On the opening day of the Pitti Bimbo childrenswear show in Florence, the Italian fashion industry's employers association published the sector's 2018 results: revenue was €2.98 billion, up 4.2% thanks to exports.
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.
An intense men’s fashion week starts in Paris on Tuesday, with the ‘Karl for Ever’ event and 60 catwalk shows, including rookie labels Bode, Phipps, Ludovic de Saint Sernin and Sies Marjan, and Balmain’s gig-show.
The show staged by Carine Roitfeld to celebrate the 90th anniversary of the Florentine boutique brought together more than 3,000 people on Thursday to celebrate fashion with rhinestones, VIPs and heaps of creativity.
As a guest of honour at Pitti Uomo, the Parisian luxury brand dazzled the public on Wednesday with an energetic menswear show that was firmly rooted in its time and set in the rustic, poetic scene of the Villa Palmieri.
Pitti Uomo is celebrating its thirtieth birthday at its current June edition with a stunning exhibition by Olivier Saillard at the Palais Pitti, which chronicles the evolution of the male wardrobe from 1989 to 2019.
Revenue for the Italian leather goods group led by Marco Palmieri soared to €147.5 million in 2018-19 driven by Lancel, with a net financial position of €25.6 million. The revenue target for 2019-20 is €160 million.