«Francesco Maglia» umbrellas are produced in the small family workshop in Milan. Since the
middle of the 19 century Maglia family produces luxury umbrellas only by customer's orders.
The production includes many operations made by hand: checking the quality of materials, cutting,
shaft finishing, fixing cupola on the metal frame, etc
Handles are made from smooth or woven leather ( calfskin, snakeskin, alligator skin), maple,
chestnut, cherry, hickory, ash, oak, bambou and many others.
Sticks are solid or composed with wooden or metal shafts. The handles can be made mat or
«Francesco Maglia's» umbrella is a great gift for anyone who appreciates the classical
style, to your friends, partners or colleagues.
The New York Times
Newspaper | New-York, USA
«Now 70, Mr. Maglia still works alongside his brother Giorgio at their
workshop on the outskirts of Milan.
All their materials — except some exotic woods like whangee bamboo and
Malacca cane — are obtained in Italy.»
«Francesco Maglia's umbrella turns your rainy day essential into
a handcrafted piece of art... this umbrella is an investment in
not only keeping your best suits bone dry but also a confirmed
Daily newspaper | London, England
«The umbrellas made by Francesco Maglia in Milan ... come in a decent
size, so that you can behave
chivalrously in the rain, and they are beautifully made, by hand.
You’d expect no less from a company run by a man as inspirationally
as Francesco Maglia, fifth-generation descendant of the firm’s
Classic style blog | USA
«Francesco Maglia exclusively produces umbrellas for the most
prestigious brands in the world. Their handmade umbrellas are made in
the rather small Milanese workshop and delivered to the most famous
stores and designers in the world.»
«Until just a few years ago, Maglia produced umbrellas exclusively for
labels such as Hermes, Prada, Bottega Veneta, and Tom Ford. These days,
Maglia produces under his own label.»
The Standard Edition
«Although the work that goes into the final product at Maglia Francesco
may be a secret, their umbrellas are not. Most of the world’s best
department stores (Bergdorf’s, Harrods, and so on) and several of the
big fashion houses all purchase from Maglia Francesco.»
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