Craftsmanship and know-how , tradition and research, past and future. These are the fundamentals that magically intertwine in the style that characterizes the Maglificio GP, where each item is something of precious and unparalleled. A style that has conquered the big brands of fashion, but also intrigue the emerging fashion designer. The factory based in Valmorea with her unmistakable charm, from three ten is in the wise hands of the sisters Anna and Sissi, the third generation of the Pugnetti family, in 2016 the factory reached the 70° anniversary. An important anniversary, that celebrate the success of this entrepreneurial story, founded in 1946, just after the second world war, thanks to grandfather Gino Pugnetti, and to be continued with dad Piero and mom Olga. “We are from always at the service of our customers: we work to transform their creativity into exclusive items – explains Anna Pugnetti –We have a high target. But those who turn to us know that he can count on a know-how that is unmatched. Yes because in 70 years of experience in the branch, an archive with more than 5 thousand sketches, 1.500 thematic books from worldwide, and hundreds of machining point and solutions, are to all effects an added value. “ Sometimes the clients know what they want, but other times is our style department helps them to shape their fantasies. The result is a factory that achieved extraordinary results with the oldest handlooms, that still operating in all respects, both with the technological ones of the latest generation, and a highly qualified staff, to get to the quality control of the finished product.
“ We develop products aimed at a niche market”, add Sissi Pugnetti. Everything without forget the inter process of prototypes , an excellence that facilitates the choices of designers who require the research also on the detail. Many brands over the years have included knitwear in their collections, but does not have the know-how. That’s the why they call us: we have experience, skills and tools to run any yarn, making any design or sketch, and any processing points”. Soft cashmere, wool warm, shining silk, fresh cotton, linen and viscose, allow to Maglificio GP to create prototypes, samples and production of garments and accessories destined to conquer runways and prestigious journals. “ We are happy to share the success of our customers, even if our name does not appear. Is the product itself that becoming sought it gives us visibility and qualifies us internationally. With a market which is divided among Italy, Germany, England, Switzerland and Usa the factory based in Valmorea, near the city of Como with its beautiful lake, is now looking to improve its identity like a company 100% made in Italy, with the certification of the entire production chain. The aim is also to develop a fashion model and an ethically sustainable business – conclude the sisters – and in this regard we would like to make ours a Gandhi’s admonition:
“ Be the change you want to see in the world.”