Solemn, triumphal, resplendent: copes are a type of liturgical vestment worn by clergy for important functions. They include Pontifical High Mass, processions, Sacraments, vespers and solemn prayers. This open-front, trimmed, embroidered mantel is worn over the shoulders and fastened at the breast with a band or clasp. In Latin, this garment is called a pluviale, a term once used to indicate a specific type of hooded rain coat. Vebi Confezioni copes come in a range of materials and colors: from wool and wool blends to silk and polyester, in all the colors of the liturgical calendar. In line with their sartorial qualities, the garments in the Première Line include hand-sewn embroidery.