The fashion tradeshow, which came to a close in Milan, strengthened this edition with more than 300 exhibitors on show and a host of special projects targeted at international guests. However, Italian numbers were down.
The French design awards competition has named four finalists for the grand prize of this year's edition: Aalto, Koché, Martine Rose and the Y / Project. The event has also added a new award category for innovation.
Classic staples like cotton, linen, wool, denim, knits, silk and synthetic materials will evidently be on the agenda this spring. However, they won't be the only fabrics on trend for the spring/summer 2017 season.