FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
MINIMUM ORDER QUANTITY
MOQs FOR SAMPLES? MOQs for PRINTS?
MOQs FOR BULK?
At 500 pcs (250 sets) and up you get standard prices for bulk production. You can order less, but will pay a bit extra. If you order large quantities, we give you discounts.
MOQ per style/color/print is 20pcs. MOQ per size is 5pcs.
You can start small and grow with us.
MOQ FOR RE-ORDERS (BULK)?
200pcs - if you re-order same styles within 6 months.
HOW LONG TO PRODUCE (LEAD TIMES)?
Samples: 2-4 weeks* (each round)
Bulk production 6-8 weeks*
Shipping: 4-5 business days worldwide (DHL)
Full cycle (start to finish)
2-4 months* (Ready Design)
4-6 months* (Custom Design)
When using imported fabrics add 3-4 weeks on timeline to allow ship time depending which fabric.
*T&Cs apply for all lead times.
SHIPPING COSTS AND TIMES?
Visit 👉 shipping page.
HOW MANY CLIENTS ARE YOU WORKING WITH - AND FROM WHERE?
We manufacture for more than 100 labels worldwide. The majority are based in Australia, US and Europe - but we have clients from all over. Most of these brands we've helped launch and they have grown with us over the years, but we've also taken on established brands wanting to shift their manufacturing to us. Our focus is smaller productions, usually 300-5000 pcs per order.
WHO ARE YOUR CLIENTS?
We have a NDA (Non-Disclosure Agreement) signed with our clients do not disclose their names, design or any information.
HOW ARE MY DESIGNS SAFE?
We have a NDA in place.
Basically it protects your IP (Intellectual Property) such as your name, designs, prints and ideas not to be promoted, sold, published or re-produced by us for own self-gain, another client or related competition.
DO YOU MAKE: SWIMWEAR?
Yes. Visit 👉 BALI SWIM
HOW LONG - TO DEVELOP A PERFECT SAMPLE (CUSTOM DESIGN)?
1-3 months (2-4 rounds) depending on complexity of the styles you are developing and clarity of your tech specs. Included in first sample fee is 1 revision - so that’s 2 rounds already. Additional rounds are charged. Expect 1 or 2 sample fees per sample to finalize the fit.
HOW MUCH - TO DEVELOP A PERFECT SAMPLE (CUSTOM DESIGN)?
About US$150-200 to have it all finished from A-Z (pattern making, grading, sampling).
WHAT FABRICS DO YOU OFFER AND HOW DO THEY DIFFER?
Visit 👉fabrics page
HOW DOES IT WORK WITH PRINTS?
Visit 👉print page
IS BULK PRODUCTION A MUST IF I SAMPLE?
No. There’s no obligation to produce bulk even if you sample with us. You also own your patterns that we develop.
IS YOUR PRODUCTION ETHICAL? SUSTAINABLE?
It's always ethical, and is sustainable when possible. Read more on how in Bali Swim's blog post 'Always Ethical Swimwear Manufacturing'. Bali Active is a division of Bali Swim. We have identical ethical and sustainable policies across the company.
CAN WE VISIT YOU IN BALI?
Of course. We have our factory, office and sample room at our main HQ in Canggu. It's 15min from Seminyak, and is the place to be at the moment - full of trendy cafes, hip beach clubs, stunning villas and so on. We can give you some tips. Welcome!