Ferragamo CEO Sees Improved Growth Outlook, Upbeat On China

Shopping at Salvatore Ferragamo | Source: Reuters

MILAN, Italy — Italian luxury leather goods maker Salvatore Ferragamo expects group results to improve in the second half of 2014 from the first six months on the back of strong demand in China and in global travel retail, its chief executive said on Sunday.

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The Evolution of Pitti Uomo, Part II: New Frontiers and Building Brand Pitti

Attendees of Pitti Uomo 85 in 2014 | Photo: Enrico Labriola for Pitti Uomo

Since its inception, Pitti Uomo has grown into the largest and most influential menswear trade show of its kind. In the second instalment of a two-part series, we examine how Pitti Uomo became a global player.

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Italian Prime Minister and BoF Honour 30 Leading Menswear Retailers

Prime Minister Matteo Renzi, Imran Amed and representatives from 30 leading menswear retailers | Source: BoF

In Florence’s historic Palazzo Vecchio, the Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi and BoF founder Imran Amed honoured 30 leading global menswear retailers on the occasion of the 60th anniversary of ‘Firenze Home Town of Fashion.’

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The Evolution of Pitti Uomo, Part I: Provenance and Power

A 1981 Zegna show at Pitti Uomo | Source: Pitti Uomo

The development of modern menswear is inextricably linked to the city of Florence and Pitti Uomo, the largest menswear trade show of its kind. In part one of a two-part series, we examine the evolution of Pitti Uomo.

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Matteo Marzotto Joins with Not Just a Label to Unite Fashion and Jewellery

Matteo Marzotto at Origin | Photo: Thilo Ross/Image Agency

Under Matteo Marzotto, Italy’s leading jewellery fair has teamed up with Not Just a Label, a global sales platform and community for emerging designers, to cross-pollinate young fashion companies and Italian artisans.

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Luxury Goods Market Growth to Slow in 2014

Valentino dress in shop window | Source: Reuters

MILAN, Italy — Sales of luxury goods are expected to grow more slowly in 2014 compared with last year as weakness in China, Russia and Europe counters rising global tourist shopping and strong demand in Japan and the United States, a study said on Monday.

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