E. Marinella

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E. Marinella is an Italian necktie company founded by Eugenio Marinella in 1914 in Naples.[1] It has standalone stores in Naples, Milan, Lugano, London, Hong Kong and Tokyo,[2] and is also sold at department stores in Belgium, France, Italy, Japan, Monaco, Spain, Switzerland, the United Kingdom, and the United States.[3] Its first shop opened in Naples' Piazza Vittoria. [4] At the time of its opening, E. Marinella offered menswear following trends in English fashion. Marinella also hired artisan shirtmakers from Paris to teach his staff pattern making techniques. [5]

As of 1999 the company is owned by Maurizio Marinella.[6] The company is considered to be a luxury brand.[7] In Naples its operations are on the Riviera di Chiaia.[8] Politicians such as President of the United States Bill Clinton, Boris Yeltsin, Silvio Berlusconi, Jacques Chirac and Hosni Mubarak have worn Marinella ties,[9] as have King Juan Carlos, Prince Charles, Gianni Agnelli and Prince Albert of Monaco.[10]

In addition to ties, E. Marinella also sells bags, watches, cologne, accessories and cufflinks for men. Their line of women's products include bags, scarves, perfumes and accessories. [11]

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  1. ^ marinellanapoli.it Family
  2. ^ showroom marinellanapoli.it
  3. ^ corner shop marinellanapoli.it
  4. ^ "E. MARINELLA - Napoli - Official site". www.marinellanapoli.it. Retrieved 2016-02-29. 
  5. ^ "E. MARINELLA - Napoli - Official site". www.marinellanapoli.it. Retrieved 2016-02-29. 
  6. ^ Carlisle, Kate. Handmade in Naples: Marinella--for the perfect $140 tie Businessweek. November 15, 1999. Retrieved 12/15/2015.
  7. ^ Copetas, A. Craig. "With Everyone Wearing Luxury Brands, It's Tough to Find Distinctive Clothing." The Wall Street Journal. Friday November 10, 2000. Retrieved on August 23, 2009.
  8. ^ Treacy, Karl. "The art of elegance: Discreetly whimsical." The New York Times. Monday 28 November 2005. Retrieved on 24 August 2009.
  9. ^ Paracchini, Gian Luigi. "Una cravatta per Mubarak E Marinella riapre il negozio." Corriere del Mezzogiorno. 20 July 2009. Retrieved on 24 August 2009. See title of article, and "quando Bill Clinton che faceva footing sul lungomare napoletano, si fermò nel negozio per comprare un papillon e un fazzoletto da taschino. «Dopo di lui — ricorda il cravattaio napoletano — arrivarono altri ordini. Quello del presidente russo Eltsin, un gigante per cui facemmo modelli più lunghi di 35 centimetri e del primo ministro giapponese Murajama cui invece servivano 10 centimetri più corti»."
  10. ^ Customers marinellanapoli.it Accessed 20 April 2014
  11. ^ "E. MARINELLA - Napoli - Official site". www.marinellanapoli.it. Retrieved 2016-02-29. 

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