Nomadissem’s process is clear as day – from the first stage to the final garment, from fabric composition to our worker conditions, we’re committed to leading by example and effecting radical change in conventional fashion cycles.
We do things properly, and what’s on show is the result of rigorous research and the highest standards. Natural materials; immaculate craftsmanship; fair wages and minimum environmental impact; all of the utmost importance to us.
We are not driven by fleeting trends or fast fixes. Our clothes weather wonderfully - not just in terms of quality but by design. Elegance is eternal, that's why we build clothes to last a lifetime, not a season.
Nomadissem comes with versatility stitched into it seams and we aim to facilitate the lives of our cosmopolitan and mobile clients as much as we can. Our capsule collections are in conversation - with the seasons, and with the Nomadissem woman's lifestyle. Each collection builds on previous collections and each piece is made to work with every other garment within and across collections, encouraging responsible consumption, longevity and effortless styling.
Simultaneously with our launch in July 2020, Nomadissem received the Butterfly Mark by Positive Luxury for excellence in sustainability. The Butterfly Mark is awarded to brands in recognition of their commitment to having a positive impact on people and the planet. The Mark identifies the luxury brands that meet the highest standards of verified innovation and environmental performance. To find out more, please visit https://www.positiveluxury.com/brand/nomad-issem/.
As a Nomadissem piece is built to last a lifetime, we have carefully selected our suppliers in order to guarantee excellency in materials and craftsmanship.
All our garments are developed and manufactured in the North of Italy in artisanal studios that have a track-record in true Made in Italy excellency and guarantee the highest standards in terms of responsible business practices.
Suiting - Treviso, Italy
Nomadissem suiting is made in a female-founded and run atelier in the province of Treviso, in northern Italy. The atelier is well-recognised in the industry for its impeccable take on Italian tailoring and attention to detail. Every suit is made and finished by hand and is a true representation of Made in Italy excellency.
Dresses, tops & pants - Milan, Italy
Our atelier for dresses, tops and pants is located in the Tortona/Navigli area in the center of Milan, Italy. The family-run company was founded in the 1970's. The atelier is not only a leader in the couture technique of double-face but is also well known for its intrinsic knowledge of working with natural and precious fabrics such as wool, cashmere and silk. The production process follows traditional techniques with fabrics still cut by hand and garments finished by meticulous handiwork.
Shirting - Bologna, Italy
Impeccable shirting is one of the cornerstones of Nomadissem. That's why we collaborate with a female-founded shirtmaker near Bologna, Italy that has a track record of 50 years in perfecting the art of shirt making. The atelier has a strong focus on craftsmanship and still uses the traditional and sartorial set-in method. The sleeves are set in by hand and details such as the buttons are sewn by hand.
Outerwear - Florence, Italy
Nomadissem has a strong focus on outerwear as its an essential part of any woman that's constantly on the go. That's why we collaborate with an outerwear maker near Florence, Italy, that has a great expertise in the production of luxury outerwear using Loro Piana fabrics. Moreover, with a strong focus on sustainability and being a carbon neutral company, they make for a perfect partner of Nomadissem.
Knitwear - Vicenza, Italy
Our knitwear is made 100% in Italy using cashmere and wool from Loro Piana. The female-founded and run atelier is located in the area of Vicenza in northern Italy, where small production batches are produced either in house or within a 10 km radius from the atelier.
With the same care as we have selected our garment manufacturers, we have chosen our fabric suppliers. We work only with distinguished and certified suppliers from Italy, Switzerland, France, the UK and Japan that demonstrate a commitment to sustainable and responsible manufacturing practices. Moreover, the majority of our fabrics are made to order and we source all our fabrics directly from the mills, enabling materials to be traced in more detail.
We are happy to introduce below some of our main fabric suppliers.
Based in northern Italy, Loro Piana's textile division produces superlative textiles using the world's finest, rarest raw materials. The pursuit of excellence has been its mission for six generations.
We work closely with Loro Piana's Textile Division and use mainly fabrics from their Sports collection, in combination with Loro Piana's Green Storm and Clima System - the former being the most eco-sustainable membrane on the market, whereas the latter, made with a thin layer of graphene, allows for body temperature regulation within 5 minutes of wearing the garment.
All our knitwear is made with Loro Piana yarns.
Maison Bucol by Holding Textiles Hermès, was born in the 1920's during the golden age of the Lyon silk trade and has been spreading French style and elegance ever since. Bucol offers innovative, tailor-made fabrics developed from its savoir-faire in archived textiles while staying modern and innovative.
Jakob Schlaepfer, originally an embroidery company, based in St. Gallen, Switzerland, boasts a history of 100 years and a track record of producing some of the most elaborate and intricate fabrics in the world. The unique combination of meticulous handiwork and industrial production leads to a luxurious product that captivates with its exclusivity and beauty. The fabrics are designed and realised in St. Gallen.
Based in the mountainous area of Appenzell, Switzerland, Alumo has been producing luxury shirting fabrics since 1918 and has stayed true to traditional weaving techniques and finishing each fabric with clear mountain spring water in the heart of Appenzell.
Today in its fourth generation, Botto Giuseppe, based in the mountain province of Biella, Italy, travels the world on a quest for the finest raw materials from farms sharing their commitment to safeguarding livestock and the environment. Tremendous efforts have been taken along the entire value chain in order to achieve excellent results in terms of product, people and the environment. Botto uses mainly sustainable yarns and the dyeing process is performed with sustainable dyes certified with the Cradle to Cradle Material Health Certificate™.
Founded in 1926 by Enrico Clerici in Como, Italy, Teseo is now in its fourth generation, led by Laura and Luca Clerici. In line with true Made in Italy excellence, thanks to its in-house mill, Teseo is not only able to guarantee the highest standards in terms of quality but also what concerns responsible business practices. Teseo is ISO 9001 certified and holds the Seri.co, GOTS and Traceability and Fashion certifications.
Founded in 1922 and now in its fourth generation, Clerici Tessuto is one of the most renowned silk fabric producers in the world. Over the years, Clerici Tessuto group has successfully combined traditional craftsmanship and the excellence of Como silk with research and innovation in yarns, weaving, warping and printing techniques. Further, Clerici has committed itself to manufacturing products that follow precise ethical, social and environmental codes and holds the following certifications - Seri.co, GOTS, OEKO-TEX® Class II, FSC and GRS.
Tessil Biella, founded in 1958 in Vigiliano Biellese in northern Italy, has committed itself to ensuring that fabrics are not only of outstanding quality, but also guarantee to follow the highest standards in terms of safety, health and the environment. Tessil Biella's collections largely meet the criteria for environmental, sustainable and socially responsible standards required by the global textile industry, and contain fabrics made with certified materials - GOTS, ZQ merino wool, NATIVA fibres, FSC, RWS (Responsible Wool Standard) and Mohair MSA (sustainable Mohair South Africa).
Since 1969 Besani Srl has been producing dyed and mercerised knitted fabrics in 100% Makò cotton Filo Di Scozia, a symbol of both an excellency in quality and Made in Italy. Filo Di Scozia fabrics by Besani are produced exclusively in the area of Varese in northern Italy. Besani also holds the ITF certificate for Traceability & Fashion.
For more than 100 years, Linton Tweeds have been producing fabrics of the highest quality for fashion houses around the world. All fabrics are still designed and woven on site at the mill on Shaddongate, Carlisle. Linton Tweeds works with fashion houses in London, Milan and New York, and with luxury brands such as Burberry and Chanel – with whom Linton has worked alongside ever since William Linton was introduced to Coco Chanel back in 1924.