Rubinacci & the Story of Neapolitan Tailoring by Nick Foulkes
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Written by style maven, historian, journalist and cigar aficionado, Nick Foulkes, this monograph has a historical appeal that transcends its ostensible tailoring theme. It is a document of the Naples of the late 19th and early 20th centuries, as well as of a fascinating family. The Rubinacci family has changed through the generations, yet their passion for creating timeless, beautiful clothing remains undimmed. This has been privately printed to the highest standards and the edition is limited to 1000 copies, it is a beautiful and fascinating book.
The story of Rubinacci Napoli dates back to the early 19th Century, when Mariano Rubinacci began trading silk with the far east. In the 1930s Gennaro Rubinacci, a renowned ‘arbiter elegantarum’ of Neapolitan style, opened The London House. Establishing Rubinacci as a luxury tailor to the rich and famous. These days, under the guidance of Mariano Sr’s great-grandson Mariano and his son Luca, Rubinacci remains the pinnacle of Neapolitan elegance and style.
- Limited to 1000 copies