Katharine Smith

6 posts  |  Last entry Sep 15, 2017


Small but perfectly formed: The Jewellery Room comes to LFW

Scandi showroom The Jewellery Rooms sets-up shop during LFW as brands and buyers favour a less is more approach to trade shows.

Global Trade Show Guide 2017: WGSN Editor Picks

From emerging menswear brands, to classic kidswear brands, these trade shows have it all, get your global lowdown on the not-to-be-missed shows for 2017.

Harvey Nichols X CIFF: Breaking the buying chain

This retail collaboration is the first of its kind, shaking up the trade-to-retail-to-consumer model. Senior Events Editor Katharine Smith finds out more.

Carefree and cool independent kidswear brands to know ASAP

WGSN visits Dot to Dot London trade show and spotlights the key kidswear brands bringing their creativity to this central London hub

Fashion Industry Insiders: Riccardo Vannetti, Pitti Immagine

Director of Tutorship, Riccardo Vannetti talks to WGSN about Pitti Immagine's new division and exactly what it does for designers both new and established.

How international collaborations are shaking up trade shows

Fresh talent in front of a new audience; an exchange programme between key trade shows is a win-win for brands and buyers alike. WGSN reports