December 31, 2012

Socks to wear for the end of the year’s Party ?

We already posted about our 100% organzino silk socks. Now it’s time to use them ! If you will wear …

December 19, 2012

Merry Christmas

And now it’s almost time to stop for a while and think about the important things of life.

December 12, 2012

The “soft hand” of cashmere

Cashmere yarn is today well know for its peculiarity : softness, warmth, comfort. But there is cashmere and cashmere, as …

December 5, 2012

Finally Winter Time

Finally cold arrived and now it’s time for some heavy socks. Most of our machines are finest gauges (216-240-260 needles), …

November 28, 2012

Mr Mario – part II

– follow previous post ..after working in a couple of different Companies, Mario finally found a job in a socks’ …

November 21, 2012

Mr. Mario…Once upon a time..

Bresciani is Bresciani because of Mr. Mario Bresciani. Will not bore you with his CV, as you can find it …

November 14, 2012

Washing and testing department

As indicated some time ago, the quality of the yarn it is fundamental for a quality sock. Of course all …

November 9, 2012

Memorabilia

Sometime the history of a Company is also made by the people who worn his products. We were lucky to have several …

October 30, 2012

Esquire Big Black Book Winter Issue

Communication is more and more important. It is vital for small Companies like ours to keep their consumers updated about latest …

October 23, 2012

Spring 2013 : Colours and Colours

Socks’ trend for Spring 2013 is still colour. Bright colours, sometime in bold design, but mostly old style revisited. You …

October 8, 2012

Bergamo

The place where we are living influence for sure our work. Centuries of history can’t  not having a part on …

October 2, 2012

Cones of yarn

After 22 years in this business, still I’m wondering when thinking about how 120.000 meters of yarn can be in …

September 20, 2012

Sancta Sanctorum

All factories have a pulsing heart. Beside of the production department, ours is located in the room where we store …

September 12, 2012

Hard work

Running a textile Company it is not only style and shows. There is the hard work of a lot of …

September 5, 2012

The past is always coming back

As already mentioned in some previous post, fashion is always a kind of circle and design are returning years later. …

August 29, 2012

Summer is coming to an end

Welcome back. Company reopening after Summer break and we are in the middle of Winter orders deliveries to our retailers …

August 1, 2012

Time for holidays

As every year, factory is closing for 3 weeks in August. Time for holiday and time to do some work …

July 27, 2012

Old good times

When Mario Bresciani founded the Bresciani Company, we were at the beginning of the ’70. Was the time of the …

July 20, 2012

Experiments on printed socks

The design on the sock it is usually made up by the machine. Can be a jacquard (two tones of …

July 11, 2012

Making up colour cards

Being part of the business means we have to arrange collections to show to the retailers selling our socks, in …

July 4, 2012

Shorter than short ?

When it is very hot, people is sometime wearing what we are used to call “ghost” socks. It is not …

June 23, 2012

Pitti Spring 2013

Pitti Entrance Pitti closed his gates yesterday. As usual we are now posting some picture and report about the show. …

June 12, 2012

Pitti Uomo next week

We are attending Pitti Uomo in Florence since the beginning of the ’80. It was and still it is the …

June 4, 2012

Probably the oldest socks’ machine “alive”

It is called “Wildt” and it’s born more or less in the 1930. The cones with the yarn are still …

May 30, 2012

“Evergreen” styles

There are some designs in our permanent collection since 1970. We can call them “evergreen”, as they are the oldest …

May 16, 2012

Hemp

Not only cotton and linen, but the Spring natural fibers of Bresciani included Hemp too.Peculiarity of the fiber is the …

May 10, 2012

Something for the ladies : overknee

Bresciani is not a men’s brand only, we love our female fans too. That’s why we have a ladies’ collection. …

May 3, 2012

Garters

Until the ’60, socks were made on flat knitting machines and without elastic on the top. The only way to …

April 24, 2012

Cotton

I suppose not everybody really knows how it looks the raw cotton. Attached you can find a couple of pictures …

April 17, 2012

A wall of socks

We are collectors of our own socks colour cards. To make our walls little happier during this raining Spring, we …

April 11, 2012

Vicuna

I suppose not everybody heard about Vicuna. The Vicuna is an animal living on the mountains in South America, having one …

April 4, 2012

Working on Spring 2013 collection

Already time to start working on new yarns and styles for Spring 2013. The beginning it is always a caos, …

March 23, 2012

Where to find Bresciani socks

The distribution of our brand is becoming wider every season. You can find a list of shops carrying our collection …

March 12, 2012

100% Silk

Silk is the best yarn to keep the body’s temperature. As everybody knows, silk is coming form the silk worm …

March 2, 2012

Vanisee

This is a special kind of style, a mix between a jacquard and and embroidered pattern. It is very difficult …

February 23, 2012

Where everything starts

Several times we discussed about how fundamental it is the yarn selected for production when talking about the quality of …

February 17, 2012

Good luck

We all need good luck for this 2012. We want to give our little help and we presented these “good …

February 10, 2012

Information for the final consumers

Since mostly of the time our hosiery is sized, it is very important the final consumers select the right size …

February 1, 2012

Production department

Having a well organized and clean production department it is the base for a quality product. We moved in the …

January 27, 2012

MRKet New York show January 2012

MRKet show was held last week end in NY. We had a good one. The Italian section of the trade …

January 26, 2012

Made In

Discussions about “Made in” are going on more and more on the web. We can certify our production is made …

January 16, 2012

Pitti January 2012

As promised we will post some comments and pictures about Pitti held in Florence last week. Main Entrance Gate It …

January 4, 2012

Tricks : how to discover it is hand linked or not

As we discussed some months ago, one of the main issue about quality socks it is the linking, as the …