The firm has taken control of top fabric maker Tessitura Ubertino, an Italian premium apparel and gentleman’s clothing brand.
According to the terms of the deal, Zegna will buy a majority ownership in Tesitula Ubertino, with two of founder Adaldiso Ubertino’s sons, Alberto and Paolo, holding a 40% stake in administration and creative direction. Accept accountability for both.
With this acquisition, Zegna has significantly strengthened Zegna’s position in the luxury textile market, and Zegna is a historic Italy like Bonot, a 100-year-old fourth-generation Venetian slow-fashion exotic wool producer. Professional producers also dominate.Knitting expert Dondy Tessitura di Novara, famous for its silk weave.
These producers, along with the Group’s fabric subsidiary, Lanificio Zegna, form a one-of-a-kind Italian luxury textile empire dedicated to manufacturing unrivalled quality textiles. Made in Italy, according to Zegna’s press statement.
Tessitura Ubertino specialises in luxury fabrics for women’s wear and is based in Pratrivero, Valdilana, Province of Biella, Italy’s main silk region.
“This new acquisition of Tesitura Ubertino adds a new dimension to our luxury textile division, which is represented by some of the finest companies in Italy, each specializing in its own luxury fabrics. We have always believed that the supply chain of the “Italian fashion industry” is a very important asset. ” Guild Zegna, Group CEO.
Tessitura Ubertino, a boutique weaving mill founded by Adalgiso Ubertino in 1981, has been manufacturing high-quality fabrics for ladies such as tweed and jacquard for almost 30 years. Today, we sell materials to major fashion houses on the Milan and Paris runways.
Tesitura Ubertino’s creative director and co-CEO, Paolo Ubertino, remarked, “The Zegna Group is a world leader in luxury menswear and one of the leading players as a hub for superior textiles. It gives new impulses by sharing the same roots and traditions in the highest quality fabrics. Because of this, it was natural to sign this contract. Pearls, ribbons, sequins, fancy yarns, rich colors, attention to detail: Since its inception in the 1980s, Tessitura Ubertino has been a true laboratory for fabrics. It has evolved. Innovation and creativity are being put into the service of the world’s leading luxury brands and women’s fashion houses, “. Alberto Ubertino made a point.
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