NICOLAO ATELIER is an artisan company that has been producing historical costumes and dresses since 1980, with a focus on the history of Venetian costume, and is active on the international scene of cinema-theater and opera performances. It has a repertoire of over 15,000 cine-theatrical costumes made with fabrics and fine workmanship for major film and opera productions, complete with accessories. Nicolao Atelier has worked for the most important opera, theater and film productions all over the world: from the Lyric Opera of Chicago and Washington, to the New National thetre of Tokyo, passing through Bilbao, Lisbon, Nice, Lausanne, La Fenice, La Scala and the major Italian and European theaters.Enter the magical world of Nicolao Atelier, with guided tours for groups, individuals, schools or online in live virtual visit mode. During the one-hour visit, conducted by Maestro Stefano Nicolao, it will be illustrated the characteristics of the costume designer's job, which differ from those carried out in a normal tailor's shop where period costumes are not created. Some significant pieces of the collection of original clothes of various centuries, reproductions and remakes from the authentic ones to highlight, will be shown, where the study and research comes from. You will also be able to appreciate some particular and precious pieces of antique fabric, modern handmade reproductions and reconstructions from authentic period samples and learn how people used to dress up during the Venice Carnival. Stefano Nicolao's 40 years of experience and success are the result of unique research and study, which have led him to be a great connoisseur of the history of costume, as well as fashion design historical cut. Stefano is in fact a teacher at the Academy of Fine Arts in Venice of the courses of Fashion Design and Fashion Design Historical Cut. Now proposes virtual tours for Atelier students, with a historical excursus of the costume, with vision of original historical costumes. The showroom of Nicolao Atelier, is a treasure trove of period costumes, the result of a long historical and philological research of Venetian clothes and costumes, but not only, the showroom allows the Atelier to create exhibitions and parades that tell the story of Venice. A unique format, to illustrate how the costume in the millennial history of Venice, has influenced the customs and traditions of the various eras past. The Atelier owns more than 200 authentic pieces ranging from the late '500 to the '60s of the twentieth century, so it offers the possibility to set up exhibitions or original fashion shows of absolute cultural interest, accompanied by iconographies and sketches.