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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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What the little emperor wants, the little emperor gets

What the little emperor wants, the little emperor gets

Author: Anton Dell
9 January 2017

Although  a  risky  business  for  luxury  brands  in  the  past,  children’s  apparel has surpassed its previous front-runners - menswear and womenswear - for the top spot. Used  to  describe  Chinese  households  who  spend  heavily  on  their  children, ‘ Little Emperor  syndrom...

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Girls Swap Heels For Sneakers!

Girls Swap Heels For Sneakers!

Author: Anton Dell
9 January 2017

While sneakers have been a staple in fashion  industry for over 100 years, interest in them has risen considerably throughout 2016. Marking its first year in history, studies show that sneakers outsold heeled footwear, among its female buyers.   Hanging  up   their   heels,   studi...

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The Rise of the Smart Suitcase

The Rise of the Smart Suitcase

Author: Vesta Zemaite
8 December 2016

We live in the most connected generation yet; with world travel more accessible than ever and our whole lives organised with a touch of a smartphone. So with consumers spending more than ever on experiences and placing increased importance on technology, the luxury luggage market i...

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AFRICA FASHION RECEPTION: Africa is on the March

AFRICA FASHION RECEPTION: Africa is on the March

Author: Anton Dell
18 November 2016

In a unique event held at the UNESCO headquarters in Paris, 18 African fashion designers from 18 different countries met and showed the best of African fashion in a happy, bright and inspiring show. The event was organized by Lexy Mojo Eyes, who is as exotic and charismatic as his ...

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10 Steps To Consider Before Exporting

10 Steps To Consider Before Exporting

Author: Anton Dell
7 November 2016

You have come to the point where your brand is doing well in the domestic market, and your immediate thoughts turn to attaining the larger markets and starting to export. This exciting and challenging time needs to be planned from start to finish and these 10 points will help you c...

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It’s Time for Fashion Awards

It’s Time for Fashion Awards

Author: Vesta Zemaite
3 November 2016

It’s that time again, and we are all excited to see the formerly known British Fashion Awards revamped; the event will have a new global focus, with awards honoring international talent from both the creative and business sides of the industry, and a bigger public audience. I find ...

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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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Imagine the Pitti Immagine Uomo

Imagine the Pitti Immagine Uomo

Author: Lucia Stansbie
20 October 2016

The program of the next Pitti Immagine Uomo menswear trade show in Florence, coming in January, will build on the success of the landmark 90th edition of the show in June 2016.  The number of buyers at that show came to 20,500, representing a steady and sure climb in attendance at ...

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