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History Stefano Nicolao Staff Awards and Prizes Video
From the heart of Venice where the tailor’s shop is situated, the able and deft hands of expert tailors create unique garments.

Deep technical knowledge, respect for period cuts and fabrics as well as the expertise of how to use them combined with ongoing research to identify the costume with its historical period guarantee an artistic product that makes these creations appreciated all over the world.

Theatres, opera houses, film makers and historical parades all know that they can rely on the Atelier Nicolao.

The tailor’s shop offers a wide range of period costumes, formal clothing, evening wear and wedding dresses, complete with all the accessories that can also be hired separately.

The Nicolao Atelier workshop’s activities started near Campo Santa Margherita in 1983. Shortly afterwards, the need to expand the workshop’s premises takes him to Rialto, in the heart of Venice, where his experience and success in the show business field are expanded. In 2006, the tailor’s shop moved to yet another old part of Venice, Fondamenta della Misericordia, where it brought together under one roof, inside these huge, elegant 1,000m2-premises, the sales outlet, the tailor’s shop and the showroom. Iconographic research combined with extensive knowledge of period cuts and fabrics as well as the expertise of how to use them combined with ongoing research to identify the costume with its historical period guarantee an artistic product that makes these creations appreciated all over the world.

Throughout these years, important Oscar-winning costume designers or nomination candidates (Films such as Farinelli ed Elizabeth , The Wings of the Dove , The Merchant of Venice , Casanova) have availed of his expertise, creating a professional symbiosis that goes hand-in-hand with a long-lasting friendship.