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MIDO Is Ready to Amaze Again

By Staff
Friday, February 24, 2017 12:25 AM MIDO is revving its engines and, following the past two years’ successes and record numbers of exhibitors and visitors, the figures for this edition have also grown: an exhibition area increased by 1500 square meters, 127 new companies from all over the world, including some of the top brands in the sports eyewear world, and the MORE! area has been doubled.

Nanjing Vertical Forest

By Staff
Wednesday, February 22, 2017 12:25 AM Following its success in Italy, the first Vertical Forest in China will be built at Nanchino.
Once again, the project will be executed by Stefano Boeri Architects based on the Milan Vertical Forest model: the two towers featuring alternating balconies and plant containers, will be built in the Nanjing Pukou district.

Mondottica to Develop Eyewear for Sandro and Maje

By Staff
Monday, February 20, 2017 12:25 AM SMCP Group and Mondottica International announced the signing of a partnership to develop eyewear collections with brands Sandro and Maje.

The Awesome Settings at MIDO 2017

By Staff
Friday, February 17, 2017 12:25 AM Again this year Francesco Pagliariccio of Studio Cavaletti + Pagliariccio, Italian television set designer and successful designer of stagings for fashion events and more, curated the settings for the worldwide leading trade fair.

The Charm of Antonelli Naturalness

By Staff
Wednesday, February 15, 2017 12:25 AM The evocative rocky cliff of the Scala dei Turchi at Agrigento, is the backdrop of the new S/S 2017 campaign by the Tuscan label, Antonelli Firenze.

Safilo Focuses on Luxury

By Staff
Monday, February 13, 2017 12:25 AM Safilo Group opens its Atelier Division with Elie Saab Couture and Oxydo. Positioned above the fashion luxury segment, Atelier offers to the most discerning customers across the world an exclusive new eyewear selection of highly sophisticated brands.

Briko’s New Direction

By Staff
Friday, February 10, 2017 12:25 AM In March 2016 BasicNet became the exclusive world licensee of the Briko brand.

From Scandinavia With Love

By Staff
Wednesday, February 8, 2017 12:25 AM The Scandinavian designer label Gestuz will showcase this February at the Saatchi Gallery in London, its Autumn/Winter 17/18 collection.

Luxottica Goes Shopping in Brazil

By Staff
Monday, February 6, 2017 12:25 AM Luxottica has signed an agreement with Óticas Carol partners for the 100% acquisition of one of Brazil’s major optical franchises with about 950 stores.

MIDO Lab Academy

By Staff
Friday, February 3, 2017 12:25 AM This year Lab Academy will be once again at More in Pavilion 6. It is an exclusive space for young startups created by emerging designers who have been selected by a commission of renowned experts to make their debut at the Milan exhibition.

New Elbphilharmonie Inaugurated in Hamburg

By Staff
Monday, January 23, 2017 12:25 AM Last week saw the inauguration in Hamburg of Elbphilharmonie, the spectacular concert hall built by famous architecture firm Herzog & de Meuron.

The Evolution of Moscot

By Staff
Friday, January 20, 2017 12:25 AM Moscot is a New York eyewear manufacturer, founded by the family of the same name 101 years ago and still today run by the same family. It has further strengthened its position in Europe by opening its headquarters for the “old continent” in Lugano and an international distribution centre in Italy.

Womanpower!

By Staff
Wednesday, January 18, 2017 12:25 AM For the next edition at Porte de Versailles, Paris, from January 20 through 23, 2017, Who’s Next, the international trade show dedicated to women’s ready-to-wear, and Première Classe dedicated to the world of accessories, have decided to explore a highly topical social theme: #Girlsquad, the new womanpower, female collectives and new female creative teams and businesswomen whose creativity is seizing control of the cultural, social and business scenes. More

Eyewear Returns to Florence

By Staff
Monday, January 16, 2017 12:25 AM The 91st edition of Pitti Uomo is currently underway against the evocative backdrop of Fortezza da Basso in Florence.

Sustainability Permeates Retail

By Staff
Friday, January 13, 2017 12:25 AM With two HQs – one in Milan and one in Shanghai – architectural firm Vudafieri Saverino Partners is one of the major international designers of spaces dedicated to selling goods.
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