behind the scenes

Woodblock printing

Woodblock printing

One thing has always been clear in our vision: to ground our work in the appreciation of traditional practices like handloom weaving and embroideries, while creating simple geometries in the designs.
Open for business

Open for business

Our team in India is keeping safe and we have had to maneuver around the impacts of this pandemic and the unprecedented effects, and we hope we will be sharing some new ideas soon.
Behind art, myth and food

Behind art, myth and food

I lived in Rome for about 5 years. It’s still one of my favorite cities. As I always tell my foreign friends, I find it extremely inspiring to wander from place to place in the streets of Rome; through its history, art, myths and of course it's good food.
Bargains at the beach

Bargains at the beach

Sitting on the beach, I watch my son amazed by the endless bargain opportunities you are offered here in Puglia, an ordinary day in 35 degrees hot. Luxury brands being sold at bargain prices. He thinks it’s great. I’m explaining ...
Yes, you can

Yes, you can

People ask me if you can really wear cashmere in summer. Yes, you can.High-quality cashmere can also be processed into a delicate summer yarn, and becoming a stylish beach sarong or a fashionable headscarf or a practical evening shawl.

How it started

How it started

It was only after leaving India to move to South Africa, that I started daydreaming about a venture in India, a business venture, a fashion venture, a life venture. On August 2013 I was chatting to an old friend and told her “Questo business s’ha da fare” - This has to work!
Outside your box

Outside your box

“If you do what you’ve always done, you‘ll be where you’ve always been”
Fashion by Chance

Fashion by Chance

"Since centuries, India textile production was and continues to be a very important inspiration of its fashion trends. India has a worldwide reputation for much of the finest kind of cloth woven and Indian manufacturers have developed sophisticated methods of creating cotton fabrics into light breathable textiles with vibrant long-lasting dyes, enabling dazzling colours and striking motifs, which were all washable."

Bespoke inspiration

Bespoke inspiration

During a “Made to Measure day” in selected boutiques around the world, Cesare Attolini style ambassadors invite their customers to a very personal fitting experience. Only on appointment.

I was at Gabucci store in Stockholm during one of these events, officially representing my husband but also taking the chance to learn and discover the Neapolitan fabrics and styles. Over an Italian Aperitivo, customers are presented with the latest fabric lookbooks before being invited to the fitting session.

When summer leads to a moodboard inspiration

When summer leads to a moodboard inspiration

As I’m back working on the final details of the web shop, I can’t wait to share those images and ideas with Ritesh, my creative Director, and see how to get our creative juices flowing.
AW18 photo shoot: another day in Delhi

AW18 photo shoot: another day in Delhi

Last week, Ritesh and Alessia were busy with the photo shoot for our Autumn-Winter campaign; models and crew gathered at 6am at the location we chose: Mohali Archaeological Park, an archeological area adjacent to Qutub Minar. The park encloses a series of tombs, palaces, step-wells and ruins spanning the Sultanate, Mughal and British periods.
Spring in the air

Spring in the air

So, this is a thank you to my fabulous team and an invite to you to check the spring collection images, which I hope will send positive vibes from the Indian and Italian gang.The launch today would have been impossible without social media and technology, but mainly without our deux ex machina Alessia, the key player in the team.