Switzerland's top luxury watch fair will resurface this week in Geneva after two years of pandemic-induced virtual shows, but Ukraine's raging conflict and Covid lockdowns in China could dampen the mood.
Chinese trade fairs Chic and Intertextile will not be held in Shanghai from April 14 to 16 as initially planned. Chic will be postponed to May in Nanjing, while Intertextile will merge its spring and August editions.
The gold and jewellery show organised by IEG hosted over 1,000 exhibitors (with some 140 at T. Gold), and 300 buyers, 53% of them from 127 countries outside Italy, chiefly from Spain, Germany, the USA, Greece and France.
Shanghai Fashion Week has been postponed due to Covid-19, in the latest setback due to the recent resurgence of the virus in China.The most important runway season in China had been scheduled from March 25 to April 1.
The children's fashion and childcare event will return to Feria Valencia between June 17 and 19 for its summer edition. It will feature the Fimi Kids Fashion Week runway presentations under the name Fimi Summer Experience.
Yoox Net-A-Porter is continuing to dive deeper into resale and following the rollout of the option for its womenswear Net-A-Porter site, it's expanding it to its menswear offer, Mr Porter, and to The Outnet.
On Monday, the French label unveiled the ready-to-wear collection designed by new creative director Kobi Halperin, to be distributed globally from this season, while a relaunch plan for perfume will kick off in 2023.
Parisian trade shows are back with fresh verve. Tranoï is returning to Palais Brongniart, Première Classe promises a pre-pandemic atmosphere again, and Woman will be staged at Oddity, a venue in central Paris.
Fashion Network toured Milan's showroom of 100-plus presentations, testifying to Italy’s clear exit from the pandemic. Even if everyone is braced for another global downturn and deep concern about Ukraine.
After two years of absence, the children's fashion and associated products event returned to Feria de Valencia between February 17 and 19. We analyze the sector together with the event’s director, Alicia Gimeno