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The 46th edition of Filo: LUXURY REVOLUTION The Macrotrend Why are we talking about luxury revolution? Starting from the assumption that re-volution has the double meaning of ‘turning back’ and ‘turning against’, let’s think of the first meaning as a starting point for creative developments in…
Michele Scannavini is the new president of ITA-Agency. Former CEO of Coty Group, Mr. Scannavini has been business advisor for several companies within fashion-luxury industry and since 2015 he has been member of the Board of Directors of Tod’s. Together with minister Calenda, who proposed him, he shares a past position in Ferrari.
Once again the match for ‘Made in’ label reopens. By a considerable majority, the European Parliament has indeed approved a document that had been proposed by the MEP Lara Comi asking for mandatory origin-marking and labelling for Europeans products and services.
There is a growing interest in the 46th edition of Filo. Exhibiting spaces for Autumn’s exhibition (on 28th – 29th September) are almost fully booked. At the same time, pre-registrations for the three press conferences of Filo road show are increasing by the minute, thus showing the attention textile professionals reserve to Filo and confirming its role as the leading fair for weaving yarns at an international level
It is no longer Italy’s national airline and many people choose happily low cost flights today, nevertheless Alitalia continues to be viewed as the “face” of Italy abroad. And that explains why the change of uniforms of ground staff and flight attendants has become a national event. A launch in a big way added to the effect, too.
What “colouring” do you have? This is a question that consumers should ask for all apparel products (and not only) they are about to buy, since some of the colouring used in items which had been imported from non-EU countries could be harmful for health.
But how is possible to understand where a product has been coloured and then decide whether to buy it or not? “Madeincolours”, the label which guarantee safe colouring of products, was created just to meet this need for clarity.
The Master Degree in Management and Textile Engineering (Mte), organised by Città Studi Biella in cooperation with Liuc – Università Carlo Cattaneo and Polytechnic University of Turin, has a new partner: Filatura di Crosa, one among the historical brands of Biella.
Two surveys to carefully monitor the (positive) economic trend in Biella district: they belong to the Chamber of Commerce and Unione Industriale Biellese. While the data of Chamber authority examines the trend concerning the first quarter of 2016, the analysis of Confindustria collects previsions of entrepreneurs for the second quarter.
June is starting and it’s the month when the 46th edition of Filo is officially introduced to exhibitors and professionals within the textile industry. The three Filo’s press conferences are important dates since on those occasions the textile themes of the 2016 autumnal exhibition will be outlined in details, with the explanation of products development proposals. However, these are fundamental dates especially because they allow carrying out a direct dialogue between Filo and professionals (especially exhibitors).
After Michael Kors, Gucci has decided to leave the International AntiCounterfeiting Coalition: the organisation, based in Washington and devoted to act against fake goods and counterfeiting, had indeed accepted among its members Alibaba, the big Chinese digital market.
PoinTex – Textile Innovation Cluster – has been among the protagonists of the 11th annual public conference of the European technological platform for the future of textile-apparel industry, organised together with Euratex in Bruxelles, at the European Commission.
The attendance’s campaign for the 46th edition of Filo (28th-29th of September 2016) continues performing high results. A significant number of companies have already confirmed their participation to the autumn edition of the Yarns and Fibres’ Exhibition and there are only few exhibiting spaces still available, while the deadline for participating with ‘best price’ rates is set for the 31st of May 2016.
The Whitney Bag comes now in two new models. Last year Max Mara teamed up with Renzo Piano’s Building Workshop to create a a bag inspired by the new building of the Whitney Museum of American Art of New York designed by the Italian architect. In 2016 here are the ‘Anniversary Edition’ bags, paying homage to Gertrude Vanderbilt Whitney, founder of the museum.
“The study courses we have been organising for over 30 years are an example of positive cooperation between the educational system and the textile industry. Our goal is to train future managers, so that they can continue to spread the Made in Italy textile culture all over the world”: that is how Luciano Barbera, a well-known textile entrepreneur, describes the mission of Biella Master delle Fibre Nobili, that he himself has founded and brought to international success.
The end of April represents the right moment to start asking how 2016 will perform as far as textile-fashion industry is concerned. Estimates of Sistema Moda Italia, carried out together with Carlo Cattaneo University – Liuc of Castellanza, confirm a favourable performance for the sector, with growth expectations for 2016 around 2.2%.