For the finest hands
In 1878 the Merola family already sold gloves in a small shop in Naples. But the family had some ambition. Nicola Merola, the founder, went to study abroad, in Grenoble, to learn the art of making leather into shoes. Thus, his two sons Leopoldo and Giuseppe moved to Rome to bring what they have learned from their father and the experience gained over time. They first established their shop in the central Via del Corso. Success was so great that they open branches in Florence and Venice. If the thirties are the ones that mark the triumph of an accessory such as the glove, the post-war period will see more and use less frequently. Cinema will save this ancient craftsmanship.
In 1953 Audrey Hepburn in the film "Roman Holiday", wore products of this workshop. After years Kate Winslett wore their gloves in "Titatnic", where the other first-class actors have been able to appreciate the accessories provided by the Roman laboratory. Other actors include Matt Damon in the movie "The Talented Mr. Ripley" and Nicole Kidman in "Return to Could Mountain". also realizes scan with the imprint of one's right hand, and the circumference of the palm. The delivery time of the product ranging from two to three weeks. Currently the lab guide is one of the heirs, Claudia Merola.