The Madrid trade fair welcomed 15,250 visitors and over 800 exhibitors to its February edition, keeping footfall levels high despite a change of direction. International visitors accounted for 25% of the total.
The Madrid trade fair has been trying to offer a more attractive proposition since the appointment of its new director, and has put diversification, design and sustainability at the centre of the event.
The Paris show is adding exhibitors and revamping the ‘Manufacturing’ section, focusing on fashion tech innovation, rare textile craftsmanship and a series of conferences on leather and sustainability.
As keynote speaker on day one of Pure London, Katharine Hamnett showed she still knows how to make waves and her appearance at the weekend saw her laying into the fashion system and calling for radical change.
The trade show, which takes place from 8 to 10 February, will debut a new format, combining fashion and footwear. 34.5% of the almost 800 exhibitors will be new brands as the event continues to focus on sustainability.
The trade show announced on Monday that it has pushed back the date of its May 2019 event to coincide with Miami Fashion Week and will also be adding a range of new sections to the show floor for its second edition.
Las Vegas is once again welcoming some of the US’ biggest fashion trade shows with the opening of Magic and Agenda, each proposing a range of events addressing everything from sustainability to the history of streetwear.
The trade fair will bring together over 2,800 exhibitors and an international audience to discuss the latest trends in the world of sports. There will be a special focus on sports like climbing, yoga and e-sports.