Milano Unica

A look inside the 31st edition of Milano Unica held Sept. 8 and 9, 2020.


A Sign of Hope for Italy’s Textile Sector: Milano Unica Presses On

Although the number of visitors and exhibitors was down, the first physical trade show since lockdown proved the resilience of the Italian textile sector.

clock September 16, 2020Martino Carrera

Established in 1902, Mantero produces and distributes silk prints and fabrics.


Italian, U.K. Textile Industries Dodge the Worst, Prepare to Restart

Paul Alger of UKFT, believes the textile industry has been much less affected by the coronavirus than ready-to-wear.

clock April 20, 2020Luisa Zargani and Martino Carrera and Samantha Conti

The scene at the 30th edition of the Milano Unica textile trade show.

Fashion Scoops

Milano Unica Postpones Dates Due to Coronavirus Outbreak

The textile trade fair, originally slated for July, will move to Sept. 7 to 9.

clock March 31, 2020Martino Carrera

The scene at the 30th edition of the Milano Unica textile trade show.


Milano Unica Feels Coronavirus, Australian Bushfires Pinch

In response to global economic uncertainties, exhibitors upped the ante on sustainability, performance and stretch fabrics.

clock February 14, 2020Martino Carrera

The scene at the 29th edition of textile trade show Milano Unica.


Milano Unica Highlights Innovation, Sustainability Amid Business Slowdown in Q1

Although exports of Italian textiles decreased 2.3 percent to 806 million euros in the first three months of 2019, exhibitors took it in stride.

clock July 16, 2019Martino Carrera

An image from the Reda ad campaign.


Reda Celebrates People and Sustainability With Ad Campaign

The images lensed by Finnish photographer Christoffer Relander break on the first day of the Milano Unica trade show.

clock July 9, 2019Martino Carrera

The trend area at the 28th edition of textile trade show Milano Unica.


Milano Unica Banks on Stretch Fabrics, Sustainability, Digital Services to Gain Traction

Despite rising prices for raw materials and market instability, the Italian textile industry closed 2018 with sales of 7.86 billion euros and exhibitors at the trade show were optimistic about future prospects.

clock February 11, 2019Martino Carrera


Fashion Scoops

Italian Key Fairs Showcased at the CIIE

The Micam, Mido, Mipel, Milano Unica, Lineapelle and TheOneMilano trade shows presented a selection of brands at the China International Import Expo.

clock November 6, 2018Sandra Salibian

Reda 1865 Fall/Winter 2019 fabrics


Traceable Supply Chain Is Key for Italian Textile Companies

Sustainability remained a pivotal talking point at trade show Milano Unica, which closed on Thursday.

clock July 13, 2018Alessandra Turra

Tollegno 1900 Luxury line


Performance, Sustainability Seen Key at Upcoming Milano Unica

The international textile trade show will run in Milan this week.

clock July 10, 2018Alessandra Turra

A view of the installation at Milano Unica trends' research for Fall 2019.


Milano Unica Unveils Textile Trends for Fall 2019

“Nations to Nations” was the macro trend highlighting a message of unity among people and cultures.

clock March 28, 2018Martino Carrera

Reda 1865 spring 2019 "We were Futurist" textile collection.


Performance Spotlighted at Milano Unica

Many textile companies developed their collections around the idea of travel, offering lightweight, stretch and resilient fabrics to respond to a request of practical and multiseasonal garments.

clock March 13, 2018Sandra Salibian

Tollegno 1900


Italy Mills Brace for Forex Woes 

Mills will exhibit their spring-summer 2019 fabrics at the three-day Milano Unica fair that opens today.

clock February 6, 2018Sofia Celeste

Albini Group Fetes 140 Years in Business

Fashion Scoops

Entrepreneur Silvio Albini Dies Aged 61

He was president of the Albini Group manufacturing company.

clock January 22, 2018Martino Carrera

Milano XL

Government and Trade

Milano XL Project to Celebrate Italian Know-How

Comprising seven installations, the project will run Sept. 16-26 during Milan Fashion Week, supported by the government, the city and the fashion industry’s main associations.

clock July 18, 2017Luisa Zargani

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