

Folio.YVR Issue #2: Angelo Caroli is Italy’s King of Vintage

Everyone in business has to start somewhere. For a teenage Angelo Caroli in the mid-1970s, it was offering styling advice on a local radio station which led selling secondhand American denim and military jackets at a hawkers market in the centre of his hometown. The […]

Folio.YVR Issue #2: Loewe ‘Baskets’ Exhibition at Salon del Mobile.Milan Captivates

Folio.YVR Issue #2: Loewe ‘Baskets’ Exhibition at Salon del Mobile.Milan Captivates

The stone-lined streets of the Quadrilatero d’Oro jostled with rushes of people – all trying to get by those stopping to smoke a cigarette or chat, others in the street dodging scooters and pedicabs. Each in search of the next ‘must-visit’ location as dictated in […]

Folio.YVR Issue #2: Christopher Bates | Confident Canadian

Folio.YVR Issue #2: Christopher Bates | Confident Canadian

It all started with a ‘kiss on a collar’ that solidified the name ‘Christopher Bates’ into the Canadian consciousness. This cheeky design catapulted Bates from novice to expert and launched a business that consistently delivers sophisticated yet edgy men’s wear in the highest quality Italian […]