If Caraceni’s suits were fit for Agnelli, they’re fit for us

This short video shows the inner workings of legendary Italian tailor A. Caraceni, which is as renowned for its clientele as its bespoke tailoring…

Family affair

Unlike today, in the 1950s and ’60s the suits worn by the head honchos of the Italian automotive world were as bespoke and artisanal as the handcrafted bodies of their cars. Like a carrosserie for clothing, A. Caraceni was the chosen tailor of Enzo Ferrari and Gianni Agnelli. Fitting enough, he also had a passion for competition cars, even racing a 1951 Ferrari 212 Export Touring Berlinetta — no doubt wearing the finest tailored overalls on the grid…

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