Est. 1998 Experienced Full Package Apparel Service

DLCO Apparel is a full service company, a one-stop-shop, where we handle A-Z, from development (patterns, prototypes, sourcing, tech packs, line sheets and costing) and pre-production (grading and marking) to production/manufacturing (CMT), as well brand consulting. We also do finishing (press, tag, fold and bag) in house.

We Specialize in Swimwear, Activewear, Contemporary and Children's and have fit models available for all Categories and Sizes.

Ideation

Our in house Brand Consultant Team consists of a Husband and Wife Team with over 25 years experience in the Fashion Industry. Larry has worked as a Clothing Designer for Multi-Million Dollar Clothing Manufacturers, Maria is a Experienced Sales Representative with many accounts. We have also worked with many Types of Manufacturers over the years and are able to consult with our clients on the most successful ways to launch and sell your brand.

Pattern-Making

We do Patterns in house. We have a Vast Library of Existing Pattern Blocks and Technical Information for the Men & Women's Active, Swim, Contemporary and Children's (boys & girls) Markets. We handle all aspects of development including Patterns, Prototypes, Fittings, Sourcing, Tech Packs, Line Sheets and Costing.

Materials

Having established relationships with many types of Materials' Vendors, we are able to acquire, store and do all necessary transporting of the materials Our prices are very competitive, we can normally provide lower prices due to our existing relationships and Contact Base. When a Manufacturer purchases from a fabric vendor or street jobber they have not worked with, the vendor has practically no accountability. However – we are physically present when the samples come out, so the fabrics better work!

Sample-Making

All aspects of development are provided including Patterns, Prototypes, Fittings, Sourcing, Tech Packs, Line Sheets and Costing. All Fitting Notes are documented in writing then transcribed and emailed to the client for approval, prior to modifying the patterns.

Tooling

All aspects of pre-production are provided including Acquiring Materials, Storing Materials, Size Run Samples, Specs, Grading and Marking. We have Run thousands of units in Production. We have a Vast Library of Existing Specs and Technical Information for the Men & Women's Active, Swim, Contemporary and Children's (boys & girls) Markets

Production

Production/manufacturing consists of Cut-Make-Trim (CMT) and a large network of specialty contractors for goods such as lingerie, flatlock and reversible swimwear, We also do finishing (press, tag, fold and bag) in house which we include in the production price.