Mino Maestrelli started business in Milan, Italy, temporarily interrupted by World War II.
1949 - 1950
Established as a prominent textile producer and wholesaler of high quality fabrics, with a design office in Via Nino Bixio in Milan.
Recognised as pre-eminent supplier of textile fabrics to first line, the European luxury designer brands
Co-founded with Ermenegildo Zegna a haute couture/prêt-à-porter multi-brand fashion boutique, called "Harvest". By 1965, there were 13 fashion luxury boutiques across Italy.
Awarded the Prize of Forbici d'oro (Golden Scissors) to the best tailors for sartorial excellence across Europe.
Founded the Maestrelli foundation for Italian Sartorial Arts and Haute Couture at the Italian National Museum of Science and Technology in Milan.
Mino Maestrelli establishes “Centro tessile Milano” (Milan Textile Centre).
Awarded Knight of Italian Republic.
Founder Mino Maestrelli passes away at age of 80 (1906-1986) and honoured in Cimitero Monumentale in Milan.
Business succeed by the son Angelo Maestrelli. Angelo Maestrelli relocated the textile and production office in Prato, Italy. Served as director/ consultant for big groups like La Rinascente, Upim, Manifatture Marzotto Valdagno, Macquarie Textiles.
Awarded in Paris "L'Epingle d'or" (the Golden Pin)
Business succeeded by his grandson Mino Maestrelli.