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 40th Texworld Paris show begins February 6-9, 2017 with 730 exhibitors, with this number showing an increase, particularly due to the return of previous exhibitors, who missed several recent shows.
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.