Button maker Ascoli Bottoni is an historical company founded by Umberto Ascoli, just outside Milan in 1903.

They were one of the very first to jump onto the emerging prêt-à-porter trend post-War and engage with up and coming designers of the time like Karl Lagerfeld and Pierre Cardin to design Ascoli’s first collections. 


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Now the business is run by the 6th generation of the Ascoli family, alongside a team of young creative designers and sales representatives, across Italy and Asia. 



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The brand’s innovation hub, Ascoli Lab, along with its expertise in all the best materials used in the market, ensure that they produce some of the highest-quality, sustainable buttons in the market like buttons from recycled horn, coffee bean, recycled paper, canapa, and rice.


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