"adidas has its roots in Germany but we are a truly global company. Around the world we employ over 57,000 people. Employees from about 100 nations are working at our global HQ in Herzogenaurach, Germany – the ‘World of Sports’. Every year we produce over 900 million sports and sports lifestyle products with independent manufacturing partners worldwide. In 2018 we generated sales of € 21.915 billion."
"For the past 25 years, Balaboosté has been sketching jewelry and then producing it around the world. Whether it's New York, London, or Dubai, we see you on the street and on the web, and then we design jewelry just for you."
Browns opened its doors in Mayfair, London, in 1970 and is known for its pioneering spirit worldwide. Sidney and Joan Burnstein championed creativity and innovation introducing the likes of Alexander McQueen, John Galliano and Calvin Klein to the UK market, building a new platform for graduates to sit alongside established designers. This combination of the best of luxury brands alongside the most exciting next generation of talent continues to define the brands.
Copenhagen International Fashion Fair is the largest and longest-running fashion fair in Europe. Over the past five years, CIFF has become a major bi-annual destination for the international fashion industry. Along the way, it has reinvented the trade show concept and earned the reputation for being one of Europe’s most dynamic and innovative sales platform.
Since its launch in July of 2008, Current/Elliott continues to evolve denim’s place within the fashion realm. The collection pays tribute to denim’s history, as well as its timelessness. From the range of washes to iconic fits and silhouettes, the collection fuses innovative designs with a desire to create beautifully tailored product.
Clare Vivier created her eponymous line to answer the need for functional yet fashionable accessories. With edgy prints and bold colors, her ever-expanding collection of bags, clutches and tech cases maintains the perfect balance of French glamor and L.A. cool.
From its founding 1976 salon in Paris, Equipment fuses unparalleled French sophistication with an air of effortlessly chique style. Staying true to its heritage, the new equipment collection recalls the classic, nonchalantly European undertones of the illustrious brand. Timeless and innovative, the collection exudes discreet sexiness in the form of luxe fabrics and unexpected details found in modern androgynous silhouettes.
Don and Doris Fisher opened the first Gap store in 1969 on Ocean Avenue in San Francisco as a reference to the “generation gap.” As equal co-founders, Don and Doris believed in equality, inclusivity and creativity with the founding principle to “do the right thing” which continues to guide the brand to this day.
In between British irreverence and Parisian elegance, the treasures of a dual heritage. Created in London, the John Galliano brand flourishes when it sets up its house in Paris. Its identity is based on a subtle mix of very British impertinence and the couture heritage so specific to Parisian fashion. Constructed from the deconstruction spawned by punk/post-punk codes, this very personalized brand rapidly becomes a global fashion house. The dual culture underlining its difference is what gives this brand its authentic glamour as well as its uniqueness.
A pioneer returns. JET SET is the performance-inspired luxury sportswear brand founded in St. Moritz in 1969, now under the creative direction of Michael Michalsky. Originally developed as elevated skiwear, JET SET today speaks to confident consumers who are fearless in their expression of style and who seek a modern, adaptable, technical wardrobe to suit the multiplicity of needs of contemporary life.
Thanks to effective communication and a strong identity, Kaporal quickly confirms its success. Listening to the market, Kaporal seizes every opportunity to expand its collections and become a trendy ready-to-wear brand offering a developed range of accessories (eyewear, watches, shoes, leather goods ...), and recognized for its expertise in denim. Kaporal, a French success story.
Liu Jo’s creative philosophy is dedicated to enhancing every woman's natural beauty, glamour, and femininity. Liu Jo offers contemporary creations that bear the unmistakable Liu Jo identity: an immediately recognizable style expressed through top-quality materials and painstaking attention to details.
Since 1983, Marchon has been a pioneer in the optical industry. From design to distribution, technological innovation and conception, Marchon supplies trends, builds brands and rethinks the definition of optics. Marchon collaborates with the biggest names in fashion and sport to offer a selection of frames, both trendy and affordable.
MCM is a luxury travel goods and accessories brand with an attitude defined by combining a contemporary aesthetic and focus on functional innovation with the use of cutting edge techniques. MCM’s vision is to revolutionize luxury fashion accessories and travel goods by combining craftsmanship and value for today’s modern generation of Global Nomads.
We're a tight-knit tribe of fashion lovers who believe in being kind, having fun and making the world a better place. Monki was founded in Sweden in 2006 by three close friends who wanted to step away from the same-sameness of high street fashion. Since 2010, Monki has been a part of the H&M group– one of the biggest fashion and design companies in the world.
"Since 1921, our family has been protecting Canadians from the cold—a relentless quest that led to the foundation of Moose Knuckles Canada in 2007. The company was established based on the belief that we could make the leanest, toughest and most luxurious sportswear in the world. Straight out of the gate, our first two iconic styles (the fur-trimmed Stirling Parka and Ballistic Bomber) quickly became the benchmark of style for those who live in the cold. Since then, we’ve been developing and expanding, and we’ve never looked back."
"Stéphane Ashpool entered the fashion industry in 2002 when — along with his mother — he founded creative agency Vida9, which produced shows for Rick Owens, Gareth Pugh, Christian Dior and Nike. Ashpool’s experience with Vida9 set him up for his next project, a store named Pigalle that opened in 2008. Pigalle stocks past-season designer items alongside Ashpool’s own collections and took its name from Paris’ most notorious neighbourhood." -BoF
PINKO is a response to the fashion needs of an independent, strong and sexy woman, aware of her femininity and determined to express it in different ways, but first and foremost through her choice of style. The collections stand out for their unique, eclectic, original and contemporary style, of great appeal to women worldwide. Year after year, these women have contributed to the brand's global development and success.
Samsøe & Samsøe dates back to 1993, when brothers Klaus and Preben Samsøe opened a small namesake shop in Copenhagen’s Latin Quarter. In 2000, Peter Sextus and Per-Ulrik Andersen took charge of the brand, transforming it into an international fashion house focusing on contemporary clothes, footwear and accessories for men and women. With a nod to its Scandinavian heritage, Samsøe & Samsøe is defined by a wearable aesthetic that combines the utilitarian energy of Copenhagen street style with a quintessentially Scandinavian spirit.
The founders embarked on their Sandro adventure together in 1984, and their first boutique was opened on rue Vieille du Temple in the heart of the Marais. They enjoyed instant success. Evelyne Chetrite's vision of femininity is the basis for her designs; she focuses on her favourite area of expression, the masculine-feminine equation, and shares an indisputable Parisian elegance with those she dresses.
SEA New York
Sea is designed and co-founded by childhood friends, Sean Monahan and Monica Paolini. Sea is designed for the effortless, optimistic, romantic, and boyish modern woman through its spirited and wearable collections. The brands perspective combines elements of harmonizing prints, playful hues, delicate embroideries, eyelets, and lace to create a one-of-a-kind collections.
Destined to become a symbol of extreme research in fibers and textiles, applied to an innovative design, the brand is known to have redefined the common understanding of sportswear. Having immediately become a cult phenomenon, still today it maintains its position as a contemporary point of reference for younger generations.
Y-3 brings sport-style to the street. Fueled by the innovations of adidas and expressed in the style of Yohji Yamamoto, Y-3 creates progressive apparel, footwear, and accessories—a vision driven by both the sports icon and the renowned designer. Founded in 2002, Y-3 established the category of fashion sportswear—one that it continues to redefine.
Launched in 2008 in Berlin, Zalando is today the first online platform for fashion and lifestyle in Europe. The website offers a unique and convenient shopping experience to its clients thanks to its large choice of fashion (footwear, apparel, and accessories) and beauty products in addition to their delivery service and free-return policy. Zalando currently distributes over 2,000 international brands in over 17 countries throughout Europe and has an active client-base of 27 million people. The platform employs over 15,500 employees.