MONTREAL — After 31 years, the North American Fur and Fashions Exposition Montreal, held here April 28-30, is facing an uncertain future as a rival show that debuted two weeks earlier in Chicago kept many American buyers and exhibitors away.
NAFFEM featured fewer than 60 exhibitors, down from 100 a few years ago and 200 in 2000. By comparison, there were 54 exhibitors at the April 14 to 16 International Luxury Outerwear Expo in Chicago, including 13 from Canada.
Hermès is launching a Laundromat pop-up shop in NYC - dubbed Hermèsmatic - where customers can bring their old scarves to be dip-dyed by an expert. Get all the details on WWD.com. #wwdnews (📷: @donstahl)