Apparel and Footwear in Italy
Euromonitor International
March 2022

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APPAREL AND FOOTWEAR IN ITALY
EXECUTIVE SUMMARY
Apparel and footwear in 2021: The big picture
2021 key trends
Competitive landscape
Retailing developments
What next for apparel and footwear?
MARKET DATA
Table 1 Sales of Apparel and Footwear by Category: Volume 2016-2021
Table 2 Sales of Apparel and Footwear by Category: Value 2016-2021
Table 3 Sales of Apparel and Footwear by Category: % Volume Growth 2016-2021
Table 4 Sales of Apparel and Footwear by Category: % Value Growth 2016-2021
Table 5 NBO Company Shares of Apparel and Footwear: % Value 2017-2021
Table 6 LBN Brand Shares of Apparel and Footwear: % Value 2018-2021
Table 7 Distribution of Apparel and Footwear by Format: % Value 2016-2021
Table 8 Distribution of Apparel and Footwear by Format and Category: % Value 2021
Table 9 Forecast Sales of Apparel and Footwear by Category: Volume 2021-2026
Table 10 Forecast Sales of Apparel and Footwear by Category: Value 2021-2026
Table 11 Forecast Sales of Apparel and Footwear by Category: % Volume Growth 2021-2026
Table 12 Forecast Sales of Apparel and Footwear by Category: % Value Growth 2021-2026
DISCLAIMER
SOURCES
Summary 1 Research Sources
WOMENSWEAR IN ITALY
KEY DATA FINDINGS
2021 DEVELOPMENTS
Return towards normality boosts sales, although health and economic concerns continue to slow recovery
Return of weddings boosts the demand for wedding dresses while the casual and comfort trend spurs interest in women's underwear, nightwear and tops and jumpers
Rising raw material and energy prices exert upward pressure on unit prices in 2021
PROSPECTS AND OPPORTUNITIES
Despite an upsurge in demand, a lingering reluctance to purchase non-essentials is likely to slow a full recovery in womenswear
Comfort and casual trend expected to push the demand for less formal wear
New and sustainable collections offer competitive advantages
CATEGORY DATA
Table 13 Sales of Womenswear by Category: Volume 2016-2021
Table 14 Sales of Womenswear by Category: Value 2016-2021
Table 15 Sales of Womenswear by Category: % Volume Growth 2016-2021
Table 16 Sales of Womenswear by Category: % Value Growth 2016-2021
Table 17 NBO Company Shares of Womenswear: % Value 2017-2021
Table 18 LBN Brand Shares of Womenswear: % Value 2018-2021
Table 19 NBO Company Shares of Women's Nightwear: % Value 2017-2021
Table 20 LBN Brand Shares of Women's Nightwear: % Value 2018-2021
Table 21 NBO Company Shares of Women's Outerwear: % Value 2017-2021
Table 22 LBN Brand Shares of Women's Outerwear: % Value 2018-2021
Table 23 NBO Company Shares of Women's Swimwear: % Value 2017-2021
Table 24 LBN Brand Shares of Women's Swimwear: % Value 2018-2021
Table 25 NBO Company Shares of Women's Underwear: % Value 2017-2021
Table 26 LBN Brand Shares of Women's Underwear: % Value 2018-2021
Table 27 Forecast Sales of Womenswear by Category: Volume 2021-2026
Table 28 Forecast Sales of Womenswear by Category: Value 2021-2026
Table 29 Forecast Sales of Womenswear by Category: % Volume Growth 2021-2026
Table 30 Forecast Sales of Womenswear by Category: % Value Growth 2021-2026
MENSWEAR IN ITALY
KEY DATA FINDINGS
2021 DEVELOPMENTS
Lingering health and economic concerns limit rebound in menswear in 2021
Gradual return to the office encourages spending on more formal outerwear
Resumption of weddings and other ceremonies renews demand for black tie attire
PROSPECTS AND OPPORTUNITIES
Higher value than volume growth anticipated in the short term due to rising prices of raw materials
Return to formal occasions and outdoor exercise trend set to boost menswear offering casual elegance and comfort and sportswear
Developing infrastructure and offer likely to attract more men to e-commerce for apparel
CATEGORY DATA
Table 31 Sales of Menswear by Category: Volume 2016-2021
Table 32 Sales of Menswear by Category: Value 2016-2021
Table 33 Sales of Menswear by Category: % Volume Growth 2016-2021
Table 34 Sales of Menswear by Category: % Value Growth 2016-2021
Table 35 NBO Company Shares of Menswear: % Value 2017-2021
Table 36 LBN Brand Shares of Menswear: % Value 2018-2021
Table 37 NBO Company Shares of Men's Nightwear: % Value 2017-2021
Table 38 LBN Brand Shares of Men's Nightwear: % Value 2018-2021
Table 39 NBO Company Shares of Men's Outerwear: % Value 2017-2021
Table 40 LBN Brand Shares of Men's Outerwear: % Value 2018-2021
Table 41 NBO Company Shares of Men's Swimwear: % Value 2017-2021
Table 42 LBN Brand Shares of Men's Swimwear: % Value 2018-2021
Table 43 NBO Company Shares of Men's Underwear: % Value 2017-2021
Table 44 LBN Brand Shares of Men's Underwear: % Value 2018-2021
Table 45 Forecast Sales of Menswear by Category: Volume 2021-2026
Table 46 Forecast Sales of Menswear by Category: Value 2021-2026
Table 47 Forecast Sales of Menswear by Category: % Volume Growth 2021-2026
Table 48 Forecast Sales of Menswear by Category: % Value Growth 2021-2026
CHILDRENSWEAR IN ITALY
KEY DATA FINDINGS
2021 DEVELOPMENTS
Economic assistance and immediate need support rebound in sales in 2021
Return to the classroom spurs purchases of girls' and boys' apparel
Fast fashion brands lead as they satisfy price, quality and style criteria
PROSPECTS AND OPPORTUNITIES
Falling child population set to limit growth potential, although parents remain reluctant to curtail spending on their offspring
Adult fashion trends offer value growth opportunities in childrenswear through designer purchases
Large economies of scale and logistics strength to favour e-commerce and large chains in the forecast period
CATEGORY DATA
Table 49 Sales of Childrenswear by Category: Volume 2016-2021
Table 50 Sales of Childrenswear by Category: Value 2016-2021
Table 51 Sales of Childrenswear by Category: % Volume Growth 2016-2021
Table 52 Sales of Childrenswear by Category: % Value Growth 2016-2021
Table 53 NBO Company Shares of Childrenswear: % Value 2017-2021
Table 54 LBN Brand Shares of Childrenswear: % Value 2018-2021
Table 55 Forecast Sales of Childrenswear by Category: Volume 2021-2026
Table 56 Forecast Sales of Childrenswear by Category: Value 2021-2026
Table 57 Forecast Sales of Childrenswear by Category: % Volume Growth 2021-2026
Table 58 Forecast Sales of Childrenswear by Category: % Value Growth 2021-2026
SPORTSWEAR IN ITALY
KEY DATA FINDINGS
2021 DEVELOPMENTS
Sportswear shows resilience through the demand for comfort, fashion and exercise garments
Return to sports and exercise and less formal dress trends boost sports-inspired footwear
Impending sale of Reebok likely to increase the distance between Nike Italia and adidas Italy
PROSPECTS AND OPPORTUNITIES
The use of sportswear set to continue to grow beyond sports to everyday outfits to meet the needs of hectic lifestyles
Health and wellness and fitness trends to drive interest in sports and exercise and sportswear
Shapewear and sustainability predicted to gain attention among a style, comfort and environmentally focused population
CATEGORY DATA
Table 59 Sales of Sportswear by Category: Value 2016-2021
Table 60 Sales of Sportswear by Category: % Value Growth 2016-2021
Table 61 NBO Company Shares of Sportswear: % Value 2017-2021
Table 62 LBN Brand Shares of Sportswear: % Value 2018-2021
Table 63 Distribution of Sportswear by Format: % Value 2016-2021
Table 64 Forecast Sales of Sportswear by Category: Value 2021-2026
Table 65 Forecast Sales of Sportswear by Category: % Value Growth 2021-2026
JEANS IN ITALY
KEY DATA FINDINGS
2021 DEVELOPMENTS
Return to work and social norms improves sales performance of jeans in 2021
Levi Strauss continues to invest in Italy to appeal to young, premium consumers
Carrera leverages price-quality reputation, wide distribution and new product launches to push its high-ranking brand name
PROSPECTS AND OPPORTUNITIES
Jeans unlikely to return to 2019 sales levels as consumers remain cautious and prioritise other product areas
Work, play and formal and informal occasions offer sales opportunities for jeans
Sustainable positioning with accessible prices to help brands stand out from the crowd
CATEGORY DATA
Table 66 Sales of Jeans by Category: Volume 2016-2021
Table 67 Sales of Jeans by Category: Value 2016-2021
Table 68 Sales of Jeans by Category: % Volume Growth 2016-2021
Table 69 Sales of Jeans by Category: % Value Growth 2016-2021
Table 70 Sales of Men's Jeans by Category: Volume 2016-2021
Table 71 Sales of Men's Jeans by Category: Value 2016-2021
Table 72 Sales of Men's Jeans by Category: % Volume Growth 2016-2021
Table 73 Sales of Men's Jeans by Category: % Value Growth 2016-2021
Table 74 Sales of Women's Jeans by Category: Volume 2016-2021
Table 75 Sales of Women's Jeans by Category: Value 2016-2021
Table 76 Sales of Women's Jeans by Category: % Volume Growth 2016-2021
Table 77 Sales of Women's Jeans by Category: % Value Growth 2016-2021
Table 78 NBO Company Shares of Jeans: % Value 2017-2021
Table 79 LBN Brand Shares of Jeans: % Value 2018-2021
Table 80 Forecast Sales of Jeans by Category: Volume 2021-2026
Table 81 Forecast Sales of Jeans by Category: Value 2021-2026
Table 82 Forecast Sales of Jeans by Category: % Volume Growth 2021-2026
Table 83 Forecast Sales of Jeans by Category: % Value Growth 2021-2026
Table 84 Forecast Sales of Men's Jeans by Category: Volume 2021-2026
Table 85 Forecast Sales of Men's Jeans by Category: Value 2021-2026
Table 86 Forecast Sales of Men's Jeans by Category: % Volume Growth 2021-2026
Table 87 Forecast Sales of Men's Jeans by Category: % Value Growth 2021-2026
Table 88 Forecast Sales of Women's Jeans by Category: Volume 2021-2026
Table 89 Forecast Sales of Women's Jeans by Category: Value 2021-2026
Table 90 Forecast Sales of Women's Jeans by Category: % Volume Growth 2021-2026
Table 91 Forecast Sales of Women's Jeans by Category: % Value Growth 2021-2026
HOSIERY IN ITALY
KEY DATA FINDINGS
2021 DEVELOPMENTS
Non-sheer hosiery performs strongly in line with the robust demand for home and intimate wear
Lingering pandemic conditions favour comfort non-sheer over smart sheer hosiery
Calzedonia leverages extensive profile to remain the top-of-mind brand
PROSPECTS AND OPPORTUNITIES
Sheer hosiery set to struggle to reach pre-pandemic sales levels due to growing casual and comfort trend
More active social lives and new features to stimulate interest in sheer and non-sheer hosiery
Millennials expected to respond quickly to sustainable new product launches
CATEGORY DATA
Table 92 Sales of Hosiery by Category: Volume 2016-2021
Table 93 Sales of Hosiery by Category: Value 2016-2021
Table 94 Sales of Hosiery by Category: % Volume Growth 2016-2021
Table 95 Sales of Hosiery by Category: % Value Growth 2016-2021
Table 96 NBO Company Shares of Hosiery: % Value 2017-2021
Table 97 LBN Brand Shares of Hosiery: % Value 2018-2021
Table 98 Forecast Sales of Hosiery by Category: Volume 2021-2026
Table 99 Forecast Sales of Hosiery by Category: Value 2021-2026
Table 100 Forecast Sales of Hosiery by Category: % Volume Growth 2021-2026
Table 101 Forecast Sales of Hosiery by Category: % Value Growth 2021-2026
APPAREL ACCESSORIES IN ITALY
KEY DATA FINDINGS
2021 DEVELOPMENTS
Overall decline in retail volume terms in 2021 is due to the drop off in sales of fashion face masks as pandemic conditions ease
More outdoor lifestyles stimulate sales of scarves and hats/caps
Resumption of ceremonies and return to the office boost the demand for gloves and ties
PROSPECTS AND OPPORTUNITIES
Return to normal daily activities and social lives presents purchasing occasions for apparel accessories
Weddings and a trend for smart and professional attire offer sales opportunities for gloves and ties
Cautious spending and a wait for sales seasons set to exert downward pressure on unit prices
CATEGORY DATA
Table 102 Sales of Apparel Accessories by Category: Volume 2016-2021
Table 103 Sales of Apparel Accessories by Category: Value 2016-2021
Table 104 Sales of Apparel Accessories by Category: % Volume Growth 2016-2021
Table 105 Sales of Apparel Accessories by Category: % Value Growth 2016-2021
Table 106 NBO Company Shares of Apparel Accessories: % Value 2017-2021
Table 107 LBN Brand Shares of Apparel Accessories: % Value 2018-2021
Table 108 Forecast Sales of Apparel Accessories by Category: Volume 2021-2026
Table 109 Forecast Sales of Apparel Accessories by Category: Value 2021-2026
Table 110 Forecast Sales of Apparel Accessories by Category: % Volume Growth 2021-2026
Table 111 Forecast Sales of Apparel Accessories by Category: % Value Growth 2021-2026
FOOTWEAR IN ITALY
KEY DATA FINDINGS
2021 DEVELOPMENTS
Economic and still restricted mobility see consumers limit purchases and look for promotions
Return to school, sport and play and growth spurts boost the demand for children's footwear
Comfort and exercise trends favour sportswear brands over more formal footwear brands
PROSPECTS AND OPPORTUNITIES
High vaccination rate is set to speed the return to normality and increase the demand for footwear
Declining birth rate and more robust pandemic performance is likely to slow children's footwear, while a passion for shoes to help women's footwear remain the largest category
Increasing willingness to use an array of options augurs well for men's footwear
CATEGORY DATA
Table 112 Sales of Footwear by Category: Volume 2016-2021
Table 113 Sales of Footwear by Category: Value 2016-2021
Table 114 Sales of Footwear by Category: % Volume Growth 2016-2021
Table 115 Sales of Footwear by Category: % Value Growth 2016-2021
Table 116 NBO Company Shares of Footwear: % Value 2017-2021
Table 117 LBN Brand Shares of Footwear: % Value 2018-2021
Table 118 Distribution of Footwear by Format: % Value 2016-2021
Table 119 Forecast Sales of Footwear by Category: Volume 2021-2026
Table 120 Forecast Sales of Footwear by Category: Value 2021-2026
Table 121 Forecast Sales of Footwear by Category: % Volume Growth 2021-2026
Table 122 Forecast Sales of Footwear by Category: % Value Growth 2021-2026