Robert Todd is proud to represent industry leading Italian and Chinese spinning mills, long term relationships forged by pioneering spirit and commitment to sustainability.

Zegna Baruffa Lane Borgosesia

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Zegna Baruffa Lane Borgosesia remains a progressive, transparent and reliable partner for any designer or brand. Quality and service is assured.

A powerhouse of Italian textiles and one of the last Italian mills that can claim vertical production of its entire yarn collection. Founded in 1850 in the same location it still resides, its sense of community and commitment to preserving the surrounding environment is still at the core of Zegna Baruffa Lane Borgosesia' values.

The evolution of this collection has embraced both tradition as well as reflecting the current and emerging trends, upholding the highest quality in fibre and unparallelled service. Zegna Baruffa Lane Borgosesia are world renown for extrafine merino and merino blends in both woollen and worsted type, Zegna' Cashwool remains the most recognisable and mimicked extrafine merino on the market. Despite its fame for classic yarns of Merino, Cashmere and Silks, Zegna have built a reputation for fancy yarns with a high percentage of natural fibre, pushing creativity whilst maintaining luxury.

Sustainability is paramount, Zegna produces an annual report examining everything from water usage to fibre procurement to human resources. The highest levels of certification whether it be at fibre level or chemical management have been obtained and maintained.

Marchi Fildi & Filidea

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A Global Leader in Sustainable and Innovative Yarns for Fashion and Furnishings

The Group focuses on production of yarns from natural and artificial fibres, pure or blended, for use in fashion and furnishings presented over three distinct collections: Marchi & Fildi, Filidea and Filidea Technical Yarns. Its product range appeals to all sectors flat and circular knitting, weaving, hosiery, with specialization in cotton spinning. Marchi & Fildi is home to ECOTECĀ®.

A range of yarns of various counts reusing pre and post consumer textile scraps in the production process, either pure or blended with other virgin and/or recycled fibres. An entry level price point across this collection with a considerable investment in stock supported cottons such as the Nilo and Victoria. The Filidea brand is synonymous with Italian Style, Creativity and sustainable innovation with a preference to use natural, highly certified and biodegradable fibres such as Silk, RWS Wool, GOTS Cotton, EU Flax Linen and a Bemberg Cupro.

They spin fine counts targeting the medium to upper end of the market. Filidea Technical Yarns are an industry leader in high performance and functional yarns ideally suited for work and protective wear, with fireproof, reflective and specialized standards.With production sites in Italy, Turkey and Brazil, Marchin Fildi and Filidea is truly a global company.

Pinori Filati

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Pinori have been spinning in Prato since 1970, their passion for artisanal and innovative fancy yarns is evident throughout their highly creative seasonal collections.

An emphasis on Alpaca for Autumn/winter including a range of undyed natural shades, it explores heavier gauges suitable for both machine and handknit, space dyes, marls, boucles and brushed yarns add texture and a mass of colour possibilities for the designer to utilise.

Spring Summer is dedicated to the lowest possible environmental impact, their 'Recy' range of yarns include Recycled Cotton, Recycled synthetics as well as the recycled denim story which has been a mainstay in the collection for over 20 years, this shows their commitment to sustainability and using recycled materials began a long time ago!