A sensation on the other side of the Atlantic and with undoubted international success; the Florentine tradeshow Pitti W_Woman Precollection is proudly presenting Proenza Schouler as its guest of honour.
From 2-5 April Milan will pay homage to perfume and host the first edition of the tradeshow for professionals “Esxence – The Scent of Excellence”. 85 brands will be present, including the biggest names in the business.
Originally planned for 1-3 July, Pitti Filati will take place between 7 and 9 July at the Fortezza da Bossa in Florence, a result of the connection between the exhibition and Prado Trade, who are launching the new trade show Prima Moda Tessuto on these dates.
Polish retailer Vistula won a two-month reprieve from its bankers to continue talks about the repayment of 287 million zlotys ($81.4 million) of debt took on for a hostile takeover of jeweller W. Kruk, it said on Tuesday March 31.
As announced at the end of 2008, the lingerie tradeshow Bodylook will henceforth be an annual event. It will return 26-28 July in Düsseldorf with a new setup. Entirely redesigned, Bodylook has been planned around the idea that different areas will correspond to their part of fashion.
Barcelona is aiming to become one of the strong centres for world fashion. After the departure of ‘Bread & Butter’ to Berlin the Catalan capital is launching – as we reported on January 23 – a professional tradeshow for off-the-peg clothing: ‘The Brandery. Post Fashion Circus’.
Searle Blatt & Co Ltd, which makes and sells women's ready-to-wear apparel, has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy in a New York court. It sought bankruptcy protection last week along with an affiliate, Tom Jones Inc, court documents show.