Milano Unica adds Technology channel to its offering
2017-03-01 Made in Italy production offers to meet the needs of the fashion industry

The 24th edition of Milano Unica had 365 deluxe exhibitors showcasing their SS 2018 collections. Held at the new Fieramilano Rho area, the February 2017 edition of Milano Unica was presented by Mr. Ercole Botto Poala, President of Milano Unica, Mr. Ivan Scalfarotto, Deputy Secretary at the Ministry for Economic Development, Mr. Giuseppe Sala, Mayor of Milan, Mr. Vincenzo Boccia, President of Confindustria, and Mr. Claudio Marenzi, President of Sistema Moda Italia.   

The edition saw in total of 427 textile-accessory exhibitor proposals, out of which 128 were foreign. 365 Italian and European exhibitors, 40 Japanese and 22 Korean exhibitors. The edition also saw events targeted to young talents, like the “Back to School” special, featuring Sir Paul Smith, who led a seminar on “You can find inspiration in everything” workshop, dedicated to students of fashion.   

As a strategic investment in digital technology, MU\'s interactive platform, MU365 is dedicated to selected clients and is in collaboration with Sundar

Milano Unica remains the hub for inspiration with its deluxe collections produced by small, medium and large textile and­ accessory companie­s, for Made in Italy.­  

- Annou Iyer

Pitti Uomo 90
2016-05-13 The forthcoming Edition of Pitti Uomo will be held from 14 to 17 June 2016.

Pitti Uomo hits the big time with the 90th edition !

This June marks the 90th edition of Pitti Immagine Uomo - an important moment in the journey of this event which, over the years, has become the reference trade fair showcasing men’s fashion and the very latest trends in contemporary style on a global level.

With the theme for the June show being  Pitti Lucky Numbers, Pitti Immagine is focusing on numbers: their aesthetics, graphics and symbolism both in and out of fashion. 

As numbers secretly surround us our entire lives, all of Fortezza da Basso, the famous Venue for Pitti Uomo, will be theatrically decorated with Pitti Lucky Numbers designed by Oliviero Baldini.

Florence Calling: Raf Simons

Pitti Uomo will be presenting FLORENCE CALLING: RAF SIMONS, an event celebrating the return of one of contemporary fashion's greatest innovators to Florence. Raf Simons will unveil his Spring/Summer 2017 collection along with a Special Project created specifically for Pitti Uomo 90.

Menswear Guest Designer: Gosha Rubchinskiy

Pitti Uomo 90’s Menswear Guest Designer is Gosha Rubchinskiy. This Russian designer’s work combines the aesthetics of post-Soviet Russian youth culture with sportswear influences and allusions to photography and film. Since 2012, his pieces have been produced and distributed by Comme des Garçons and he will present the Spring/Summer 2017 collection at Pitti Uomo, together with a new photography project.   

So looking forward to the Show !




The Fashion Awards 2016 in partnership with Swarovski
2016-04-28 BFC announces The Fashion Awards 2016 in partnership with SWAROVSKI, to be held on 5th December 2016 at the iconic Royal Albert Hall !

The British Fashion Council (BFC) announces The Fashion Awards 2016, (previously known as the British Fashion Awards) in partnership with SWAROVSKI. The Awards will take place on 5th December 2016 at the iconic Royal Albert Hall, London !

Caroline Rush, BFC Chief Executive has stated that they are developing a large scale Awards format this year which will become a celebration of British and international excellence as well as a significant fundraiser to give opportunities to talented young people.

Some interesting Facts:

  1. Each year the awards are voted on by the BFC’s international judging panel, made up of over 800 key industry figures, from all corners of the fashion community. 
  2. This celebration has been an important part of the British fashion calendar since 1989. 
  3. Last year’s ceremony saw over 450 VIPs and industry heavyweights in attendance, alongside a sold out auditorium of over 2,000 guests, with attendees including Anna Wintour OBE, David Beckham OBE, Karl Lagerfeld, Lady Gaga, Naomi Campbell, Nick Knight OBE, Olivier Rousteing, Samantha Cameron and Victoria Beckham.

Pic: Nadja Swarovski, Dame Natalie Massenet & Caroline Rush CBE (Shaun James Cox, BFC)

Milano Unica F/W 2016-17
2015-09-08 Edition for European & Italian Textiles & Accessories

Milano Unica is really the main international Fair in Italy that is entirely dedicated to Italian textiles and accessories, highlighting the Italian Excellence. RTW is always very happy to be at Milano Unica, the Main Edition for European & Italian Textiles & Accessories. We thank Milano Unica for it\'s strong support to RTW, as always.

Project: Office for Living, Salone Del Mobile
2014-12-03 Project conceived by Michele De Lucchi for Salone Del Mobile, Milan 2015

The 2015 edition of the Salone del Mobile in Milan, from 14th to 19th April, will host Workplace3.0, a pioneering exhibition that is the natural evolution of SaloneUfficio, built around an innovative concept and featuring a special project conceived by Michele De Lucchi.

Workplace3.0 is an exhibition that brings the various components of the office environment together in one single space (from furnishing to finishing touches, utilities, technology, lighting, acoustics and climate control). 

Everything professionals need when designing turnkey solutions (from major new-build suppliers to small and medium-sized office furnishings).

“We should think of the workspace as a gymnasium for the mind, conceiving it as a
place where relationships generate new ideas and possibilities. Offices of the future
should be visualised with the focus on lifestyles unfettered by convention, evolving
spaces that perpetuate an endless stream of new ideas”, says architect Michele De

- Milan, December 2014