Sartoria Litrico - Luca Litrico

The legendary Sartoria Litrico, established in Rome since 1951, creates unique suits for many famous artists, theatre and cinema actors, politicians, sportsmen and representatives of the Royal Dynasties. Everyone chooses Luca Litrico for the high quality, the huge variety of fabrics and the impeccable Italian style.

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Legend

The tailor’s shop whose power-dressing transcended the “Iron Curtain” between USA and USSR with its scissors.

A 70-year history

Dress up classy men around the world. This is the vision of an italian tailoring Atelier that has remained faithful to the craftsmanship of unforgettable clothes since 1951.

1945

Angelo Litrico, eldest of 12 children of a poor Sicilian fisherman, moves to Rome to seek his fortune.

1951

He buys the tailor shop that had hired him, in Via Sicilia 51 and begins his ascent to success.

1958

Angelo Litrico manages to attract the attention of Vittorio Gassman and Rossano Brazzi who orders him eight suits.

1959

Sartoria Litrico makes the first men’s Haute Couture show in Russia and becomes renowned all over the world

1960

At the UN General Assembly Nikita Khrushchev dressed in Litrico slams Litrico’s shoe during a speech, and becomes a symbol of style.

1965

Angelo Litrico dresses the great leaders: John F. Kennedy, Juan Perón, Tito, Dwight D. Eisenhower, King Hussein of Jordan, and many others.

1986

The leadership of Sartoria Litrico passes from Angelo to Franco and Giusi, younger siblings of the founder. And then, to Luca, Franco’s son, who continues to lead the shop today.

2004

Under the guidance of Luca Litrico, the Maison continues to bring the great Italian tailoring to home all over the world.

Angelo Litrico - dresses world leaders
The great leaders

Angelo Litrico

From Catania to Rome: Angelo Litrico was one of the first Italian stylists. A man of great inventiveness and creativity, able to conquer everyone, from the most important actors of the time such as Rossano Brazzi and Vittorio Gassman, to the great world leaders such as Nikita Khrushchev, of whom he took care of the entire wardrobe, John F. Kennedy, Juan Perón, Tito, Dwight D. Eisenhower.

The Litrico Man

Sartoria Litrico’s main principle of constantly pursuing esthetical perfection aims to dignify the men wearing its clothes. The first thing done by a good tailor is getting to know the person in front of him, analysing his strengths, weaknesses, features and personality. Real elegance is given by a timeless suit, enhancing the person wearing it.