HANDMADE UMBRELLAS SINCE 1978
Il Marchesato is a family Company founded in 1978 in Saluzzo, a tiny town in the North East of Italy, not far from Turin.
The name is after the old name of the area, and it means “The land of the Marquis”, a common way in the ancient times to define places according to the nobles in charge.
From the beginning Il Marchesato makes hand made luxury umbreallas, walking sticks and shoehorns with a vast array of high quality materials. Every single piece is mounted by hand, precious textiles cut by hand, sticks and handles are worked by the family members and porcelain handles painted by local artists working with the Company since longtime. Even the top notches and runners of the umbrellas are mounted and tested internally one by one. The signature gold plating is designed by Il Marchesato and realized by specialized artisans sharing the same care for quality productions.
The same happens for the textiles, always changing according to fashion, creativity and also Customers wishes.
This is why Il Marchesato has had several cooperations with big names in the Italian Fashion industry, luxury cars makers, and other famous brands looking for personalised items as accessories for their main lines or gifts for their VIP customers
Il Marchesato has exported to many countries around the world, China, Japan and US included, adapting to local taste when necessary.
Passion is the driving force of the Company, and decades of experience go along with a continuous innovation of design and materials, in an original blend of tradition and creativity which is the landmark of Italian artisanal products.
Il Marchesato is proud of its handmade process and does not seek massive production, which makes it the perfect partner for personalized products with the unmistakable taste of luxury.