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Fall/Winter Wools

Kiton has a great selection of fabrics up on their site as part of their made-to-measure program for Fall/Winter (the blue herringbone is probably my favorite of the bunch). They just recently acquired a mill from Carlo Barbera as well.

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A Look Inside Kiton and Turbull & Asser

Simon Crompton has been writing some wonderful pieces lately – first is an article for Rake about the people behind Kiton, and another one on the inner workings of Turnbull & Asser’s custom shirt program.

The Rake: Inside the world of Kiton

Kiton is unique, an anomaly. It is a family. While many European companies can claim that, with Kiton it is pervasive. From the history, to the management, to the obsessive business model that maintains control over everything.

Factory visit: Turnbull & Asser shirts

When a new customer’s measurements arrive at the Gloucester factory they are entered into CAD (computer-aided design) system. David Gale’s team at Bury Street in London sends in old-fashioned paper patterns. New York sends measurements by email. There isn’t much advantage to either, but those from America certainly get to Gloucester quicker (particularly given Britain’s striking postal service)…

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Kiton Fabrics

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From kiton.it.

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