Fashion Made in Spain

Data, figures and outstanding proposals left by the 75th edition of Madrid Fashion Week.

In addition to its long tradition, the fashion sector in Spain is backed by a powerful and dynamic industry of the Spanish economy that, in addition to design and creativity, provides a great asset in terms of country image. In 2020, the contribution to GDP was 2.4% (compared to the 2.8% that had been registered in 2019, before the pandemic).

According to official figures from ICEX Spain Export and Investment, in terms of clothing the country is consolidated as one of the main fashion exporters: it is in the top positions worldwide and within the E.U. it is the third largest exporter, behind Germany and Italy. As for footwear, in 2020 it was ranked number 8 in the ranking of the world’s main exporters.

Spain has also achieved a respected position within the industry thanks to the proposals of designers and brands such as Loewe, Adolfo Dominguez, Rosa Clara, Custo Barcelona, ​​Agatha Ruiz de la Prada, Bimba y Lola and Desigual, among others, and the brands of the giant Inditex, who have consolidated a valuable international position.

On the other hand, IFEMA Madrid is the venue for important events for the sector such as the biannual fairs MOMAD, Intergift, Bisutex and Madridjoya. More than 1,000 companies participated in its recent edition and around 31,000 professional visitors attended, which shows that, despite the blow caused by Covid-19, this industry has made rapid progress in its recovery and plans to consolidate its growth.

Another important event is the Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Madrid, which celebrated its 75th edition in recent days, returning to 100% capacity and bringing together 44 Spanish brands and designers at the fairgrounds and other venues in the city. The great Spanish fashion catwalk is held twice a year (March and September) and its parades include the presentation of collections by the best designers of the moment, both established and emerging.

“MBFWMadrid turns off the lights of its special edition, in which it commemorated the celebration of its 75th edition, which has put the finishing touch to a successful career that has remained on the bill uninterruptedly over the years. A a call that has seen its vitality fully recover with 100% of its capacity, which has meant recovering figures similar to those registered prior to the pandemic, with more than 50,000 attendees”, the organizers communicated through social networks.

Spain has also achieved a respected position within the industry thanks to the proposals of designers and brands such as Loewe, Adolfo Domínguez, Rosa Clará, Custo Barcelona, ​​Ágatha Ruiz de la Prada, Bimba y Lola and Desigual, among others, and the brands of the giant Inditex, who have consolidated a valuable international position.

On the other hand, IFEMA Madrid is the venue for important events for the sector such as the biannual fairs MOMAD, Intergift, Bisutex and Madridjoya. More than 1,000 companies participated in its recent edition and around 31,000 professional visitors attended, which shows that, despite the blow caused by Covid-19, this industry has made rapid progress in its recovery and plans to consolidate its growth.

Another important event is the Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Madrid, which celebrated its 75th edition in recent days, returning to 100% capacity and bringing together 44 Spanish brands and designers at the fairgrounds and other venues in the city. The great Spanish fashion catwalk is held twice a year (March and September) and its parades include the presentation of collections by the best designers of the moment, both established and emerging.

“MBFWMadrid turns off the lights of its special edition, in which it commemorated the celebration of its 75th edition, which has put the finishing touch to a successful career that has remained on the bill uninterruptedly over the years. A call that has seen its vitality fully recover with 100% of its capacity, which has meant recovering figures similar to those registered prior to the pandemic, with more than 50,000 attendees”, the organizers communicated through social networks.

Spain has also achieved a respected position within the industry thanks to the proposals of designers and brands such as Loewe, Adolfo Dominguez, Rosa Clara, Custo Barcelona, ​​Ágatha Ruiz de la Prada, Bimba y Lola and Desigual, among others, and the brands of the giant Inditex, who have consolidated a valuable international position. On the other hand, IFEMA Madrid is the venue for important events for the sector such as the biannual fairs MOMAD, Intergift, Bisutex and Madridjoya. More than 1,000 companies participated in its recent edition and around 31,000 professional visitors attended, which shows that, despite the blow caused by Covid-19, this industry has made rapid progress in its recovery and plans to consolidate its growth. Another important event is the Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Madrid, which celebrated its 75th edition in recent days, returning to 100% capacity and bringing together 44 Spanish brands and designers at the fairgrounds and other venues in the city. The great Spanish fashion catwalk is held twice a year (March and September) and its parades include the presentation of collections by the best designers of the moment, both established and emerging. (See: Colombian Josefina Klinger wins International Women of Courage Award) “MBFWMadrid turns off the lights of its special edition, in which it commemorated the celebration of its 75th edition, which has put the finishing touch to a successful career that has remained on the bill uninterruptedly over the years. A a call that has seen its vitality fully recover with 100% of its capacity, which has meant recovering figures similar to those registered prior to the pandemic, with more than 50,000 attendees”, the organizers communicated through social networks.

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