The world's premier menswear show ended on Thursday evening with a positive outcome, welcoming 4,900 buyers in total, more than double the attendance of the June session, and auguring well for the rest of the season.
On Wednesday, the Florentine show opened its 100th edition, hosting nearly 400 exhibitors with a cheerful mood, veined with the attending menswear professionals’ excitement at finally getting together again.
Pitti, the giant Florentine menswear salon, will host this year’s LVMH Prize finalists with a major installation in this summer’s reschedule edition, amid fresh signs of momentum at the giant trade show.
Florence-based trade show Pitti Uomo will be one of the first to relaunch its physical show, from June 30 to July 2, albeit in a reduced format and with safety measures. It expects up to 8,000 buyers and over 300 brands.
Denmark's coronavirus-driven mink cull has put the fur business in a spin, with industry officials expecting fashion houses such as Louis Vuitton, Dior and Fendi to snap up fox and chinchilla to fill the gap.
An in-depth look at how Covid-19 has amplified the importance of financial resources for the fashion and luxury sector, amidst share buybacks, green bonds, state funding, recapitalisations and calls to investors.
In an era where designer goods can be snapped up online in outlets, Italian luxury designer Stefano Ricci offers a personalised experience in buying Made in Italy items created using traditional Florentine techniques.