19.02.24 -23.02.24

Sourcing Tour “Made in Italy”

This is a 5 days WORKSHOP designed to give you a comprehensive overview of the garment industry from an insider’s view.

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  • Are you looking for Italian high-quality fabrics available in small quantities and affordable price?
  • Do you search for small vendors to produce your line with MOQ lower then 100pcs?
  • Are you frustrated by the fact that the fashion industry is so secretive?
  • If so, this event is for YOU!

This is a 5 days WORKSHOP designed to give you a comprehensive overview of the garment industry from an insider’s view.

Elena Gromova, fashion entrepreneur (MBA) founder of activewear brand Nakeid and Fashion Business Lab, who helped to launch more then 30 fashion brands in last couple of years and Ayse Gul, a professional Textile Engineer, founder of a brand Vesper and Master of International Marketing in MIP Poltectnico di Milano, will walk you through all the tools you will need to design, manufacture and sell a line from start to finish!
This is an immersive Fashion Business experience in Italy.

Tailor made trip made for you to select fabrics, apparel production and ready-to-wear garments for your collection!

Don’t miss this opportunity as we don’t know when we will make it again.

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Special guest speaker

In the framework of the workshop, you will have a 3 hours masterclass from Alan Della Noce on “Design Process & Trends Research”.

Alan is a Fashion and Accessories designer at Piaggio, and previously a Fashion and Accessories designer at Dolce & Gabbana, Ermenegildo Zegna and Gianfranco Ferré. Lecturer at the School of Design Politecnico di Milano.

An immersive Fashion Business experience in Italy

Tailor-made trip made for you to select fabrics, apparel production and ready-to-wear garments for your collection! 5 Days of:

At this tour you will learn:

  • Visiting fabric suppliers in 3 main areas around Milan
  • Visiting the biggest textile fair White Show together with an assistant
  • Professional advise on choosing the right fabrics for each garment of your collection
  • Professional advise (speaking It/En ) in buying and ordering fabrics from the fabric suppliers
  • Visiting production laboratories with MOQ from 50pcs

Who is this tour for?

  • Visiting leather garments and accessories production (if required)
  • Visiting ready-to-wear suppliers (on demand)
  • Masterclass on Textiles and Apparel production in Italy
  • Masterclass on Fashion Trends SS 2024
  • Professional advise of a designer on building your collection

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Our clients have saved anywhere from €3K-10k in Manufacturing costs by using our preferred manufacturers and suppliers!

At this tour you will learn:

  • How to take your idea from sketch to garment
  • How to build a cohesive collection that sells
  • Where to source fabrics & trims with low minimums
  • Where to get patterns and grading done
  • How to properly prepare to work with a manufacturer
  • And, how to prepare for the launch of your collection (sales and marketing tools)

Who is this tour for?

  • Anyone who is starting a fashion line
  • Anyone who has a line and can’t find the right fabrics
  • Anyone who needs help sourcing wholesale fabrics and trims
  • Anyone who needs fabrics for limited collections for affordable price
  • Anyone who is sewing their production themselves
  • Anyone who is serious and committed to making their fashion dreams happen!

*Please note this tour is not for students or hobbyists

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The goal of this tour is to help you create relationships with vendors and streamline your production process so that you can cut costs and make a higher profit margin!

Save yourself the time of calling, setting up appointments, not asking the right questions, and having to present yourself to vendors. We will do it all for you!

Plus we have personally vetted these vendors so we know they will treat you well!

We will have a professional textile engineer speaking English and Italian with us. So, you will get all possible support and guidance in selecting the right fabrics and making the right contracts.

We will make stops at places such as:

  • Wholesale fabric suppliers
  • Wholesale trim suppliers
  • Stocks of fabrics
  • Textile manufacturers
  • Apparel Manufacturers
  • And MORE!

The tour stops may vary depending on availability and attendees’ needs.

You will find sustainable fabrics and production facilities for your collection in 5 days!

You will walk away with valuable tools including:

  • A sample Tech pack & Product range template.
  • Pricelists of the visited production and suppliers and a budget template to be able to build your financial plan.
  • Valuable trendsetting report for next year.
  • A Production Ready Checklist so you know what you will need to get yourself prepared for production.
  • A Fabric Sourcing Guide so you know exactly what questions to ask when sourcing wholesale fabrics.
  • A list of our preferred vendors and suppliers, all with low MOQs from Italy, Greece, Latvia, Lithuania, Portugal, Poland and Turkey.
  • And MORE!

This tour is providing you with information worth 10 years of professional experience and industry knowledge!

Well worth over €1,000,000 total

Yours for ONLY €1,500

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Limited spaces available!

Terms and Conditions:

* Please note that accommodation is not included in this price.
** Please note that this event allows one attendee per ticket. If you are wishing to attend as a team or a partnership, you will need to purchase one ticket for each person. Second ticket gets a discount of 50%.
***We reserve the right to cancel this event at any time so if you are booking flights please check with us first. In case of cancellation from our side, we refund the amount in full.

Refund Policy:

If you cancel within 14 calendar days unfortunately we are not able to offer you a refund. However we will credit you the amount you paid which can be used for future tours or put towards any of our other services.