Coping With Labor and Capital Tensions: Challenges for Small Italian Fashion Brands as Top Brands Return Home

Jun 21, 2023

At the recent Pitti Uomo 104 in Florence, 825 brands showcased their latest collections, with 43% of them originating from outside Italy. While the Italian fashion industry had a strong start in the market this year, with a 21% growth in men’s clothing exports in the first two months, its future development remains uncertain and is facing the problem of a shortage of skilled workers. Therefore, one of the top priorities for the Italian fashion industry this year is “restructuring and strengthening the production chain.”
To ensure the smooth production and release of …