Stitch, the dedicated menswear and accessories event along with Pure Spirit, the new buying event for young fashion hosted regional Q&A sessions last week in Manchester and London. Stitch founder and Director Brian Duffy was joined by Steve Newbold, Pure Managing Director to discuss the recent co-location developments at Earls Court. Guests enjoyed complimentary drinks at intimate venues, the perfect setting for industry brands and retailers to voice their opinions and raise any questions.
Guests included Superdry, Ringspun, Elvis Jesus, Bench, Sabago, Nicholas Deakins, M & R's Simon Pollock and JC Rags' John Paul, in addition to industry professionals and retail consultants.
The two shows will combine at London's Earls Court to produce a key event on the international buying calendar. Over 250 brands will be on offer, along with catwalk shows, trend presentations, business seminars, DJ's and parties.
Current signed brands include Pretty Green, Luke, Nathan Palmer, Kangol, Weekend Offender, DR Denim, Duke and Herschel to name but a few.
Stitch & Pure Spirit will take place in Earls Court One 13th – 15th February 2011.
Pure London, incorporating contemporary and premium womenswear, footwear and accessories will take place at Kensington Olympia from the 13th – 15th February.