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The company views its long-term aim as being the sustainable positioning of  Wolford as a global fashion brand in the segment of affordable luxury goods.  These are produced using the finest materials that embrace the female body  and optimally accentuate its natural form. wolford is committed to living up  to this ambition by manufacturing high-end “Made in europe” products which  are of the highest quality, are easy to care for and feature recognisable comfort,  as well as a unique wearing experience and an impeccable fit. The product portfolio offered by wolford consists of the following product  groups: Legwear, ready-to-wear, Lingerie, Accessories and Trading Goods.  wolford products are available worldwide in over 260 company-owned or  partner-led boutiques in 70 countries, through more than 3,000 selected  trading partners and online. The Austrian company, which has been publicly listed on the vienna Stock exchange since 1995, generated sales of eUr  156 million in the 2012/13 financial year. in its long corporate history, spanning more than 60 years, wolford has a proven track record of creativity and innovation based on technical knitting know-how and will continue to fill this market niche. More than 1,600 people work every day to make dream-like creations in which elegance and fashion seamlessly come together.

Wolford Headquarters in Bregenz, Austria

The history of Wolford is inextricablylinked with the history of fashion. Art, culture, architecture and zeitgeist influence the style and taste of every age. Nevertheless, the distinctive aesthetics of Wolford have run like a thread through the company’s history since 1950. What began in Bregenz, Austria, on Lake Constance with the founding of a company to produce stockings for women from pure silk and rayon, has become an internationally expanding fashion label with a broad product portfolio. The focus is on the female silhouette, representing timeless elegance and luxury whilst gently incorporating current trends. The figure-embracing cuts, featuring only the best craftsmanship and quality, have inspired Wolford customers around the world for many years. Prominent artists, actors and singers rely on the exclusivity of Wolford for their performances. The brand is a favourite of the stars, remains discreetly in the background, is worn “underneath” or is actively and visibly put in the limelight. Wolford products are continually present on the world’s stages; people like to rely on the European quality at the theatre, in films and on television. Furthermore, Wolford represents an individual decision in favour of luxury and style.
The innovative knitting technology continues to be the focal point of the brand, enabling the company to stand out from the competition. Ever open to creative ideas, Wolford shows how knitting technology can be turned into unique products through its partnerships with prominent designers. The visual representation of the brand is distinctive. Over the past decades, Wolford has also set an industry benchmark in terms of visual aesthetics, remaining faithful to its vision of a sophisticated visual language. Well-known photographers have effectively captured the essence of Wolford fashion, which conveys fashionable elegance, transcending all the product groups. Wolford: now, as in the past, a synonym for quality and luxury on the skin.

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Legwear

Wolford inspires its customers with fashionable and innovative legwear that combines the highest wearing comfort and a perfect fit. In addition to classic all-year essentials, the Legwear product group also encompasses seasonal trend designs. Wolford offers an extensive range of hosiery, ranging from tights, stockings, stay-ups and knee-highs, to leggings and socks which are complemented by functional Shape & Control products with a highly innovative character.
Wolford offers timeless classic chic, as well as on-trend products for women’s outerwear which can stylishly dress women from head to toe for every occasion, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. The ready-to-wear collection offers numerous designs which include jackets, coats, skirts, trousers, dresses, pullovers and blouses, tops, shirts and bodies, all fulfilling our ambition to supply high-quality products which are easy to care for and feature an impeccable fit.

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Ready-to-wear

Wolford offers timeless classic chic, as well as on-trend products for women’s outerwear which can stylishly dress women from head to toe for every occasion, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. The ready-to-wear collection offers numerous designs which include jackets, coats, skirts, trousers, dresses, pullovers and blouses, tops, shirts and bodies, all fulfilling our ambition to supply high-quality products which are easy to care for and feature an impeccable fit.

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Lingerie

Wolford’s lingerie collection features exclusive and timeless designs. Sophisticated details characterise both the seasonal trend collections, as well as the classic year-round essentials. Within both the classic and decorative ranges, Wolford also offers Shape & Control lingerie products for an ideal figure.

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Accessories

The Accessories product group complements the Wolford collection in terms of style and colour, and thus ensures a holistic fashionable look. When it comes to materials and colour schemes, Wolford’s scarves, hats as well as shawls, hair bands, belts and legcessories all slot seamlessly into Wolford’s entire collection, thus creating distinctive accents based on their effective details and patterns and complementing every outfit.

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With a small but beautiful seasonal collection, Wolford’s high-quality swimwear range fulfils customer demands for luxurious sunbathing. The product line consists of creative swimsuits and bikinis, some with shape control and features stunning feminine cuts. Stylish beach accessories complement the range.

As an industry trendsetter, the Wolford Group has set important milestones in a history spanning more than 60 years thanks to numerous product innovations. These include legwear models such as the Miss W Satin Touch and Velvet de Luxe tights, which like Wolford’s bodies, the Fine Merino Dress and the Mat de Luxe lingerie, are considered to be classics in a woman’s wardrobe. Wolford’s development has always been shaped by engineering ingenuity and a strong innovative approach. It has never lost sight of core competencies and technologies, thus forming a key element on the path to success that Wolford has pursued in the international fashion market. All innovations are based on Wolford’s proprietary development of a highly specialised knitting technology and are the result of ongoing and intensive R&D. With an in-house research and development department, a spinning mill, knitting mill, steaming facility, sewing and dyeing rooms, moulding workshop, a colour laboratory and flexible suppliers, Wolford boasts a high level of innovative strength to astound the industry time and again with their products. Most recently, Wolford has significantly shaped developments on the lingerie market and the current shapewear trend with an extensive Shape & Control product line in the Lingerie and Legwear segments. The innovative potential of the brand is also reflected in the recent trend of our multifunctional products: versatility combined with high quality standards.
Wolford consciously embraces a contrast to “fast fashion” in all its actions and decisions. Thinking and operating sustainably come naturally to Wolford and this applies to both personal interaction and technical processes. The production process is directed towards protecting the environment and using natural resources prudently and efficiently. Targeted measures designed to protect and preserve the surrounding ecosystems are part of the overall responsibility actively assumed by the company.
As a recognised brand with a high-quality portfolio, Wolford only manufactures products offering the highest possible functionality, quality and comfort, as well as longevity. We also place particular emphasis on ensuring that our products do not pose any health risk. Together with its employees and business partners, Wolford is continuously working on ensuring long-term business success. The respectful interaction among staff members, the commitment to complying with all applicable national and international legal standards, along with open and transparent communication, are self-evident for us and part of the way we fulfil our responsibility towards society.
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Axel Dreher (right), COO/CTO, Member of the Management Board since March 2013.  Responsible for product development, production and technology, procurement, logistics  and quality management.
Thomas Melzer (left), CFO, Member of the Management Board since September  2012. Responsible for finance, internal audit, investor relations, legal affairs, human  resources and IT.

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