The great outdoors are a magnet for space-starved urbanites. As outdoor wear is increasingly directional, FashionNetwork.com explored the OutDoor show to verify if mountain apparel brands are profiting from this trend.
The Japanese sports brand, until now structurally integrated within the Asics group, has set up its own organisation, introducing fresh lines and soaring to new heights with collaborations like the one with Givenchy.
Scores of off-calendar presentations and shows are now the norm, in parallel with increasingly intense fashion week schedules. FashionNetwork.com spoke with designers and buyers to understand the phenomenon.
It was a mixed bag for men’s fashion trade shows this season. Among the livelier trade shows, Man and Welcome Edition, and the quieter Tranoï, the Copenhagen International Fashion Fair was pleased with its Paris debut.
On the opening day of the Pitti Bimbo childrenswear show in Florence, the Italian fashion industry's employers association published the sector's 2018 results: revenue was €2.98 billion, up 4.2% thanks to exports.