Vitale Barberis Canonico is a legendary Italian wool manufacturer, whose history dates back to as early as 1663. For more than three hundred years, the company has passed a long way from… Well, unlike its numerous present day competitors, this Italian brand started bold. At least, what we know from historical documents, is that by the second part of the 17 th century, Ajmo Barbera possessed unique dyeing techniques besides just a wool mill. Their secret was passed down from father to son for centuries.
Today, Vitale Barberis Canonico is famous for not only its glorious history, but also for its approach to doing business. The company stays very concious about being green, and makes wonders in reduction of an environmental footprint.
However, first of all, Vitale Barberis Canonico produces incredible worsted wool fabrics of the best Australian merino sheep breeds. Their superior quality can be proven by the fact the company has established the Wool Excellence Club, where the most passionate and self-dedicated wool growers regularly become the nominees of the Wool Excellence Award for meeting the company’s extremely high standards of quality. Not surprisingly, solid, chequered or striped, wool fabrics by this Italian brand are the prime choice for the first class jackets and trousers.