From its conception, over 170 years ago, Holland & Sherry has continued to supply prestigious tailors and luxury brands with the finest cloth. In 1836 Stephen George Holland & Frederick Sherry began the business as woollen merchants at 10 Old Bond Street, London ....
In 1842, Jules Dormeuil created a family business that would soon become world leader in supplying luxury fine cloths. For 170 years, The House of Dormeuil has developed timeless and iconic fabrics that have cemented the Company’s reputation across all five continents.
Wool is the fundamental material of a classic garment, particularly in men’s clothing. The elegance of the fabric originates in the quality of the raw materials which Vitale Barberis Canonico selects from the sources. The finest merino wool comes from the grasslands of Australia and New Zealand.
Originally from Trivero (a textile district in north Italy), the Loro Piana family started as merchants of wool fabrics at the beginning of the nineteenth century. In the second half of the century the family moved its activity to Valsesia and founded the Lanificio Fratelli Lora e Compagnia, followed by Lanificio di Quarona di Zignone & C. at the beginning of the 20th century.