Fashion fairs

In this section you will find valuable information about the trade fairs of the men's suit industry where fashion companies showcase and demonstrate their latest products and services. At those B2B exhibitions fashion professionals go in order to study the activities of their rivals and examine recent market trends and opportunities. It is hard for one person to visit all trade fairs around the world, but with us you have a chance to learn the most important events and highlights at all those trade fairs and exhibitions.

Munich Apparel Source enters its second round

Munich Apparel Source enters its second round

The decision has been taken. The next MUNICH APPAREL SOURCE will be held from 5 to 7 September 2018 – as an integrated event of MUNICH FABRIC START and directly connected to the MOC.

The British Exhibitors at Premiere Vision Paris September 2017

The British Exhibitors at Premiere Vision Paris September 2017

British Exhibitors at Premiere Vision Paris (Designs) presented their design concepts for 2018/2019. Below you can find a brief presentation of each of them:

Fashion trends Autumn/Winter 2018/2019 at MUNICH FABRIC START - an Interplay of Creativity, Technology and Digitalisation

Fashion trends Autumn/Winter 2018/2019 at MUNICH FABRIC START - an Interplay of Creativity, Technology and Digitalisation

The MUNICH FABRIC START from 5 to 7 September 2017 that has just drawn to a close was a very special one, according to the organizers. And it was very special for me too, as I was there for the first time after being at other fairs in Italy, France and Germany. I saw numerous innovations, developments and optimisations used to visualise ideas giving the sector a platform for creativity and technical developments. In Munich the future is real and technology the key to a broad-based textiles and fashion industry brimming with dynamism that is both tangible and perceivable.

Munich Fabric Start presents Autumn/Winter 2018/2019 trends and pushes new trade fair and event formats

Munich Fabric Start presents Autumn/Winter 2018/2019 trends and pushes new trade fair and event formats

Munich Fabric Start kicks off the new trade fair cycle for Autumn/Winter 2018/2019 with even greater impact. In addition to extending existing areas, a new trade fair format MUNICH APPAREL SOURCE will be launched, extending the ranges to include the next step in the value chain.

Filpucci 50th anniversary during Pitti Yarns' 81st Edition

Filpucci 50th anniversary during Pitti Yarns' 81st Edition

For the most important national fashion and lifestyle event, the company from Tuscany - world leader in the manufacturing of high-end creative yarns for knitwear with unique products – has once again renewed its inexhaustible research vocation, which has always been its hallmark. On June 28th, at Sala Riunioni Area Monumentale (1st floor), Filpucci is celebrating its 50th anniversary with the press conference: “Fifty years of Filpucci - History tells the future”, with talks by Raffaello Napoleone, Managing Director of Pitti Immagine, Leandro Gualtieri, Filpucci President and founder, and Federico Gualtieri, Filpucci Vice President

Milano Unica presents ON TOUR - the event celebrating made in Italy production

Milano Unica presents ON TOUR - the event celebrating made in Italy production

Italy and its beauty is at the heart of Milano Unica, the trade show ‘by entrepreneurs for entrepreneurs’, that leverages on the excellence of Made-in-Italy production.

Milano Unica reacts to the emerging market needs

Milano Unica reacts to the emerging market needs

The trade show will feature several moments dedicated to various aspects of the world of fashion: from high end production - with the presence, for the second edition within Milano Unica, of Origin Passion and Beliefs - to the international dialogue with the traditional Japan Observatory and Korea Observatory, from the new entries like the textile designers to fashion press, trend books and models, the desks dedicated to the students of Polimi and comON, the designers of The Fabric Program (in collaboration with CFDA, the US Chamber of Fashion) making their selections, to Vintage.

Milano Unica - All about the XXV edition of the Italian top end textiles and accessories trade show

Milano Unica - All about the XXV edition of the Italian top end textiles and accessories trade show

Milano Unica will take place from 11 to 13 July at Rho Fiera Milan. Read about all the trends and events at the exhibition.

Pitti Uomo 92 will mark the ninth edition of WHO IS ON NEXT UOMO

Pitti Uomo 92 will mark the ninth edition of WHO IS ON NEXT UOMO

Pitti Uomo 92 will mark the ninth edition of WHO IS ON NEXT? UOMO, the scouting project produced by Fondazione Pitti Immagine Discovery and sponsored by Pitti Immagine Uomo in cooperation with Altaroma and L’Uomo Vogue, that seeks out new Italian or Italian based talents in men’s fashions.

Techtextil and Texprocess 2017: Visitor and exhibitor records

Techtextil and Texprocess 2017: Visitor and exhibitor records

“Although we had extra personnel on our exhibition stand, visitors still had to queue on occasions. For us, the fair was fantastic”, said Dr Jan Zimmermann of Techtextil exhibitor Forster Rohner from Switzerland. Many of the 1,789 exhibitors of Techtextil and Texprocess had similar experiences. Over 47,500 visitors (an increase of around 14 percent, 2015: 41,826) from 114 countries made their way to Frankfurt Fair and Exhibition Centre from 9 to 12 May, to discover the most innovative products in the field of technical textiles and the latest processing technologies.

BOOM, PITTI BLOOMS creativity blooms for Pitti Uomo 92 main theme

BOOM, PITTI BLOOMS creativity blooms for Pitti Uomo 92 main theme

Life energy and the stunning beauty of flowers have provided inspiration for BOOM, PITTI BLOOMS, the leading theme of the summer trade shows. New creative ideas that blossom just like flowers: improbable, effervescent and ironic.

Texprocess - Leading International Trade Fair for Processing Textile and Flexible Materials

Texprocess - Leading International Trade Fair for Processing Textile and Flexible Materials

Texprocess is the new leading international trade fair for processing textile and flexible materials. It takes place parallel to Techtextil, International Trade Fair for Technical Textiles and Nonwovens, in Frankfurt am Main. The conceptual partner of Texprocess is the VDMA Textile Care, Fabric and Leather Technologies.

Sir Paul Smith meeting fashion students at Milano Unica

Sir Paul Smith meeting fashion students at Milano Unica

Sir Paul Smith design icon and entrepreneur will visit Milan to meet fashion students from around the world on February 1st, 5:30 pm.

Pure London Man - menswear fashion brands from apparel to footwear and accessories

Pure London Man - menswear fashion brands from apparel to footwear and accessories

Pure Man features mid to high end menswear fashion brands from apparel to footwear and accessories. Pure Man the menswear fashion trade show is co-located at Pure London providing an exciting environment and an easy cross-over for buyers who stock for both genders.

Pitti Uomo 91 - make the new makers

Pitti Uomo 91 - make the new makers

Pitti Uomo 91 will be held in Florence, Italy, from 10th to 13th January 2017.

Top 3 secrets about the upcoming Pitti Immagine Uomo edition in January 2017

Top 3 secrets about the upcoming Pitti Immagine Uomo edition in January 2017

An icon of British design and style who unites heritage, pop inspiration and eclecticism, has chosen Pitti Uomo 91 as the stage for a special event to launch his PS by Paul Smith collection. PS by Paul Smith, the designer’s contemporary line, offers a fusion of luxury design and performance characteristics, technical fabrics and ergonomic cuts. Paul Smith will be realizing a special fashion installation for the occasion.

The Smart Création Square at Première Vision Paris 2016

The Smart Création Square at Première Vision Paris 2016

The Smart Création Square is a place for information, communication and exchanges. It is a visionary and informative space, where exhibitors, designers, buyers and fashion brands can experience and really visualize responsible values and innovations in the creative fashion industry.

Milano Unica XXIII edition presents Fall-Winter 2017/2018 trends

Milano Unica XXIII edition presents Fall-Winter 2017/2018 trends

The 'New Beginning' of the 23rd edition of Milano Unica starts from the principle of offering a new dimension of service, creativity and excellence of the proposals put on display, with a view to accompanying visitors through the values of quality and authenticity that characterize Made-in-Italy production.

Palm House - Gibson London Spring-Summer 2017 collection

Palm House - Gibson London Spring-Summer 2017 collection

Quintessential British menswear brand Gibson has just presented its contemporary Spring-Summer 2017 collection in London, during the Jacket Required trade show.

Jacket Required - Spring-Summer 2017 collections

Jacket Required - Spring-Summer 2017 collections

The menswear trade show Jacket Required was held July 27-28, 2016 in London, UK. I visited this premium men's fashion event and now I'll present you exclusive pictures of some of the presented Spring-Summer 2017 collections, including by Gibson London, Farah, Gant Rugger, Hartfor, Mc Alson and Keen.

Seidensticker will return to INDX Menswear SS17

Seidensticker will return to INDX Menswear SS17

It's a new beginning for Seidensticker SS17 collection with 5 new fittings in formal and semi-formal shirts. After extensive market research Uno, Uno Super Slim, Black Rose and Splendesto have been ended and the brand will appear in the market with a new labelling concept.

Menswear trade show Jacket required London presents Spring-Summer 2017 collections

Menswear trade show Jacket required London presents Spring-Summer 2017 collections

Premium menswear show Jacket Required is a trade only event, open exclusively to buyers and members of the press. The presentation of the Spring-Summer 2017 collections will be held on July 27-28, 2016 at The Old Truman Brewery, London.

Première Vision New York presents Fall-Winter 2017/2018 fashion trends

Première Vision New York presents Fall-Winter 2017/2018 fashion trends

Collections from 352 exhibitors, a trend area, the unique Première Vision color range, along with numerous seminars, fashion exhibitions and special creative collaborations... this July 19-20, the show brings the freshest resources and newest vibes for Fall-Winter 17/18 to New York!

Pitti Uomo 90 - Another record-breaking edition

Pitti Uomo 90 - Another record-breaking edition

The last edition of fashion platform Pitti Uomo has just finished (in Friday, June 17). The atmosphere among the stands was filled with energy, collections abounded in creativity and they had all been put together with a keen eye on the market.

Most Stylish at Pitti Uomo 90

Most Stylish at Pitti Uomo 90

Men's fashion plarform Pitti Uomo is currently held in Florence, Italy (June 14-17, 2016). The number of fresh, different and stylish gentlemen, who you can see on all stages of the event is enormous.

Pitti Uomo 90 Street Style

Pitti Uomo 90 Street Style

Between all fashion events, premiers, returns, guest stars, international designers, and big names from the fashion industry, let's spend a few minutes to enjoy the Street Style of fair's visitors, which is definitely colorful and fresh.

Just Like A Man - the Pitti Uomo exhibition project

Just Like A Man - the Pitti Uomo exhibition project

Interest in the most exclusive spirit of classic menswear led to the creation of Just Like A Man, the Pitti Uomo exhibition project on the Upper Level of the Main Pavilion with a layout by Patricia Urquiola. It is a project dedicated to a new way of interpreting high-end clothing for today’s man that is extremely refined and composite.

Matteo Lamandini at Pitti Uomo

Matteo Lamandini at Pitti Uomo

Alternative Set is a schedule of temporary events and installations during Pitti Uomo that take place inside the Fortezza da Basso, organised by a selected number of brands/designers. These special events are held in strategic locations of the fair and they experiment new and surprising means of communication and self-promotion. Featured names include Matteo Lamandini.

Pitti Uomo 90 - the heart of the fair

Pitti Uomo 90 - the heart of the fair

A union of great tradition, stylistic and technological innovation, sartorial spirit and contemporaneity. The heart of the fair, the Central Pavilion pulses with developments in menswear and its contaminations with design. Boasting a transversal offer that the new Pop Up Stores have further expanded, the lower level displays contemporary classic sartorial collections, while the upper level features major new classic names and the fine quality of their pieces.

The exhibitors are selected for Prima MU - The trade show dedicated to pre-collections of textiles and accessories

The exhibitors are selected for Prima MU - The trade show dedicated to pre-collections of textiles and accessories

The exhibitor recruitment campaign for the second edition of PRIMA MU was terminated with success: the show will include 121 Italian and foreign exhibitors. The first edition featured 66 Italian exhibitors and was visited by 1,580 highly qualified operators from 706 companies.

New company awarded contract to organize ITMA 2019

New company awarded contract to organize ITMA 2019

CEMATEX, the European Committee of Textile Machinery Manufacturers, has announced that it has awarded a contract to a new company, ITMA Services, to organize its ITMA 2019 show.

The 2nd edition of Prima MU is coming

The 2nd edition of Prima MU is coming

Prima MU had its debut in Milan. It is the first appointment with Made in Italy PRECOLLECTIONS of textiles-accessories devoted to those who aim at exclusive top-end Italian products. While presenting their PRECOLLECTIONS, each exhibitor is able to encounter various R&D representatives forming a constructive dialog, from both creative and business viewpoints.

June 2016 - Pitti Uomo 90 highlights

June 2016 - Pitti Uomo 90 highlights

The theme will be Pitti Lucky Numbers. This season Pitti Immagine is focusing on numbers: their aesthetics, graphics and symbolism both in and out of fashion.

Pitti Uomo 89: Ravazzolo Fall-Winter 2016/2017 men's suit collection

Pitti Uomo 89: Ravazzolo Fall-Winter 2016/2017 men's suit collection

Ravazzolo was among the menswear brands, which was definitely noticed by the visitors at Pitti Uomo 89 (January 2016, Florence).

Sartoria Latorre Fall-Winter 2016/2017 menswear collection at Pitti Uomo 89

Sartoria Latorre Fall-Winter 2016/2017 menswear collection at Pitti Uomo 89

The last edition of Pitti Uomo was held in Florence in January, 2016. Our team was there and among the brands, which grabbed our attention was Sartoria Latorre. It was founded in 1965 by Michele Latorre.

Designer Forum New York 2016

Designer Forum New York 2016

Step into the most luxurious setting with your favorite bespoke clothing tailors and designers. Conveniently located in the heart of Midtown Manhattan, Designer Forum New York caters to the finest upscale menswear buyers, in addition to the growing market of bespoke ladies wear buyers, custom clothiers and tailors / designers in the U.S., Canada and from around the world.

Pitti Immagine Uomo 90 presents Florence Calling: Raf Simons

Pitti Immagine Uomo 90 presents Florence Calling: Raf Simons

'Florence holds a special place in my heart as, over the years, I have regularly come back to show my work or to collaborate on ventures that closely mirrored my thoughts about it. I am thrilled to be there again this season to present my S/S 2017 collection as well as a special project we are developing especially for Pitti.'

The ninth edition of Milano Unica in Shanghai

The ninth edition of Milano Unica in Shanghai

In the second largest market (with Hong Kong) for Italian exports, Botto Poala presents 78 Italian exhibitors and the new concept for the September edition of Milano Unica: The hub where excellence is Born.

Shigoto Project Leclaireur x Premiere Vision

Shigoto Project Leclaireur x Premiere Vision

LECLAIREUR offers a unique vision of fashion, highlighting the most daring and avant-garde artists and designers in all its event spaces for the past 35 years. LECLAIREUR innovates, discovers and inspires. These values also drive PREMIÈRE VISION, the leading organiser of trade fairs for the upstream side of the creative fashion industry.

Bubble London - the UK's biggest baby and kids' tradeshow proved that children deserve to wear quality clothes

Bubble London - the UK's biggest baby and kids' tradeshow proved that children deserve to wear quality clothes

The Business Design Centre in Islington once again played host to Bubble London, where British and international brands were showcased under one roof to present their Fall-Winter 2016/2017 collections. There were 235 collections at Bubble this season, 85 of which were new to Bubble and 53 were new to the UK.

Laws of Attraction: Spring-Summer 2017 Accessories trends at Première Vision Paris

Laws of Attraction: Spring-Summer 2017 Accessories trends at Première Vision Paris

Spring-Summer 2017 is guided by the captivating laws of attraction. This season cultivates good vibes to attract and bring closer very different worlds. It unites softness and performance, encourages rawness and modernity to converse, binds mysticism with authenticity.

Milano Unica changes because the fashion system has radically changed

Milano Unica changes because the fashion system has radically changed

Creating a fair that breathes in synch with the urban environment means generating a series of flows, triggering a virtuous network of influences, offering a wider audience the opportunity to approach luxury in its truest form. But it also means, for the operators, looking at reality and let themselves be inspired by it. Fashion is not locked in an ivory tower: it makes sense when it looks at reality to rewrite it and imagine a new one.

Vitale Barberis Canonico shows the new Spring/Summer 2017 collection 'The Prince of Wales is back' at Milano Unica

Vitale Barberis Canonico shows the new Spring/Summer 2017 collection 'The Prince of Wales is back' at Milano Unica

The Vitale Barberis Canonico wool mill is presenting at Milano Unica 22nd edition the new Spring/Summer 2017 'The Prince of Wales is back' collection. This collection celebrates the design of the Prince of Wales, the perfect design for a contemporary gentleman with a British twist.

The Dutch impose the new formula in fashion - made-to-measure suits from quality wool fabrics

The Dutch impose the new formula in fashion - made-to-measure suits from quality wool fabrics

MEN'S FASHION CLUSTER participated in MODEFABRIEK Amsterdam January 2016 edition (January 24-25). Amsterdam enforces the fashion standarts of custom suits.There you can see the latest collections of fabrics with over 1,500 designs of CERRUTI, E. THOMAS, and VITALE BARBERIS CANONICO and over 300 high-quality Italian linings.

Approaching the market from every angle - Milano Unica New York II Edition

Approaching the market from every angle - Milano Unica New York II Edition

MU New York features prestigious materials for men's and women's collections; avant-garde materials for the 'fashion' market; traditional and novelty shirting fabrics; denim; accessories. A total of 61 firms will participate in the upcoming edition, starting January 24, 2016.

PROJECT introduces new interactive partnerships and influential brands in menswear

PROJECT introduces new interactive partnerships and influential brands in menswear

PROJECT New York, under UBM Fashion Group's roster of premiere trade shows, will deliver its Fall/Winter 2016 offering this Sunday, January 24th until Tuesday, January 26th. The show will launch a new partnership with WGSN, showcase an interactive new app, Spin My Planet, and present a distinguished group of brands within The TENTS and PROJECT.

Federico Curradi is Pitti Uomo 89's Pitti Italics

Federico Curradi is Pitti Uomo 89's Pitti Italics

Pitti Italics is one of the Pitti Immagine Uomo projects - the program through which the Fondazione Pitti Discovery promotes and supports internationally promising new generation Italian fashion designers. At this edition the spotlights was turned on FEDERICO CURRADI of Florence who has a decade of experience with the most prestigious names in fashion, from Ermanno Scervino to Iceberg, in his résumé.

Pitti Uomo 89 - The trade show

Pitti Uomo 89 - The trade show

The world's most important platform for men's clothing and accessory collections and for launching new projects in men's fashion, Pitti Uomo, is currently running (January 12-15, 2016) in Florence, Italy. Be Global Fashion Network is on spot to show you the atmosphere of the event and to reveal the key trends and directions in men's fashion business.

Just Like a Man - the Pitti Uomo exhibition project

Just Like a Man - the Pitti Uomo exhibition project

Interest in the most exclusive spirit of classic menswear led to the creation of Just Like A Man, the Pitti Uomo exhibition project on the Upper Level of the Main Pavilion with a layout by Patricia Urquiola. It is a project dedicated to a new way of interpreting high-end clothing for today's man that is extremely refined and composite.

PREMIÈRE VISION NEW YORK: a significant increase and diversification of the offer

PREMIÈRE VISION NEW YORK: a significant increase and diversification of the offer

For its 32nd edition taking place this January 19th and 20th, Première Vision New York marks a new stage in its evolution. Already known for its premium offer of fabrics, accessories and textile designs, the show now broadens to include leather and manufacturing. The event, already the North American market leader, thus becomes a unique destination for buyers to develop collections, now bringing five activity sectors together under one roof.