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Sapaf Atelier 1954 65th anniversary at Mipel. The firm event at the Milanese fair dedicated to leather goods

Andrea Calistri SapafMilan, 13rd september 2019 - Sixty-five years spent keeping up the value of Made in Italy in the leather goods sector. This year Sapaf Atelier 1954 reaches an outstanding goal. For this reason Andrea Calistri, at the head, with his wife and their two sons, of the company founded in 1954 by his parents wants to celebrate the anniversary at Mipel(Quartiere Fieramilano-Rho | hall 10 | 15-18 September), the most important international leather goods show.

The event will be held on Sunday 15thSeptember (4.30 pm) in the Top Buyer lounge: the event will include an institutional moment with the speeches of Franco Gabbrielli, President of the Mipel and Andrea Calistri, Master Artisan and owner of Sapaf Atelier 1954An event conceived to pay tribute to the history of the brand, but also to show the desire of doing high-quality business that animates the third generation of the Calistri family too: for this reason, on this occasion will also be presented the “Celebrity” collection, a new edition of a historical model of Sapaf Atelier 1954from the early 60s. During the event, some fashion bloggers and influencers will wear and photograph the new line.

The event will also host the "Blogger for a day" project, created in collaboration with Mita - Made in Italy Tuscany Academy (Scandicci, Florence). Some students of the institute will wear and show the bags of the Celebrity collection. They will be coordinated by Flaminia Fiorucci "brand ambassador" of Sapaf Atelier 1954. MITA is a leading higher technical institute, based in Scandicci, at the gates of Florence. The institute offers a wide range of fashion courses focusing on textile, apparel, leather and accessories and works in partnership with several fashion brands, research centers and business associations.

To follow, a cocktail for all the participants, with the wines of San Gregorio Azienda Agricola.

A special thank you for their precious collaboration to:

MitaMade in Italy Tuscany Academy
San Gregorio Azienda Agricola

Sapaf Atelier 1954 at the 21st General Assembly of the Romualdo Del Bianco Foundation

Andrea-Calistri-borsa-artigianale-HeritageFlorence, 28 February 2019 - From Friday 1st to Sunday 3rd March, we will attend to the 21st General Assembly of the Romualdo Del Bianco Foundation, which will bring together 200 experts from 42 countries from all over the world. A unique cultural opportunity, with the Bahrain as guest country, whose main theme is the role of heritage in building peace among the countries for the growth of the international community in peaceful coexistence.

Tokyo, Milan, Paris: our next shows for F/W season 2019

uomo prew copiaFirenze, January 30 2019 - On february we'll take part in three important shows to present our creations for fall/winter 2019 and our know how. This is the 54th edition of Moda Italia in Tokyo, the 115 Mipel in Milan and Première Vision in Paris, within the Manifattura Italiana stand by Italian Trade Agency and CNA Federmoda.

Particulary, during Moda Italia and Mipel we will present a preview of two new collections: the brand new 'Timeless' and 'The Safari Republic' man collection. For Première Vision we have conceived an installation dedicated to our production process.

Here are the details:

Sapaf Atelier 1954 at "Artigianato è arte" an exhibition dedicated to Florentine artisan masters.

Because even leather creations can be pieces of art

sapaf-artigianato-arte-2016SapafAtelier 1954 will participate at an exhibition dedicated to Florentine artisan masters. The name of the exhibition is "Artigianato è arte" and it is organized by Cna Pensionati Firenze. With his bags, Sapaf will show how leather creations can move along the thin line that divides crafts and art, often two sides of the same coin.


Copia di Sapaf MISapaf Atelier 1954 will exhibit at Moda Italia Tokyo, from 3rd to 5th of July at Belle Salle Shibuya Garden. Sapaf will present the new collections for spring/summer 2019: Marine 1988, a re-edition of a historic collection of sea bags that Sapaf presented right in Japan in 1988 for the Promopel fair, and the summer editions of "Twin Peacocks" and "Class" declined in shades of bright red, off-white, blue Tiffany and tan.

In Japan as a spokesman for the Florentine craftsmanship excellence. Sapaf Atelier 1954 in Gifu with the delegation of the City of Florence

DelegazioneFlorence, October 17, 2017 - An exchange of cultures, trade interests and traditions, in the name of a friendship (that almost lasts from forty years) between two cities. The Artisan Master Andrea Calistri, kept  the name of the Florentine craftsman up during a visit of a delegation of the City of Florence to Gifu (Japan), during the 450 years since the Japanese citys foundation. Sapaf Atelier 1954 was one of the three excellences, with Paolo Penko and Il Papiro, chosen to show Gifu the face of the real Made in Florence. The highlight of the visit was the inauguration of the exhibition "Leonardo and Michelangelo. The School of the World ", with works from Palazzo Vecchio and Casa Buonarroti Museum, attended by Deputy Mayor Cristina Giachi, representing the municipal administration and the consul general Marco Lombardi.

Lux4G, Sapaf collection designed by teen-ager students hits Mipel

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1 settembre 2017 – Lux4G hits Milan. The colorful capsule collection of Sapaf Atelier 1954 will be the core of the installation set up by the florentine firm for the Mipel – TheBagShow (FieraMilano – Rho, 17-20 September). The most important international event dedicated to leather goods and fashion accessory will host the first presentation in Italy of the collection. Lux4G is realized in collaboration with the class “IV-G” of the Fashion Designers Institute in Florence who reloaded the Sapaf style to create a collection dedicated to sophisticated young consumers.