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First of all thank you to Anton for inventing the profession of matchmaker between brands and agents. And secondly thank you Anton and Vesta for your consistent support and resilience in making this work for us. Hiccups are there to be conquered, and it seems you work along the same lines. And in the end - that is what you need to get results.
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The Anton Dell Fashion Consultancy

Fashion Markets

Know the difference: competitors and sits next to

Know the difference: competitors and sits next to

Author: Vesta Zemaite
24 February 2017

So, we’ve accepted your request to join the Anton Dell Fashion Consultancy. You’ve just received the questionnaire but admittedly, you’re a little foggy on some of the questions… We’re here to advise!   Particularly addressing the confusion between our ‘competitive to’ and ‘sits ne...

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UK/US Trade Deals: How Does This Affect the US?

UK/US Trade Deals: How Does This Affect the US?

Author: Anton Dell
8 February 2017

  If you’re up to date with world news, you will have heard murmurs of the UK and US trade market.  With a potential trade deal between the UK and the US on the horizon, there are a number of benefits for prospective US clientele to expand in their export into the UK. Despite earli...

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PITTI UOMO

PITTI UOMO

Author: Lucia Stansbie
30 October 2016

Maintaining its title as the main attraction in Italian tradeshows for men’s fashion and boasting new developments in menswear, Pitti Immagine Uomo celebrated its 91st edition of the show this January.   During this edition, brands gathered at Fortezza da Basso, Florence to present...

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WHITE MILANO: JANUARY EDITION

WHITE MILANO: JANUARY EDITION

Author: Lucia Stansbie
30 October 2016

Holding four tradeshows a year during fashion weeks, I recently returned to my home city of Milan for the favorable WHITE Milano tradeshow, alongside 10,000 visitors.   As previously mentioned, the tradeshow is held four times a year, in January and June for the menswear and women’...

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FASHION SOUTH AFRICA

FASHION SOUTH AFRICA

Author: Vesta Zemaite
26 October 2016

In a previous blog, we attempted a glance at fashion in Africa as a whole – a rather broad task.  In this one, we zoom in onto South Africa, which joins Nigeria as the leading fashion market in Africa.  Urban Studies observes that South Africa went from having less than 250 shoppin...

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White Milano: Flying the Flag for Milan

White Milano: Flying the Flag for Milan

Author: Lucia Stansbie
5 October 2016

As a native Milanese who went on to work in the fashion industry which the city has been known for since the Renaissance and the Middle Ages, I have to confess to some attachment to the White Milano trade show.  Milan is often characterised as sober and business-minded as well as e...

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Distribution in China for Smaller Brands – Talking Points

Distribution in China for Smaller Brands – Talking Points

Author: Vesta Zemaite
10 August 2016

The incredibly lucrative market for clothes, accessories, and other luxury goods in China – the largest in the world for mass fashion – understandably has brands scrambling to secure distribution in the region, regardless of the volatile economy.  It is possible for any brand to es...

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Why Are There No Fashion Agents in China?

Why Are There No Fashion Agents in China?

Author: Anton Dell
27 November 2015

The Chinese fashion market is one of the biggest in the world; consequently, companies are eager to tap into it.  However, it is a difficult market to penetrate, as finding agents or distributors often proves a stumbling block. Businesses in China operate very differently to those ...

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Eco-Friendly Brands at Anton Dell

Eco-Friendly Brands at Anton Dell

Author: Anton Dell
27 November 2015

There is an ever-increasing demand for ethical, eco-friendly fashion.  A growing number of brands are considering their impact on the environment and aiming to instill eco-friendly values into every part of their process.  Consumer awareness and interest in these companies is on th...

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Online Shopping Craze in China – Is It an Opportunity for Fashion Brands Globally?

Online Shopping Craze in China – Is It an Opportunity for Fashion Brands Globally?

Author: Sui Wang, market specialist
4 March 2015

The well-established e-commerce model is now proving to be a popular channel for luxury fashion goods in China.  Overall, Chinese are addicted to online shopping and since 2009, online transactions completed by Chinese consumers have been increasing by 70% yearly. In 2013, Chinese ...

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