• 1979

    Dom started his freelance design and pattern making business, designing for Bisonte leather wear, Wayne Watkins, Trellini, Tre bon, Ipenima and masons.

  • 1984

    Dom and his wife Pia launch the DB label to 7 stores nationally.

  • 1985

    Moved to a 5000 sq factory, head office and showrooms.

  • 1986

    The Dom Bagnato label launched to 80 doors nationally in a joint venture with Travelers Apparel.

  • 1987

    The launch of the Spini and Bagnato Sport casual lines.

  • 1990

    First retail store. In Bourke Street opens housing the Dom Bagnato ready to wear collection and the bespoke custom tailoring service.

  • 1992

    Winner of peoples choice melbourne cup carnival on Channel 10.

  • 1993

    Finalist in Australias fashion awards for mens day wear.

  • 1994

    Finalist in Australias fashion awards for mens evening wear.

  • 1995

    Winner of Australia's fashion awards for mens contemporary menswear.

  • 1995

    Signing of a license agreement with Cambridge Clothing New Zealand.

  • 1996

    Dom Bagnato launched into the New Zealand market.

  • 1998

    70 Bourke Street redesigned with an elegant makeover.

  • 2001

    The move to 165 Bourke Street store flagship store.

  • 2004

    New Dom Bagnato concept store opens in Melbourne Central.

  • 2007

    Dom Bagnato at Myer concessions stores roll out nationally.

  • 2008

    Dom working on the Winter 2009 shoot.

  • 2009

    Dom Bagnato brand celebrates 25 years.

  • 2010

    In 2010 DOM BAGNATO becomes a family affair with both children joining the team, Nunzio in Design and Melina in PR & Marketing.

  • 2011

    The launch of the Domingo label under licence exclusive to Myer.

  • 2011/12

    Dom Bagnato rolls out 6 additional Myer concession locations bringing the total to 14 nationwide.

  • 2013

    A highlight year with runway shows at MSFW and MYER Nationally.

  • 2013

    The launch of the Dom Bagnato shoe collection exclusive to Myer.

  • 2014

    Dom Bagnato celebrates 30 fantastic years of being in the fashion industry.

  • 2014

    In celebration of the 30th year milestone, Dom Bagnato travels to Milan, Italy to shoot the Spring Summer ’14 campaign collection in the streets of Milan.

  • 2014

    Dom Bagnato celebrates 30 years in the fashion industry with a special occasion shared with friends and family in Melbourne, Australia.

  • 2015

    Dom Bagnato accredited by the Australian Bridal Service for quality in the category of evening-wear.


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