FEDERICO CINA is a brand founded in 2019 with one great ambition: becoming a leading brand in the tailoring world by bringing sophisticated and elegant looks on the catwalk, that describe the romantic essence of the history and culture of Romagna.
From the collections emerge deep connections to the designer’s native land: thanks to a continuous dialogue between generations of the past and present, Romagna history and culture make unique the brand aesthetic.
FEDERICO CINA explores the classic tailoring world with a romantic and refined touch based on an experimental approach to materials and colors, with a unique and state-of-the-art style.
The brand spirit is constantly surrounded by a nostalgic and sentimental atmosphere: a deep sensitivity aimed at enhancing the artisanal aspect, reinterpreting the traditional male silhouette through a new concept of elegance.
Watch the interview to our Creative Director here.
The concept of Humanity finds its origin in the need for a return to a simple and genuine beauty, which starts from an anthropological view that puts at center the person, its emotions and its memories.
The Craftmanship of the Brand is represented by the correlation between passion and tradition: a continuous dialogue among the past and present generations, a connection which is fundamental in the creation of a high-quality product.
Being sustainable, for us, means supporting the Romagna ecosystem, creating wealth and opportunities for the businesses, the artisans and people of our land. We are convinced that Romagna, which has given us so much inspiration and style, must benefit from our results and be fully involved in the process of value creation. To do this, we have chosen to keep our headquarters in Romagna, where we produce our garments with local materials. This guarantees us a high level of quality while supporting also the local artisans, guaranteeing them a better standard of well-being.
The Romagnola Print, at the essence of our brand, is not a simple print: it means passion, family, devotion and trust.
This form of handmade art has rural and humble origins: colors obtained from rust, wood molds, canvases obtained from locally cultivated hemp are the characteristics that make the Romagnola Print so unique and special.
Typically, this print was applied on the tableclothes that were used by mothers for the classical Sunday's Lunches in Romagna. We have elevated and reinterpreted those designs to honor the values that it has attached.
A rigorous technique
Canvases are first stretched and pressed to make them compact and ready to be printed. Then, they are printed using an handcrafted mold which, drenched of natural colors, is carefully applied on the canvas. The mold is kept still while the artisan hits it with a small sledge-hammer to perfectly fix the color.
The Mangano, a machine built in 1633 and still operating, is used to stretch and press the canvases before the printing. Its functioning is given to a special interaction between a big wheel and a heavy boulder that compose the machine, both weighing 55 quintals.
The two are perfectly in balance, but the magic happens when this balance is broken: when a man starts walking inside the wheel, the bolder consequently slides left and right on some wood rollers, ironing the canvases.
The colors used to print our clothes are completely natural and made in the laboratories of our artisans.
The Artisanal Printshop 'Marchi'
Since 1633, year of creation of the Mangano, the artisans of the historical printshop 'Marchi' print the best canvases for the local families in Romagna, with passion, dedication and hard work.
We partnered with these special people to combine our know-how on luxury clothes' design and their deep knowledge on the Romagnola Print technique, which is handed down through generations.
Our objective is to constantly try to innovate and experiment new ways of printing and honoring this technique, doing our best to bring our clients clothes that elevate, that inspire, that stay.
Know the artisans here.