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This article showcases our top picks for the best Italy based Fashion companies. These startups and companies are taking a variety of approaches to innovating the Fashion industry, but are all exceptional companies well worth a follow.
We tried to pick companies across the size spectrum from cutting edge startups to established brands.
We selected these startups and companies for exceptional performance in one of these categories:
- Innovative ideas
- Innovative route to market
- Innovative product
- Exceptional growth
- Exceptional growth strategy
- Societal impact
Top Italy Fashion Companies
Founded in 1952 in Monestier-de-Clermont, Grenoble, France, Moncler is now located in Italy. Over the course of the years the brand has merged style with ongoing technological research, which harnesses the knowledge of mountaineering experts.
Moncler collections combine extreme needs with day-to-day city life. In 2003, Remo Ruffini took over the company of which he is now Chairman and CEO.
Moncler directly produces and distributes its own clothing and accessories collections through its direct boutiques and the world’s most exclusive department and multibrand stores. In 2014 Moncler had 1,407 Full-Time Equivalent employees and operates through a network of 172 mono-brand stores (of which 134 Directly Operated Stores), as well as through the wholesale distribution channel.
Moncler, which in the course of business year 2014 recorded revenues totalling 694.2 million Euro and anEBITDA of 232.9 million Euro, operates in about 70 Countries and 4 main geographical areas worldwide: Italy, EMEA, Asia and the Americas.. .
Each year H-FARM runs industry-focused accelerators with the aim to select, support and invest in emerging early-stage and market-ready startups. All programs take place in H-Farm Campus, an innovation hub where selected startups experience an immersive 4-month program, surrounded by ventures at different stages, corporations, business leaders, mentors and investors.
H-FARM provides to each startup an all-inclusive investment package of seed investment, room&board, working facilities, acceleration services: mentorship, workshops & seminars, deals from tech partners, business network, Demo Day. Our Accelerators are supported by a world-class network of Industry Partners to give startups privileged access to these industry leaders: our objective is to reinforce the relationship between startups and corporates and provide mutual benefits for both parties.
Moreover, trough its Venture Capital Arm, H-FARM invest in European startups with global ambitions in the fields of SaaS and consumer internet.. .
Versace is an Italian fashion company and trade name founded by Gianni Versace in Milan in 1978.
Lanieri began as a result of the study and creativity of two young Italians driven by an entrepreneurial spirit and the know how of Reda, its main investor. They brought to life a completely innovative project via a website dedicated to the elegance of men, combined with technology and traditional Italian style.
Lanieri sells men’s suits that can be purchased with a few simple clicks via the website, by guaranteeing simplicity and intuition while leading the client to the choice of fabric and personalisation, via the formulation of his measurements and finally to the sharing of his own style suggestions. The client will receive his order at home within four weeks at no extra cost.
Lanieri products are expressions of high quality and Made in Italy. The best Italian fabrics are carefully selected and processed by skilled local handmade tailoring..
ELSE Corp is an Italian startup that offers technological solutions for 3D based Mass Customization such as Virtual Retail and Cloud Manufacturing to fashion brands, retailers, manufacturers and designers; using E.L.S.E., a Cloud API Platform, powered with AI, machine learning and deep learning, puts together the front-end retail processes such as 3D product personalization and virtual commerce, with a cloud-based back-end processes like virtual fitting and order generation for smart hybrid manufacturing. The startup is committed to creating value not only for the market but also for society by redefining the Value Chain for the fashion industry through Applied Research.
ELSE CORP relies in open innovation and collaboration with industry leaders to develop innovative sustainable, transparent and traceable business processes and Distribution Models through market trials. Their services, named “Virtual Retail”, aims to accelerate the transformation of the industry towards a personalized, direct to consumer, customer-pull approach, enhancing the customer’s virtual shopping experience and optimizing the Virtual Retail value and service delivery chain..
Skinlabo is the Italian first digital skincare brand. High quality cosmetics affordable for all.
OVS is an online apparel store, selling cloths for men, women and children. OVS S.p.A.
is Italy’s leading group in the clothing market, creating, developing and marketing menswear, womenswear and childrenswear under the OVS and UPIM brands. The OVS brand was created as part of the Coin Group in 1972.
As the network expanded, it has successfully developed great mutual trust with customers, achieving brand awareness on the Italian market equal to 97% in 2013 (source: Doxa). OVS S.p.A.
also owns the UPIM brand, which is positioned in the value segment of the men’s women’s and children’s clothing market in Italy and mainly targets families. UPIM has been operating in Italy since 1928 and was acquired in 2009.
The Group’s business model is typical of vertically-integrated retailers and involves the following activities: product development entrusted to a team of product managers, designers and merchandisers who – by relying on a group structure that is highly specialised in sourcing and has a major presence in key geographical areas – designs, develops and creates the merchandise mix through external suppliers, under the artistic guidance of fashion coordinators and under the organisational leadership of category managers. OVS S.p.A.
operates through its own sales network throughout the national territory, with stores of different sizes and different management methods (directly-owned or franchised stores). The Group is also the Italian market leader in children’s clothing and has received the “Retailer of the Year” award in the last four years for certain product categories..
A pioneer of the circular economy, armadioverde is the number 1 fashion re-commerce start up in Italy. armadioverde’s mission is to become the most recommended community-based service platform for the exchange of high-street fashion in Europe.
With a growing user base, the highest customer retention rate in the industry, a collection of 200,000 affordable items, new collections published 4 times a day and a team of talented people in the Milan HQ, armadioverde enables its members to exchange items and revamp their style in an affordable, convenient and – most importantly – sustainable way. armadioverde is already operating in Italy, France and will soon be expanding into other European territories.
How it works: 1) We collect clothes a customer wishes to exchange, free of charge. 2) For each quality item sent in, we give an amount of points called *stars*.
3) The member is now enabled to buy on our platform using both *stars* and €. What people say: “I check it all the time – morning, afternoon, evening.
I buy beautiful clothes and every box I receive is a wonderful surprise. I love it!” Pati (26), Milan “Smart, great and efficient.
The items look great and the whole process was super-fast. Recommended!” Mark (31), Rome “You can’t do it without armadioverde.” Ambra (23), Paris.
Letsell is the first online service that allow everyone to opening and manage an online store. With Letsell you can manage an already-complete fashion e-commerce and start an innovative business venture without having to open your own business.
Available to all Letsell users, there is a fashion catalog that includes thousands of men’s and women’s clothing items – including shoes, handbags, underwear, accessories and baby clothes. Every week there are new arrivals.
Users of the service will only be concerned with the promotion of the site among their contacts, while the whole sale, warehouse, delivery, and resale process is managed by Letsell. The service, which includes a subscription starting at €29 per month, allows people to start earning immediately with an average profit rate of 35% on each sale.
Easy to manage from any device such as a PC or tablet, Letsell is the ideal tool for those who want to integrate their monthly revenue and for those who need a business that can be managed in full autonomy and from anywhere.. .
Contactlab provides the leading engagement marketing platform for commerce-focused companies and fashion & luxury brands to develop successfully digital communication programs that enable personalized marketing to unlock demand and build lasting customer preferences. Founded in 1998, ContactLab is led by its founder Massimo Fubini, an internet industry veteran and opinion leader in the marketing field since 1995.
Thanks to our own enabling PaaS technology and to the experience of our navigated professionals, we enable brands to achieve a deeper understanding of customers, to deliver uniquely relevant messages at every touchpoint of the customer journey and to measure performances with real-time dashboards that display all the relevant data. Our enterprise-grade platform is built with the highest security level, reliability, management, scalability.
Our solutions enable brands to gain insights into the context of each customer and deepen the retail experience by delivering highly individualized digital contact plans across channels based on events, preferences and product lifecycle. Today, we work with more than 1000 clients in different industries across the world and serve most of the world-class brands in the Luxury and Fashion sectors..
Drexcode.com is the first web-boutique that provides a unique fashion experience, trendy and convenient, giving the opportunity to rent dresses and accessories from the latest collections. By working directly with the most prestigious Italian and foreign designers, we select the outfits seen at the fashion shows, with particular regards to those suitable for special occasions.
Our clients have the exclusive opportunity to rent in-season outfits that make dreaming every women.. .
Berbrand is a catalyst, where an innovative company focused on sustainable luxury and digital innovation are seed, accelerated, and spin-off with high-end partners. The company also produces and commercializes fashion accessories and trims.
BerBrand is also the company that manufactures and markets Superlativa, the unique and innovative patented cover material developed using a unique and proprietary technology. Superlativa is an extraordinary combination of sensory, aesthetic, and functional qualities, and an ethical and social awareness that characterizes contemporary lifestyles: the lifestyles of those that want to fully enjoy the products they use on a daily basis in complete respect for the environment.
The little has enormous significance: it identifies the distinctive and unique technology, the advantages and lifestyles associated with the brand, and is also a guarantee that protects consumers against imitations. BerBrand was founded in 2002 and is headquartered in Grumello del Monte, Italy..
Eligo is the first Community of Personal Stylistst, the Sartorialists. We offer an exclusive fashion experience to the customers, wherever and whenever, through the suggestions style of the Sartorialist.
We train and engage a salesforce of Sartorialists, offering them the chance to create a new business without any costs. We distribute Italian Brands who want to boost their sales in the world through our Sartorialist and a plug and play solution..
YOCABÈ is an innovative Italian startup with the mission of connecting apparel brands and their products with the global customers of online marketplaces such as Amazon, eBay, Privalia, Spartoo, etc. We started operating in Italy, the best place to start given the global relevance of the Italian Style in the apparel industry.
We have an Italian soul but a global spirit as shown by our sales already covering the most important European countries (Italy, UK, Germany, Spain, France). We position ourselves as the B2B2C partner for apparel brands and distribute their products on all the global and local marketplaces in every country we operate.
Our business model is innovative for the field given that we work on performance by earning a commission on transactions. We act as a real partner and respect our brands’ policy about prices and internationalization.
We offer all that is needed to succeed in global e-commerce, including multi-language catalog creation and customer care, smart logistics, visibility optimization.. .
Base Protection designs, plans and produces Comfort. The comfort of professional shoes that protect and improve worker’s life.
Base Protection shoes are the result of a research, planning and industrial innovation-process and they combine design and performance. Base Protection is made of designers, researchers and technicians who give birth to new solutions to wear.
Through these cutting-edge intuitions is then possible to realize patents which combine safety and comfort, efficiency and aesthetic, work and free time. Base Protection has a broader view of comfort that goes beyond foot’s wellness.
The customer is central to the organization and he can benefit of a series of dedicated services such as sales assistance, customer care and fast delivery. Efficient services which enhance the relationship with the customer and confirm our task..
Vintag is a mobile social application dedicated to the “Vintage” universe. Vintag is a free and secure platform where you can buy and sell Vintage items.
Vintag is a social network: in addition to selling or buying you can also know other people who have your same passion for Vintage Vintag is a company based in Bologna (north east Italy). .
Manebì focuses on the production and distribution of espadrilles shoes which are handmade by expert craftsmen.
SQUARE is reshaping the fashion content production process, making it smarter and cost effective.
Primpy is a Milan, Italy based fashion and tech company that is technically reinventing the experience of fashion on a global scale. A community-driven fashion market connects end users and businesses to benefit from transparency and usability powered by the blockchain tech.
By bringing together technology, retailers, service providers and customers, Primpy becomes a go-to place for desirable fashion items, services, opportunities, tips and trends — tailored to users and businesses.. .
Lirecento is a excellent quality that becomes smart, making it accessible to everyone directly.
Quattrocento-eyewear is based on impeccable designs of eyewear which are 100% pure handcrafted in Italy and are offered at a revolutionary price (€ 115 including prescription lenses and shipping expenses). The name is referred to the 1400th the glorious period of the Italian Renaissance.
Quattrocento is all about the values of love and passion, with the goal to preserve the Italian artisans community that unfortunately is loosing its relevance due to the mass production foreign products.. .
Based in Milano, the city known for design and fashion, we are born with the mission to bring Italian design and smart technology together. Our mission is to make people’s charging life easier and sleeker.
We combine innovative charging technology, Italian design and the finest materials to create products that are unique and extraordinarily useful.. .
Crea Solution Srl
Crea Solution isan Italian company that providing software and hardware solutions to the fashion, automotive, aerospace, leather goods and furniture industries. Crea provides CAD 2D, CAD 3D, CAM, ERP, PLM / PDM projects, helping companies with integrated IT services from the product design phase to the production and marketing phase, aiming to reduce the time to market and increase of company profitability.
In the Retail sector, it is able to offer cutting-edge solutions for VISUAL MERCHANDISING and E-COMMERCE, as well as applications for Price Management, Supply Chain and Replenishement.. .
Dolce & Gabbana
Established in 1985, Dolce&Gabbana is an international groups in the fashion and luxury goods sector. The founders, Domenico Dolce and Stefano Gabbana, have always been the creative and stylistic source of all the brand’s activities as well as the drivers behind the development strategies based on balanced growth on a global scale and focus on the core business.
The Group creates, produces and distributes high-end clothing, leather goods, footwear, accessories, jewellery and watches. The brand is present in the Prêt-à-porter segment with Men’s, Women’s and Children’s collections, and in the Alta Artigianalità (High Craftsmanship) segment with Alta Moda, Alta Sartoria and Alta Gioielleria collections.
The only activities entrusted to licensee partners are the production and distribution of Eyewear and Beauty (fragrances, make-up and skincare) lines. The structure of the Dolce&Gabbana group includes the key assets for its continuous development: ownership of the brand that is entirely headed up by the Group and the management and control of the three operating divisions, Production, Distribution and Licenses.
The direct control over the entire value chain, from the creation to sales, enables the Group to convey – in the most effective manner and through all the expressions of the brand – its strongly distinctive style and solid DNA, based on artisan sartorial tradition and Mediterranean culture of Italy. The continuous development and consolidation of the Group at global level are ensured by coordinated management of the distribution policies, which combines the strategic vision of the headquarters in Milan with a widespread presence across the territory, through its branches in New York, Tokyo, Hong Kong and Sao Paulo..
Zeis Excelsa S.P.A. manufactures and distributes fashion footwear.
The company was founded in 1948 and is based in Montegranaro, Italy.. .
WARDA provides a modular SW platform designed for Fashion, Luxury & Retail brands to manage protect, share digital assets in all biz proces.
Maison Academia is a Made in Italy fashion brand created by emerging designers from worldwide through the site maisonacademia.com. Maison Academia arranges some contests where the designers upload their sketches, during this phase they are supported by a Mentoring Team,made of experts in fashion that gives to them technical advices.
Later the sketches are rated by the community of the site and finally are selected by a Jury made of big names of the the fashion world. Among the jurors you can find Michela Piva, former CEO at Gianfranco Ferrè, Mauro Benetton, entrepreneur.
So the best rated sketches are finally produced by them through partnership and sold online.. .
ALPA is an Italian chemical industry dedicated to the tanning sector. It was founded in 1957 in Milan from the intuition of Eng.
Gualtiero Gualtieri, still maintaining the family connotation thanks to his daughter Gloria who leads her as CEO. With a production concentrated at the gates of the capital of Lombardy – in Santa Croce Sull’Arno – in Solofra – in Arzignano and located in India and Pakistan, Alpa is able to treat and work a very wide range of leathers for the production of haut-de products – the most varied product categories: footwear, bags, small leather goods, fashion, and furniture items..
Nustox’s strategy is to form mutually-rewarding partnerships with retailers and brands as a technology leader.In fact, it is important to consider Nustox as more of a technology company than as a simple retailer.Basically, Nustox started in the tech world and uses its digital heft to support the day-to-day operations and sales challenges of brick-and-mortar retailers.I would like to point out that Nustox is not only a one-stop-shop as other ecommerce are. We focus on creating great value to our customers through showing them the fashion and lifestyle world from our point of view.
ence, we engage with them creating original content and suitable shopping solutions. Our goal is not only to sell, but to be the benchmark in fashion and lifestyle storytelling.
To accomplish this, we created a fundamental editorial component called The Style Journal. It is a dynamic platform connected to its parent company Nustox.com which focuses on only authentic and original content and ideas about fashion and lifestyle..
Luxottica Group SpA
Luxottica is a global leader in the design, manufacture and distribution of fashion, luxury and sports eyewear with high quality.
Protezione antiossidante per gioielli e bijoux Offriamo CAMPIONATURA GRATUITA per dimostrarti la nostra efficacia Niente più cambiamenti di colore dei gioielli in magazzino, sotto le luci delle vetrine e per il primo periodo di indosso. Trattamento anti ossidazione post placcatura in argento, oro giallo o oro rosa.
Agere is the best Antioxidant for jewellery on the market since 3 years. Meaning no more tarnishing – no more returns.
Is this something you would be interested in? All products you buy from Italy can be treated with Agere! Agere specializes in anti-tarnish protection treatments for precious metals surface, with particular focus on Silver and Pink Gold that quickly tarnish hence need protection, also low karat yellow gold, palladium and other metals that in specific applications require particular protection. Agere Technology makes these metals OXIDATION IMMUNES for years..
HOPSTOK is a B2B marketplace for fashion independent stores where they can exchange their unsold goods and increase their cashflow thanks to different trends and seasonalities related to different territories. In a peer to peer model stores upload on HOPSTOK their slow seller products that are fast seller for other stores in different cities.
HOPSTOK is a high tech web application designed and built by an ex shop’s owner to solve the problems that every retailer has every day.. .
ITALY’S GOT STYLE
ITALY’S GOT STYLE (IGS) is the first in-season Italian Multi-brand e-Store customized in Arabic language and local currencies, targeting exclusively Middle Eastern consumers. Offering to Italian mid-high brands the opportunity to easily reach the exceptional growth of the Middle East without heavy investments and eliminating all the intermediate passages of standard exportation and custom systems.
IGS is creating new opportunities for +70 exclusive Italian brands, through online B2C and e-B2B network of local e-Stores, offering to its partners a new trade network and high visibility in the Middle Eastern market and building records in the region. “We aim to become leaders in Italian mid-high fashion with a price-leadership and the reference point for Italian apparel in the Middle East”.
Diana e-commerce Corporation s.r.l.
International agency based in Venice, Milan and NYC specialized in the creation, management and promotion of e-commerce for fashion brands.
What’s More Alive Than You
WHAT’S MORE ALIVE THAN YOU™ is a new Italian brand of fashion accessories. WHAT’S MORE ALIVE THAN YOU™ proposes itself as a brand “Italian Made, International Design™” where the skill of the Italian production is bound to stylistic, international, creative, original and cutting-edge suggestions.
Shoes, bags and contemporary jewellery, entirely produced in Italy by making use of a different production way. We involve artists, designers and fashion designers all over the world in the design of our collections.
WHAT’S MORE ALIVE THAN YOU™ shoes, bags and jewellery from across the globe.. .
Shoozy is a mobile app that enables users to check in real time what shoes and bags are on sale at the shops near them or in any area of interest. Shoozy also creates a social network between stores, users, fashion bloggers & brands where users can share photos of what they like when they are around for shopping and interacts with other thousands of followers and fashion bloggers.
Stores regularly update their inventory so as to provide a virtual shop-window that allows Shoozy users to conveniently browse through their products without having to leave the house.. .
Wardroba Srl is a hub of independent fashion brands offering a variety of goods from accessories, bags, shoes, clothes, shirts & sunglasses.
Camiceria Giovanni Taccaliti
Camiceria Giovanni Taccaliti is a manufacturer of high quality and tailored men’s shirts. It was founded in the early 1900s as Manifattura Marchigiana Busti and Berretti specialized in corsets and caps.
In the 20s, the company changed, starting to produce man shirts according to new market needs.. .
OTB believes in pushing the boundaries of fashion and lifestyle, offering a portfolio of global brands to a new breed of consumer.
Autentico develops RFID software and hardware solutions for supply chain and anti-counterfeiting applications.
The company was formally founded in 1983. Cosabella (Italian for “beautiful thing”) was growing rapidly and Ugo had left his engineering career to work full-time for Cosabella.External economic issues made it appear as though Cosabella would have to sacrifice Italian-made products in order to remain cost effective, but the Campello’s embraced the challenges.Those initial hindrances resulted in Cosabella discontinuing imports from other manufacturers and began producing their own line of lingerie, propelling Cosabella to become the lingerie icon it is today.
Manufacturing was done solely in Italy both for the creation of garments as well as a unique color-dyeing ability that would become one Cosabella’s trademark features. To date, Cosabella has created beautiful lace garments in nearly 200 vibrant hues..
Tailoritaly is the fashion platform that let customers customize their clothes and accessories full “made in Italy” choosing details, color, fabric and fit. They find the most qualitative Italian fashion producers and they connect them to worldwide customers creating great content to promote their ecosystem across new markets.
By designing and producing 100% of their items on the Italian factory floor, Tailoritaly distributes a rare premium product that demonstrates the power of history, tradition and passion needed to create a Timeless Piece. Their target market is generation X and Y from 24 to 40 years old, influenced by social network, who leverage new tech.
Low price sensitivity and interested in quality and design uniqueness. High loyalty and advocacy.
– Wide customization options – Total look based on customers occasion of use – 3D configurator -Unique supplier network -High quality clothing at accessories at 50% lower price. .
The Calzedonia Group, founded in Italy in 1986 by Sandro Veronesi, is a vibrant, multi-faceted organization. Thirty years of business have seen constant, solid growth in terms of turnover and expansion, the creation of successful products and brands, the establishment of an international fashion retail presence and an involvement in a growing number of sectors.
The Calzedonia Group handles the entire life cycle of a product internally, from creation and production, up to worldwide distribution. The collections are sold exclusively within the more than 4,000 directly owned or franchised single-label stores under the brands Calzedonia, Intimissimi, Tezenis, Falconeri, Signorvino and Atelier Emè, present in the best locations in 40 different countries around the globe.
Their retail network is constantly evolving and international growth is a priority for the company. They are in a period of rapid expansion and consolidation in the heart of Europe, with the goal of commercial growth in the Far East and the United States and an always attentive eye towards new challenges in markets with interesting potential.
Calzedonia is a pragmatic, flexible and dynamic company which offers ample opportunities and firmly believes in its employees. They give talent the space it requires and they invest in young people, giving them responsibilities from the beginning of their experience at the company; they incentivize growth within the company through rapid, merit-based career paths with an international reach.
They share a common identity and style made of enthusiasm and participation, with the knowledge that reaching company goals is possible only if they truly value their employees, ensuring that everyone reaches their maximum potential. .
La Perla is a Italian fashion house renowned for its expertly crafted ready-to-wear, lingerie, and beachwear.
Makoo is a web-app that allow people to materialize their emotions through the creation of a unique jewel. Clients can register a short vocal message on our website, containing the words and emotions they want to say to another person.
We analyze this message and pick the parameters that make your voice different and unique in the world, in order to create a special jewel, just for you. The object is 3D Printed in metal e shipped at the client’s home, with a QR code in the box, that will allow him to retrieve the initial vocal message..
A leading pioneer in denim and casual fashion, known for moving outside and ahead of trends in its industry.
Il Ponte Pelletteria S.p.a – The Bridge
II Ponte Pelletteria S.p.A. was established in 1969 in Scandicci, then just a small town at the gates of Florence.
Founded by five partners, the company has always distinguished itself in the production of bags and accessories with a characteristic style. From the great artisan workshop on the outskirts of Florence, high-quality products were produced with fine materials and unique processes.
The value of “Made in Italy” – the typical workmanship of the Florentine bottega – was combined with an aesthetic sense that is definitely “English”. Thus emerged an Anglo-Tuscan style which would serve as an inspiration to many in the later years.
Leather was the undisputed protagonist in the collections of those early years, marketed under the trademark of The Bridge using only full-grain leather of national origin. The best leather is worked according to the most stringent craftsmanship techniques, starting from the tanning stage through dyeing and polishing with amber rollers.
The result is leather that is soft and elastic. Its vivid, brilliant appearance acquires, with the passing of time, that lived-in and unmistakable charm.
This is a characteristic of all the products of The Bridge. In 1987, we moved to the actual plants in the productive district of Scandicci.
Arena Italia manufactures racing, training, and leisure swimwear and accessories for swimmers and watersport enthusiasts. It offers racing swimsuits, training and shaping swimwear, beachwear, sports apparel, triathlon, water tribes, and others for men, women, and kids.
The company’s mission is to develop and market a product range, leveraging experience and competence in racing swimwear, deep understanding of consumer needs, market and competitive scenario and continuous investments in research and innovation. Arena was founded on 1973 and has a location in Italy..
Orange Fiber is an Italian company made up of equal parts innovation and elegance. They create exquisite sustainable fabrics from citrus juice by-products that would otherwise be thrown away, representing hundreds of thousands of tons of precious resources.
They envision a new life for these materials, transforming them into refined, ethereal fabrics perfectly suited to Italian tradition of high-quality fabrics and high fashion.. .
Benetton Group is one of the best-known fashion companies in the world, present in the most important markets in the world.
The Clutcher is an e-commerce platform with an accurate selection of multibrand luxury stores.
Contemporary luxury brand specialised in cashmere for menswear & womenswear. Made in Italy.
Bulgari S.p.A. engages in the design, production, and sale of jewellery, watches, accessories, perfumes, and skincare products.
XYZE enables individuals to take measurements with a digital bracelet and find clothes that fit them in online stores.
Elisabetta Franchi is an Italian fashion brand that offers clothing, footwear and other fashion products.
Cosmoprof is 360° worldwide event for the professional beauty sector and an international platform for the cosmetics and wellness industry.
Ermenegildo Zegna Group
The Ermenegildo Zegna Group is a leading luxury menswear brand and one of the most renowned businesses in Italy. Founded in 1910 in Trivero, in the Biella Alps, by the young entrepreneur Ermenegildo, whose vision was to ethically create the world’s finest textiles through innovation and the sourcing of the noblest fibres directly from their markets of origin, the company is managed today by the fourth generation of the Zegna family with Gildo Zegna as CEO.
Since the late 1980s, the company has implemented a comprehensive strategy of verticalization, creating a global luxury brand which now ranges from fabric to clothing to accessories, is focused on retailing, pioneering early entry in emerging luxury markets, BRIC and Asia in particular, and was the first luxury brand to open a monobrand store in China in 1991.. .
Pupa is fashion make-up, treatment products for face and body, bath and after bath products, fragrances, creative beauty kits.
Henry Collier, design engineer, successful entrepreneur and winning rider, together with his sons, founded Matchless Motorcycles in 1899, which soon became the most important British motorcycle brand. Riding his Matchless, Charles Collier, Henry’s son, won the first Tourist Trophy in 1907 the mythical motorcycle race, that is still run today on the Isle of Man.
Harry went on to win the race in 1909 and 1910. Following their great market success, the brothers acquired other famous brands such as AJS, Sunbeam and Norton.
Matchless was the first motorcycle manufacturer to think about riders’ safety. They opened a special department to develop garments for motorcyclists’ protection.
Clothes that were then tested by the best riders of the time. In the 1920s, 30s and 40s Matchless developed an invaluable know—how in working leather for garments to be worn in speed races.
In the post—war period, it expanded production to technical fabric for off—road outerwear, chosen for racing by the great Malcolm Smith, a real icon of enduro and motocross racing. Some of Matchless advertisements from 1940s, quite ahead of their time, stressed the alliance between motorcycling and elegance.
Famous riders from all disciplines, as well as amateur motorcyclists, were choosing Matchless for the wonderful mix between design, performance, safety and elegance.. .
Geox S p A
GEOX is the premier Italian footwear brand known for its invention of the “shoe that breathes”. GEOX created a cult-like following in more than 100 countries with its breathable technology and stylish Italian design.
Geox is a leading brand in the International lifestyle footwear Market. The success of Geox is due to the constant focus on the application of innovative solutions and technologies on the product that guarantee both impermeability and breathability.
Geox technology is protected by over 60 different patents registered in Italy and extended internationally. Geox is based on an innovative idea that aims to ensure quality and well-being.
Geox believe that the application of ethical principles of solidarity and environmental sustainability are needed for the long-term development of their company and of the world in which they live. Geox is a wholly Italian idea but with a strong international vocation.
Over 65% of its turnover is achieved abroad in more than 110 countries worldwide. Geox is a wholly Italian idea but with a strong international vocation.
Over 65% of its turnover is achieved abroad in more than 110 countries worldwide. In order to optimize the commercial penetration in the individual markets, Geox distributes its product through around 10,000 multi-brand selling points but also through a network of 1.157 mono-brand shops.
Teeser is the first social commerce that allows creative people to express their creativity on a t-shirt sharing their personal collection on a social profile and gain a revenue from every single sale. Teeser born from two main trends: 1.Collect and share images on social networks (1,8bln images shared everyday on social network); 2.Buy t-shirt (30bln dollar worldwide market value).
Teeser takes these two trends and fill the gap: it’s the first social commerce that allows people to put these images on a t-shirt, share it on a social, and sell them to the whole community. It’s simple: upload a picture, a graphic or text on one of the many cool t-shirt available, share it with other users on your Teeser profile, or on the other social, and sell your creativity.
Finally the problem to produce and sell a t-shirt is resolved. Creatives haven’t to concern anymore about production and delivery, because Teeser takes care giving them immediate access to an interested and profiled community.
Teeser is not only a place where to sell but is also a place where to buy! Teeser give the opportunity to explore thousands of different social creative profile with million of different t-shirt, and buy the t-shirt more represent your own style and personality. Teeser is scalable.
It born with t-shirt but soon it will be available also with a complete customized apparel and all over the world. www.teeser.it Available on Apple Store: http://apple.co/1BmEWd3 From november on Play Store!.
Furla is a Italian lifestyle brand with a distinctive playful spirit and contemporary elegance.
Roberto Cavalli is synonymous with joy and optimism, with glamour and success, with luxury and beauty.
Visual Box is in international fashion, beauty, design and lifestyle media monitoring and analysis.
One Cashmere – FORTE DEI MARMI
We are in business of women’s clothing. One Cashmere is a leading supplier of women cashmere Clothing.
Patrizia Pepe is a fashion company provides apparel and accessories for women, men, girls.
deSwag is a fashion game that lets players compete against friends to snatch the latest fashion items from the most famous fashion icons. deSwag is a fashion game for mobile platforms directly linked to e-commerce, so that it is possible to purchase clothing and accessories.
deSwag can be defined as a new, innovative and gamified shopping experience that will greatly improve the users’experience and encourage impulse buying through strong engagement in the game. It is a new platform that converts entertainment into the choice of a fashion item, that can be bought online..
Emilio Pucci S.r.l.
Emilio Pucci S.r.l is designs and markets ready-to-wear, handbags, shoes, and eyewear.
Upim s.r.l. operates department stores in Italy.
The company sells clothing for women, men, and kids; and beauty and household care products. It also offers franchising options..
Nicole is a European bridalwear brand. Nicole was born in 1996, but the passion for the bridal dress is part of a family tradition.
Alessandra Rinaudo, founder of the brand along with her husband Carlo Cavallo, has breathed since her childhood the atmosphere of an ancient high-fashion tailor shop. In the workshop in Saluzzo, watching the work of her grandmother and mother, she learned to appreciate the quality of a French lace, to identify the best Italian silk, to capture the value of embroidery to exalt the beauty and originality of a dress.
This way of understanding and creating the bridal dress is maintained in the Nicole brand; the expression of the artisan that recognizes elegance and sophistication.. .
Canali has been a paradigm of tailor-made Italian luxury and men’s elegance for more than 80 years. Since 1934, it has been promoting the values of Made in Italy excellence through its artisanal know-how, creating sartorial masterpieces of exceptional wearability and comfort in a perfect balance of elements that blends culture and history with style and taste.
The Canali Tailoring Principle uses innovation to achieve aesthetic perfection, continuously renewing its styles with a meticulous attention to detail and the use of premium fabrics. They promote these values not only through their collections of clothing, shoes and accessories, but also through the exclusive Su Misura service, which combines the expertise of their Made to Measure specialists and the artistry of their master tailors to create distinctive suits, blazers, pants and shirts from the finest materials, all handcrafted in Italy..
Mr & Mrs Italy interprets iconic garments with italian flair, creating unique, high-end items cherished worldwide. Mr&Mrs Italy is identified globally with the parka, a resistant and comfortable jacket, originally conceived for the American infantry in the 50’s.
MMI enriched it with exclusive furs, whilst maintaining its original shape and details.. .
Italia Innovation is an international company focused on education, innovation, and the creation of new ventures in Italy.
Alberto Aspesi & CSpA
Alberto Aspesi & CSpA, founded in 1969 by Alberto Aspesi, is one of the leading Italian operators in the informal clothing sector, which has always been famous for its iconic and innovative products. Since its foundation, Aspesi has been recognized in the fashion world as a brand synonymous with style, quality and innovation.
The collections are designed and designed in-house, while the creation of finished products is entrusted to third parties in the productive districts of excellence in Italy and abroad.. .
Apple Pie was born as a website in 2010. As the market was very pink, blue and traditional at the time, Apple Pie was founded to give babies (and their families) some cooler and more colorful options for baby gear, furniture, toys and apparel.
Apple Pie opened its first brick and mortar boutique in Milan, Italy in September 2014 in the hip residential neighborhood next to Sempione Park and the Arco della Pace monument. The mission was simple: we offer the best of what’s out there for new parents Super stores and websites offer tons of goods but they lack style and perspective.
Apple Pie works hard to make shopping simpler and narrow down the options for new parents. This means that we put together an awesome selection of designers from all over the world, amazing gifts and toys, a limited and hand chosen selection of the best gear, strollers and furniture and lots of service options to make it convenient to shop.
In other words, we do all the homework so that moms & dads don’t have to!. .
Valni is a fashion startup building a direct to consumer brand for custom made and limited edition fashion accessories.
Conte of Florence Distribution
Conte of Florence Distribution is manufactures clothing and accessories for men and women.
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