ROBERTO CORSO COMO - MILANO - SCARF (VISCOSE/MODAL)
Every year we travel the world in search for the new, cool, unique, fun pieces that fits what we are trying to accomplish at PTC. A place where all are welcome to shop everything from garments, jewelry to home goods or magazines or shaving cream. But never boring, and yet ABSOLUTE ESSENTIALS.
For 2022 buying trip, we visited Milan, Florence, Rome, Napoli and Paris. During the Florence leg of the trip, and been a massive long fan of the brand RR, a visit to the store was a must and here we are the rest is history.
One of the pure joy of travel is when you finally let go and just allow yourself to get lost with keen curiosity. Running into Roberto was one of those connections. And what a joy meeting Roberto himself. Full of passion, joy that oozes off of him, as he explained different of scarves in his shop. Based on how long he has been in the scarf business, over 50 years, I think it is fair to say his store is one of the oldest scarf stores in Milan.
And trust me these scarves are absolutely fabulous. A year round accessory for sure. And the hand on these fabrics are simply divine.
50% Viscose & 50% Modal
Modal fabric is a bio-based fabric that is made from spinning beech tree cellulose. Modal is generally considered a more eco-friendly alternative to cotton because beech trees don't require much water to grow and therefore the production process uses about 10-20 times less water.
Viscose is a semi-synthetic type of rayon fabric made from wood pulp that is used as a silk substitute, as it has a similar drape and smooth