Blog del Lanificio Paoletti
5 February 2016
copper

Appointment with the spring textile trade shows

Lanificio Paoletti presents the new Spring Summer 2017 collection Trade shows play a key role for the business of textile manufacturers. They have a dual function: to serve as a point of reference for entrusting new business relationships and to provide a summary of new fashion trends. Naturally, Lanificio Paoletti cannot miss appointments like these. […]

18 December 2015
A detail of the carding machine

Lanificio Paoletti’s carded wool yarns

How does a fancy yarn take shape? After mixing the wool flocks, the fancy effect that will characterize the yarn is not homogenously blended, the colours that compose the mélange effect can still be distinguished in different blocks. After one day and one night’s rest, the coloured wool fibres, separated and blended, are ready to […]

26 November 2015
First half of 20th century woollen felt

Lanificio Paoletti’ s fancy yarns recipe

How is a colour created? To create each coloured thread, at Lanificio Paoletti wool staple fibres of different colours are intermixed, and all the pigments are carefully selected and blended like in an artist’s studio. This is the secret of this potpourri of different shades that characterizes our mélange wool fibres. The skill of wool […]

2 November 2015
Lanificio Paoletti fabric for Lanvin

Ready-to-wear S/S 2016: fabrics from Lanificio Paoletti on the catwalks for the womenswear collections

Which will be the fabrics of the 2016 ready-to-wear spring summer? Lanificio Paoletti’s summer tweed on the catwalk for the 2016 spring/summer ready-to-wear: rustic bases with sparkling inserts, contrasts between unbleached and synthetic yarns, from maxi motifs to ton-sur-ton micro-weavings. Texture Alber Elbaz breaks the fluidity of the surfaces of Lanvin’s 2016 spring summer/collection with a […]

20 October 2015
New coloured tweed Lanificio Paoletti a/w 2016 collection

Renewal Begins with Tradition: Tweed

Before Follina, Scotland’s famous river Tweed was home to some of the earliest known examples of carded wool, which was used primarily to stuff jackets and coats in preparation for the frigid hunting and fishing seasons. The sporty clothing, that was so monikered after the Scottish river, gave an irregular appearance quite similar to the […]

4 September 2015
Munich Fabric Start 2015

Lanificio Paoletti: Autumn Trade Shows in Munich, Paris, Tokyo and Shanghai

Lanificio Paoletti is operating at full speed! We’ve been rather busy with new trade shows and will be fully engaged with not just Europeans, but the international arena as we prepare our 2016 Autumn/Winter lineup. Here’s a sneak peek at our upcoming agenda. First up is the Munich Fabric Start event, which is taking place in Monaco […]

2 September 2015
patchwork

Exclusive wool fabrics of the Paoletti Wool Mill for Alberta Ferretti and Moschino

PATCHING THINGS UP: American pioneers of the patchwork technique coined it so because they literally took patches of old cloth and sewed them together to make intricate patterns in a single, large fabric. Although patchwork has been practiced since ancient times, America transformed the pastime into a truly organic culture, evolving from the ‘needle and […]

27 August 2015
Intro

The exclusive fabrics of the renowned Wool Mill Paoletti are showcased by Saint Laurent and Vivienne Westwood

Spring/Summer 2016 Menswear during the Paris Fashion Week Spring has passed and Summer’s almost gone, and the season’s constant changing is perfectly embodied in the alternating patterns of stripes. These dialectic characters are a perfect representation of the conflict between the forces of positive and negative, good and evil, night and day, and Summer and […]

7 August 2015
Pitti Uomo participants

Pitti Uomo: The new Fashion Trends for 2016

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. […]

1 July 2015
Vista-panoramica

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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