Over 500 brands, a total of 10,200 visitors and over 8,750 buyers at the last winter edition: these figures confirm Pitti Bimbo’s role as the only trade fair in the world that presents a complete overview of children’s fashions combining it with an extraordinary platform for presenting the new global lifestyle trends for kids.
From the classic-elegant look of the big names at Pitti Bimbo to the sportswear at Sport Generation, from the creativity of the brands in the New View and EcoEthic sections to urban couture at SuperStreet, plus design items and textiles for the young set, up to the avant-garde collections at Apartment – it’s all here at Pitti Bimbo and is shown via the myriad links connecting contemporary art, food & design and fashion. The innovations and special projects for this edition include: Nolita Pocket and Rare Kids, Alberto Fasciani, 9.2 Kids, Closed, Gemma.H Bambino, whipcord, Toywatch, Daniele Alessandrini, Philippe Model and Monocrom
Pitti Bimbo also owes its success to the important opportunities for communication, to the fashion shows and to the cultural events that flank each edition of the fair. The fashion shows enjoy a growing following: in addition to being the springboards for the collections and trends, they offer invaluable tips on styling and how to combine clothes and accessories. Here are just a few of the names in children’s fashion that will be coming down the catwalks: Miss Blumarine, Woolrich, Fendi, Sarabanda distributed by Miniconf, Miss Grant, Silvian Heach, Calvin Klein, Ice Iceberg, Custo Barcelona, Elsy, Fracomina, CP Company and Blauer.