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Carlo Andreacchio

Carlo Andreacchio Tailor
Italian, English, French
Monday to Friday 09:00 - 12:30 / 15:00 - 18:30
+39 026551972
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The secret cut

  • • Carlo's craft is a blend of art, love and tradition
  • • 26 measurements are necessary to make a suit
  • • He diligently trains young apprentices

Sartoria A. Caraceni tailor shop was founded in 1946 by Augusto Caraceni, when he moved to Milan from Paris after the war. It was continued by his son Mario, who retired in 1998, leaving the business to his daughter Rita Maria and his son-in-law Carlo Andreacchio. The family tradition continues today through Carlo’s son Massimiliano, who is the only other person apart from his father who knows the secret of the famous Augusto Caraceni cut. “All our garments are strictly stitched by hand in the old sartorial tradition,” explains Carlo, “which has been passed from generation to generation and lives on in the young people who come to us to learn it. We can proudly say that we feel like the keepers of an art which represents both the past and the future of Italy, and which is appreciated and sought-after throughout the world despite the advances of modern technology and innovation.”

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Detail of a Prince of Wales Suit Jacket

Single-breasted jacket in blue Prince of Wales wool with blue square. From the most formal suits to more casual garments, Caraceni’s suits are always bespoke, to offer their clients the pleasure of choosing and wearing a unique item of clothing. Thanks to their years of experience and practice, they can create the perfect suit to meet the needs of each client.

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Tailcoat detail

Tailcoat from the 1930s in black wool with white pique vest. The finest English and Italian fabrics are carefully selected in order to ensure the high level of quality necessary for a suit to be a triumph. Caraceni is one of the few tailors to use silk to give their suits an elegant and luxurious finish.

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Detail of a Summer Jacket in Silk Shantung

Double-breasted jacket, made of light beige silk shantung. All Caraceni’s garments are strictly stiched by hand in the old sartorial tradition, which has been passed from generation to generation. Careful selection of fabrics, an impeccable cut and attention to the finishing touches ensure the finest quality suits with inimitable elegance.

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Morning Suit detail

Morning dress in dark grey worsted herringbone flannel, medium grey wool trousers with black stripes and double-breasted waistcoat in pearl grey wool. Caraceni suits are made by hand in their workshop in Milan, in keeping with a tradition that has been handed down through the generations.

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