Photo competition 2017 rules

competition poster COMPETITION RULES   –          The Instagram post (“the photo”) should contain at least one Bonfanti Tessuti fabric or a shirt made with Bonfanti Tessuti fabric –          The fabric or shirt in the photo should be tagged #bonfantitessuti –          The photo must state the city of origin and must be personally sent to Instagram […]

Bonfanti Tessuti: Weaver of Wearable Emotions

Bonfanti Tessuti: Weaver of Wearable Emotions “I like considering myself an artisan who produces emotions to wear.” – Giancarlo Bonfanti Lake Como, a retreat for affluent Italians since Roman time. To shirting enthusiasts it means a bit more: it is the home to two of the most highly regarded luxury shirting mills in Italy: Carlo […]

Roman sculptures and clothes.

I have recently visited the exhibition space for the Musei Capitolini in the former Giovanni Montemartini Thermoelectric Centre in Rome. The building is an extraordinary example of industrial archaeology converted into a museum, began in 1997 with the transfer of hundreds of sculptures to the new location during the restructuring works carried out across much […]