Italian Leather Gloves by Solo Classe®
Solo Classe is proud to introduce some of the finest Italian leather gloves to the North American marketplace. We import directly from Italy the most unique, colorful and stylish leather gloves available anywhere. The best gloves are made from Italian Leather- Our exquisite products are made of soft kidskin, Nappa or chamois leather lined in soft cashmere or luxurious silk and offer a variety of Italian designer styles. Don't be fooled by "Italian Leather" imitations- Our Italian Leather gloves are imported directly from factories in Italy and are made with genuine Italian leather.
The term, "Italian Leather" does not denote the birthplace of the animal... It denotes the SAFER TANNING PROCESS that is done ONLY in Italy.
Debutante Balls: A Timeless Tradition of Elegance and GraceRead More
Debutante balls have been a long-standing tradition in many cultures, particularly in Europe and North America, dating back to the 16th century. The balls serve as a coming-of-age ceremony for young women, marking their formal introduction into society. The events are typically held in grand ballrooms, adorned with beautiful decor and attended by high society individuals. One of the most iconic and defining elements of a debutante ball is the gloves that the young women wear....
Stars are bringing back opera gloves.Read More
The wearing of Opera-length Leather Gloves appears to have experienced a major revival. A recent Vogue article shows top female artists wearing long leather opera gloves. The demand for long, near-elbow and even shoulder-length Leather Gloves has increased dramatically. Back in the 19th Century, Gloves signaled old-school formality. Back then, wearing gloves was the sign of a lady, as opposed to a working-class woman who used her hands. We here at Solo Classe have taken advantage of...
A Short History of Opera GlovesRead More
The "opera glove", in the version we most commonly know it today, is a glove of between 19 and 23 inches in length, made of kidskin leather and colored white, ivory or black, with a wrist opening closing with three buttons or snap, and often with three lines stitched across the back of the hand. The longest opera gloves were designed so that the sleeves could wrinkle attractively as they wrapped their wearer's arms. While gloves...