Geographically, Biella was a prime location for woolen weaving - with high mountain pastures for grazing sheep, producing the finest wool fleeces. The surrounding Alpine lakes and rivers of soft water powered the mills and finely finished the cloth.
MODA BIELLA was weaving beautiful fashion-forward fabrics for men’s suits & jackets and also carved a niche for formal ladieswear.Read More
The history of the textile industry in Biella can be traced back to 1245 with the first references to wool workers and a ‘Weavers Guild’ in this Italian town; a rich heritage of artisan weavers, who had acute skills and a passion to innovate with beautiful cloth.
In the 12th century in Biella, few, notable textile entrepreneurs took centre-stage to display their strengths as connoisseurs of cloth, and were well appreciated by the global market. Mr. Guido Coda, a textile designer, was one of them. He had an avid interest in fabric production – the intricacies of weaving to finishing. He worked across some Biella mills learning the fine craftsmanship of producing truly exquisite fabrics.Read More