Pitti Immagine Uomo, the second digital-only version of the famed menswear trade salon, on Monday revealed a substantial rise in buyer traffic online, as the salon revealed it may still stage a physical event in July.
Following a decision by the Italian government, trade shows Pitti Uomo, Pitti Bimbo and Pitti Filati will take place exclusively online on the Pitti Connect platform which will remain online until the start of April.
Pitti Connect took a novel turn with Herno CEO Claudio Marenzi presenting the brand’s latest sustainable ideas with Globe, before linking to Eataly founder Oscar Farinetti, who has launched eco-retail concept Pea Green.
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Italy's benchmark textiles show, which had been one of the rare trade events to be staged physically in September, has announced that its February edition, showcasing the Spring/Summer 2022 collections, will go digital.
Originally scheduled in January, Pitti Uomo’s winter edition will be held on February 21-23 together with the Pitti Bimbo and Pitti Filati shows (dedicated to childrenswear and yarns), all of them in physical format.
The Federation de la Haute Couture et de la Mode, French fashion’s governing body, has announced the dates for its next menswear and haute couture runway seasons in January 2021, confirming they will take place.