Menswear brands and buyers have welcomed the news that an overlap between London Collections: Men and Pitti Immagine Uomo can be avoided in future Januarys following a reshuffling of the show calendar on the continent.
Pitti Uomo signs new exhibitorsSubscription
Florence menswear show Pitti Uomo has signed a raft of new exhibitors for the next edition in June including US tailoring brand Brooks Brothers.
There was a slightly slower start to day two at Florence menswear trade show Pitti Uomo, perhaps thanks to the Tuesday evening crowds at the city’s famous Gilli bar. But once the Aperol fuzz cleared, the buyers returned in force, giving the show its characteristic buzz.
Are trade shows still relevant? Pitti respondsSubscription
Following news that some UK retailers are drifting away from trade shows and concentrating on building up relationships with brands directly, we ask exhibitors and buyers at the autumn 16 edition of menswear event Pitti Uomo in Florence if they think the format is still relevant. Read the full report from Pitti here
Buyers and brands were upbeat at menswear trade show Pitti Uomo in Florence, and said that attention to detail and quality fabrications justifies price increases.
Bench returns to Pitti UomoSubscription
Casualwear brand Bench is to return to Pitti Uomo this month, after having hired new agents and distributors to revamp the brand.
Block colours Subscription
Hands up who's had enough of all the pre-Christmas Sale talk? Nobody wants to slash their prices, so let’s focus on something positive; it is Christmas after all.