The 109th edition of MIPEL, the most important international event of its kind, will be held from 14
to 17 February 2016 in pavilion 10 of the Fiera Milano-Rho. That’s 4 days dedicated to quality
leather goods, Made in Italy and abroad, 10,000 square metres of exhibition space, more than
300 brands from around the world, and 12,000 international buyers interested in the best
The minds behind MIPEL’s new direction, Riccardo Braccialini and Roberto Briccola,
president of Aimpes and MIPEL, respectively, are sure to make the event the most important
exhibition in international leather goods: a hub for fashion and trends that includes the
participation of noted brands,
emerging companies and trendsetters, aimed at a target audience of
buyers seeking high-value content.
This edition will also include an incoming delegation of foreign buyers thanks to support from the
Ministry of Economic Development and ICE – the ItalianTrade Agency.
The location of the show is confirmed within pavilion10, on the ground floor. This choice
reinforces the synergy between MIPEL and TheMicam, facilitating access between the two events
and highlighting the close connection between the two production sectors – leather goods and
footwear – feathers in the cap of Italian fashion.
Many established brands have confirmed their attendance, including: Andrea Mabian
i, Araldi 1930,
Armata di Mare, Bolcas, Baldinini, Braccialini, Bric’s, Campomaggi, Carl Laich, Caterina Lucchi,
Cerruti 1881, Enrico Coveri, Cromia, Falorni, Ferrè Milano, Francesco Biasia, Gabs Franco
Gabbrielli, Gianni Chiarini, Jaguar, Jean Paul Gaultier, Leonhard Heyden and JOST, LEU Locati,
Moschino, Nannini, Renato Balestra, Reptile’s House, Roncato, Stamerra, Tosca Blu, We Positive
and YY Coveri.
Among the important new features of this edition is SCENARIO, a project targeted at new brands
and at the most interesting emerging companies. A new exhibition space, completely furnished
and inspired by the four elements – earth, water, wind and fire – provides a truly impressive, multi-
That same path then leads to THE GLAMOUROUS, which is the fifth element: love. No longer
just an exhibition space, THE GLAMOUROUS is an innovative link between established buyers
and young designers. 5 prestigious buyers will “adopt” 5 on-trend designers, providing visibility to
their collections within the show’s dedicated area and in the windows of their stores.