Jersey yarns: The Spring / Summer 2019 of Tollegno 1900
Natural raw materials, hand-made craftsmanship, the centrality of “know how”, attention to tradition and, at the same time, innovation: the Spring / Summer 2019 collection of Tollegno 1900 is a manifestation of all the tenants the company has valued since its establishment. The result of focused research and with an eye towards protecting the environment, the collection from Tollegno 1900 will be presented at Filo (27/28 September – Palazzo delle Stelline, Milan, stand B9) – showcasing a “single” collection destined for the “jersey-addicted” perfect to interpret fashion that works for the runways and everyday life.
To define the three collections “Performance #24hourworkandleisure”, “Classic” and “Luxury” is the “L” (lightness) factor which, apart from being a seasonal requirement, becomes a creative turnkey. This is confirmed by the company’s iconic yarns – for all: “Harmony” and “New Royal”, also featured in the topwash version, “Vicky” and “Charme” in different finishes. Also newer qualities such as “Corvette”, “Montreal”, “Phantom” and “Pagoda”, which, thanks to their intrinsic characteristics (thermal insulation power, maximum elasticity, high absorption power, lightness and softness), quickly gained market interest. Extra Fine Merino and Ultrafine merino, pure and in blends (silk, viscose and cashmere, but also tencel, polyamide and polyacrylic for the most durable yarn) designed to be a feather weight of the utmost comfort. New Cashmere (“Luxury” collection) has a rich hand feel that still feels weightless on contact with the skin.
“Wellbeing, intended as a ‘goal for superior quality’,” explains Tollegno 1900, remains the inspiration of the Spring / Summer 2019 collection”, a celebration of a multisensory wellness idea that can create a sense of satisfaction that goes beyond the touch. For example, the color trends evocative of the environment and nature, become a symbol and a representation of the strong elements of our planet (water, air, earth).
The Color of the “Earth”
The 25 shades in the “Trends” line is articulated by a love for the energy that animates the planet – wide range of blue and brown variants, as well as sand and earth tones, with some glamorous openness entrusted to powder pinks and pastel yellows. The 180 nuances of the ‘Colours’ general color card are a testimony to the continuity offered by Tollegno 190, whereby type of yarn and color choices fully represent the indissoluble bond between “man and nature”.
A sustainable company, a traceable product
Sustainability and traceability are two key words for Tollegno 1900 and not just today as confirmed by a series of interventions for the benefit of the territory where it works.
Specifically, the purifier handles 2,300 cubic meters of water every day, which returns “Class A” also to the local community; through the electricity produced by photovoltaic panels and from its own hydroelectric power plant, the company comes to production from alternative sources of about 1200kWh.
The raw material used can be traced and certified throughout the production chain thanks to the collaboration with Tenuta Beaufront in Tasmania; the plants have obtained the main certifications, such as UNI ISO 9001/2015 for quality; GB 18 401 for the export of yarns in the Republic of China; the Health and Safety Association sponsored by the Ministry of Health, compliance with REACH legislation on the use of chemical products in addition to AWI (Australian Wool Innovation) certification.