Region Lake Lugano, Italy
Owned by 4th generation family-run
Mill type Wool mill
Fabrics S150's - S170's, Wool Silk Linen
It's hard to find a mill with more experience and longstanding artisan tradition in noble fibers than E. Thomas.
For 100 years, this independent family-run weaver has crafted the world's finest and most sought-after fabrics in everything from ultra-fine wool, mohair and silk to linen and Chinese and Mongolian cashmere. Established by Mr. Ernesto Thomas in Brusimpiano in 1922 and located on the shores of the Lake Lugano, E. Thomas has come to be known not only for its quality and innovation, but also for infusing the renowned classic style of Biella fabrics with just the right touch of modern freshness; cementing their place among the world’s most prestigious luxury fashion brands.
Giorgo Thomas, CEO of E.Thomas mill.
Technical meets artistry — The mill always manage to marry the artisan craftsmanship with advanced technical solution.
An Eye Toward the Future
As E. Thomas’s Giorgio Ronchi puts it, “We do not produce basic fabrics. We always look for new things — new weaves, new colors, new patterns, and new finishes.” This singular vision of always evolving, always looking toward the next best thing is perhaps what best defines this Italian mill. As one of the few remaining independent mills of the world, E. Thomas is unbound from corporate limitations and free to explore and experiment—and this pioneering spirit has bred some of the industry's most luxurious fabrics.
Always innovating — With tool such as the high-speed weaving machine, E. Thomas always looks toward technology to bring us the industry’s luxurious fabrics.
E. Thomas Signature Fabrics
A rich, structured blend with the strength of wool and the ultra-soft comfort of cashmere.
S150’s - S170’s Wool
A lightweight, ultrafine fabric best reserved for more formal suiting.