Discover the theme areas, the content projects and the partners of the event

The upcoming appointment for the 35th edition of Milano Unica is set for July 12, 13 and 14, 2022, from 9 a.m. to 6:30 p.m., Halls 8, 12, 16 and 20, at Rho Fiera Milano, with access from Hall 8.


The trade show showcasing the excellence of apparel textiles and accessories brings together companies, fashion professionals and journalists for three days dedicated to the Fall/Winter 2023-2024 collections, along with trends, novelties and suggestions for high-end fashion. 

From the MU Tendenze & Sustainability Area to the confirmation of the Japan and Korea Observatories; from the Innovation Area to Origin Passion and Beliefs and also the spaces dedicated to the Startups and Designers, Milano Unica offers a wealth of insights, suggestions and creative content as unique as the event.  

The Woolmark Company, Linen Dream Lab and Filo sustainability provide additional insights and research on fibers and yarns. 

For the first time, Retex Green, a newly established consortium, participates as an accelerator of circular fashion. 

For the first time, Sustainability Certifying Entities participate in this edition.


MU Tendenze & Sustainability 

Four halls are dedicated to the trade show. The main entrance from Hall 8 gives immediate access to the MU Tendenze & Sustainability area. This is a unique, evocative area featuring the theme of a Seasonless journey through visual, tactile and sensory pathways, enriched by creative pretexts and increasingly oriented toward the respect for the planet and its inhabitants. Here, the excellence of Made-in-Italy products and the commitment to Sustainable Creativity are in the forefront.


To extend the scope of the season’s offering, this edition will spotlight the companies producing women’s collections, with a focus on textiles and accessories specifically designed for womenswear.

Inspired by the three Tendenze themes proposed by Milano Unica for the A/W 2023-2024 season, the focus on womenswear is further developed in as many areas that narrate the fervid creativity aimed at the world of women.

The spaces unfolds through a journey that offers multiple proposals. A narration that includes oriental atmospheres and storytelling dedicated to women, with a wealth of details that draw inspiration from nature and hyper-performing outcomes aimed at the multifaceted world of the contemporary woman.


Japan and Korea Observatories

Milano Unica is pleased to welcome back the Japan Observatory (Hall 20) and Korea Observatory (Hall 16), featuring the most interesting and trendy textile productions from the East. 

The Japan Observatory will be represented by eight exhibitors, a Trend Area and Job Plus, an exhibition corner that presents and gives visibility to a selection of samples from companies that participated in previous editions. 

The Korea Observatory will host 16 companies, a Trend Area showcasing the products of Yangju City and the presentation of a project by Istituto Marangoni using Korean fabrics. 


MU Designers

The area dedicated to textile designers (Hall 12) will feature 6 studios with the most inspiring and innovative decorative proposals for fashion fabrics. 


Innovation Area 

The Innovation Area will be located in the area curated by TexClubTec (Hall 8), in the Technical Textiles section of Sistema Moda Italia. The area will host nine companies directly with their booths, representing the entire apparel production chain (fibers, yarns, fabrics and padding) and the setting up of a Product Exhibition Forum with a focus on Apparel Textiles: Functionality and Technology Transfer from Advanced Application Sectors.



This edition will feature nine StartUps (Hall 8) covering the broadest spectrum: from sustainable yarn production to textile waste management, quality control, traceability and digital solutions.



This is the area dedicated to Italian excellence in fashion manufacturing and services, including a selection of the best companies offering subcontracting services and, specifically, companies that design, develop and produce fashion items and accessories for international high fashion brands.

This is the place for design offices, product and production departments to discover Italian companies highly specialized in womenswear, menswear and childrenswear and the best services for embroidery, accessory application, dyeing, washing, finishing, tailoring and logistics.


MU Info & Style - Certification Area

Visitors to Milano Unica will also find the familiar MU Info & Style area (Hall 8) providing business services. For this edition, the area will be supplemented by the Certification Area, with the participation of 4 certification entities: FSC Italia (Forest Stewardship Council), ECOCERT (Textile Certification Body), GOTS (Global Organic Textile Standard) and OEKOTEX through COT center. 


MU Trade Press

Last but not least, the traditional area (Pad. 8) dedicated to MU Trade Press. 


The Woolmark Company

The Woolmark Company (Hall 20) is the area entirely dedicated to the most innovative and high-performance Merino wool fabrics presented through The Wool Lab Autumn / Winter 2023-2024. Linen Dream Lab (Hall 20) is dedicated to flax, the only European, green, creative and innovative fiber, with its brands EUROPEAN FLAX® (fiber of European origin) and MASTERS OF LINEN® (from fiber to yarn to fabric from the European supply chain).



Filo (Hall 8) is the area dedicated to the main trends in the world of yarns of excellence. For several editions, Filo has included FiloFlow, the project dedicated to yarns made through environmentally and socially sustainable manufacturing processes. FiloFlow is a project focused on the traceability of the supply chain, where sustainability is immediately linked to traceability and the creation of synergies along the entire production chain.


SMI - Sistema Moda Italia (Hall 8), the largest organization representing the Textile and Fashion Industry in the Western world, promotes and protects the interests of the industry, fostering relations with institutions and economic/political organizations and providing support to companies engaging in initiatives for their international expansion.


Retex.Green (Hall 8).  The Consortium anticipates the introduction of the EPR (extended producer responsibility) regime in Italy, i.e. the new legislative framework.

The consortium’s purpose is ensuring virtuous supply chains for the management of waste from textiles, apparel, footwear and leather goods. Retex.Green gathers together producers who share the need to comply with the principles of legality and transparency, exclusively achievable through the implementation of specific traceability and certification criteria in every step of production.


SPAZIO C.L.A.S.S. (Hall 8). C.L.A.S.S. (Creativity Lifestyle And Sustainable Synergy) is the international eco-hub, based in Milan, which has been supporting the new fashion generations since 2007, combining design, innovation, communication and responsibility to generate mindful and competitive business, with both an economic and a social role.

C.L.A.S.S. supports the entire supply chain to trigger CHANGE in the system by promoting VALUES that speak clearly and directly to the contemporary consumer. 



ITS TAM Biella

ITS TAM Biella (Hall 8), the foundation presents the "Seacell" jacket, a new project created by the ITS TAM Biella students using a green fabric made with a special yarn obtained from North Sea algae, totally sustainable and compostable.


Accademia Costume e Moda (Hall 8).

The Academy will present a new Course designed in collaboration with several Made in Italy manufacturing companies. The Master in Fabrics Innovation Design is aimed at shaping professional profiles related to creativity, innovative research and fabric development, capable of linking design studios with suppliers in the development of a collection.

Thanks to the vision of Marco Mastroianni (Scientific Director of the Master program) and Erika D'Arcangelo (Director of the Master program), the course aims to foster research and experimentation in the areas of weaving, printing, sketching, finishing and design of textiles. Creative textile exploration requires a complex combination of knowledge and skills supported by a deep cultural background in the specific fields of fashion and the arts in general. 

The Master program concentrates on innovation with a special focus on Sustainability and Responsible Innovation.



Our partners and sponsors have also confirmed their participation: 

  • Banca Sella offers innovative financial, banking and insurance solutions personalized for the fashion industry. Press Office, Hall 12; 
  • Acqua Lauretana (Hall 12 and 16) offers refreshment stations for visitors.


Consult the list of exhibitors at the 35th edition of Milano Unica.


See you on July 12, 13 and 14, 2022 at Rho Fiera Milano.