The mood at the fair was one of new-found confidence, with exhibitors who are at the top of the game in their sectors, Debra Cobb reports.
Divided into six themes, the new colours for swimwear and bodywear celebrate bright tones, Africa-inspired frenzy, clashing designs, and sculptural, romantic looks.
From setting strategy to marketing sustainability, attendees have gained expert advice at the summit this year.
The show has received overwhelming responses from exhibitors and more booths have been reserved this year.
Demonstrations will be performed on Shima Seiki's SDS-ONE APEX3 3D design system that is at the core of the company's 'Total Knitting System' concept.
With more than 15 months to go before the exhibition opens, many companies already plan to launch their products in Milan.
With 10,501 visitors, there was a strong international dimension to the show, with higher attendance from Spain, China, Mexico and India.
With a total buyer attendance of 5,200 visitors, feedback from the latest edition of Pitti Filati exhibitors was extremely optimistic. Carlo Volpi reports from Florence on Italy's leading yarns show.
An international knitwear exhibition at Pitti Filati connects the students with the best Italian spinners to produce innovative garments for the trade show.
The leading textile exhibition had to be moved following the demand from participating brands and exhibitors.