investments and innovation,
the company is the undisputed
trendsetter in his sector.
Since its foundation in 1876 in Albino (Bergamo), Cotonificio Albini, leader in the production of shirting fabrics, has always been a family company. Today, after 133 years of activity, it is run by the fifth generation represented by Silvio, Fabio, Andrea and Stefano Albini. Thanks to creativity, research investments and innovation, the company is the undisputed trendsetter in his sector. Cotonificio Albini uses the best raw materials in the world to realize its shirting fabrics. The careful choice of the yarn, the use of modern looms, the application of sophisticated controls during the complete manufacturing, from the dyeing of the yarn until the finishing, guarantee the highest quality.
production of cotton shirting fabrics
woven exclusively with long staple
In 1796 Sir Thomas Mason, one of the leading figures in the English textile industry, begins to produce fabrics in the Lancashire, seizing the opportunities of a sector underdeveloped at that time. The company specialized in the production of cotton shirting fabrics woven exclusively with long staple two-fold cotton. In a short time Thomas Mason becomes a reference point for elegance. As a supplier for the shirtmakers of Jermyn Street, near the Royal House, the brand soon gets acknowledgement in London, the world capital for shirt. In 1992 the Albini family seizes the occasion of acquiring the English brands Thomas Mason and David & John Anderson. Today the company is the ultimate guardian of their rich heritage, in an archive of 700 volumes, that bundle textile designs of an incomparable value.
of being Italian in all corners
of the world.
From 1919 Testa S.p.A. based in Romentino, represents a cultural base in the production of textiles for quality shirts, a company dedicated to knowledge and respect to tradition as a witness to excellence and innovation. Testa belief is “Made in Italy”. An horizontal approach toward male and female shirts, with a very wide offer that starts from classic and formal reaching prints and luxury sportswear and jacquards. Further more Testa has developed a new Three-Ply textile (120/3), a special fabric with an extra resistance toward abrasion which guarantees an extra comfort and easy ironing. The wide selection of fabrics are the results of a style department which represents an international reference for the market, able to reach the best actors in the fashion business.
and service: these are the ingredients
for a special alchemy that we have
been able to create.
Canclini story begins more than eighty years ago, in 1925, in the Como silk area. The experience gained in the processing of that noble fiber is an heritage of great value that supports an innovative and distinctive approach to cotton, an approach made of a thoughtful research and a careful selection of more and more thin yarns. Today, thanks to the passion for work and technology, we are able to govern the entire production cycle of our fabrics, designed and produced with the utmost attention to detail. Style, product, quality, dialogue and service: these are the ingredients for a special alchemy that we have been able to create in order to achieve collection to please even the most demanding customers. A family company deeply rooted in its tradition, but at the same time projected into the future to develop fabrics more and more refined, trendy and of high quality.
an atmosphere, a value attracting
customers and ensuring their loyalty.
At the beginning of the 20th Century, Bruno, Evaristo and Venerio Monti promoted the early industrialization of the hemp and cotton hand-weaving process, mixing customs, techniques and textiles with an ancient tradition wisely handed down from one generation to another. Consumption patterns changed, techniques and tools evolved, distribution strategies changed, and above all the power of brands became more and more important over time. The Monti company was set up: industrial textiles manufacturing. Not merely a logo, rather an atmosphere, a value attracting customers and ensuring their loyalty.
in London in 1875 thanks to the vision
of Arthur Lasenby Liberty.
A tradition of printed fabrics born in London in 1875 thanks to the vision of Arthur Lasenby Liberty. His themes of abstract and florals patterns, represent the maximum expression in terms of shapes and colors, along with high quality popeline fabrics. These precious textiles have been choosen among the latest collections and thanks to Xacus craftmanship we deliver to you real collectible shirts.