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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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Scoop and Pure: Business as Normal, More or Less

Scoop and Pure: Business as Normal, More or Less

Author: Anton Dell
27 July 2016

I was intrigued to see if there would be any notable difference in the two main London trade shows post-Brexit and was quite reassured to see brand representatives sitting and drinking the free prosecco at Scoop, as per usual. Traditionally the quieter and smaller of the London exh...

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The Evolution of an Agency:  Where Content Becomes Concept

The Evolution of an Agency: Where Content Becomes Concept

Author: Vesta Zemaite
20 July 2016

Here at Anton Dell, we are surrounded by brands day in and day out; branding is what we understand. Now that you can travel most anywhere and still be in the approximately same neighbourhood in regard to brands, what is next? This is where Oliver Feske and his partner, Thomas Goet...

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MODEFABRIEK – Back to the Roots

MODEFABRIEK – Back to the Roots

Author: Vesta Zemaite
13 July 2016

The main trade fair for the fashion industry in the Netherlands remained true to the easy Scandinavian palettes that have characterised it in recent years.  Casual, lovely fabrics in pastel colours were felt to be the predominant aesthetic, as represented by the new upcoming and su...

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Reflections on BREXIT

Reflections on BREXIT

Author: Anton Dell
6 July 2016

As things begin to settle after Brexit, shell-shocked Europeans are trying to take stock of their new environs. What does the new England hold for us all?  As someone who has worked in fashion for decades – in fact if I cut myself no blood flows, just an outpouring of fashion - I u...

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