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.
Drapers brings you the most notable collections from the European menswear trade show.
Pitti Uomo spring 17: mood of the showSubscription
Positivity reined at the spring 17 edition of Florentine trade show Pitti Uomo, with buyers from Japan, the US and Italy making up the bulk of the crowd. Drapers spoke to brands and buyers to get their verdict.
Menswear tradeshow Pitti Uomo returned with a spring (17) in its step last month as buyers, bloggers and influencers all flocked to the seasonal event at Florence’s Fortezza da Basso.
Pitti Uomo spring 17: are seasons still relevant? Subscription
With the increasingly unpredictable weather and the rise of in season stock, Drapers asked exhibitors and buyers at Pitti Uomo’s spring 17 edition if the seasons are still relevant.
Party atmosphere continues on day three at PittiSubscription
The party continued as the sun shone on the third day of Pitti Uomo (Thursday June 16), despite mixed reviews on footfall from some brands.
Pitti packs a punch on second daySubscription
The temperature was rising on the second day of the spring 17 edition of Pitti Uomo (Wednesday June 15) at Fortezza da Basso, Florence, and so it seems were the number of buyers with packed aisles of people jostling to get to where they needed to be.
Busy start to Pitti Uomo spring 17 Subscription
Pitti Uomo’s spring 17 show got off to a damp but busy start in Florence on Tuesday (June 14), with buyers from the UK, Ireland, Japan and the US in attendance.
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