The word ‘opera’ comes from Latin and means activity, commitment, or achievement.
In this spirit Opera Italia was founded in 1994 in the province of Padua, in north-east Italy, an area famous for combining perseverance and inspiration.
Opera Italia is a factory of ideas, a library of experience and methods, which offers its professional services in the areas of style and product development, marketing, licensing, and organisational change.
We have extensive experience and skills from all across the fashion sector: apparel, leather goods and luggage, footwear, jewellery, watches, glasses and household items.
We have four particular areas of expertise:
Research, study and development of collections
Market analysis and the acquisition of new clients
Licensing and co-branding projects
Opera Italia helps you decide what direction to go in, how to get there, who to go with and what to sell. Our highly professional team works with passion and integrity, respectful of deadlines and the commitments they have undertaken.
Our key strengths are: forging long-term relationships, our expertise, and combining our creativity with our experience.
A future where our clients have an organisational culture and systems that allow creativity and innovation to flourish.
Made with Opera
To always be a wellspring of ideas, a dedicated group who forge and develop new business opportunities.
Integrity, creativity, passion and belonging… on the path to excellence
Opera Italia believes that success arises from continuous improvement of methods, built on the solid foundations of reciprocal collaboration and shared objectives that are both clear and achievable. Innovation is not sporadic but the fruit of the constant labour of a group of people who love their work. The client is an integral element: we collaborate, compare thoughts and plan projects together.
PROFESSIONALISM AND EXPERTISE
Opera Italia brings together a team with different managerial experience and skills to contribute to the creation and success of innovative commercial projects, collaborating in a concrete and exclusive way with the customer.
He is the beating heart, the founding mind of Opera Italia. Marketing and licensing expert. Great communicator, his motto is "Proposals, not problems". He devoted himself to public relations from a young age. He held positions as Product and Marketing Director in great Italian companies. He’s an enthusiast , he works with methods acquired over years of relationships and travels. He believes that ideas should be fed daily and does everything to make that this happens. He would never give up his books and walks with his dog.
Luisa De Santi
She started at a very young age as a seamstress and prototypist in a Venetian artisan company and later trained as a Creative Director and Product Manager in important fashion companies. Today, in Opera Italia, she takes care of the style of international customers of apparel and accessories areas. Creativity and continuous research are the protagonists of her DNA. She never gives up and she is always travelling.
She’s the group’s perfectionist. She has grown professionally with Opera Italia since its foundation in 1994, after many years of experience in the production area in a prestigious company. Her contribution has the delicate key role of coordinating business activities and marketing. She loves travelling, discovering different cultures and she is always looking for beauty.