The recently-ended menswear tradeshow in Florence recorded a 2.8% drop in visitor numbers. A decline tempered by a stable attendance of foreign buyers and a very successful edition, said Pitti Uomo organisers.
Messe Düsseldorf announced that falling attendance has prompted it to give up the GDS shoe trade show. Igedo will acquire the show after the February edition and move it to Düsseldorf's Areal Böhler in late August.
The Woolmark Company has unveiled the latest edition of The Wool Lab at Pitti Uomo, part of its familiar mission of promoting the advantages of wool and showing off the latest developments in wool fabrics and yarns.
The British Council and the British Fashion Council have joined hands with Mercedes-Benz to present the 6th edition of the International Fashion Showcase. The event will present work by designers from 25 countries.
Berlin is gearing up to kick off a new edition of Berlin Fashion Week on 17 January, welcoming over 200,000 visitors as the industry comes together to see the latest collections from the best local talent.