Quattromani Poppies Shirt
Quattromani poppies shirt with jewel buttons. The inspiration is proudly “Made in Sardinia”. The leitmotif is an ancient ritual of the Sardinian tradition, “su ballu de s’argia”, the dance of the argia. The “argia” is a small spider whose venomous bite cause high fever and delirium. To heal the sick person from the “possession” of the spider three women – a virgin, a married one and a widow – had to perform a wild dance around him. The three female figures are represented through colors: the shades of yellow and pink for youthful purity, reds blended with light dusty pinks for adulthood and seduction, and blacks and blues for the age of adult wisdom. The print on this garment shows the sensual mystic dance among poppies.
Size & Fit information:
- Viscose gauze shirt with poppies print;
- Composition: 100% viscose;
- Jewel buttons;
- Loose fit
Quattromani is composed by Massimo Noli and Nicola Frau, that after years of individual work decided to pool their strengths, ideas, courage and desire giving life to a unique fashion project.
Quattromani is collaboration, exchange of ideas, mutual aid. Noli and Frau were both students at the fashion academy. After a work experience in Les Copains, they met again in academia, this time in the role of teachers. Their reunion laid the foundations for a bigger project: a brand of clothing and accessories for women, reflecting their idea of style. From this unity of purpose Quattromani was born.
In 2013 Quattromani was a finalist of the ninth edition of Who Is On Next? - the scouting project organized by Altaroma and Vogue Italia - winning a special mention for the ready to wear.
Quattromani is guided by the diktats of a contemporary, linear style, pared down to the very essence of the concept, almost minimalist, with a focus on the typical details of quality tailoring.
The construction of a garment is not to be found in its shape, but in the structural lines that create the silhouette: the concept of a two-dimensional garment that comes to life and takes shape when it is put on.
The capsule collections consist of a few mix-an‐match pieces where accessories are not only complementary and whimsical decorative, but functional and structural parts of the garment itself.
Quattromani is not just “made in Italy”: it's “made in Sardinia”.