From 1945 to Today...

Who we are

BONFANTI Borse s.r.l. Is a family business company. The company was founded in 1945 by Ermogene Bonfanti and his wife Anita.
It started as a small artisan workshop.
The first handbags and brief cases were produced for workers and employees of the several factories in the surrounding area.

Bonfanti Borse Storia

1951 - Emorgene Bonfanti with his two sons Angelo e Terenzio

The History

The company improved the manufacturing production during the 50s with the first ladies handbags collections mainly focused on everyday shoppers and travel light luggages.
The 60s toke a real turnover for the company, also thanks to the cooperations of the sons Angelo and Terenzio.
New and solid cooperations with home and foreign customers started in these years and continued during the 80s and 90s with the development of school collections.
During the 90s the company started its first international exhibitions: The Mipel, as the first Iternational bags show, and eventually the Paris Pret à Porter exhibition gave the company the opportunity to introduce its ladies and mens collections and to start new private labels cooperations with Italian and foreign customers.

Made in Italy

Beside the Bonfanti labelled collections, a new project was started with "I Venti": a special sportscollection for sailers.
The company as Aimpes member is supporting the Made in Italy trough several projects.
The latest one was a cooperation with the Department of Industrial Design, Arts and Communications of the “Politecnico di Milano “ Music All Over The World – Design as econimic value of novelty.
Subject of the project : "L’Opera Italiana" compared to the feminine accessory.