For its 110th Anniversary, FILA continues to celebrate the Italian heritage and innovative spirit that has driven the brand for over a century by partnering with icons of Italian excellence in the fields of fashion and beyond. FILA’s objective is to highlight beauty, culture and a unique know-how in all forms, with the unmistakably Italian flair that comes from aiming for the best, and only for the best.
The Italian journey of FILA carries on through the partnership with PIACENZA 1733, a veritable landmark in the world of fabrics, with a history of innovation almost four centuries old. Established in 1623 in Pollone, in the heart of the textile district of Biella, Italy, PIACENZA 1733 keeps pushing forward, one generation after the other, the will to create the best fabrics paying utmost attention to raw materials, precious blends and noble fibers, fostering harmony with the environment through responsible choices.
Both pursuing excellence in their respective fields, and both harking from Biella, FILA and PIACENZA 1733 joined forces to create a garment that is unique and precious as it is pragmatic and meant to be used everyday, in contact with the elements, fully living travels and adventures: a responsible wool Tela Vela jacket.
Originally designed in 1974 for the White Rock line, this iconic FILA item soon turned into a staple for mountain, climbing, and leisure lovers. PIACENZA 1733 gave new life to it. The PIACENZA 1733 X FILA Tela Vela jacket matches the navy blue military-inspired four-pockets exterior made of water-repellent wool with with a detachable inner layer that draws its design from FILA’s iconic track tops and features a recycled cashmere padded nylon lining, creating a unique piece. The bold contrast of colors brings the FILA logo alive.
This being PIACENZA 1733, the Tela Vela wool fabric has been entirely created with ethically sourced raw materials coming from qualified partners Packaging is no exception, being made with stock excess premium Piacenza wool. Functionality, sustainability and aesthetics meet: excellence in style is mirrored by excellence in ethics, ensuring a holistic message.
Tela Vela will be produced in a limited edition of 110 pieces. FILA and PIACENZA 1733 are two Italian brands that align in the name of innovation, openness and responsibility.