LONDON — Lockdown hasn’t stopped Gerardo Cavaliere and Margherita Cardelli, the husband-and-wife founders of Giuliva Heritage Collection, from constructing their area of interest, tailoring-led enterprise with new classes.
Last year they added men’s ready-to-wear to the ladies’s tailoring combine, and this month they’re unveiling a full-on equipment assortment for women and men, with traditional shapes and a genteel, retro edge.
The gathering contains luggage, belts, footwear, and gloves created from leather-based and the house interiors materials for which the model is understood. The costs are designer-level, with the baggage retailing for as much as 1,600 euros, and flats starting from 360 euros to 400 euros.
Cardelli mentioned they’d been fascinated with equipment for the previous two years, and patrons had additionally floated the concept. She added that in lockdown, she and her husband lastly discovered the time to design the gathering and kind out the manufacturing, too.
“We didn’t do pre-spring final yr, so we had extra time and house to design a correct assortment. It’s a very completely different strategy from rtw, and it additionally took us time to get the manufacturing proper,” mentioned Cardelli. “We imagine a lot in what we do, and we actually needed to get it proper. We see this assortment as one other manner of training our shoppers in regards to the model.”
The luggage and belts are made in Florence, Italy, whereas the gloves and footwear are finished in Naples.
Cavaliere designed all the buckles and belt attachments, and positively is aware of his stuff: Cavaliere’s origins are in made-to-measure males’s put on along with his enterprise, Sartoria Giuliva.
The supplies — leather-based, herringbone wool, tapestry weaves and conventional dwelling interiors materials — mirror these within the model’s fall 2021 rtw assortment.
The purple and white diamond weave material that seems throughout gadgets akin to gloves, luggage and ballerina flats is unique to Giuliva. The hand-loomed material resembles the one that girls from Italy’s central Abruzzo area use to cowl their tables and beds, in line with Cardelli.
As with the rtw assortment, the equipment are distinctive, not just for their lavish, meaty materials.
The footwear have a Twenties really feel, with their T-straps and almond-shaped toes, whereas the leather-based buckle-front using boots are one thing a dapper Italian aristocrat, or a suspect from “Homicide on the Orient Specific,” might need worn within the early a part of the twentieth century.
Cardelli mentioned the bag shapes are classics, whereas the weekend tote was impressed by Mary Poppins’ bag. She mentioned the couple have been watching the movie on repeat with their two-year-old daughter, and cherished the concept of a roomy, if not bottomless, type that might double as an in a single day bag.
Cardelli mentioned the couple took a sensible strategy to the opposite luggage, too. They’ve created many shapes — shopper, in a single day and briefcase kinds, bucket and tote luggage, which Cardelli mentioned can work collectively whilst a journey set. She mentioned that within the coming seasons, they may launch a small journey capsule set, too.