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Exquisite Craftsmanship and Timeless Style: Introducing the Rifugio Suede Collection

Step into the vibrant tale of Alfredo Rifugio, where unwavering ethics and a burning passion converge into a timeless narrative. It all began in the swinging 60s when Alfredo embarked on his tailoring odyssey, under the tutelage of a revered Neapolitan master.

Rifugio - Suede Texas Shirt
Rifugio - Suede Texas Shirt

As the years unfolded, Alfredo's expertise blossomed in the realm of leather couture, becoming a trusted collaborator for prestigious Neapolitan enterprises seeking exquisite and unparalleled garments. In 1990, he etched his family legacy by establishing his eponymous company—a venture that thrives to this day.

From that pivotal moment, Alfredo forged alliances with renowned Italian brands, crafting both ready-to-wear marvels and bespoke creations. In 1993, he earned a remarkable distinction, meticulously fashioning a pristine white jacket for His Holiness John Paul II, who often donned it during mountain sojourns and thrilling ski descents.

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Rifugio Utralight Suede Shirt
Rifugio Utralight Suede Shirt

With the dawn of the new millennium, a revolution unfurled—an extraordinary feat of ingenuity birthed the legendary Neapolitan jacket, meticulously hand-sewn in sumptuous nubuck leather. Its allure captivated markets worldwide, leaving an indelible mark.

Today, Alfredo and his son Alfonso, orchestrates every facet of production with unwavering attention to detail. They craft a symphony of sartorial perfection. Each movement, from the delicate touch to the grand gestures, resonates harmoniously, akin to a seamless melody.

But the pursuit of excellence doesn't stop there. Today, the Rifugio Brand meticulously hand-stitch garments that stand as veritable works of art—a testament to unwavering commitment to quality. Every intricate detail speaks volumes, capturing the essence of dedication. Moreover, they embrace innovation, incorporating new semi-vegetable and vegetable leathers, championing sustainability and reducing the production of harmful chemicals.

Suede jackets, blazers, blousons and shirts are a luxurious and timeless investment piece that exudes style and sophistication. With its luxurious texture and versatility, it has become a staple in the world of fashion. They strike a unique balance between rugged masculinity and delicate elegance, making them stand out from other types of men's jackets. While contemporary leather jackets can be sophisticated but lack edginess, suede jackets possess a rawness that adds to their refined silhouette. Although suede jackets are not suitable for wet weather, their textural finesse and luxury cachet make up for this drawback.

Rifugio - Single Breasted Suede Jacket
Rifugio - Single Breasted Suede Jacket

The Alfredo Rifugio single- and double breasted jacket, an iconic piece that embodies their rich sartorial heritage. This jacket represents the pinnacle of their craftsmanship. Meticulously crafted from luxurious 100% Italian baby suede, it features a smooth leather finish on the reverse side, lending it a refined touch.

The Rifugio jacket is characterized by distinctive details, including our signature stitching, which serves as a testament to their brand. It is adorned with elegant tortoiseshell buttons on the front for a touch of sophistication. The jacket also boasts two back side vents and two Neapolitan pockets, combining both style and functionality seamlessly.

Ultralight Suede Shirt
Ultralight Suede Shirt

The iconic ultralight weight shirt is meticulously crafted by hand, making it the perfect choice for spring and summer, as well as casual dressing. It features two chest pockets and boasts a fully unlined construction.

Adorned with horn buttons for a touch of elegance, this shirt exemplifies our commitment to creating and producing jackets entirely by hand in Naples, while upholding the utmost respect for our skilled artisans and the dignity of their craftsmanship.

Join us on this extraordinary journey, where artistry, passion, and unwavering quality converge to redefine the world of leather craftsmanship. Step into the realm of Rifugio and experience the epitome of sartorial brilliance!"

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