Men’s footwear brands have vented their frustration after Birmingham trade show Moda revealed it was shifting its menswear section to Pure London.
Moda Gent moves to Pure LondonSubscription
Moda Gent, the menswear section of Birmingham-based trade show Moda, will move to Pure London to join its menswear offer, Pure Man, for February 2019.
The big question at ModaSubscription
The hot topic of conversation at the spring 19 edition of Moda was the recent news that Moda organiser ITE has bought Pure London. Drapers gathered opinions from exhibitors and buyers.
Moda spring 19: Drapers' pick of the brandsSubscription
See Drapers’ pick of the new brands and standout names from the spring 19 edition of contemporary trade show Moda at the NEC in Birmingham on 5-7 August. All prices are wholesale.
Consistency is king at a steady ModaSubscription
Established names thrived and independent buyers dominated at a steady season for UK trade show Moda, which ran on 5-7 August at the NEC in Birmingham.
Independent retailers, brands and agents were largely supportive of the corporate takeover of Pure London this week, believing more “synergies” will be created across UK trade shows.
Moda owner to buy Pure London's parent companySubscription
The owner of trade show Pure London, Ascential, has announced it is planning to sell its exhibitions business to ITE Group – which owns Moda, Jacket Required and Scoop – for £300m.
Moda autumn 18: Drapers' pick of the brandsSubscription
Drapers rounds up the new brands on show at the autumn 18 edition of Milan footwear trade show Moda.
Comment: Moda holds the middle groundSubscription
Mid-market mainstream Midlands trade show Moda stayed faithful to a traditional format, which pleased visitors and buyers alike.
Moda spring 18: everything you need to knowSubscription
Find out what you missed from the spring 18 edition of Birmingham trade show Moda.
Moda spring 18: Drapers' pick of the new brandsSubscription
Drapers’ pick of the new brands and launches to know from the spring 18 edition of Birmingham trade show Moda.
Moda spring 18: how the show is evolvingSubscription
Drapers catches up with ITE Moda fashion industry director Nick Cook to find out what the show has introduced for spring 18, and its plans for future seasons.
Exhibitors reported varying levels of footfall as the second day of Birmingham trade show Moda drew to a close on Monday.
Upbeat mood in mid-market as Moda kicks offSubscription
Buyers from indies across the UK and Ireland made their way to the NEC in Birmingham on Sunday for the spring 18 edition of Moda.
Brands flock to Indx as Moda axes lingerie areaSubscription
Solihull trade show Indx has benefited from a surge of new lingerie and swimwear exhibitors, after rival Birmingham show Moda axed its standalone lingerie and swimwear area.
Moda to launch Body/Active area in AugustSubscription
Birmingham trade show Moda will launch a new area to combine lingerie, swimwear, activwear and intimate apparel in August, replacing Moda Lingerie & Swimwear.
Drapers took to the aisles of womenswear, menswear, accessories and footwear show Moda to ask whether brands are having to raise prices to compensate for the weakness of sterling.
Moda autumn 17: Drapers' pick of the best new brands Subscription
Drapers brings you some of the best new brands and collections showing at the autumn 17 edition of Moda
Steady and confident start to ModaSubscription
A mood of quiet optimism pervaded the inaugural day of trade show Moda, as buyers got busy writing orders for the autumn season.
Moda to offer seminar schedule for new retailers Subscription
Birmingham-based trade show Moda will offer a seminar schedule for new retailers on the third day of the show next month.
Steady start to first day of ModaSubscription
It was a calm but steady start to Moda at the NEC in Birmingham, with most brands Drapers spoke to happy with the quality of buyers present on the first day although there were some quieter moments as the afternoon progressed.
Moda set to open dedicated activewear areaSubscription
Moda will introduce a section dedicated to activewear this season as it look to tap into the burgeoning market.
New format wins over at Moda Subscription
A revised layout at Birmingham-based mainstream trade show Moda was the talking point among brands and buyers as the autumn 16 edition got underway at the NEC on Sunday (February 21.)
Indies drift away from trade showsSubscription
A growing number of independent fashion retailers across the UK are taking a more direct approach to buying rather than attending trade shows in a bid to keep down costs.
Moda to host Intimate Ball in FebruarySubscription
Moda will hold an Intimate Ball for womenswear and lingerie buyers at the next edition of the trade show in February.
Moda rejigs layout for next editionSubscription
Birmingham-based mainstream trade show Moda will launch a new format for its autumn 16 edition in February.
Thin footfall takes edge off positive ModaSubscription
Buyers were in a good mood, but there were not enough of them. That was the overall verdict on Moda, which closed yesterday (Tuesday) at the NEC in Birmingham after its three-day run.
Best of Moda: spring 16Subscription
Layered lace, floral prints and smart-casual fashion - just some of the spring 16 highlights in womenswear, menswear, footwear and lingerie from Moda (July 9-11).
35 key pieces from ModaSubscription
Our pick of the brands’ bestsellers across womenswear, menswear, footwear and lingerie from the spring 16 edition of Moda (July 9-11).
Day two of mainstream Birmingham trade show Moda was quiet on the floor, yet exhibitors reported quality buyers and deals being done on stands.
Video: Moda exhibitors talk trends and tradeVideoSubscription
Occasionwear brand John Charles and mainstream womenswear brand Ronen Chen talk to Drapers about trends and trade at Moda in Birmingham (July 9-11).
Moda sees slow but positive startSubscription
Quality buyers. Positive mood. Lacklustre attendance. Sunday, the first day of Moda at the NEC, echoed almost exactly the experience at Pure London and Scoop International in the capital last weekend.
Moda: Autumn 15 CollectionsSubscription
While buyers at Moda remained faithful to their tried and tested brands, they also sought something different to get shoppers spending.
Brands welcomed the positive attitude of buyers on the second and third days of Moda from February 16-17, reporting a renewed interest in new or different labels as independent retailers look to stand out from the competition.
The clashing dates of three global trade shows next February caused concern among footwear brands exhibiting at Milanese trade show Micam this week.
Moda: Spring 15 collections Subscription
Mainstream brands delivered plenty of colour and print at Birmingham’s NEC.
Gabicci acquires Oakman label on licenceSubscription
Mainstream menswear label Oakman has become part of the Gabicci group following a licensing deal between the two parties.
Video: Day Two Moda roundupVideoSubscription
Buyers and exhibitors at the Birmingham trade show were in a positive mood after the storms subsided and buying got underway.
Video: Moda's Nick Cook discusses the trade show's layout changesVideoSubscription
Drapers speaks to Nick Cook, Moda’s commercial director, about the changes made this season to the Birmingham trade show’s layout and the impact this has had.
Footfall picked up for the second day of Moda in Birmingham today as the stormy weather conditions eased and, while buyers remained cautious, orders were being written.
A generally confident mood at Moda on Sunday was dampened by heavy rainfall which affected footfall at the NEC show.
Spotlight on ModaSubscription
We catch up with buyers, agents and brands ahead of the Birmingham show.
Trade show Moda has signed a raft of ‘exclusive’ womenswear brands for its spring 15 edition.
Moda announces etail focusSubscription
Birmingham trade show Moda is introducing a dedicated online retail area at the show from August 2014.
Moda Autumn 14Subscription
We round up the brands and trends that were tempting buyers at the NEC in Birmingham.
Moda Autumn 14: FootwearSubscription
The footwear hall at Moda showed that classic styles are still going strong for most mainstream brands, with key pieces tending to be updated versions of the staple brogues, Chelsea boots or desert boots, often for both men and women.
Moda Autumn 14: MenswearSubscription
It was quality rather than quantity that marked out the Moda Gent offer, which brought together about 200 collections.
Moda puts in a solid performanceSubscription
Travel disruptions due to ongoing poor weather did nothing to dampen spirits at the latest edition of Moda this week, as brands and buyers alike reported a solid, if not spectacular, show.
Moda organisers buy stake in the HubSubscription
ITE Moda ltd has bought a 20% share in Hong Kong trade show The Hub, which launched in August this year.
A new trade show aimed at European brands is set to launch in New York to run alongside established events Moda and Coterie.