The Twin Set Simona Barbieri brand was born in Italy and Italian is the story of its success. There founder, Simona Barbieri entered the world of fashion in the early 90s, her proposal are garments made almost exclusively in knitwear. Immediately obtains a good success, finding its rose of fans who recognize themselves in that elegant and refined style.
A small adventure in the world of catwalks thus becomes the basis for the foundation of a great company.
Twin Set naturally does not stop at knitwear, in fact it boasts a wealth of garments clothing ranging from t-shirts to shirts, from blouses to trousers, passing by
skirts, coats and dresses. With the company's growth, Twin Set also launches the jeans line, underwear, swimwear and accessories. This is how the Italian brand goes to cover all clothing elements, thus becoming a set to dress fully. Great various jewels and gadgets are successful, elements that complement the
better the outfit, characterizing and personalizing each look. One of the peculiarities of the Twin Set line is to be designed with a view of absolute elegance that does not pay attention to age, the profession and the place where the clothes are worn. Twin Set aims to offer a
clothing that gets married to every situation, allowing you to stay adequate and elegant. Of course, every year the various collections give life to the most diverse styles, from the most classic elegance to a mix of colors and youthful styles that bring a breath of air
fresh in the fashion system. The imprint given by the founding stylist is always in the name of romantic and sensual, there is a preference for bright colors, bright gadgets, without never go overboard in pomp and ostentation. But in 2017 an important turning point in the Twinset company arrives, a new one opens
chapter of its history, which starts from a profound reorganization, implemented later the departure of its founder and creative director Simona Barbieri. The latter is left the clothing company she herself founded in Carpi (MO) in 1990 with her husband, the entrepreneur Tiziano Sgarbi, selling his 10% stake
to Carlyle. The US investment fund had purchased 72% of the brand in the 2013, rising to 90% in 2015. By now controlling 100% of the prêt-à- brand
female porter, Carlyle, who considers Twinset as "a key investment in the fashion and clothing sector in Europe ", he now has a free hand for
proceed to accelerate its development. There are two main changes that were announced in a statement from the fashion house, positioned in the accessible luxury segment. The brand so far called "Twin-Set Simona Barbieri" change name e it becomes more simply Twinset, in one word, while the main line opts for the name Twinset Milano. In the wake, the company has named two new creative co-directors: Lara Davies and Bill Shapiro.