Roberto Collina company started as a family business in 1953, in Crevalcore, a manufacturing area near Bologna where the headquarters - a company-loft characterized by the atmosphere of a big country-house – is still situated. Addressed since the beginning to high-end stores, Roberto Collina brand distinguishes itself for the fine selection of quality materials and the use of luxury yarns – from mohair to cashmere, from alpaca to angora, from camel to super lightmerinos, from silk to ice cotton-, always respecting its hand-crafted origins and exploring from season to season the latest fashion trends.The cleaner the brand style is, the more sophisticated the manufacturing is: “behind every single item there is a long research story” states Roberto Collina: “we take care of every single production process in our company – from the material selection to the creation of the collections and we carefully oversee the production chain and the work of our satellite laboratories. The unceasing research work takes place all over the world, in New York and Los Angeles flea vintage markets as well as in Tokyo coolest stores and everywhere there is a garment able to convey emotions. Our aim is to create a product which is contemporary and at the same time keen on the design also gleaning from our archive. Present in France, Belgium, Holland and Germany- “the first and most receptive among the foreign markets” - Roberto Collina brand has recorded a growing interest, over the years, in Asian countries suchas Japan and South Korea: a success guaranteed by the combination of cutting-edge technologies and the most artisan techniques, which strengthens the international profile of the brand including it among the most exclusive and well known Made in Italy knitwear brands.
Roberto Collina srl
via G. Morandi, 256
40014 Crevalcore (BO),
P : +39 051 68 04 211 email@example.com
Fashion shows & sales campaign
Florence men's F-W 19 / 20
from Tuesday January 08 2019 to Friday January 11 2019
Pitti Immagine Uomo 95°
v.le F. Strozzi 1
, Italy Sala Delle Nazioni
Italian excellence is brought out to its best when itcarefully blends tradition and innovation. These values have always been at thecore of roberto collina, a knitwearcompany founded at the beginning of the 50’s thanks to the ingeniousinspiration of its founder, Adelmo Collina, and his wife, Livia Setti. Thecompany started off its bulk of activities with the production of children’sknitwear for third parties, for foreign markets such as France, Germany and theUnited States.In the 70’s, their son Roberto stepped in and starteddeveloping his parents’ ideas, successfully merging the creative soul of thebusiness with a productive and technological one. There was a turning point in1983, when Roberto consolidated the brand and the company and gave it more ofan international standing, also through collaborations with brands such asPrada, Burberry,Cerruti 1881, Paul Smith, Gerard Darel, and Golden Goose; and by startingpartnerships across the main European markets, such as Germany, the Netherlandsand France.Based inCrevalcore (near Bologna), the factory manufactures 150,000 items per year,only using the best luxury yarns such as cashmere, silk, cammello, alpaca,angora, super-kid mohair, merino extra-fine and super-geelong, sourced mainlyin Italy.With aconstantly growing turnover of which 40% manufactured in Italy and 60% abroad,the knitwear company has as a primary objective the consolidation of itspresence internationally, in countries such as Japan, which is the main market,followed by Germany and France, also thanks to a strong network of clients suchas Antonia and Excelsior in Milan; Isetan, American Ragand Tomorrowland in Japan; Bon Marche, L’Eclaireur and Victoire in Paris; Ron Herman and DIANE T in theUSA ; and MURKUDIS in Berlin.