UK menswear agents are feeling positive ahead of the first trade shows of the autumn 17 season, despite concerns over Brexit and pricing.
Tradeshows including Panorama, Pitti Uomo and Scoop have revealed plans to introduce new concepts as they look to woo exhibitors and attendees next season.
The founders of London menswear tradeshow Jacket Required will launch a combined trade show and showroom concept in Paris next year, Drapers has learned.
Drapers visited London trade show Jacket Required (July 27-28) for spring 17. Find out about the launches, news and views from the show and reactions to Brexit
The UK menswear market is remaining stable in an increasingly uncertain economy, across the value, mid-market and premium sectors.
The second and final day of the spring 17 edition of menswear trade show Jacket Required in east London was a quiet affair - as seems to be the general trend across the board this season.
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There was a slightly slower, calmer atmosphere across the usually buzzing first day of menswear trade show Jacket Required, which got underway today (July 27) at east London’s Truman Brewery.
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The London menswear show last week celebrated its 10th edition with an almost tenfold rise in exhibitors since its launch in 2011