Label to watch
Denim legend Piero Turk recognizes that Italy missed some major opportunities in bringing to life its own denim fabrics trade show in the past. However, he believes that educating youth in classic textile disciplines and supporting Italy's (apparel) economy locally can make its brightness shine again.
Retailer to watch
This week's retailer Tommaso Andorlini, owner of the two Playground stores in Florence and Prato, explains why simplicity is key for successful retail today.
This week, Sportswear International talked to David Bianchi, co-owner of Bravi Ragazzi in Forte dei Marmi/Pietrasanta, Italy.