Blahnik buys the Re Marcello shoe factoryFor Blahnik, it is the first fully owned studio and production facility.
A choice that rewards a pathway of continuity, since this family-run company from Vigevano has been producing for Manolo Blahnik for a number of years, and now thanks to the new direct ownership will offer the brand greater operative and creative flexibility: “I have known the Re family for almost three decades and I have admired their work for some time now – he declared – I have collaborated with them and all the skilled artisans of their laboratory, because their ability to give life to my projects has made it possible to transform fantasy into reality. I can’t wait for this fantastic partnership to bear its first results and to welcome the family and its employees into our company”.
The Re Marcello shoe factory was founded by the Re family in 1938, and since 1992, it has been producing designer footwear. With the transfer of ownership, the company’s 77 employees are reconfirmed along with the management of Bruno Re: “Ours is a family-run company, constructed with care over the course of the years, using the very best materials, techniques, and skilled craftsmanship – commented Bruno Re – The Blahnik group shares in our same values of quality and tradition. Together, we can create a long-lasting legacy. It is with great pleasure that we cement our ties with the Blahnik family”.