Intertextile, Chic, PH Value and Yarn Expo, held on September 23-25, attracted up to 73,500 visitors. A sign that recovery has started, say the organisers, who boosted the online tools integrating the physical shows.
France has introduced new, tighter restrictions to contain the Covid-19 epidemic, but Parisian trade shows Who's Next, Première Classe, Man/Woman and Silmo are going ahead as planned, starting on October 2.
Created in partnership with sourcing marketplace Material Exchange, the virtual trade show promises "a robust and flexible digital showroom platform," equipped with helpful tools and features for denim mills and buyers.
White, the uniquely located fashion-forward Milanese tradeshow, this month plans to celebrate Made in Italy and support sustainability, while it showcases several exciting new talents in its upcoming 300-brand salon.
The textile sourcing show that ended last Wednesday in Milan, the first major European trade event held post-lockdown, was able to fulfil expectations, despite a reduced number of exhibitors and foreign visitors.
Following optics trade show Silmo, independent contemporary and creative fashion brand trade show Man/ Woman announced it will join Première Classe and Who's Next at the Tuileries garden, Paris from October 2 to 4.
Few people play as pivotal a role in Italian fashion as Raffaello Napoleone, the chief executive officer of Pitti Imagine, whose twice-a-year menswear salon is, to many people, the top-ranked fashion salon anywhere.
In an exclusive interview, Agostino Poletto, general manager of trade show Pitti Immagine, gives FashionNetwork.com an initial assessment of Pitti Connect. The site, launched in July, hosts three virtual exhibitions.
The resurgence of Covid-19 in Europe is increasing the uncertainty surrounding September fashion events. Trade show and fashion week organisers are trying to cope, amidst postponements, cancellations and online options.
The denim supply chain trade show tour, originally set to take place in Guangzhou and Hangzhou on September 2 and 4, has been canceled in response to the Covid-19 pandemic and related travel restrictions.