International visitors on the rise at PittiSubscription
The number of international buyers attending Pitti Uomo in Florence has risen 13% year on year, according to early attendance figures released by the event’s organisers.
The sun was shining brightly in Florence this week as Pitti Immagine Uomo brought together the British, Irish and international menswear pack.
The 87th edition of Pitti Uomo in Florence opened its gates this week to a healthy influx of international visitors.
Video: Pitti in a flashVideoSubscription
Day two of Pitti in Florence got off to a busy and sunny start as UK and international buyers flocked to see the exhibiting brands.
Packed Pitti gets off to confident startSubscription
Exhibitors at Pitti Immagine Uomo in Florence this week were in confident mood, with many reporting an uplift in buyer attendance following the demise of Bread & Butter in Berlin.
Former Gucci Group boss joins North SailsSubscription
International sailmaker and sportswear brand North Sails has appointed former Gucci Group president and chief executive officer Robert Polet as a partner of its apparel division, effective immediately.
Penrose to return to PittiSubscription
Men’s accessories brand Penrose London will return to Florentine trade show Pitti Uomo next week (January 13-16) following its acquisition by silk mill Vanners in November.
The Russian Fashion Council has been forced to cancel its ‘guest nation’ project at Pitti Uomo later this month, as the country’s economic crisis deepens.
Sailmaker and sportswear brand North Sails is gearing up to launch three new menswear lines at Pitti Uomo in January following a merger in October 2014 of all its related companies, including the former clothing license holder Tomasoni Topsail.
Shirtmaker Thomas Pink is moving into wholesale for autumn 15 and will make its trade show debut at Pitti Uomo in Florence on January 13-16, then will exhibit at Premium in Berlin on January 19-21.