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DISCOVER ALL MIPEL 119 INTERVIEWS

MIPEL 119 OPENING & OVERVIEW

Manlio Di Stefano – Undersecretary of State for Foreign Affairs, Carlo Ferro – ITA (Italian Trade Agency) President, Franco Gabbrielli – Assopellettieri and Mipel President in conversation with Alan Friedman

The outlook for consolidation in the luxury leather goods sector

Mauro Sabatini, the CEO of Italy's Furla group, on M&A activity and the importance of the supply chain for leather goods and fashion luxury.

FW 2021/22 TRENDS

Presentation by Mipel Fashion Board

Sustainability is a key theme for Millennial and Gen Z consumers

Rossella Ravagli, who was head of CSR at Gucci for 12 years, talks about her experiences.

FOCUS ON THE USA

Orietta Pelizzari in conversation with Sharon Roth – Jarbo Owner

The future for leather goods makers is all about luxury

Beppe Angiolini, Founder & CEO of Sugar, and Danny D'Alessandro, Director-General of Assopellettieri, discuss the way Covid has changed the marketplace for leather goods accessories.

WEBINAR: RETAIL STORE TRANSFORMATION

Focus on the critical phases of a Retail Store management and recommendations for retailers on “how to” change both the business culture and the operations.

Moderated by Armando Branchini – fashion & luxury expert

The strategic importance of accessories and leather goods for high fashion

Well-known entrepreneur Matteo Marzotto talks about the importance of accessories and his own projects along the supply chain.

FOCUS ON JAPAN

Orietta Pelizzari in conversation with Ayumi Suda – Senken Shimbun Fashion Journalist

Quality craftsmanship is the key to Italy's excellence in luxury and fashion

Barbara Beltrame, Vice-President of the Confindustria employers’ federation, says the MIPEL digital platform is an example of the way business is changing in the post-Covid world.

FW 2021/22 TRENDS

Presentation by Mipel Fashion Board

The handbag is winning again!

Luca Solca, expert analyst at Bernstein & Company, predicts a market recovery in China and the US.

FOCUS ON SOUTH KOREA

Orietta Pelizzari in conversation with Me. Choi Ji Hee – Metrocity Director and Mr. Kim Young Jun – Lotteon Chief Manager of Luxury section

Bright prospects for Italy's luxury leather goods

Eva Desiderio, the veteran fashion critic for QN, says traceability and sustainability are key to Gen Z and Millennial consumers. Among accessories she says bags and shoes remain the biggest potential growth areas.

WEBINAR: WHO IS BEHIND MY BRAND?

Sustainability, inclusiveness and diversity: why millennials and gen z care about the ethics behind the brand.
Moderated by Alan Friedman – journalist and writer.

Combining tradition with a contemporary taste: meet the new breed of Italian leather goods designers

Born to a Florentine family involved in the sector, Niccolò Giannini was able to transform an artisanal workshop into a brand. Today, NICO GIANI bags are showcased in some of the world’s leading department stores.

FOCUS ON GERMANY

Orietta Pelizzari in conversation with Emma Brown – High Level Retailer Buyer Consultant