In 2009 Dirk Nienaber and his wife Melanie founded the label Marlino. Their aim was to create jackets in a relaxed style, which stand for a new look of casual fashion classics for both trend-setting women and men. The Munich couple has highest demands concerning the look and comfort of a jacket. Therefore they’re worldwide in search of new exciting trends, materials and manufacturing techniques. Carefully selected fabrics are combined with luxurious leather, fur and knit. Increased emphasis is placed on special dying techniques and surface treatment to perfekt the character of Marlino. The collection plays with an intriguing mixture of different textures; there are funky canvas-parkas with furlining, two-in-one downjackets and anoraks in contrasting fabrics, sporty blazers in velvet or knit and noble shearling coats and furjackets.The collection is sold exclusively in upscale fashion boutiques and leading fashion houses in Norway, Sweden, Netherland, Switzerland, Germany, Austria, Russia and the U.S.