Shirt (white)

Luigi Borrelli

Established 1957

Founded in 1957 by Luigi Borrelli, Luigi Borrelli is an Italian menswear brand from Naples, Italy, mostly known for its luxurious shirts. It all started back in 1928 when Luigi’s mother Anna inaugurated a small workshop reserved for a restricted number of connoisseurs. In 1957 the shirt making shop was handed down from mother to son. A Luigi Borrelli should be in the wardrobe of every sophisticated connoisseur – one of them being the King of Italy Victor Emmanuel III, who gave Luigi Borrelli the title ‘Supplier of the Royal House of Savoy’ by registering the company as supplier No. 16.

The key to Luigi Borrelli’s success is his painstakingly attention to detail. Only using the best materials, a classic Borrelli shirt is made by hand according to the Neapolitan tradition and can be recognized by the following eight characteristics:

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© Luigi Borrelli, Naples, Italy

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