World-famous brands that almost no one knows are Hungarians
Posted by Budnews · Oct 7, 2020

IT company, fashion brand and skincare products are on the list.

Everyone knows that Rubic Cube is Hungarian, and most of you probably knows that Wizz Air is also a Hungarian company. But what about Nanushka, Omorovicza or Prezi? Let's see some of the most appreciated Hungarian brands.

Omorovicza

The Omorovicza journey began over 2,000 years ago, when the healing properties of Hungary's thermal waters were discovered and the first thermal baths were built, but let’s skip some years. At the turn of the millennium, Stephen de Heinrich de Omorovicza was living in Budapest when he first met US diplomat Margaret, Chief of Staff at the US Embassy in Hungary. Stephen fall in love with her, and at a point took Margaret to the bath his family built. The couple enjoyed and observed the healing power of these waters on their skin and decided to embark on a quest to harness its curative power...

Stephen and Margaret (and their team) incorporated the properties of the healing waters into a skincare range. Together, they developed and patented the Healing Concentrate™, a unique complex that is able to deliver the therapeutic minerals to the deepest layers of the skin.

Prezi

Prezi is a Hungarian presentation software company founded in 2009, with offices in Budapest, San Francisco, and Riga. The word prezi is the short form of "presentation" in Hungarian. The company's flagship platform is a visual storytelling software alternative to traditional slide-based presentation formats. Prezi presentations feature a map-like overview that lets users pan between topics, zoom in on details, and pull back to reveal context. It was said to be the major competitor of the market leader Microsoft Powerpoint

Nanushka

Nanushka is probably the most well-known Hungarian fashion brand in the world. Born and raised in Budapest, Sandra Sandor graduated from the London College of Fashion in 2005. Soon after that, in 2006 she launched her own label Nanushka. Szandra Sándor's clothing is now distributed in 40 countries and shipped directly from the webshop to more than 100 countries. Last year, she opened a temporary so-called pop-up store in Los Angeles, and with her fall-winter collection she had a huge success at the New York Fashion Week.

Where East meets West, the brand draws inspiration from the spiritual journey through cultures and time, effortlessly combining function with flair. Nanushka delivers a modern, versatile, day to night wardrobe for the modern human with the aim of creating a new informal form of beauty. With clothing designed in Budapest and produced in Europe, the collections showcase the finest craftsmanship and materials.

Devergo

Devergo brand was founded in the late ’80s by Renata Sartori and Paolo Bolzonella in Noale, northern Italy. During these years, together with the then newly released Energie, Replay and Diesel, they brought a youthful, new and fresh approach to the Italian jeans market. In October 1992, a small company established by a Hungarian and a Greek youngster started to distribute the brand in Hungary. By 1999, the Hungarian company had succeeded in acquiring the brand name and got legal protection over the name - both in terms of production and distribution.

Budmil

The name of this brand is very talkative: Budmil is created from the words Budapest and Milano. Budmil LLC. was established in 1990 with capital of several thousand USD. Budmil collection originally started with sports bags and backpacks. The range of goods continuously widened and nowadays budmil distributes fashionable street wear together with enlarged choice of bags. The continuous growth of own retail network resulted in 41 brand shops all over the country.

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