01 February 2023
PITTI IMMAGINE FILATI - 92° Ed.
SSI + VB + MIC
The 92nd edition of Pitti Immagine Filati, the most renowned international yarn fair was held in the Fortezza da Basso in Florence from 25 to 27 January 2023.
105 exhibiting companies, over 2850 buyers - of which about 38% from abroad - and visitors made the fair the perfect occasion for style offices, product managers and professionals from international knitting mills and famous fashion brands to meet and exchange ideas on sector issues, combining technical and manufacturing content with the elegance and glamour of fashion.
SSI + VB + MIC COLLABORATION
Also for this 92nd edition Shima Seiki Italia was present exhibiting its latest technology linear knitting machines, together with the latest Evolution Knit collection, conceived by SSI artistic director Vittorio Branchizio.
The collection, consisting of 12 garments, combines VB's creative skills and knowledge of materials, SSI's latest technology, and yarns from prestigious Italian spinning mills and manufacturers, including MIC spa.
Manifattura Italiana Cucirini, for the fourth edition in a row, supported the Japanese-origin company and its artistic director with the latest in technical knitting yarns - such as textured polyesters and super-thin, coloured stretch yarns - joining wool, cashmere, and other fine fibres.
The MIC yarns used in this season's capsule are:
• EXTÉ 2.7 SOFT - elastic knitting yarn, made in Italy (EA+PA) with excellent stretch and shrinkage properties, used for doubles and, in percentage, in wholegarment to give elasticity to the finished knit.
• ELAN 10 - fine textured yarn, made in Italy (PL) with excellent resistance, voluminous, soft in contact with the skin.