Posts Tagged ‘Gammarellis’

Dressing the popes for six generations — the Gammarellis

Tuesday, July 19th, 2016

For five generations, the Gammarelli family has dressed and shod popes, beginning with Pope Pius IX in 1846, and stretching up to Pope Francis. The family business has now passed to a sixth generation, which stands ready to keep tailoring for popes from their perch near Rome’s Pantheon. For five generations, the Gammarellis have dressed Read more

Rome’s clergy tailors find a subdued mood under low-key Pope Francis

Friday, February 14th, 2014

While the new pope has adopted a more austere approach to what he wears, the Vatican’s leading tailor and other outfitters are expecting a notable spike in business when the world’s cardinals gather in Rome to welcome new members to their ranks. The consistory, which is the first of Francis’ papacy, has created a flurry Read more