UK trade show Pure London is introducing a dedicated Retail Solutions section for its February 2016 show, with the aim of helping attendees improve the running of their businesses, both online and offline. The new section aims to meet a gap in the UK fashion market and has been built to enable directors […]

“I want to open all Italian places of beauty to fashion, without the barriers of ideology or snobbism, because they are two pieces of our national identity and this is an ace up the sleeve of Italian fashion competitiveness,” said the Italian Minister for Cultural Heritage, Dario Franceschini at the […]

Style trade show organiser Pitti Immagine has set up a new Tutorship management team, which will be dedicated exclusively to helping young contemporary fashion talents develop their brands by “accompanying and managing designers in their business and professional careers”. “The promotion and enhancement […]

LondonEdge, the tradeshow best known for its offering of subculture fashion brands, is set to return to Olympia, Kensington, London next month (February 7 - 9) after hosting its previous event at the Business Design Centre in Islington. In honour of their Olympia comeback, LondonEdge is set to launch […]

The China Wedding Expo, which takes place from February 23 to 26, 2016, is relocating to the Shanghai New International Expo Centre to keep up with demand for exhibition space, as it aims to create a “one-stop trading platform” for the global wedding industry. China Wedding Expo launched 14 years ago […]

Italy's top fashion institutions, Altagamma, Sistema Moda Italia, AltaRoma and Camera Nazionale della Moda Italiana, where invited to attend a meeting in Milan held by Carlo Calenda, the Vice-Minister of Economic Development, along with several organisers. The meeting, which was held at the Italian […]

Contemporary fashion trade fair Pure London has tapped over 700 brands for its upcoming edition in February, 2016, including a slew of first-time exhibitors. Following its successful début last season, Pure is set to welcome back its Premium Footwear Brands area and aim to offer niche brands such as […]

London's newest fashion trade fair, WeAr Select, has announced its brand list for its premier edition this coming January. Presenting 35 key pieces from over 150 brands from around the world, the B2B event is set to showcase brands such as Hudson, J-Brand, Victorinox and Gaastra. In addition, the trade […]

INTERVIEW It may be hard for those active in the UK children's wear market to imagine that there was no Dot to Dot two years ago. Since its first edition at the Victoria & Albert Museum of Childhood in London, the event has grown from a pop-up showroom for children's wear to a fully-fledged independent […]

British fashion trade fair Pure is set to continue its search for the best independent retailers across the UK and Republic of Ireland with its annual 'Best of British Independent Retailer Awards,' at its upcoming edition. The awards, which celebrate retailers who excel in business and bring innovation […]