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.
Security to be stepped up at Pitti UomoSubscription
Security at menswear trade show Pitti Uomo in Florence is to be heightened, with spot checks and police presence.
Spring 16 menswear trends at Pitti UomoSubscription
While there were no new trend directions, plenty of commercial options gave menswear buyers reason to be confident at the 88th edition of the Florence fair
Buyers up 8% at Pitti UomoSubscription
The number of buyers visiting the 88th edition of Pitti Immagine Uomo in Florence (June 16-19) has been up 7-8% this season compared to June 2014, according to early figures released by the organisers.
Video: Raffaello Napoleone, Pitti Uomo chief executiveVideoSubscription
Drapers talks to Pitti Immagine chief executive Raffaello Napoleone about the success of the 88th edition of Pitti Uomo, including an 8% increase in the overall number of buyers travelling to Florence, increased international participation and the choice of Moschino as menswear guest designer for the spring 16 season.
On Tuesday I was lucky enough to say a quick hello to one of my heroes, Italian innovator Nino Cerruti.
Image gallery: Pitti Uomo Spring 16Subscription
Take our visual tour of the 88th edition of Pitti Immagine Uomo (June 16 -19). More than 1,200 brands and in excess of 30,000 visitors have made the trip to Florence’s Fortezza da Basso for the spring 16 trade show.
US and Far East buyers drive footfall at Pitti Uomo Subscription
On the third day of Pitti Immagine Uomo UK brands have been enjoying the benefits of a strong turnout by North American and Far Eastern buyers, while British heritage and provenance continue to appeal to global buyers from high-end independents and department stores.
Footfall picks up at Pitti Uomo after slow startSubscription
Footfall picked up on the second day of Pitti Immagine Uomo in Florence, as UK and Irish buyers arrived alongside significant numbers from Europe, Japan, South Korea, the US and South Africa.
Video: CP Company's 40th anniversary party at Pitti UomoVideoSubscription
Drapers editorial director Eric Musgrave takes a look at CP Company’s collections from the last four decades as the menswear brand celebrates its 40th anniversary at Pitti Immagine Uomo in Florence.