The Florentine menswear event, which ended on Friday with a slight downturn in visitors, introduced a new exhibition area and fresh initiatives, including its first-ever show dedicated to outdoor wear.
It was all about elegant modesty at the Fashion Forward Dubai, where shows by local designers provided insight into local modes, mores and moods. Albeit leavened with international creators at FFWD, which ended Sunday.
The very select Milanese label founded by Antonia Giacinti is heading to China via a franchise agreement with the Chinese group Canudilo, which recently became the majority shareholder of Dirk Bikkembergs.
As the Universal Exhibition gears up to open its doors in Milan this May 1, Italy's fashion brands and institutions are increasing their initiatives to promote the event, which is expecting to attract 20 million visit...