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 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 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 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 …

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 13, 2011

Socks’ flowers

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

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. …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 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 …