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First of all thank you to Anton for inventing the profession of matchmaker between brands and agents. And secondly thank you Anton and Vesta for your consistent support and resilience in making this work for us. Hiccups are there to be conquered, and it seems you work along the same lines. And in the end - that is what you need to get results.
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The Canadian Dream

The Canadian Dream

Author: Anton Dell
28 July 2017

Here at The Anton Dell Fashion Consultancy, we have often observed that many brands we come into contact with are focused on breaking America, when Canada may well be more promising for export.  Even though we completely understand the seductive appeal of the American Dream, Canada...

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 Pitti in Long-time Bloom

Pitti in Long-time Bloom

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24 July 2017

Pitti Uomo 2017 has the theme ‘Pitti in Bloom’, but this is a flower that has been blossoming beautifully for years now. Giovanni Battista Giorgini, the founder of Pitti Uomo, first welcomed fashion buyers from the essential American market to Florence in 1951.  This led to the fir...

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Translation in Business – or How We Don’t Really Understand All That We Are Reading

Translation in Business – or How We Don’t Really Understand All That We Are Reading

Author: Anton Dell
26 May 2017

It is so easy to misinterpret what we read today.  Because of that, translation is becoming a more central concern for businesses.  English is being overtaken as the dominant language of the world, not by any other single language, but by a number of diverse languages from all corn...

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Shopping Spaces: Physical Space, E-Space

Shopping Spaces: Physical Space, E-Space

Author: Anton Dell
26 May 2017

As e-commerce spills into bricks-and-mortar presences and vice versa, shoppers and retailers have more options than ever.  What are the most important insights for small to medium sized fashion brands to take away from today’s ever-changing shopping landscape?   With over 72% of pe...

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Dutch Courage

Dutch Courage

Author: Lucia Stansbie
10 May 2017

Thinking about the Netherlands and fashion may not bring many images immediately to mind unless it’s those ubiquitous wooden clogs, which that other leading Dutch fashion export, avant-garde enchanters Viktor & Rolf, cleverly reinvented for contemporary consumers.    But as they sa...

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The future of fashion trade shows

The future of fashion trade shows

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20 March 2017

Now that we’ve had our fill of tradeshows across the world, we at the Anton Dell fashion Consultancy have noted a number of show trends that help us to project the direction trade fairs are going towards. With numbers at trade shows dropping dramatically in recent times, many trade...

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Childrenswear SS17: key trends to buy into

Childrenswear SS17: key trends to buy into

Author: Vesta Zemaite
13 March 2017

Retailers have filled their shop windows with SS17 and we’ve been alerted to a number of key trends in the ever-growing childrenswear sector. First up, with a number of influences making the necessary comeback, WGSN reports there is a hint of the 70s and 80s revival; however this t...

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Pure vs Scoop London - which trade show?

Pure vs Scoop London - which trade show?

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7 March 2017

It was good to feel the upbeat positive vibe at both leading London trade shows this season. Starting with Pure London, the show was filled with AW17/18 trends, inspirational catwalk shows and seminars, in addition to over 800 showcasing brands from all over the world; 60% of which...

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Tradeshows in Vegas

Tradeshows in Vegas

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7 March 2017

With an estimated 85,000 visitors, MAGIC currently holds the card for the most attendees outside of Shanghai Fashion week.   A phenomenal series of shows, serious fitness training is needed in order to visit each of the 13 different trade fairs, spread out across six different hote...

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CPM: climbing its way up and up

CPM: climbing its way up and up

Author: Author: Vesta Zemaite
25 February 2017

One of the most successful trade fairs in Eastern Europe to date – CPM – has just closed yet another Autumn Winter trade show. For those of you who are looking into expanding into the market, we have gathered some insights on the show and the market landscape from Christian Kasch, ...

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