The leading textile trade fair has decided to add one more day to its agenda to spawn discussions on key issues among professionals, experts, directors from the fashion and textile industry. The annual symposium will take place for the first time on February 17, 2012 in the heart of Paris.
The agreement between the American and Italian fashion trade shows consists in exchanging exhibitors next February 2012 at each others venues in order to enter new markets mutually, including Europe, US and China.
To get the city of Berlin and its inhabitants even more involved in the "fashion buzz" created by the trade shows and Berlin Fashion Week happening in July, Bread & Butter has organised a brand new event called "Shopping Nights".
Three hundred exhibitors from all over the world are getting together in Istanbul for the fashion trade show CPI Istanbul on 22-24 September, 2011. Turkey, the world's 16th largest economy and the historical bridge between Europe and Asia, is known for its know-how and importance in the textile industry.
Pitti Uomo, an essential trade show for menswear brands, received around 32,000 unique visitors for its last edition, just ended last Friday, showing a significant growth in the number of international visitors.
For its 80th edition, taking place from June 14 to 17, Pitti Uomois going to host around 1,000 menswear collections. Some of the names among newcomers and oldtimers are K-Way, Pringle of Scotland, Daks and Carhartt Work In Progress.
The second edition of White Gallery London 22-24 May 2011 closed its doors to great acclaim from visitors and exhibitors alike. The bridal design show attracted several international buyers and press, with more than 85% of exhibitors re-booking for the third edition of the show.
French ready-to-wear brand The Kooples has announced the postponement of its capsule collection created in collaboration with Pete Doherty due to an “unexpected event”. The rock star has just been sentenced to 6 months in prison.
5.elements.berlin’s July edition is no longer going to take place. The lingerie and swimwear trade show announced on June 1st the cancellation of its next edition, meant to take place from the 3rd to 5th of July, just before the start of Bread&Butter on the 6th.
To celeabrate the 40th anniversary of Lacoste’s partnership with Roland Garros, Christophe Chenut, CEO of Lacoste, gave FashionMag an insight into the famous crocodile brand. One of the main development strategies is to expand its women’s line and work on the brand’s femininity.