Italian Corduroy – Velluto Duca Visconti Di Modrone

A few weeks ago, I picked up a pair of olive green corduroy pants from Beretta, an Italian sporting store, and I can’t seem to stop wearing them. The fabric is fairly unusual as it composes of 76% cotton, 22% nylon and 2% lycra. It is no surprise I am addicted to my stretchy pants. The pants have a high rise and a fairly chunky wale making them extremely comfortable. They also contain a zippered compartment within the right side pocket, great for putting loose bills in. The pants were fairly reasonably priced as the quality of the fabric and construction are quite high.

Velluto Duca Visconti Di Modrone Corduroy 1024x685 Italian Corduroy    Velluto Duca Visconti Di Modrone

Green Italian Corduroy 1024x685 Italian Corduroy    Velluto Duca Visconti Di Modrone

Velluto Duca Visconti Di Modrone 1024x685 Italian Corduroy    Velluto Duca Visconti Di Modrone

If you ever see the label pictured above, you know you are getting a quality fabric.  Velluto Duca Visconti Di Modrone is the “go-to” corduroy for Italian manufacturers and is the choice for many bespoke tailors.  The Italian mill mostly weaves 100% cotton corduroy and velvet.

Definitely check out Beretta if you are in the New York City area. They carry an array of unusual brands and the quality of their products are extremely high.  (Also visit them if you are in the market for a high-end shotguns.)

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  • Mike

    I have a pair of Bailo Velluto Duca Visconti Di Modrone Cord trousers with frog mouth front pockets. They are pale cream in colour and the cord is half centimetre. Where can I purchase another pair.I live in N Ireland.

  • Martin Alexandre

    I have a rust corduroy suit from Velluto Duca Visconti Di Modrone I bought many years ago. I still get a lot of nice comments each time I wear this corduroy suit which is so nice to wear.