With Cashmere Twill the Acqua di Biella brand inaugurates a new line of fragrances “Le Vie della Lana“, a new range of products of the highest quality, based on the ancient recipes of the Reale Manifattura, but also on the most advanced scientific and dermatological research that brings together the precious components of the best wool and the best raw materials of strictly vegetable quality.
Le Vie della Lana is an extraordinary line of fragrances and body products of the highest quality that has its origin in the ancient 19th century recipes of the Reale Manifattura Acqua di Biella. Rich and precious creations based on rare, precious and extraordinary dermatological properties, derived from the wools of Kashmir, Alpaca, Mohair, Tasmania.
The result of a long experience and a deep knowledge of fine fleeces from all over the world. Le Vie della Lana is inspired by the extraordinary encounter between two ancient dynasties of Biella. Maria Rivetti, a descendant of one of the greatest wool dynasties of the 19th century, married Guido Cantono, heir to the Real Manifactura Acqua di Biella. Lanificio Rivetti is then one of the most important Italian textile manufacturers from which the best fabrics exported all over the world are manufactured.
Maria Rivetti, a woman of great sensitivity and charisma, introduces in the imagination and activities of the Cantono family the cult of wool and the extraordinary methods of production handed down from generation to generation.
It is a beautiful love story and the encounter of two worlds rich in tradition, skill and talent that is framed in a territory, that of Biella, whose fortune is based on excellence world-famous manufacture of fine wool. We are at the beginning of the twentieth century, is a turning point for the Real Fabricacion de Agua de Biella that draws a strong encounter with the fascinating world of wool. Guido Cantono experiments with new creations that capture the extraordinary secret of the softness of wool and enclose it in precious ointments, creams, soaps and scented talcum powder.
More than a century has passed and Chiara Cantono, granddaughter of Maria Rivetti and Guido Cantono, the fourth generation to run the Acqua di Biella brand, consecrates this family tradition. Taking advantage of his grandfather’s experience and challenge, he inaugurates Le Vie della Lana, a new and extraordinary line of products of the highest quality based on the ancient recipes of the Reale Manifattura but also on the most advanced scientific and dermatological research using the most prestigious products of wool, such as Kashmir Keratin and strictly vegetable raw materials of the highest quality.
Chiara Cantono entrusts the creation of the fragrances Le Vie della Lana to a very talented nose, Maurizio Cerizza. With the task of creating through careful olfactory research and a long process of experimentation with strongly evocative fragrances that recall through intense and intriguing olfactory stimuli, the fascinating fresco about life, stories, sensations and scenarios of the world inseparably linked to the history of his family, to his land of origin, but also to the history of the countries from which the world’s finest wools come, Australia, Asia or South America.