The private collection of Pennasilico, one of the most important worldwide, gives rise to the book published by Skira editore, “The History of the Buckle between Fashion and Jewellery (1700-1950)”, which traces the historical timeline of this striking little object, which, since time immemorial, has always been much more than just a simple and functional element used in clothing.
The entrepreneur passed away on 13 April 2019 at the age of 94. “Many people showed up at his funeral in the church of Santi Ippolito e Cassiano in Olgiate Comasco, where friends, relatives and former employees were present and 13 priests and 2 deacons officiated,” commented his son Roberto, current president of the brand, “showing just what kind of a person he was. We are very moved by this demonstration of affection”
The new issue of Arpel Magazine is now available