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The suit reinterpreted with Italian "gusto"
Sartorial expertise reinterpreted with modern combinations and character are the aspirations of the modern man.
Men’s tailoring is an art form that has its roots in Italy, mostly. Today, this priceless heritage meets the needs and requirements of present-day society
— Brunello Cucinelli, Founder

In the quote above you will find the beauty and uniqueness of men’s tailoring, a craft that is still true to itself despite the everchanging lifestyles. Today it needs to guide 21st century men across the new paradigms of contemporary elegance. One underlying truth stays the same over time: the one garment a man should own is a suit.

In Solomeo – headquarters of the Italian fashion house – the mission is to create a distinctive ageless look for every man’s needs. Traditions and heritage are taken into account to interpret the modern principles of exclusivity and sophistication. For the brand, the suit is the ultimate symbol of effortless elegance and personal style.

Solomeo Suit

‘This look, made up of denims and tailored blazer, is suitable for everybody. If I hid my face and you just saw my clothes, you would have no idea what age I am - I could be 20, I could be 60’ — Brunello Cucinelli.

— Brunello Cucinelli.

As Mr Cucinelli says, his brand’s looks are ageless and their style is suitable for any man, regardless of age. Two suits are never the same though, since the details one chooses confer a a unique personality to the overall look.

The brand's constant search for excellence translates into suits made with natural fabrics, traditional patterns and innovative details. Fabrics like velvet, flannel and pinstripes celebrate the rich history of sartorial tradition. Also, flowing and lightweight fabrics in solid colours are enhanced by warm and natural tones. The character and aesthetics of a suit is the result of the combination of all these elements, whose purpose is to reflect the future owner’s personality.

Even the designer himself has his own version of the suit, reinterpreted with an Italian ‘gusto’– “a fitted one-and-a-half breasted jacket in lightweight cashmere, deconstructed and with typical Italian details like a four-button cuff, two of which undone. The back is also very fitted – I believe a man’s jacket should show the shape of his chest and bottom”.

A tailored suit must enhance the male body for a distinctive and unique personal fit, believes Cucinelli. At Sartoria Solomeo they indeed flank their customers all the way through, from the selection of fabrics and fit down to the smallest detail - essential to complement the style of a suit.

Even the designer himself has his own version of the suit, reinterpreted with an Italian ‘gusto’– “a fitted one-and-a-half breasted jacket in lightweight cashmere, deconstructed and with typical Italian details like a four-button cuff, two of which undone. The back is also very fitted – I believe a man’s jacket should show the shape of his chest and bottom”.

A tailored suit must enhance the male body for a distinctive and unique personal fit, believes Cucinelli. At Sartoria Solomeo they indeed flank their customers all the way through, from the selection of fabrics and fit down to the smallest detail - essential to complement the style of a suit.

The luxury prêt-à-porter fashion house is widely recognised as one of the quintessential cashmere manufacturers in the world today. However, there is much more to the brand than clothes. Brunello has managed to build a sustainable and humanistic company, where the real value comes from respecting the environment.

Sustainability, ethical production and local craftsmanship are just some of the pioneering ways in which Cucinelli is investing in the local community through philanthropy.

Brunello’s vision always includes a combination of art, tradition and humanity. His sense of beauty can be clearly perceived at his headquarters in Solomeo’s medieval castle, as well as in the ethical production and sense of community that lie at the heart of his brand’s values. The combination of tradition and modernity is visible in the brand's creations too, showcasing Italian craftsmanship and savoir faire wrapped in a modern design.

The great dream of my life has always been to work for the moral and economic dignity of mankind.
— Brunello Cucinelli
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