Como and its lake are famous all over the world for the beauty of the landscape that has always attracted aristocrat characters. But what not everyone knows is that this beautiful land is home to a very important industrial business for global luxury brands: the silk district.
The silk district of Como covers 70% of European silk production and is one of the trendsetter for the world of fashion and luxury. As you could discover while visiting the Silk Museum, the history of silk processing in the Como area dates back to the fifteenth century, when Ludovico Maria Sforza, called "il Moro", planted mulberry trees in his fields, the only nourishment of the silkworm.
In the nineteenth century, with the advent of the industrial revolution and the first spinning mills, silk became an organized economic sector and the Como silk workers gained international fame all over the world. Built on small and medium companies, with a high focus on quality and innovation, the silk and textile industry remains the driving business in today Como's economy. The Aquadulza Experience silk fashion products are the natural result of this creative process.
In addition to that, Como lake is getting more and more famous thanks to the beauty of its unique territory. In the last decade, the prestige of Como lake has been booming. Lake, mountains, arts, picturesque view, good food & beautiful weather are some of the reasons why visitors from all over the world decide to visit the "Lario region".
Therefore the perfect mix of creativity and craftsmanship in the textile industry and the unique beauties of the Lario landscapes are the true representation of the Made in Como.