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Italian designer Isabel Benenato

has had a life-long association with fashion.

Born in Naples, Italy

her love of design was nurtured by her mother-

a tailor in the industry.


isabel benenato, portrait, blast bologna it-schermata

designer, Isabel Benenato

(image from blast-bologna.it)

Her eponymous label

launched in Milan, 2008

is platform for her design focus-

loose fit clothing of

lightweight knitwear and fine leather finishes.

S / S 2014  menswear collection:

isabel_benenato_ss_2014_mens, lacomercial.info

(image from lacommercial)

Of particular interest is the design directive of her creations:

gender neutrality, a definite guy / gal perspective

a colour story of muted hues

geometric aspects

thin layering

gentle oversizing

asymmetric points

casual dress attitude

From the studio of designer, Isabel Benenato

isabel benenato, men, jacket with drawstring detail to back f 12, noovoeditions.com 6

Fall 2012

black, sleeve-less leather cover

 hood and arch cut out to back

with drawstring detail

isabel benenato, dress, knit, cut out, noovoeditions

knit dress in charcoal grey

easy fit to body

high neck

deep cut out to one shoulder

styled with speckled grey finger-less gloves to elbow

(images from noovoeditions.com)

isabel benenato, mens knit jacket, from daad-dantone, Jacket-Isabel-Benenato-B1181-51-FANGO-1_big

oatmeal hue knit wear jacket 

single tab leather closure

layered over deep cowl collar, soft-grey jumper with thumb hole

(image from daad dantone)

isabel benenato, men draped jacket, farfetch

men’s draped black jacket

pin-clasped at shoulder

at front: inverted- V  hem and

diagonal cut pockets

(image from farfetch)

sabel benenato, aubergine jumper over leather jacket, blast-bologna.it 1

aubergine hue cardi

rolled cowl-neck collar / lapel

double button hem closure

bell sleeves

styled over black leather zip front jacket

(image from blast-bologna.it)

sabel benenato, hoodie, f2012 noovoedition.com

cathedral grey knit

monk-style hoodie

(image from noovoeditions.com)

isabel benenato, womens, jumper, cowl neck culdeparis.isabel benenato, womens, sweater, cul de paris

Sweater Scene

(t)  lava stone grey jumper

exaggerated cowl neck top

low slit arm opening

deep ribbed hem

(b)  coal grey cardigan


super length sleeves

button panel in contrast black

(images from culdeparis)

sabel benenato, patchwork cardi, oversize, allotmentstore.com large

patchwork cardigan

tarnished- silver grey body 

coral pink patches / blue yarn stitching

off-centre button closure

(image from allotmentstore.com)

Isabel-Benenato, womens, coat, back -IB2878-01-BLACK-4_big

cocoon shape black overcoat

geometric point hem

drop shoulders

slashed sleeves