About Toile

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Introducing Philadelphia’s newest fashion retail atelier and showroom, Toile, |twall|.

Located in the newly thriving Fishtown area, Toile features the designs of owner Bianca De Pietro under her label Bianca Rachele, along with other local designers Agashi, Autumnlin Atelier, BlckBts, Cozen NYC, Debil Leather Goods, Sophi Reaptress, and Vannucci Ltd. Jewelry. Everything is produced domestically or made by the designers themselves. All merchandise is available made to measure and for personal customization and custom requests.

On premise tailoring is also offered for pieces bought in and out of the store. Expect a unique variety of seasonal ready-to-wear, bridal, evening wear, accessories, and custom garments. The store’s showroom features high-end couture that is available for custom. 




Bianca DePietro

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Bianca De Pietro is a 2010 graduate of Philadelphia University with a concentration in Women’s Wear: Avant Garde & Couture Sewing. She has studied abroad in Florence, Italy at Accademia Italiana focusing on tailoring techniques and evening wear gown construction. Most recently, De Pietro attended Central Saint Martin’s University of the Arts in London for an intensive course in Innovative Pattern Cutting. Along with her education she is a decorated designer having held first place in the Red Dress Competition for the American Heart Association, awarded Most Creative at the FIA Fashion Show, and had her collection shown at Philadelphia Fashion Week.

De Pietro has been featured in The Fashion Journals Graduating Class of 2010, which features top fashion design graduates from select undergrad programs in the Unites States, and was published in Emerging Fashion Designers II Edition. Following her undergraduate education, De Pietro moved to New York City and created her line, Bianca Rachele. Her collaborative 20-piece debut collection of couture, “Deliquesce,” was shown during New York Fashion Week 2011. Following this launch De Pietro began working closely with clients on custom bridal wear.




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