Pitti Filati – Report Where Fashion Research Begins

Pitti Immagine Filati 84, the key international event featuring the world of yarns for the P knitting industry, was held in Florence from 23 to 25 January 2019. Both a Concept lab and a launch-pad for new global lifestyle trends, Pitti Filati has evolved by backing the value of research and experimentation, strengthening the synergies between the various areas and the decisive role played by the Spazio Ricerca, the fulcrum of all creative expression at the fair.

With a fresh and dynamic layout Pitti Filati presented excellence in yarns on an international scale to its audience of top buyers from all over the world and designers from the most prestigious fashion masons that come to Florence looking for new inspiration. The fair welcomes visitors with a unique atmosphere that is both business oriented and filled with extremely creative ideas. This 84th edition featured the world previews of knitting yarn collections for spring/summer 2020.

Turnout at the show

The edition n.84 of Pitti Filati witnessed buyers from over 50 foreign countries, committed to discovering the novelties, research and new trends expressed in the collections of the leading spinning mills, and to make samples for the upcoming summer season 2020. “Once again Pitti Filati expressed at its best the great research work and investments on innovation that our spinning mills are making – says Raffaello Napoleone, Managing Director of Pitti Immagine – International buyers appreciated the new collections presented by Italian and foreign spinning mills, and it was a selected and highly qualified audience of designers, style offices and sector operators from all over the world, some of whom were hosted at the show also thanks to the incoming plan supported by Mise and ICE Agency.