Lanificio Luigi Colombo is the world’s top producer of cashmere and high quality fibres. Knowledge of raw materials, high technology and experience in traditional craftsmanship are the distinctive elements of a philosophy built on values that create culture and culture that creates quality. It’s the simple story of a difficult job. It is a vocation that has been handed down for generations, generations who dedicated their life to the pursuit of excellence.
Lanificio Luigi Colombo was named after its founder, Luigi. A highly charismatic artist and explorer, he focused his attention on the niche sector of precious fibres from the very beginning. The 70's brought the most recent Colombo generation into the company: Roberto, the creative mind, innovator and marketing expert, and Giancarlo, the company’s Marco Polo, dedicated to the research of raw materials, and production manager. It is the testimony of people who love high quality fibres as a passion and a lifestyle.
The entire Lanificio Luigi Colombo production process takes place in the two historic Italian facilities of Borgosesia and Ghemme: from the meticulous selection of fibres to their transformation into yarns and fabrics right to the finished product. Each single phase takes place within a vertical structure under the close supervision of the Colombo Family to guarantee the highest possible degree of quality. Decades of family history, work and passion that has already been transmitted to the next generation who is learning the secrets of doing, the values of truth and the humility of knowing that you have to learn in order to be the future.
The success of Lanificio Luigi Colombo is founded on research and the attentive selection of the most prestigious fibres:
This is the heart of Lanificio Luigi Colombo. A think tank of ideas, where unique fabrics with revolutionary characteristics overtake traditional concepts.The art of manufacturing consists in ninety-four production steps and eighteen intermediate controls: a profession that is born form the love of high quality fibres, grows with research and perfects itself with the help of craftsmanship. Quality is also the consequence of a know-how that has matured in decades of experience and that the R&D office never ceases to innovate. Lanificio Luigi Colombo creates fabric collections for the most prestigious names of Italian and International Fashion.
Lanificio Luigi Colombo prêt à porter collections including women's, men's, knitwear and accessories are produced exclusively from the precious fibres and fabrics of the Fabric Division. The attention to detail and and the intrinsic quality of the precious fibres are the cornerstones that make every garment sophisticated and contemporary, an expression of timeless luxury. The company philosophy goes beyond fashion to become the Colombo lifestyle. The pieces of the collections are sold in the most important department stores and specialty stores worldwide as well as in the company’s own points of sale.