Jean Dessel is an historic brand founded in Bergamo by Orlando Italia. In 1969 he began his activity as a leather craftsman and in the early 70s he opened his first boutique in Bergamo Alta with the banner Jean Dessel.
By attending all the main European fashion fairs, he creates a dense network of representations throughout Italy and Europe and at the same time he established important collaborations for the production of leather accessories for major brands.
Between the 70s and 80s his reputation growth; his bags and belts were immortalized in the main fashion magazines and he opened new stores in Saint-Tropez, Brescia, Milan and Bergamo, followed by his wife and childrens.
In 2006 Orlando retired but in 2013 his younger son decided to follow in his father's footsteps and learn the ancient profession of the leather craftsman.