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We are an Italian manufacturer based in Florence, Italy. Our mission is to support fashion designers and brands throughout the design, development and manufacturing of their collection since 1976.

Sewing Machine

We have forty-five years of expertise in the Fashion Industry

Established in 1976 in Florence (Italy), Designer Concepts has been developing and producing numerous collections for both emerging and well-established fashion brands, building along the way a global network of the industry’s top manufacturer and mills.

Our Story

We care for how we make things and who we make them with.

We have always valued long-term partnerships with our employees, suppliers and customers, and we believe that it is the result of our expertise in producing high-quality garments made to last. Opening our own manufacturing facility in 2003 allowed us to better integrate our offer and strengthen our expertise, as well as guaranteeing competitive pricing and transparency throughout our supply chain.

Woman Cutting Fabric
Image by Dane Deaner

We have a strong Italian heritage with an innovative spirit.

Designer Concepts was born in Florence, home to the excellence in textile and leather craftsmanship which produced many well-known luxury houses. As a family-owned company for the third generation, we cherish the past, taking pride in our heritage and artisanal savoir-faire, while always looking towards the future by constantly challenging ourselves and staying on the edge of new technologies, materials and trends.


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Florence, Italy

Our headquarter and sourcing office was strategically founded in Florence back in 1976, one of Italy’s most prominent regions for apparel production.


Ithiman, Bulgaria

Our commitment to transparency and excellence led us to open our own manufacturing facility in 2003, located in Bulgaria. This innovative 7,000 sqm space houses administrative and design offices, as well as a warehouse and various production lines.


Our team has grown over the past years and we are today one of the most dynamically developing enterprises in Bulgaria, with 50 highly trained and qualified specialists and production workers including product managers, production managers, pattern-makers, buyers and quality control inspectors.



We work hand in hand with long-term external partners and subcontractors. They are carefully selected by our team and go through a series of onboarding processes before joining our network.


They are located in Europe, Tunisia, Turkey and Asia and all chosen for their expertise, reliability and transparency. We always encourage our clients to come and visit our factory and external partners.

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