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Italian Manufacturing: The Production Districts

A breakdown of the heart of Italian manufacturing, region by region.

Costs might be higher in Italy, but the country boasts an unparalleled infrastructure and manufacturing muscle that over the years has been a catalyst for international fashion brands vying to raise the quality and design component of their styles. The backbone of the pipeline is a cluster of production districts that have each specialized in a distinct category — textiles and yarns in the Biella and Prato areas and silk around Como; leather goods in Tuscany and footwear in the Marche or the Riva del Brenta area, in the Veneto region; eyewear in the Belluno area, and denim in Veneto. Here’s a breakdown of the heart of Italian manufacturing, region by region.

Textiles

Leathers and Footwear

Eyewear

Jewelry

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