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Pitti Uomo: The new Fashion Trends for 2016

Pitti Uomo participants

THAT’S PITTI COLOR! The theme proposed by Pitti Uomo for its June 2015 exhibition is color in all its aspects. Bright hues are flaunted across an array of styles, from the classic and always stylish garments to more edgy models such as ‘Unconventional’, ‘My Factory’ and ‘The Latest Fashion Buzz’ as curated in the pavilions. […]

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La Via della Lana 2015 | Archivio Work in Progress


On this edition of “La via della Lana”, the oldest architectural part of the wool factory is going to collect—in a section opened for the very first time—unpublished materials belonging to the company’s historical archive, undergo restoration, and provide accounts of its history using audio-visual commentaries. A work in progress, the archive will systemize all […]

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Our wool, as seen at womenswear fashion weeks

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In our last post we gave an overview of the collections that European fashion designers conjured out of Lanificio Paoletti’s fabrics for next Fall/Winter 2015-16’s menswear. As the Paris Fashion Week winds up, let’s take a look at some of the collections starring our wool on the womenswear catwalks — this time going beyond Europe […]

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Menswear fabrics: From Follina to Europe

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…by way of talented fashion designers As events presenting Fall/Winter 2015–16 menswear collections are winding down, let’s take a look at some of the styles shaping our wool fabrics on the runways of Europe…London, Milan and Paris. Patterns The overall impression is that patterned fabrics are everywhere, taking over entire outfits in a profusion of […]

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Paloma: a story that starts with a name…

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In the last post, we told you about the amazing discovery of samples by the Spanish designer Paloma who worked at Lanificio Paoletti in the late 1930s. Studying his samples and others found in our company’s historic archive was the jumping off point for a workshop project for students of the fashion design courses at […]

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After the story of the military cloth, here’s another story from Lanificio Paoletti’s history, which — as is often the case — also came out of the memory of people long part of our company. This story is still shrouded in mystery, based on just a few clues. But, nonetheless, it has already resulted in […]

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textile fair

These have been pretty hectic months for our business. First there were the trade fairs, and then some important events with customers in Asia, and it all had us running hither and thither between airports, big cities and railway stations. Now that we’re finally back in Follina, what have we taken home with us? First […]

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Story of military uniform


We have a lot of stories to tell here at Lanificio Paoletti, and many of those stories are stored in the oral memories of our elders. Every so often one of them opens up their box of memories and harks back to that one time that… That’s how many of these stories end up coming […]

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