Black Sheep


rome / italy

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Main Manufacturing Countries


The brand was born from the collaboration of an artist, Sara Digiovanni, and a creative one, Tania Mazzoleni.
Born both under the zodiac sign of Pisces, they decided to swim towards the same direction and to combine their different
work experiences creating a brand of clothing represented by a very pop mood.
From the artworks to the details altered with the graphic interference, the brand creates original fabric in which the intense
colors and subjects to high ironic content characterize the prints.
Not the usual copy and paste between art and fashion but a creative product that, carrying on and mixing the know-how
of Tania and Sara in the fashion area and scouting of new talents, is contaminated by collaborations with other emerging
Totally Made in Italy for creativity and manufacturing, Disbanded has an international allure thanks to pieces with simple
lines but of great character where even the t-shirt, released from its casual meaning, becomes the protagonist and
communicator of semi-serious messages.
A Pop Arty Fashion for those who love being funny wearing and becoming an artwork.

"Creativity wants courage" (H. Matisse)
The daughter of a painter and illustrator, Tania Mazzoleni was born and raised among fantastic characters, hyper-realistic
images and comics that have nourished her imagination and creativity.
Journalist, Trend Setter, Talent scout that insiders has defined as a contemporary Alice.
She has conceived and created a concept store to promote new talent, MAD Zone®, defined by the press "the
contemporary heir of the unforgettable format launched by Fiorucci".
Graduated in Modern Literature, Tania undertakes different professional paths thanks to her various interests and to a
character, that brings her closer to the world of art and fashion. In the summer of 2009, she created and produced a line
of women's clothing inspired by the '70s and the concept of “one piece” with a predilection for long dresses.
Since 2013, she has been involved in the development of her MAD Zone® project in which, thanks to her passion for
research, she has succeeded in giving space to emerging designers, artists and designers, creating an unconventional store
first in Rome and then in Milan, in Via Brera. She is the founder of the Alice in the box Format, where she managed to
bring together all the experiences, offering third parties useful services to create her own fashion concept.

"Tomorrow is another day"
After the artistic studies, the Institute of Art before and the Academy of Brera then, Sara enters the world of fashion when
she is just twenty, becoming part of the style office of Colmar just before graduation. A series of work experiences at
leading brands – from Versace to Fureco, Fixdesign, Fiat, Spyder Active Sport, Purotatto, Pistolesi, Giorgio Kauten,
Factory Fashion - allows her to acquire the know-how necessary for the creation and the development of the graphics for
the collections. Subsequently, thanks to the collaboration with the DuPont Group and Riini Van Vonderen, she refines
her research capacity and attention to the trends. Returning to the first love, her art expresses itself as a synthesis of all
the experiences gained in fashion. Her canvases are the result of the union between technological innovation, a skillful
mix of different artistic techniques, thought and dexterity linked by a strong pop imprint in colors and contents. Her ironic,
surreal, visionary and often conceptual works attracted the attention of authoritative art critics who were able to appreciate
her style during the various personal and collective exhibitions.

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