The house of JW Anderson will move its next men’s show and its pre-fall collections to Milan, to be unveiled during the next fashion week in that city in January, in a major coup for the Italian fashion capital.
On January 11-13, the childrenswear show will be staged at the Fortezza da Basso venue in Florence, together with menswear counterpart Pitti Uomo, featuring some 170 exhibitors, of which 81 coming from outside Italy.
The iconic Antwerp label acquired by Italian businessman Claudio Antonioli in 2020 has been chosen as special guest for the winter edition of Pitti Uomo, which will be held in Florence on January 11-13 2022.
Aneeth Arora’s sustainable clothing brand Pero has launched events for its spring/summer 2022 collection by appointment in Milan and Paris, as the Indian brand continues to expand its international distribution network.
On Wednesday, the Florentine show opened its 100th edition, hosting nearly 400 exhibitors with a cheerful mood, veined with the attending menswear professionals’ excitement at finally getting together again.
Pitti, the giant Florentine menswear salon, will host this year’s LVMH Prize finalists with a major installation in this summer’s reschedule edition, amid fresh signs of momentum at the giant trade show.
Florence-based trade show Pitti Uomo will be one of the first to relaunch its physical show, from June 30 to July 2, albeit in a reduced format and with safety measures. It expects up to 8,000 buyers and over 300 brands.