Menswear buyers upbeat ahead of trade show season Subscription
Menswear brands and buyers are feeling upbeat about the spring 19 season, and independents are keeping their budgets in line with last year, despite tough market conditions on the high street.
Drapers highlights some of the standout brands and collection from the buzzy autumn 18 edition of menswear trade show Pitti Uomo in Florence.
Off the Record: Party time at Pitti UomoSubscription
Team Drapers reports from the social scene at menswear trade show Pitti Uomo in Florence.
Comment: Pitti autumn 18 packs a punch Subscription
The new buying season kicked off with the first international trade show Pitti Uomo last week (9-12 January), as menswear buyers from across the globe flocked to Florence to see the latest collections.
It’s hard to believe this is my penultimate editor’s comment of the year and the Christmas break is nearly upon us.
Christopher Raeburn's team talk from Pitti UomoSubscription
In Florence for the Pitti launch of his collaboration with outerwear brand Save the Duck, Raeburn spoke to Drapers about plastic bottles, Pitti and embracing opportunity.
Q&A: Sir Paul Smith's PS from Pitti UomoSubscription
Legendary British designer Sir Paul Smith paid a flying visit to Pitti Uomo in Florence last week for the launch of the new PS Paul Smith range. Now back at the helm as creative director, Smith spoke to Drapers about his octopus-inspired collection.
Drapers higlights some of the brands from Pitti Uomo Spring 18 that impressed our reporters.
Drapers asks the show goers at the spring 18 edition of Pitti Uomo how they saw the future of the UK market.
Pitti Uomo spring 18: everything you need to know Subscription
The Tuscan sun shone down on Pitti Uomo, which kicked off the international trade show season for spring 18. Running on 13-16 June at the Fortezza da Basso in Florence, there was a sunny atmosphere and positive fizz from buyers and brands alike at a show where orders were written and big brands made an impact.