Excellence in the world of silk: Made in Como
Lake Como inspires the creation of unique and exclusive silk accessories
Como and its lake are famous all over the world for the beauty of its landscapes that have always attracted important people. But what not everyone knows is that this beautiful region is home to a very important industrial business for global luxury brands: the silk district.
The Como silk district covers 70% of European silk production and is one of the trendsetters for the fashion and luxury world. As you can discover by visiting the Silk Museum, the history of silk processing in the Como area dates back to the 15th century, when Ludovico Maria Sforza, known as "il Moro", planted mulberry trees in his fields, the only food for silkworms (you can learn more about silk and its connection with Lake Como by reading this article in our Journal Aquadulza).
In the nineteenth century, with the advent of the industrial revolution and the first spinning mills, silk became an organized economic sector and Como's silk workers gained international fame. Based on small and medium-sized companies, with a strong focus on quality and innovation, the textile industry remains the driving activity in Como's economy today. Aquadulza Experience's silk fashion products are the natural result of this creative process.
The beauty of the Lario and the creativity of its craftsmen
Lake Como is becoming more and more famous thanks to the beauty of its territory. In the last decade its prestige has been growing: lake, mountains, art, picturesque views, good food and good weather are some of the reasons why visitors from all over the world decide to visit the "Lario".
Even a simple winter sunset, helped by the colors and shades generated by the reflections of the sun in the calm waters of the Lake, can create a unique emotion and feeling to be immortalized in a silk accessory. For example, walking on the tops of the mountains surrounding the Lario you can see from a different perspective all the beauty of the area and be inspired to create new ideas always original.
These unique beauties are the daily source of inspiration for numerous artisans and textile designers who create excellence recognized by the entire fashion world.
It is no secret that the major labels of the luxury fashion world come to Como to choose new designs for their collections or to be inspired by agencies with experience in the industry for several generations. Even in the world of international trade fairs, brands from the Como district are always among the most visited, especially when it comes to new trends in silk prints.
Manufacturing 100% Made in Como
It is therefore this perfect mix of creativity and craftsmanship in the textile sector and the unique beauty of the Lario landscapes that best defines the concept of Made in Como.
The strength of the network of local entrepreneurs who have insisted on promoting this Como excellence in the world, has allowed them to withstand the various cyclical periods of crisis and to remain one of the points of reference for fashion and silk creations in particular.
Aquadulza represents at its best the link between these two excellences of the Como territory such as silk and tourism. In addition, the production and manufacturing of Aquadulza’s luxury silk accessories takes place 100% in the district of Como, thus ensuring the customer to be able to buy a product truly Made in Como.
The possibility to give prominence and value to the local and entrepreneurial network that for centuries has made the excellence of Como silk stand out, is our reason of pride and incentive to represent it at its best in the world.