Style January 2021
The Rake Tailored Garments: VBC Cloth Focus
Heritage and community go hand in hand. It is why we were delighted to use cloth from Vitale Barberis Canonico, a 357-year-old business, on a selection of The Rake Tailored Garments.
Craft December 2020
A WOVEN TRACK RECORD
How does Francesco Barberis Canonico, scion of the eponymous family clothmaker, keep a 357-year-old business creatively fresh? Heritage, he says, is a reference point, not a dogma.
Craft September 2020
Vitale Barberis Canonico: A New Collection for Men Of The Cloth
Presented at the latest Milano Unica, the Italian mill’s new AW 2021/2022 collection is based on the best raw materials from South America
Craft February 2018
Vitale Barberis Canonico: Fabric of the Universe
Every time wool fabrics seem to achieve perfection, they creep even further into softer, more luxuriant, more tailor-friendly realms. The Rake visited Vitale Barberis Canonico in Biella, Northern Italy, to find out how.
News January 2018
The Rake x Vitale Barberis Canonico at Pitti Uomo 93
Some of the most renowned names in menswear converged in Florence for the launch of The Rake and Vitale Barberis Canonico’s new capsule collection.
Craft October 2017
The Innovative Fabrics Shaping Menswear
High-twist, high-performance and high-tech: the latest innovations in fabric are designed to accommodate the modern consumer’s demands without compromising on style.
Style September 2017
Vitale Barberis Canonico: A Sartorial Collaboration
The oldest family-run fabric mill in the world, Vitale Barberis Canonico produces the finest fabrics money can buy, as Karl-Edwin Guerre discovered when collaborating with three maestros of tailoring.
Craft July 2017
Milano Unica AW18 Textile Fair Report
The Rake visits Milano Unica, the annual trade fair that showcases some of the most prestigious fabric mills in menswear from Vitale Barberis Canonico to Fox Brothers.