1I WANT TO GET STARTED IN MY OWN ENVIROMENTALLY FRIENDLY SWIMWEAR LINE. WHAT’S THE FIRST STEP?
It’s all quite simple. We only require you know your shapes made in what fabric + any accessories you require to be added. We also offer a Starter Pack. Whether your a start-up or established brand, with the pack in your hands, you’re be 100% clear on the impeccable quality you can expect & how well our fit & grading works. Your starter-Pack here
2WHY ARE WE CHEAPER THAN ANY OTHER SUPPLIER IN BALI?
We are the only company in Bali who can import fabrics without paying tax and import duty. This saves us around 40% on the fabric landed costs, meaning we produce & you buy at a much lower production cost than any other supplier on the Island. Nobody can match our price & nobody get close to our quality - Period
3HOW DO I HAND OVER MY STYLES TO BE PRICED?
Handing over your collection to be prices is quite straight forward. We no longer require tech-packs as shapes are now patterned-up digitally using our 2D AUTO-CAD system. All you need do is send over via email your styles as images front & back, screen shots, tech-packs or as the real samples via courier. Knowing how to make a cost effective, environmentally friendly collection, with the optimum construction at the lowest possible price, is something we do each & every day. You can Upload Your Shapes here
or as an email here
4WILL YOU EVER USE MY DESIGNS FOR ANOTHER PARTY?
We have an NDA that we have used for many years & offer this to all brands who work with us. You can see an example here
. An NDA, or non-disclosure agreement that protects your styles, referred to as your Intellectual Property. We will never use your shape, print, or ideas & never for any advertising or publication. Your styles are stored digitally on our AUTO CAD, meaning impossible for any other to access
5DO YOU MAKE PATTERNS USING PAPER OR CAD?
We operate a state of the art 2D AUTO CAD system to handle patterns. These are graded to 3mm, ensuring perfect fit time & again. Patterns can be made quickly & to very exact measurements. Any adjustments you require are easily handled via the PC in a matter of minutes. We only work with paper patterns for minor issues.
6WHATS THE MOQ FOR SAMPLES?
There are no MOQs for samples. We do however request you send us all your collection to be made at the same time
7WHATS THE MOQ FOR PRODUCTION?
Our MOQ is 500 units (250 sets) first order. This can be spread across Swimwear & Activewear styles, your styles & ours, countless possibilities
MOQ per style/colour/print is 50pcs. 5 units per size & colour
More on the MOQ here
8WHATS THE MOQ FOR RE-ORDERS?
You can reorder the same styles from stock fabrics in 50 unit lots, MOQ 300 units per P.O. (150 sets), as long as you’re not requesting changes to the styles. If you wish to make changes then the MOQ is 500 units across 10 styles, 50 per style 5 units per size & colour
9HOW MUCH DO I NEED TO BUDGET?
We are adamant that producing your orders with us to a high premium grade will be at least 30% cheaper than any other supplier on the Island.
In so many cases buyers wanting to place an order for example of 300 units found that that manufacturing with our MOQ of 500 units, was in fact cheaper than the others charge for 300. Compare prices.
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*NOTE Some suppliers in Bali show much lower prices on their web sites than what they end up actually charging you. We tend to do the opposite. BUYER BEWARE as they say!
10DO YOU MAKE MENSWEAR?
Yes, we do. In the main we make very cool Tees & amazing board shorts
11HOW LONG DOES SAMPLING TAKE?
Sampling takes around 4-6 weeks. Choosing colours from stock will save around 1 week. Choosing colours from Italy will add approx. 2 weeks.
12DO YOU CARRY STOCK COLOURS?
You can choose from approx 28 Carvico Italian colours ready imported ready to be cut at a moment’s notice. Every style you order will carry the branded fabric tags ensuring your clients know the premium quality of the fabrication. We handle this all free of charge.
With an MOQ of just 20 meters per colour allows you to add more colours into your production. It also saves 3 weeks in your production time line.
You can see our Italian stock fabrics here
13CAN I REQUEST IMPORTED FABRICS?
Whatever fabric or colour your requesting to be imported will be added to our weekly uplifts from Carvico in Italy, landed in approx. 3 weeks.
Importing fabrics offers a huge selection of fabrics & hundreds of colours. We must order-in all colours roll based in 70-meter lots to be used in your production
You can see more on the selection of imported fabrics here
14DO YOU HAVE READY-TO-GO SHAPES I CAN CHOOSE FROM?
Our Ready-to-Go shapes are pre-patterned & graded ready to cut, no need to sample. If you choose to order from these directly then no sample or pattern fee. All your pay is the invoice order. If you wish to see the samples then we only charge for the styles at twice wholesale, nothing else. See the Ready-To-Go shapes here.
15CAN I MIX ORDERS OF ACTIVE & SWIMWEAR OR CLOTHING?
Yes, you can. We operate three division, Active, Swim & Ladieswear. You can mix up your orders across collections as long as the total units come to 500 units first order.
See more on Mix & Match here
16HOW LONG DOES PRODUCTION TAKE?
From the day we start sampling on average 6 weeks. It can be less, depends complexity. Second round samples we try to get out in one week. We are the fastest manufacturer of bulk orders of any company in Bali, especial on re-orders.
If your selecting fabrics to be imported, then add 2-3 weeks for transit Italy to Bali.
17WHAT ACCESSORIES ARE AVAILABLE?
Our prices Inc. the full make-up of any article including the fabric plain or print, & as many accessories as possible. FREE - metal hardware rings & adjusters – branded logo heat pressed into the article - hygienic stickers – branded fabric tags – packed bar-coded in a Bio-degradable bag - boxed ready for dispatch.
ADDITONS – Should you request any bespoke branded metal bra/bikini fasteners or Zip Lock bio degradable bags - 1,000 pieces MOQ chargeable
You can see our accessories here
18DO YOU MAKE SWIMWEAR?
Yes, we do, the highest grade, much the same as FAE Swim, BAMBA Swim, etc. We only produce a premium product at the lowest prices using the highest-grade fabrics.
See our Swimwear site here
19DO YOU MAKE LADIESWEAR?
Yes, we do. We have been manufacturing ladieswear for 30 years. We have supplied David Jones in AU, Urban Outfitters in US & many more besides. In the main we work on organics & eco-friendly fabrics like Linen & blends of bamboo, cotton silk & rayon.
20NOTES ON PRINTING
Please read our section PRINT GUIDE here
21HOW DO I PAY FOR MY SAMPLES?
100% payment via PayPal, our account firstname.lastname@example.org
22HOW DO I PAY FOR MY PRODUCTION?
50% deposit & 50% balance via bank transfer
23IF MY SAMPLES NEED EDITING, IS IT CHARGEABLE?
On average, 80% of the samples we produce, are approved the first time around. Upon your inspection you may decide some styles require servicing. These are normally handled free of charge unless your requesting changes other than your original hand over.
24DO I HAVE TO SEND YOU BACK MY APPROVED SAMPLES?
Yes. We require the samples that we sent to you that you approved for production to be sent back to us. Without these samples could result in several week delays in your production time line.
25DO I NEED TO CHECK THE FINAL PRODUCTS?
We do everything humanly possible to ensure that the quality of the products we dispatch to you, is of the highest grade possible. We operate three layers of control from final production to final QC.
26DO YOU SEND MY GOODS VIA DHL?
As soon as your order is ready for dispatch, we will estimate the costs, price inclusive of all costs to your door. We do not receive your invoice from Bali DHL until two weeks have passed after your consignment sent.
27CAN WE VISIT YOU IN BALI?
Absolutelly, we love to meet new faces, hear your ideas, see what your after making, your brand visions & so on. You will see first hand how the production works for some of our larger established brands & at the same time new start-ups, all in the same line, perfect precision production.
You will also be able to visit the Studio & see the 2D Auto-CAD pattern grading system in action, meet the merchants, managers & pattern makers.
We are located in Kerobokan, 10 minutes away from Berawa, a traditional Balinese village with lots of accommodation to choose from, from small villas to many homes like your see on Airbnb. Berawa hosts dozens of trendy Cafes & some great upscale gourmet restaurants.
Berawa is famous for its beach & one of the best surf spots in Bali. Located on the outskirts of Canggu. Canggu is a short drive away, now very busy with bars & late night music venues.