Florence, Fortezza da Basso, 1-3 July 2015

Pitti Filati 77 ... Are you ready?

Pitti Immagine Filati: the global trend workshop

Pitti Immagine Filati, the key international event featuring yarns for the knitting industry, will open its doors tomorrow at the Fortezza da Basso until Friday 3 July. Both a research lab and an authoritative observatory that looks onto the lifestyle trends of the future, Pitti Filati presents world-scale excellence in yarns to its audience of international buyers and designers from the biggest names in fashion who come to Florence looking for creative inspiration. This, the 77th edition, will feature world previews of yarns for the 2016/17 fall winter season, in a unique atmosphere that makes doing business a pleasure, offering a new, original entertaining take on the many ways that fashion, art, sport and design come together. 

THE NUMBERS OF PITTI FILATI 77:

- 136 brands at this edition, 29 of which are from abroad (Great Britain, Japan, Turkey, Romania, Peru, France, Germany, China, and New Zealand).
- 33 exhibitors in the Fashion at Work area (14 of which are from abroad: Great Britain, Turkey, Germany, France, and China)
- 20 exhibitors in the KnitClub area 
 
Exhibition area: 20,000 square meters 

5,200 buyers / visitors, attended the June 2014 edition, of these, 2,800 (53.86% of the total) were from abroad.