100% Attention to detail
No twists or snags
All hardware electroplated
No pit or rust
No flake, crack or peel
imported on request
Every item individually
checked & packed
At Swimwear Bali, our commitment & promise to you is to produce the highest grade of samples at the lowest price possible.
Whether you’re a start-up or established brand, no matter how large or small your order, we assemble your samples in the same meticulous fashion as we do for such brands as Victoria’s Secret & Fae swim, Bydee, VDM & many more. In addition, we assist you in sampling & your handover of your collection & advise on how to colour match on request.
On average, 65% of all the samples made are customer request for Custom made designs. The remaining 35% are selected from our ready-to-go designs. In most cases, we produce samples in one size, most commonly size S & up to 12 designs. Requesting 13 or more or additional sizes requires some extra time.
Samples are charged at twice our es mate price + a management fee of USD 30 per style.
For example, a swimwear bottom priced at USD $13 USD is charged at 2 X $13 + $ 30 = $54.00. Our fees are all-inclusive to finished articles with as many non-branded accessories added.
Sample orders are produced in 4-6 weeks. This year has been quite unusual, at least double last years & many unique factors to be considered. For this reason, we request you allow some extra time. Best to allocate 6-8 weeks.
*Order timelines quoted are dependent on the volume of orders as well as National holidays & Government enforced restrictions.
Samples are assembled in-house with our team of approx. 20 sample machinists, all with more than 10 years of experience in constructing Swim & Activewear samples. We draw your patterns digitally using our 2D Auto CAD pattern making software. Once complete, we assemble each style, taking care to work back to your handover & notes. We never rush through samples.
Once you have your designs, the next step is your discission on fabrics & colours.
Your patterns & grades are produced digitally to international body sizes.
Our pattern makers are skilled technicians who work on your patterns using our state-of-the-art computerized digital 2D Auto CAD software & printers. Working digitally is far superior to working with paper, allowing us to make incremental changes to any designs.
See our Body Size Chart
Edits & Remakes
- When your samples land, should you require some minor edits in almost all cases, we can handle them with an online video call.
It’s pretty simple to make minor improvements digitally, with no need to remake.
- If significant edits are required in most cases, they are remade free of charge as long as you’re not requesting changes to your original handover.
Depending upon the plain fabrics & colours you select from stock or requesting to be imported, adding prints will alter your sampling & production bulk order timelines.
Importing any fabrics plain or print, + 3-4 weeks.
Selecting stock fabrics MOQ 20m per colour
Selecting fabrics to be imported MOQ 70m per colour.
If you select from our stocks, as soon as we have a free slot in production, your bulk order will be cut & moved directly into sewing.
The same also applies to your reorders or top-ups.
Read the difference between selecting from our stocks or importing in our Fabric Section
Requesting your Samples in Prints
We print two ways, Digital print on premium grade American Nylon overseas & via sublimation on Poly in Bali. Unfortunately, there are no digital print machines in Bali for synthetic fabrics.
We are the only producer in Bali offering a digital print service on Nylon. All others print via sublimation on Polyester, less vibrant but much faster. Printing digitally provides deeper, richer colour tones than sublimation on Poly, with a softer hand feel. In addition, colours do not fade or bleed in contact with chlorine, saltwater or bright sunshine.
Sublimation prints are processed in Bali using Vita PL. Sublimation is a heat press process, less vibrant & occasionally fades in time, impossible to achieve the same premium quality that digital printing provides.
Branding & Accessories
We add one branded heat press to your samples. The main items, such as clips, packaging etc., is handled once you’re ready to place your bulk order.
We use a smaller in-house heat press to add your brand name, sizes etc., to your samples.
In some rare cases, there may be some minor cracking or flaking. This is normal & nothing to concern you. Production heat presses are produced by a specialist factory in China who produce for PE Nation & Lululemon etc.
See how to handover your Logo & artwork.
Dispatch & Delivery
As soon as your samples are completed, we organize a call-back on request with you to go over your designs virtually, ensuring they meet your expectations before dispatched via FedEx or DHL. Upon arrival, once you’ve had time to go over in detail, you may request a call-back. – 5-10 working days from goods uplifted from our premises.
Read more about Dispatch & Delivery