The sophisticated Fabio Gavazzi furs showroom is located inside a prestigious historic building on via Montenapoleone, Milan: one of the most upscale shopping streets in international fashion. Here, enveloped in a suspended in time atmosphere, between original architectural elements and 19th-century frescoes, we display the Fabio Gavazzi collections, welcome customers to place orders, and customize every creation with attention to the smallest detail.
In the 19th century, they used to paint the ceilings of palaces with scenes that could bring good luck to the owners. The frescoes, preserved in our showroom, were executed in the early 1800s for the Gavazzi family, related to the Specks, who owned the Austro-Hungarian postal service and – since the 1600s – the renowned silk industrial complex of Valmadrera, which was considered the “Fiat” of the time for its size and importance.
The frescoes, which have a romantic flavor, depict Enlightenment symbols, typical of the Restoration period in Lombardy.
The ceiling in the first room shows Faith on the left side (woman with the cross), while below is Science (woman with the compass), and in the center is Prudence, who carries “knowledge” (the book) and “good command” (the scepter).
The second painting portrays a “familia” of the Gavazzis’ house, probably the house-owner turning to Truth (“graduate” woman) to symbolize the value of family. In the same scene we can see a Cupid pushing Time away and holding an hourglass and a sickle, as there is no place for him in the family’s Empyrean.
The beating heart of Fabio Gavazzi is the via Montenapoleone showroom, where customers can view and purchase fur coats and accessories and also experience the tailor-made service, which involves them personally in the customization of the item. The showroom staff, which has been cooperating with the Gavazzi family for years, shares the company’s expertise in sartorial furriery with customers, with the purpose of creating perfect pieces, whether it involves the customization of an existing model or the creation of a new one from scratch.
Made-to-measure consists in customizing one of the collection’s patterns by adjusting it to the customer’s needs, with the goal of creating the perfect fur for the wearer. It is a customized service at every stage, from the construction of the paper pattern to the delivery of the final garment. It is characterized by great attention to detail and sartorial excellence. More than just a service, it is an experience that Fabio Gavazzi offers to his customers, working alongside them to create unique items that satisfy their every need.
The Bespoke service is the top of Fabio Gavazzi’s renowned sartorial expertise. It consists in creating a fur garment from scratch based on the customer’s specifications: from the pattern to the cutting, to selecting the colorways, materials and accessories. The creative and production process involves the customer from the ground up, in order to fulfill each individual request. Choosing the bespoke service means treating yourself to the luxury of having a one-of-a-kind fur garment, customized in every detail.
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