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Lagori, between tradition and future

A different way of doing business starts with the third-generation management, without sacrificing know-how and quality, and satisfying a boundless market. A new e-commerce website and social network are the opportunities and strategies of Lagori 1944

Gate 23, innovative formula

Instagram for posting images of the collection on the World Wide Web, a showroom in Milan for distribution, lots of style and the strength of a fur company with great experience. Launched by Florence Mode and conceived in collaboration with Laura Strambi, Gate 23 is the example of a new way of making fur

GUSBI: 70 years and automation

2016 is a year of celebrations for GUSBI, a company specialized in the manufacture of polyurethane injection machines

Fur accessories mania!

Quirky fur creations for Anna Molinari’s FW 2016/2017 collection, a renewed sign of the widespread trend of fur accessories in the market

The fashion taste of the Far East

The relevance of the fur product and the fashion (and fur) choices of Asian consumers in an interview with a leading Asian distributor of luxury goods

Marion Chopineau – Fur sculptures

Traditional embroidery techniques rediscovered and reworked in a more contemporary way, combined with techniques coming from different worlds other than fashion, make the French designer a unique case, even in the fur industry. Names such as Jean-Charles de Castelbajac, Jean-Paul Gaultier, Christian Lacroix, Givenchy, as well as Chanel, Carven, Balenciaga and Louis Vuitton wanted to collaborate with her, especially for haute couture creations. Her name is Marion Chopineau. She was born in 1976 and studied textile design at the ENSAAMA Olivier de Serres in Paris. The first project that brought her fame and notoriety was called Her Dress = Hair Dress, a crazy and brilliant idea that used hair as a raw [...]

Symetrie – Attention to Quality

Symetrie has been synonymous with fine furs for 26 years. Founded in 1984, the Symetrie brand produced by the Ace Fur Company is still an important reference point for furs made in Hong Kong. Sold in more than 30 countries and present in some of the world’s most important department stores (such as Lane Crawford), the brand is synonymous with luxury. The collections, which include gloves, scarves, coats and jackets, are designed in only a few items to ensure very high quality standards with the possibility of customising and creating exclusive projects, almost haute couture. Each element is studied down to the smallest detail with handcrafted precision. The creative and [...]

Pajaro – Forty years of passion for fur

Sap Fur, which owns the Pajaro brand, celebrates its anniversary under the aegis of sophisticated style and experimental craftsmanship. A company, that has contributed to making Italian fur great worldwide, celebrated its 40th anniversary on 19 October 2015. The elegant liberty setting of the beautiful “Villa Sette” in Abano Terme, headquarters of Sap Fur, was the perfect place to celebrate the four-decade commitment to making women more desirable and men more elegant. Forty years of Italian craftsmanship and imagination. Vinicio Pajaro is the heart and soul of Sap Fur which was founded in 1975 and which owns the Pajaro brand. To celebrate this important milestone, it transformed the [...]