Bespoke A. Caraceni Light-Blue Linen Trousers - 40​/​50R
Bespoke A. Caraceni Light-Blue Linen Trousers - 40​​/​​50R

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Augusto Caraceni (A. Caraceni for short) is one of the very best bespoke tailor in the world. The Milanese branch of the famous Caraceni family​,​ it is the embodiment of Italian bespoke tradition to this day. The story of the Caraceni begins with Domenico Caraceni. Domenico was the son and grand-son of tailors in the Abbruzo region of Italy. Domenico learnt with his father Tommaso and his brothers Galliano and Augusto​,​ notably by disassembling Savile Row sportcoats and suits (some suggested Henry Poole) to know how English tailors constructed garments. In 1913​,​ Domenico left his village to open his first atelier in Rome. His suits were a blend of Savile Row structured shoulders​,​ and the comfort and lightness of Italian tradition. His brothers join in him in the 1920's to help. In 1926 he moves to Via Boncompagni​,​ followed by new stores in Milan​,​ Paris (92 Avenue d'Iena)​,​ and shortly in Naples. Domenico and his brother build a good clientele​,​ made of celebrities such as Edward VIII (later Duker of Windsor)​,​ Douglas Fairbanks​,​ Josephine Baker for a famous tailcoat​,​ and a young Gianni Agnelli. In 1940​,​ as WW2 breaks out​,​ the Paris shop is closed and later on Domenico dies at the age of 60. After the war​,​ in 1946​,​ his brothers decides to manage one atelier each: Augusto will go to Milan​,​ while Galliano will stay in Rome. A Caraceni is born. Located at 16 Via Fatebenefratelli​,​ it will become the biggest of the two. First limited to Italian nobility​,​ Augusto's suits would later in the 1950's be created for rich and famous people as well. In 1972​,​ his son Mario succeeds Augusto as the head-cutter​,​ while keeping the name A. Caraceni. Mario would become an extraordinary cutter​,​ receiving numerous prizes and expanding the legend of the Caraceni name. Some of his clients include fashion designers Karl Lagerfeld​,​ Calvin Klein and Ralph Lauren​,​ CEO's Gianni Agnelli and Luca di Montezemolo​,​ and countless other celebrities and politicians. After 26 years as the head of the atelier​,​ Mario retired. His daughter Rita Maria and her husband Carlo Andreacchio continue to perpetuate the tradition​,​ along with their son Massimiliano. Mario sadly passed away in 2021 at the age of 95. A. Caraceni suits can be defined in two words: beautiful and comfortable. They feature a nice pagoda shoulder​,​ a high but deep armhole​,​ a wide lapel with an "olive leaf" shape (designed originally by Domenico) with a good belly​,​ and pleated trousers for comfort. The lining is always in silk​,​ and the sleeve lining is usually white with green stripes. One of their unique feature is their "transformable" double breasted suit. It can be buttoned both as a 6 on 2 or a 6 on 1​,​ depending on your mood and the aesthetic you prefer. I propose a beautiful A. Caraceni light-blue linen trousers. Unlined (including the sleeves)​,​ It is the perfect choice for a summer outfit​,​ and can be worn with a nice pair of loafers. It is double-pleated​,​ with a high-waist​,​ roomy cut​,​ and side adjusters. As always with A. Caraceni​,​​​​​ it is fully handmade. The conditions is good​,​ slightly frayed around the waist. Made in 2001​​​,​​​ it belonged to the owner of a big cashmere maker based in Paris. The trousers are best fitted for a 40UK​​​​​/​​​​​​50FR size. Here are the measurements: Waist for trousers: 43cm (with 8cm of fabric to let out) Length from inseam: 75cm Length total: 107cm (with 6cm of fabric to let out) Legs width: 21cm (with 5cm of fabric to widen it) Trouser Cuffs: 5cm Quality similar to the following bespoke houses: - In France: Camps de Luca​​​​​,​​​​​ Cifonelli​​​​​​,​​​​​​ Francesco Smalto​​​​​​,​​​​​​ Claude Rousseau​​​​​​,​​​​​​ Arnys​​​​​​,​​​​​​ Max Evzeline​,​ Lanvin Mesure​​​​​​,​​​​​​ Urban​​​​​​,​​​​​​ Opelka​​​​​​,​​​​​​ Kenjiro Suzuki - In Italy: Caraceni (Domenico or Ferdinando)​​​​​​,​​​​​​ Rubinacci​​​​​​,​​​​​​ Dalcuore​​​​​​,​​​​​​ Panico​​​​​ - In England: Anderson & Sheppard​​​​​​,​​​​​​ Henry Poole​​​​​​,​​​​​​ Huntsman & Sons​​​​​​,​​​​​​ Nutters of Savile Row​​​​​​,​​​​​​ Chittleborough & Morgan​​​​​​,​​​​​​ Richard Anderson​​​​​​,​​​​​​ Meyer & Mortimer

Features

UK size: 40

Condition: Good

Fabrication: Bespoke

Patterns: Plain

Length: Regular

Construction: Canvassed

Colour: Blue

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