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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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TRANOÏ: Between Us

TRANOÏ: Between Us

Author: Vesta Zemaite
14 October 2016

The TRANOÏ group of trade shows is Paris-born (in 1988) and Italian-named.  Meaning ‘between us’ in the Romance language, the name TRANOÏ contains the intimate, visionary spirit of the show.  Presenting only the most provocative designers – among them the ingenious and the establis...

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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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Should you consider trade-shows next season?

Should you consider trade-shows next season?

Author: Vesta Zemaite
28 September 2016

The key fashion trade shows are now over; brands have exhibited their SS17 and few of those who offer quick delivery or selling from stock showed their AW16 collections also. After speaking to brands across trade fairs in Europe and America and reflecting on the trade show reports,...

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Coterie of Shows

Coterie of Shows

Author: Anton Dell
22 September 2016

I have been attending the Coterie fashion fair in New York for years now – it was established in 1986.  In these years, I have seen its evolution from a stand-alone fair into its current assimilation with the other New York shows at The Javits Center in the heart of Manhattan: Moda...

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Anton Dell ABC

Anton Dell ABC

Author: Anton Dell
14 September 2016

When brands sign up to work with us, we use our 2 decades of expertise dealing with agents and reps in export markets to introduce the brand to potential partners in the most suitable way possible. Here at Anton Dell, we know what agents are looking for. Of course this varies from ...

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What’s Next for Who’s Next?

What’s Next for Who’s Next?

Author: Vesta Zemaite
6 September 2016

Amidst security concerns, buying trends we had observed elsewhere stood out for us at the Who’s Next, Premiere Classe, and Bijorhca trade shows in Paris.  Both Who’s Next and Premiere Classe, one of the key sections of Who’s Next, seemed to have significantly less footfall than we ...

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FOR AGENTS or REPS: Why Us?

FOR AGENTS or REPS: Why Us?

Author: Vesta Zemaite
2 September 2016

If you are a fashion agent or rep or distributor looking for brands to add to your portfolio, why would you want to find brands through the Anton Dell Network? Allow us to convince you… When you add 20 years’ experience as a fashion agent on top of being born to parents working in ...

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What to Do After You Are Introduced to a Fashion Agent or Rep?

What to Do After You Are Introduced to a Fashion Agent or Rep?

Author: Anton Dell
26 August 2016

Maybe you have been so firmly focused on locating an agent/rep, showroom, or distributor that you are unsure of what to do once one has shown interest in your brand.  What to say in everyday life once you have been introduced to someone can be tricky, too. Fortunately, in business,...

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Straight Shooting for Revolver and CIFF

Straight Shooting for Revolver and CIFF

Author: Anton Dell
16 August 2016

The top two trade shows in Scandinavia, Revolver and CIFF, happen in Denmark, and this year they felt as good to attend as the soft, texture fabrics I saw highlighted throughout both shows feel against the skin. The Scandinavian market seems quite buoyant, with many new brands and ...

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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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