CONTACTS

HEADQUARTER
Flapper S.r.l.
Via Voghera, 25
20144 Milano
T. +39 02 35945442
info@flapper.it


PRESS OFFICE
Karla Otto
Via dell'Annunciata, 2
20121 Milano
T. +3902 655 6981
roberta.girotti@karlaotto.com

SALES ENQUIRIES
Francesca Baldi
fb@flapper.it
+39 3484781338

Tatsuo Umano - Japan Distribution
umano@showroom-uno.com
+81 (0)90 7346 6095

ABOUT

Flapper is a Milan based headwear brand, established by Italian-Belgian designer Genevieve Xhaet in 2013.

Defined by a subtle elegant aesthetic, FLAPPER embodies traditional Italian craftsmanship to deliver high quality headwear pieces which reflect a smoothly stylish and refined character. 

Genevieve Xhaet studied fashion in Milan and soon after became the personal assistant of Pierangelo D’Agostin for the lines of Jil Sander, Malo, Druhmor, Cruciani and Hlam.

Her professional turning point were the collections she designed for the historical Barbisio hat factory, a place of pure industrial archeology where her love for hats grew.

The goals of her designs is combining functional aspects of headwear while experimenting with innovative fabrics.

Flapper is a project that the Italian - Belgian designer - a lover of culture and art in all of their many expressions - began developing in her native city of Biella, the birthplace of the most prized Italian textiles, where from her youth she studied the processes and techniques that are the foundation of her pieces. 

It praises this desire through precise cuts, exclusive embellishments, intense colors and delicate nuances, and natural materials and prized textiles, including wool, cashmere and linen, all sourced, styled and hand sewn respecting Made in Italy values and artisanal knowledge.

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