The origins and philosophy of 1949 Tarnava

Pioneers of shirt production stand out immediately thanks to highly specialized staff and the use of quality materials. The company was founded in 1949 as a Tarnava SA trading company in Sighisoara. The occupation of departure, the packaging of clothing on behalf of prestigious companies, Italian, French, German and Danish, is accompanied by a production line dedicated to tailored shirts. The values ​​of the brand mix with the art of “know-how”. The making of a shirt, its fit, require precise timing. First you need to understand the customer’s needs exactly, allowing him to describe his favorite item. History & Style The 1949 Tarnava brand reproduces the magic by exploiting the choice of fabrics. The variety of models and solutions that experience will transform into the ideal shirt. Each garment is entirely made at our headquarters where the tailoring experience is combined with the most modern cutting and packaging technologies. The result is a product that has the flavor of the past but fits perfectly with the taste and use of the Present. But however, with a careful and lucid gaze towards the Future. The shirt has been an essential element of the man’s wardrobe since ancient times. Above all, as […]

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March 9, 2020 by Raffaella Manetta Brands 0

The expression of art is shaped by fashion

Representing fashion in all its beauty becomes the mission of the Opera 01 brand. Art, beauty, manufacturing quality are the mantras of the designer Riccardo Bassoli. Over time, fashion evolves but always maintains the foundations that allow Made in Italy to differentiate itself in the world. Italian fashion, that represented by the Opera 01 brand is an introspective vision of the designer, an expression of pure art. Riccardo Bassoli, through his creations wants to convey authenticity, quality and arouse emotions to all those who will wear his clothes. An art form that comes from the wise study of materials, which shapes to make them works of art. Famous inspirations that mix with fashion Strongly inspired by Coco Chanel’s famous quote “we have to live what we wear”, Riccardo translates this statement by the designer into his creations. Hence the desire and curiosity to insert a stylistic code in his line giving the name to his brand of Opera 01. The choice of brand naming is dictated by the need for the REBIRTH of this concept. The stylist wants to create works of art that are tailored and unique in their kind. Innovative ideas, refined design, nuances in line with one’s […]

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February 15, 2020 by Modern Press Video 0

TOUTOUSE by Gold knit since 1955

Toutouse is an Italian knitwear brand launched in 1972 by Flavio and Maria Santolin, who set up Gold Knit fashion company in 1955. On a business trip to New York City Flavio and Maria were impressed with the city’s dynamism and innovativeness. Back home, they thus decided to launch a new brand that could join fine yarns and Italian meticulous craftmanship with an modern, appealing style. Now, as then, Toutouse creates high-quality original knitwear pieces grasping the most innovative trends in the international fashion world.

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February 10, 2020 by Modern Press Brands, Spring Summer 0

PHT PROTOTHIPIA, details in workmanship!

PHT PROTHOTIPIA is an entirely Italian project. From the designs and fabrics to the production and processing, they are carefully by managed by the designer Elisa. Once again the visceral importance of detail is underlined. A detail of exclusively handmade workmanship that makes each piece unique and unrepeatable and that gives it the true character of Italianness so dear and heartfelt to her.

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February 1, 2020 by Modern Press Brands, Spring Summer 0

MY SUNDAY MORNING Interview with Virginie Guarisco

Describe your perfect Sun day morning ? In family, waking up with the sun light and the song of the birds in Avalon Sydney, catching up with some friends with kids for an healthy substancial and delicious brunch at the Beach House café. What inspires you – visual and mentally ? Traveling has always and will always be a great source of inspiration. My favorites spots of inspiration are Los Angeles and Sydney in Australia. The way of thinking, the easy Life Style, the boho-chic and healthy attitude makes me feel relaxed and enlightened. We fly there in family once every season before starting creating a new collection. My creations are essen- tially based on vintage pieces, and a few photos… What do people get when buying clothes from your new label? They will be sharing the strong values that I’d like to speak for… Integrity, authenticity, family, love, freedom, beauty, positive way of thinking, and a lot more! 😉 How did you get the idea for this new label ? On a Sunday Morning brunching with some of my girlfriends in Paris. I wanted to start a new cycle of creation, and it was the perfect day and atmosphere to […]

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June 18, 2019 by Modern Press Spring Summer 0

Valentina Poltronieri inspired by far greatest passion for fashion

she attended a three-years course in Fashion Design at the prestigious Marangoni Institute in Milan, where she started settling in the industry, expressing her interest and becoming a pattern maker. Her creation process is constantly inspired by far greatest passion: travel, architecture (especially the Rationalism, Catalan Modernism and Art Nouveau movements), contemporary art, cinema and theatre. In February 2017, her big dream finally came true. She founded her namesake, label, working very hard on her first official collection, Spring-Summer 2018, that will be shown to the Italian Press on the 24th of October in Milan. He worked for a manufacturing company in Vigevano carrying out the work of stylist for the internal line of the company “Scarlet” and which follows the production details.In addition to the preparation and development of the Spring / Summer and Fall / Winter collections, Valentina tries to win over the public by making fashion contests (Fashion Talent Lab; Italian Fashion Talent Awards; Premio Moda Città dei Sassi; Taomoda) and tries to become a part of the Italian and international fashion system thanks to the usual appointment of Camera Giovani Fashion Designer, in May at the beautiful Francesco Cilea Theatre of Reggio Calabria.Now Valentina is more […]

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BARTOLOTTA & MARTORANA romantic couture

Young Italian brand Bartolotta & Martorana proposes a new vision, romantic garments with a touch of neoclassical combined with technological materials and craftsmanship. Despite their young age, the designers have already been in the spotlight. Winners of numerous fashion contests, the Sicilian Simone Bartolotta and Salvatore Martorana are the symbols of the new generation of Italian designers that promise to make their way in the fashion world. Admirers of dramatic, theatrical style of Alexander McQueen, they create exciting garments proving both originality and creativity, but above all with a strong message. Bartolotta & Martorana is a fresh and modern brand. Their dresses are like self-portraits. In perfect balance between dreams and concreteness, between ideal and real. On the other hand, for these two young talents, both graduates of the Academy of Fine Arts and with already important experience such as being tailors at the Teatro Massimo of Palermo and the theater of La Scala in Milan.  To them, fashion is the art of communication. This is why their creations escape deliberately to the tide of trends that for a single season all flood, then withdraw quietly leaving the memory behind. Bartolotta & Martorana creates garments that can capture the spirit of […]

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DABRA LONDON – fashion forward statement pieces

DABRA LONDON is a designer label is known for its fashion forward- looking statement pieces which boldly bridge the line between the classic and the directional. The London based British brand is most definitely not for the shy and retiring but for the woman who likes to make an entrance and command her environment before she even speaks. Specializing in head turning dresses, sharp tailoring and outerwear, the label traverses from the use of soft and fluid silhouettes to the architectural cuts played out in vibrant and unusual palettes. The key to the labels success has been its ability to comfortably unite the contradictory elements of history, place and era with the opposing forces of modernity and the progressive. Dabra is where  London edge meets the refined and where the classic meets the streets. The brand’s director Patrick Dabra, an alumni of The London College of Fashion, University of Arts, received some national press attention  very early on in the label’s life, including being hailed as ‘one of Britain’s Hottest designers’, by the Daily Mirror and a listing in The Independent’s ‘Emerging Talent’ column. Deciding to take a more alternative route to most fashion designers, he moved to China and […]

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STRATOM – menswear from Paris

STRATOM Paris a new and cool menswear brand, needless to stay, based in the capital of France. The brand combines contemporary menswear with edgy street wear offering not only an extended ready to wear line but also accessories and shoes. The Fall Winter 2018/2019 collection offers a variety of pieces from oversized winter coats to fur lined puffas, bomber jackets and parkas. The tops and shirts collection offers from military prints and tartan to minimal black and white basics. The sweatshirts are adorned with metal chains and will sure to keep you warm. The pants collection ranges from ripped denim to  more classic cuts. The knitwear, perfect for the colder weather is also a mixture of deconstructed items in classic and pop colors form red an black to colorful greys. All STRATOM Paris items have an edgy and contemporary finish thanks to the accessories used, from oversized zippers and metal chains and straps to fabric cut-outs. The STRATOM man has a cool, edgy personality who is not afraid to show off their avant-garde style, by wearing items that definitely stand out from the crowd. If you’re looking to spice up your look and you’re at the beginning, just start by […]

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Change your PERSPECTIVE

A stylish contemporary brand with refined materials and high quality manufacturing, this Turkish brand called PERSPECTIVE has got it all. They produce classic pieces with a twist. Their collections include modern day wear  as well as shoes and accessories like belts, bags or hair pieces. The  PERSPECTIVE brand is among the leaders of it’s competitors because of it’s high quality organizational structure formed in world standards. This leading organization stands out because they offer various ready to wear items combined in line with the modern woman’s need, may it be for business life, cocktail parties, specific events and invitations, holidays or just leisure. Their wide variety of clothing offers a great selection for the independent woman. A company that is open to change, PERSPECTIVE expresses their aim to for creativity in parallel with self-refreshment, all the components needed for a modern wardrobe. While the spring summer collection brings bright colors and flower prints mixed with nautical elements, the Fall winter collection considers darker tones and undertones of khaki, bordeaux and navy. \the silhouettes of each collections are refined and elegant. These beautiful look book images show very well the pieces of the collection and  take you to the world of […]

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