More Details Brioni Solid Silk Tie, Dark Gray Details Brioni textured satin tie. Approx. 3" at widest. Silk. Made in Italy. Designer About Brioni: Founded in 1945 by Gaetano Savini and Nazareno Fonticoli, the first Brioni sartorial shop was located on Milan's Via Gesu. Named after Brijuni, a favorite island destination for Italy's elite, the label was known for absolutely perfect handcrafted suits, a tradition that continues to this day.