December 28, 2011

Do you need a Calendar ?

The appointment with our Calendar sock is becoming a tradition. The end of the year is approaching and we are …

December 21, 2011

Embroidery

We have our special 216 needles machines capable to produce styles with little embroidered or micro-fancies designs. These machines are …

December 13, 2011

Socks’ flowers

Maybe due to climate changes, our socks’ flowers arrived earlier this year..

December 6, 2011

Ironing process

Another important step of production is the ironing process. There currently are two ways of ironing : the old style, …

November 30, 2011

The socks’ sheep

Sometime we must also have a little fun.. This was our “mascotte” for Pitti some years ago. After the show …

November 22, 2011

Super 140’s wool

We already indicated the composition is not the only factor influencing the quality of the sock. For example the indication …

November 15, 2011

Working on new Winter 2012 2013 collection

Yes, we already selected the new Winter 2012 yarns and we started working on the new Winter 2012 2013 collection. …

November 9, 2011

The legendary “linking machine”

We already posted some weeks ago about the famous “hand linked sock”. We told you about the process of the …

November 2, 2011

The “Cuff”

On our over the calf sock, we have 5 cm average lenght of elastic (spandex) and 12 cm of “cuff”. The …

October 24, 2011

Warehouse

We are proud of our warehouse with 120 different kind of yarns available. Cotton, wool, linen, silk, alpaca, camel, cashmere, …

October 18, 2011

Factory

Yes, this is our factory. Why it is surprising ? Because 90% of the socks brands on the market are …

October 12, 2011

Cashmere and Silk

For most of the people appreciating our socks, our 70% cashmere 30% silk item it is our best luxury style. It …

October 5, 2011

Cashmere

Our best sellers luxury styles for the coming season are our cashmere and cashmere/silk models. For the ones not familiar …

September 28, 2011

Holding the sock to the leg

It is not just a matter of having elastic on the top. To have a good fitting it is important …

September 20, 2011

Fitting

Why having a sock made up on a 240 needles machine it is a better option compared to a lower …

September 14, 2011

Going to the Mountains

Still 30 C° in Italy, but heavy winter socks are ready to leave destination all around the world. For this …

September 7, 2011

It is a sock or a slipper ?

Few years ago we had the idea to produce a gadget for the customers visiting us during the Pitti Uomo show …

September 2, 2011

Socks’ book

No tales or poems in our books, but only some nice pieces of fabrics.. The Company has “only” 41 years …

August 26, 2011

Winter trends

Unfortunately Summer is almost gone and shops’ windows are already full of Winter items. I can tell our best sellers …

August 17, 2011

Ribbed or flat knit ?

It is not just a matter of look. If you are buying an 100% cotton or an 100% wool sock, …

July 26, 2011

Jacquard

There are some styles can be grouped under one denomination. Jacquard for example indicate all the styles made on the …

July 15, 2011

The old good socks

Beginning of last Century socks were still made on flat linear machines. There were two kind of problems : the first …

July 9, 2011

Needles and gauge

We already had a post about the importance of the number of the machine needles in order to have a …

July 2, 2011

Hot Summer = no socks

Some people is going around with no socks during Summer. Of course mine is a “self-sponsoring” suggestion, but I can …

June 24, 2011

Have you ever seen a socks machine ?

Most of people think socks machines are similar to knitwear machines, but it’s not actually true. Socks machines have the …

June 7, 2011

Where people buy socks

It seems the favourite place where buying socks it is the department store. The high quality underwear shops quite disappeared …

May 27, 2011

Monsieur Magazine

Monsieur magazine for us is the best style magazine in Italy. They are always nice to us and writing often …

May 21, 2011

100% natural versus nylon blends

100% natural fibers for comfort, cotton/nylon blends for durability. In a few words this is the main issue. The fitting, …

May 14, 2011

Over the calf or short ?

Our grandfathers in Italy were used to say “short socks are for kids only”. It seems this is something working …

May 5, 2011

Hand linked toe…what does it mean ??

On all top quality hosiery, people find the label “hand linked toe”, but 90% of the consumers don’t have an idea …

April 29, 2011

Little secret

Maybe not everybody knows…we are the only ones closing the pair of socks with an hand made little colored thread. …

April 21, 2011

Linen

Easter is arriving and weather is nice here in Italy. Nothing better than 100% linen sock for Spring. Linen was …

April 12, 2011

Cotton yarn

In our opinion the best quality of cotton is still the Egyptian one. The reason is because the staple of …

April 7, 2011

Quality socks

Not everybody really knows what is making a quality sock a quality sock. First of all, of course, the yarn …

April 2, 2011

Argyle

Argyle is coming back very fashion. Old classic argyle is still the best one, but the one with just overcheque …

March 26, 2011

Colours !

Up 20 Celsius means Spring. Why don’t wear colourful socks ? Until few years ago black and navy were the …

March 15, 2011

Spring silk

Ladies’ overknee in our 100% organzino silk (organzino is the best quality of silk) has been really successful during last …

March 11, 2011

Art that fits

Some seasons ago my brother had the idea to embroider on our socks some words from the “Divina Commedia” of …

March 9, 2011

socks’ sizes

Unfortunately there isn’t a standard  sock size – shoe size conversion, so it comes everytime to a little trouble when …

March 9, 2011

A blog about the socks’ world

Since socks are our world, we are starting a space on the web where we updated our friends about what’s …