Mantua Blog

Our Mantua blog is all about SILK: latest trends and looks, care, storage, silk fabrics and inspirations. Enjoy!

  • MANTUA Launch Party

    Posted on April 30 2019

    We - finally - officially launch MANTUA Silkwear as well as the new MASKA collection on April 24 with a wonderful party at the new offices of OPEN CITY Architecture...

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  • Premier Class Trade Show in Paris

    Posted on March 14 2019

    This month Mantua Silkwear was excited to be part of Premier Classe in Paris from March 1 to 4. It is the top accessories event alongside the Paris Fashion Week....

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  • On Female Creativity in Africa

    Posted on February 24 2019

    It’s the week of Africa’s leading design event, Design Indaba, right here on African soil and therefore we wanted to chat about the African continent and its abundance of talent,...

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  • Finding your kind of scarf and your kind of style…

    Posted on January 30 2019

    The origin of scarves can be traced to ancient Rome, where they were not used as fashion accessories but as “sweat cloths” to wipe sweat from the face and neck...

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  • Without Colour you might as well be dead

    Posted on January 09 2019

    At Mantua Silkwear we are huge fans of style icon Iris Apfel. We admire her incredible energy, vivaciousness, style and most of all her courage to wear colour. She is...

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  • Living Coral – the Colour of the Year

    Posted on January 03 2019

      Light-hearted, optimistic and joyful - we are in love with the 2019 colour of the year.‘Vibrant, yet mellow PANTONE Living Coral embraces us with warmth and nourishment to provide...

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  • Going wild: Animal prints are making a come-back

    Posted on December 14 2018

    .... – or have they ever been out of fashion? Women have gone wild… Usually, once a look has been so thoroughly mainstreamed it would be declared dead and over by...

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  • Furoshiki - The Art of Wrapping

    Posted on November 23 2018

    Furoshiki (風呂敷) are a type of traditional Japanese wrapping cloth traditionally used to transport clothes, gifts, or other goods and embrace the philosophy of eco-friendly living. It is a beautiful...

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  • The Story of the Silk Road

    Posted on November 08 2018

    The history of silk development spans through centuries and can be traced around the world’s very ancient trade route called the ‘Silk Road’. It began in China, passed through Tashkent,...

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