Istanbul Lingerie Cluster Members
For a few days each year, Paris becomes the center of the lingerie universe, bringing together buyers and brands from around the world. With hundreds of exhibitors in a spacious setting the experience can be overwhelming.
Luckily, the show organizers at Salon International de la Lingerie (being held from from January 22 – 26, 2016 in Paris), have put together a focused collection of 22 intimate apparel companies from one country – Turkey.
It’s an opportunity for visitors to see 22 Aegean businesses from the Istanbul Lingerie Clusters at the Essentials and Cocooning Areas. The Clustering Project was developed by the Istanbul Ready-Made Garment Exporters’ Association with the support of the Turkish Ministry of Economics. Each company either offers their own successful brands or private label opportunities.
The Clustering Project aims to promote the development of international competitiveness among the cluster members. Below is a listing and short description of each company from the Istanbul Lingerie Clusters and their contact information.
Brands: Anıl Lingerie, Gallipoli, Goldenbay
Anıl Lingerie was established in 1980 as manufacturing of women’s and men’s underwear. After having strong position in the local market, Anıl started to enter other markets all around the world. The company makes production in its three factories that are in Istanbul, Konya and Yalova with 10.000 sqm indoor space. It has more than 250 employees and has manufacturing capability of over 15,000 sets a day ensuring production flow with the highest quality. The company’s wide range of products includes brassieres, homewear and pajamas, seamless products, panties, bodies, vests, undershirts, briefs, and boxer briefs for women and men.
Brands: Siyah İnci, Çuhadar Çamaşır, Sexen, Black Pearl
Arriving in the textile sector in 1999, with the name of ÇUHADAR LAUNDRY proven as soon as possible and our company is always an innovative approach has been a company that can cater to the local and global market. In 2002, our company is the company ÇUHADAROĞULLARI TEXTILE INDUSTRY and TİC. LTD.ŞTİ. collected under the name, ÇUHADAR LAUNDRY, SEXEN and BLACK PEARL brands and offers tastes of customers. In the field of lingerie for women, men and children by addressing nearly every day over 1000 models expand its range of products with particular emphasis on the domestic market as well as ex- port market has managed to become nearly 20 countries.
Since 1999, ASRY Textile that has been a powerful company in underwear market, prepares collections to famous brands around the Europe and markets its own trademark Doreanse Underwear to the world. Professional staff manufactures brief, boxer, athlete, t-shirt, nightgown, pyjama, homewear, body and garter groups for men and ladies with capacity of 2,5 million pieces per year. ASRY delivers high quality and its wide product range to all cli- ents by using last technology without any problem with different logistical selections.
Elsima is a textile brand which produces modern child’s pyjamas in Turkey. Elsima produces pyjamas between 1 and 18 ages. The company was founded in 1995. Unique design, quality products, best price and health of children are vision of Elsima. Today, El- sima exports its products more than 40 countries. The company aims to be one of the well-known kids brand in the world.
Brands: Gecem, Diamond Lingerie, Dika, Seamless Corset, New Bride Lingerie, New Night Lingerie, erotica
GECEM GROUP is one of the long-established companies of Turk- ish underwear sector has been established in 1973. The company is developing the export to the countries of the world more than 60 with its own brands and with this energy of itself, going on to be a lobal brand surely. The biggest feature of us is the quality of fabrics. They do not show the deformations as stretching, fray- ing and softening. It is different with the cuttings, moldings and models that are specific for itself. It has the today’s fashion color and the lines. Our products address to consumers from all ages. Our purpose is; being on the agenda with our quality, novelties and our price policy and serving to our customers ideally.
Brands: Iberya, Pierre Cardin, Mod Collection, U.S. Polo ASSN.
Iberya Textile commenced its operations in 2008. The company executes collection design, production and sales operations as the Pierre Cardin women’s sleepwear license holder. The com- pany won the design, production and sales license of U.S. Polo ASSN. men and women underwear and sleepwear for Turkey and 60 other countries in 2008, and began to offer collections under Polo brand. And with its own brand ‘Mod Collection’, Iberya Tex- tile produces men’s sleepwear and tracksuits, and offers them to its customers. Iberya Textile continues its production using state- of-the art technologies on a 2500 sqm production area with its design team and expert production staff that follows the world design trends closely.
Brands: Bondy, Buse collection
Kanpolat Tekstil, makers of Bondy, started its business in 1998. The products of BONDY, including nightgowns, pajamas, sets composed of 6 pieces, sets for trousseau, bra and panty sets, nursing nightgowns, nursing pajamas sets and nursing gowns, is the leader of the underwear sec- tor based on customer satisfaction, due to the patterns, fabrics, man- ufacturing quality, creative lace, sateen, veil, and different printing de- tails and became the most preferred brand of women underwear. Our company, enhancing its product range, has started recently to serve male clientele for men underwear; and once again became the most demanded brand of the sector by its pajamas and robes for men, sets for trousseau, cotton house wear, women underwear and its percep- tion of elegance and comfort. Our company is exporting to more than 40 countries in Russia, Middle East, North Africa and Europe.
Brands: SGI, ESS Homewear
Komyıldız Textile, makers of SGI Underwear, is one of the biggest home wear producer in Turkey and established in 1992. We offer the european quality standards with today’s fashion trend designs at proportionate prices to all consumers in clothing sector with our brand SGI. All raw materials and consumables which are used in our products have OEKOTEX 100 standards. Our company is continuously ex- porting to the markets all over the world with good referenc- es. Our mission is a sustainable growth through superior service with quality and innovation. The vision of our company is to be- come one of the global home wear leader producer in the world market.
The company Maranda Tekstil Ltd. was founded in 1998. Today, we are accomplishing the complete cycle production of bras, panties, sets, nightdresses, tights, bodies and undershirts. Our company’s motto is: ‘The high quality is the first.’ So, we do all in our power to improve the undergarments’ quality and update the production cycle. Therefore, our workshops are equipped with up-to-date machinery and facilities; we do research con- cerning fashion tendencies, customers’ demands, chemistry, fabric composition, female anatomy, dermatology, gerontology and age changes, new technologies of production. Our factory does the complete cycle of underwear manufacturing. We pay an intent attention to fabrics and threads used for underwear manufacturing.
Brands: Mendo, Mendoğlu, Leonita
Mendoglu Underwear is reflecting 32 years of experienc in the women underwear production on the international markets. The target of our company which took off with the slogan ‘Comfort is hidden in the details’ and has been exporting for 32 years brands ‘MENDOGLU’ and ‘MENDO’ is to obtain the place it deserves on the world market. We are exporting our products mainly to England, France, Spain, Ireland, Germany and other European countries. Our company covers all units from cutting to sewing. Quality control to packaging under one roof and obtained the justified appreciation of the customers with its original designs and modern collection. Our underwear, which has the first con- tact with the skin, are subject to various health test.
Brands: Nurteks, Intimo Donna
Nurteks Konfeksiyon was established in 1983 and proud to cele- brate his 33rd anniversary. Since then, its professional team has been producing ladies’ lingerie, based on Total Quality Manage- ment philosophy. Nurteks manufactures approximately 450.000 units per year. Half of those units are exported to European and Arabian countries, particularly to Turkey’s neighbors. Since its inception, at a global scale, Nurteks represents a trademark of high quality. Its brand confidence, as a primary value, is shared by the entire working family, which continuously strives to improve efficiency and productivity. Nurteks Konfeksiyon proactively re- sponds to customer needs with continuous innovation, therefore creating a high level of customer satisfaction.
Brands: Sevim Ladies Underwear, SVM, SE, Zey Zey Kids
Sevim Iç Giyim, which was founded at the beginning of 1970s, is one of the first companies to fulfill the need for custom produc- tion in the textile sector. Sevim Iç Giyim, which attaches impor- tance to personnel qualifications along with production equip- ments in order to fulfill modern requirements, displays a dynamic image and ensures that the demands are fulfilled healthily by extending its quality mentality to all stages of production. Sevim Iç Giyim entered into all global markets by focusing on export besides the domestic market after 2000, and managed to be- come a global brand in this field. Sevim Iç Giyim produces cus- tom products for women under Sevim Ladies Underwear brand, for kids under Zey Zey Kids brand and for men under SVM brand.
Suwen was established as a German-Turkish joint corpora- tion in Pullheim town of Germany in 1994. In 2002, SUWEN came under Turkish management and moved to Istanbul. Our logo colors are soft like pink, light pink, ecru and powder pink which are favourite colors of women which W signifies an international acronym of women. As a trendsetting pioneer of underwear brands to cover all needs of women; trendy, classic, fuctional, swimwear, pyjamas and homewear, preg- nant and maternity groups socks and corsets, outside trendy clothing elegance to design a comfort and charming line for youth to become Turkey’s and whole regions most important underwear brand.
Brands: Ten Lingerie
One of Turkey’s largest and well-established companies in lingerie fashion, TEN started its textile manufacturing journey in 1956. TEN, which is selected by men and women at various ages thanks to its striking various colors and models in lingerie fashion, espe- cially corsets, became one of Turkey’s leading lingerie manufac- turers of Turkey in the industry. In 2015, TEN launched an innovative product and introduced women to “New Generation Corsets” non-chafing corsets fit for casual use and reduce the size by one. TEN manufactures lingerie without stitches, using a new and inno- vative technology called sticking which is used by very few textile manufacturers in the world. In addition, USA, Europe, Israel and many Middle Eastern countries are among our export markets.