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Behind Our Fabrics

The Vitale Barberis
Canonico Mill

EST. 1663

Finest Fabrics
Finest Fabrics

Region Biella, Italy


Est. 1663

Owned by Family-run, 13th generation

Mill type Wool mill

Fabrics Circular Flannel, Tropical Wool, S110's

Established in 1663, Vitale Barberis Canonico is a true standout among its peers. Their constant regard towards the future has allowed them to evolve with a sense of coherence and style.

As the world's oldest fabric mill that has been family-run for 13 generations, Vitale Barberis Canonico has set itself apart by adapting to changing eras, embracing new trends and instituting new technology while remaining true to themselves and maintaining the attention to quality & detail that has given the “Made in Italy” mark its legendary status.

oldest wool mill
VBC wool
Vitale Barberis Canonico is the oldest wool mill in the world, and it distinguishes itself by marrying the concept of classic with a twist. ”

Francesco Barberis, VBC Creative Director

Finest Fabrics
Finest Fabrics

Timeless Heritage,
Modern Conciousness

Timeless Heritage, Modern Conciousness

For Vitale Barberis Canonico, sustainability is not just a market response, but a true calling that's deeply engrained into this famed Italian mill's culture. A fabric can only be as good as the environment it's sourced and crafted within, that's why VBC has led the way in implementing state-of-the-art water conservation system, waste management and recycling, and gets 100% of its energy from renewable sources. Like an uncompromising pursuit of quality, social and environmental responsibility is just another value that's been passed down throughout the generations.

Quality Check

Thorough quality check — 10 million meters all fabrics are checked every year for high-end fashion brands.

10 million meters all fabric

Vitale Barberis Canonico
Signature Fabrics

Vitale Barberis Canonico

Pure S110's Wool by Vitale Barberis Canonico, Italy
Pure S150's Wool by Vitale Barberis Canonico, Italy
Pure Wool by Vitale Barberis Canonico, Italy
Pure S130's Wool by Vitale Barberis Canonico, Italy