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Positive debut for Gardabags at Trade Fair District

From 15 to 18 June, volume bags and accessories were the protagonists of the third edition of Gardabags, held for the first time in new Pavilion D in the Riva del Garda Trade Fair District, with direct connections to the Expo Riva Schuh footwear fair. Eighty-three companies participated, representing the main manufacturing districts in Italy, Portugal, Spain, Germany, Great Britain, Turkey, the United Arab Emirates, India and China.

Riva del Garda Fierecongressi reconfirms Roberto Pellegrini

The shareholders’ meeting of Riva del Garda Fierecongressi, which for the first time sees the addition of two new shareholders from the world of financing, approves the financial statement, nominating the new Board of Directors, and reconfirming Roberto Pellegrini as the President.

Internationality, inspiration and fashion trends at ILM

The 150th ILM keeps up its successful track record and continues to expand its leading position. All the well-known international brands from the bag, accessory and luggage segment were represented under one roof in Offenbach

Franco Gabbrielli is the new president of Assopellettieri

The General Council of the association that brings together Italian leather goods companies has appointed the entrepreneur and designer as the new president for the four-year period 2019/2022

MIPEL  – Hub of creativity

Sustainability, environmental awareness and social responsibility were the key words at the 115th edition of MIPEL, the last one under the presidency of Riccardo Braccialini. Registrations were up compared to the last edition (+7%) and slightly decreased compared to the February 2018 edition (-2.9%)

WORTH Partnership Project at the SuperDesign Show 2019

For the first time this year, the WORTH Partnership Project will attend the Milan Design Week (9-14 April 2019) by taking part in the SuperDesign Show 2019 event, at the Superstudio Più in Via Tortona 27.

SPOTLIGHT – Artistar Jewels event

The international event dedicated to body ornaments now in its sixth edition, will be held for the first time at Palazzo Bovara in Corso di Porta Venezia in Milan, from February 19th to 24th 2019

Première Classe: accessories on the rise

Held on 18-21 January 2019 at the Parc des Expositions at the Porte de Versailles in Paris, the new edition of Who’s Next brought together all the exhibitors under one banner: clothing, footwear, leather goods, jewellery and fashion accessories

Animalia Fashion exhibition: Beyond Animalier

In a suggestive overview of almost one hundred pieces including dresses, bags, shoes, jewelry and accessories, with the exhibition “Animalia Fashion” high fashion interprets a fabulous universe, where mannequins become creatures of a modern and poetic bestiary

Gardabags: in the spirit of the Total Look

Now in its second edition and in accordance with the latest market trends, the project dedicated to bags and accessories has seen the growth and reinforcement of its role in completing purchases inspired by the total look (Riva del Garda, 12 – 15 January 2019)

Ho Kuan Teck, winner of the Design a Bag competition 2018, at the ARSUTORIA school

The experience of the winner of the Design a Bag competition 2018 at the ARSUTORIA school ended.

The “Expanded” Exhibition

Gardabags completes the product offer of Expo Riva Schuh with a qualified selection of leather bags, belts and accessories. A comprehensive fashion exhibition whose presence on the territory proposes a unique exhibition model, able to enhance the excellence of both the products offered and the hosting territory

Winning synergies for Mipel and The One

The exhibition dedicated to the world of Italian leather goods returned to Korea, in Seoul, at the Park Hyatt Hotel of Gangnam, from October 16th to 18th 2018. The product range has expanded in this edition and now features fur garments from The One Milano

Première Classe: an important edition

The French exhibition ended on a positive note on 10 September 2018. Twice a year (January and September) visitors from all over the world come to the event – held in conjunction with Who’s Next – who consider the fashion accessories presented to be an important point of reference for their purchases

The glamour of MIPEL 114 wins over buyers

Exhibitors and visitors in constant growth for the leather goods and fashion accessories fair. For the third time in a row – under the direction of Danny D’Alessandro, General Manager of Assopellettieri and CEO of Mipel – the fair was “sold out”, with more than 65 new exhibitors in Hall 10 and with twice as much space in the Scenario area, the reference hub of the new generation of leather goods manufacturers and on which Mipel continues to invest in order to grow and innovate.

Galli/Overmec’s Open Week 2018

Born in 1979 from an idea of Emilio Galli and today Galli spa is a leading company in the design and production of machines for leather goods, a reality which has become a landmark, from a global point of view, as to precision and technique

It’s all about creativity at the upcoming MIPEL tradeshow

Tradition and artisanal craftmanship, finesse and innovation are the rich ingredients of the new MIPEL – TheBagShow. The tradeshow ()organised by Aimpes and sponsored by ASSOPELLETTIERI with funding from the ICE-Agency and Ministry of Economic Development, will be held from 16-19 September at the FieraMilano-Rho exhibition centre.

Opening and collab for BIANCHI E NARDI 1946

The historic Florentine brand founded after the end of World War II first got its start producing for leading designer luxury labels, to then follow in its third generation with a fashion line of its very own and is now becoming a must-have in the world of fashion.

Assopellettieri looks East

The Italian Association of Leather Goods Producers focuses on Japan with a B2B exhibition-event that will take place on July the 2nd 2018 in Tokyo, at the Italian Institute of Culture

Aimpes becomes Assopellettieri

The association’s name change was approved on Saturday, 19 May 2018 during the annual meeting held in the new headquarters of Confindustria Moda

SCHMID with WAXMAX at the Milan Design Week

From the 17th to the 22nd April Schmid will be in Via Maroncelli 12 under the vest of shopping bags and deckchairs made by WaxMax at the Milan Design Week.

2018 Intreccincantiere Awards Ceremony

This past 5 April, in the new prestigious Lineapelle venue of Palazzo Gorani in Milan, the 4th Intreccincantiere Awards Ceremony dedicated to designers under 30 was held by Manifattura di Domodossola.

Winners of the 2018 “Design a bag” competition announced

The competition’s winners were Hong King designer Kong Chan Tak Kei and Singapore designer Ho Kuan Teck, because they were able to blend fresh creativity with quality design in their proposals.

ILM Winter Styles confirms its role as a reference

The International Leather Goods Fair in Offenbach closed its doors this past 5 March, registering a significant increase in foreign buyer turnout, while national numbers dropped, for a final result similar to last year’s outcome

Innovation, glamour and creativity at Mipel 113

Both the number of exhibitors and the number of visitors are growing in an edition dedicated to the senses, more and more attentive to the trends of the future

Upcoming events
Aug 27 - Aug 30, 2019
Gallery Shoes
Sep 01 - Sep 03, 2019
ACLE – All China Leather
Sep 03 - Sep 05, 2019
Who’s Next
Sep 06 - Sep 09, 2019
Momad Metropolis
Sep 06 - Sep 08, 2019

Arpel 220 – Materials Report SS20 Download

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Jun 10, 2019

Arpel 220 – Technology & Innovation Download

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Jun 10, 2019

Arpel 220 – May 2019

The new issue of Arpel Magazine is now available

Reinforcements, between sustainability and fashion innovations

Allies of leather goods, reinforcements are products that arise from wisdom, from the art of making and from studying materials and products for which they are intended. They are characterised by a specific attention to quality so that accessories last over time and are always impeccable. Depending on the model, they are generally used in all leather goods, from bags to business briefcases, from wallets to belts, and so on.

Jun 03, 2019

Riva del Garda Fierecongressi reconfirms Roberto Pellegrini

The shareholders’ meeting of Riva del Garda Fierecongressi, which for the first time sees the addition of two new shareholders from the world of financing, approves the financial statement, nominating the new Board of Directors, and reconfirming Roberto Pellegrini as the President.