In order to be the best, you’ve got to work with the best – which is why GILBANO is proud to collaborate with our pick of world-renowned European suppliers to create the finest quality products possible.


For the past thirty years, Raccagni has created and manufactured top-quality metal zippers for some of Europe’s biggest luxury fashion brands. Situated in the northern Italian region of Lombardy and only a short trip away from the fashion capital of Milan, Raccagni is proud to be a family business with its roots firmly in Italy, supporting the local community and investing in green technology along the way.

A Raccagni zipper is renowned in the industry as the best of its kind, representing the perfect synthesis between design, functionality, craftsmanship and the highest quality raw materials. With attention paid to even the smallest detail, Raccagni is a perfect example of the long tradition and esteemed pedigree associated with its “Made In Italy” ethos – which is exactly why they are one of GILBANO’s trusted partners of choice.

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Fontanellas y Marti

Fontanellas y Marti is a tannery from the city of Igualada in Catalonia, a Spanish region with a tradition of expertise in the leather and textile industries dating back to the development of its first tanneries 1880. Founded in 1954, Fontanellas y Marti boasts decades of experience in creating leather, drawing inspiration and knowledge from the region’s heritage.

GILBANO uses hides only from Catalonia (one of the top production areas in the world), thereby guaranteeing the best leather quality. Each hide is hand-selected by dedicated sourcing specialists, whilst the latest tanning technology and procedures lay the foundations for products that marry creativity, innovation and excellence.

Fontanellas y Marti has become the go-to leather supplier to boutique menswear labels, international car manufacturers and world-famous luxury fashion houses… and now of course, GILBANO too.