About us

“Our goal is to make the supply chain shorter in order to reduce the production lead time in material research development & production”.

Showmates, based in Florence and Milan, is a platform that provides different activities for the customers who work in the leather goods and shoe industry:

Main Services

COMMERCIAL ACTIVITY
It allows vendors to improve their visibility in the market networks and selling to their current and potential clients.

MATERIAL RESEARCH
A service to designers and product developers who are looking for a quick solution to create and develop a collection.

CUSTOMATES – more info
It allows to completely customize your leather, in terms of colors, finishing and look. No minimum orders are required and on-time delivery is guaranteed.

QUICKSKIN – more info
A variety of leathers available in stock to choose and pick up to match the customer needs in terms of colors, quality and quantities.

GRAPHIC & PHOTOGRAPHIC SERVICES – more info
A service that supports and sets up your shooting: managing locations, model agencies and stylists will be provided upon request.

TRAINING  & WORKSHOPS – more info
Training courses and workshop for those who aim at improving knowledge in the shoes and leather goods manufacturing along with know-how on materials and processes of tanning and production.

Others Services

COWORKING – more info
Design and meeting rooms are available for rent to work closer to all suppliers and factories.

FAIRS SUPPORTING SERVICES – more info
Consultancy and organization support to manage the most important fashion fairs around the world.

SHIPPING SERVICES – more info
Polipoint at Showmates with an always open shipping service, to Italy, Europe and worldwide with designated forwarders shipments by truck and air.

VINTAGE ROOMS
Our archive of leather goods and shoes is a precious inspirational starting point for new collections. Volumes, shapes, special manufacturing can provide inputs for new collections. Come and see our Vintage Rooms for further information.

About us

“Our goal is to make the supply chain shorter in order to reduce the production lead time in material research development & production”.

Showmates, based in Florence and Milan, is a platform that provides different activities for the customers who work in the leather goods and shoe industry:

Main Services

COMMERCIAL ACTIVITY
It allows vendors to improve their visibility in the market networks and selling to their current and potential clients.

MATERIAL RESEARCH
A service to designers and product developers who are looking for a quick solution to create and develop a collection.

CUSTOMATES – more info
It allows to completely customize your leather, in terms of colors, finishing and look. No minimum orders are required and on-time delivery is guaranteed.

QUICKSKIN – more info
A variety of leathers available in stock to choose and pick up to match the customer needs in terms of colors, quality and quantities.

GRAPHIC & PHOTOGRAPHIC SERVICES – more info
A service that supports and sets up your shooting: managing locations, model agencies and stylists will be provided upon request.

TRAINING  & WORKSHOPS – more info
Training courses and workshop for those who aim at improving knowledge in the shoes and leather goods manufacturing along with know-how on materials and processes of tanning and production.

Others Services

COWORKING – more info
Design and meeting rooms are available for rent to work closer to all suppliers and factories.

FAIRS SUPPORTING SERVICES – more info
Consultancy and organization support to manage the most important fashion fairs around the world.

SHIPPING SERVICES – more info
Polipoint at Showmates with an always open shipping service, to Italy, Europe and worldwide with designated forwarders shipments by truck and air.

VINTAGE ROOMS
Our archive of leather goods and shoes is a precious inspirational starting point for new collections. Volumes, shapes, special manufacturing can provide inputs for new collections. Come and see our Vintage Rooms for further information.

Quickskin

is a service company that allows you to choose and pick up on time the leathers matching with your needs in terms of colors and quantities.

Customates

is a service company that allows you to completely customize your leather, in terms of colors, finishing and look. With no minimum orders and on time delivery.

Creative hub

Showmates can provide different services which can help and assist both designers, product developers in research and development activity. Managers are available to assist in resolving and improving daily issues (team training, recruiting, shipment managing, etc).

Events

31/1/2018
1° WORKSHOP SHOWMATES
Hosted by : ZUMA/CASADACQUA,FIBEL and M. Guidi A., Paon
PREMIUM LEATHER & HARDWARE

08/02/2018
PRE-FAIR EVENT
Lead by MATHERIA, ALL PARTNERS WORK IN PROGRESS / EXHIBITORS Showmates

8/3/2018
POST-FAIR EVENT +2° WORKSHOP SHOWMATES
ALL PARTNERS WORK IN PROGRESS /EXHIBITORS Showmates
Hosted by: MARTINI PIO, MATHERIA
NAPPA & PATENT LEATHER

29/3/2018
+3° WORKSHOP SHOWMATES
Hosted by : AGC ESSENT’IAL, ECOPELL AND TISSES by BANELLI
ECO & FASHION SYSTEM

10/5/2018
+4° WORKSHOP SHOWMATES
TVC, GRG ANTICA CUOIERIA, Idee shoes department
ANATOMY OF A SHOE

31/5/2018
top hides & special velour
+5° WORKSHOP SHOWMATES
Hosted by : OPERA & Conceria La Fortezza
VELOUR & TRENDS

3/7/2018
TREND e PREVIEW APERITIF
ALL PARTNERS / EXHIBITORS Showmates

25-26/9/2018
JOIN THE SHOWMATES PARTY @ LINEPELLE FW19
ALL PARTNERS / EXHIBITORS Showmates

Exhibitors map

Showmates is divided into different areas: Leather & Textiles, Vintage, Co-working, Reception, Packaging & Hardware, Sample Room, Complementary serivces, Meeting room.
Here you can find all you need.

Partners

Here you can find a list of our partners in Showmates.
Click on the logo to find out more about them, their products, services, contact informations etc.
Are you interested in becoming a partner?
Please contact us at info@showmates.it

Contacts

Tel: +39 055 0603830
Mail: info@showmates.it

Come to visit us

FLORENCE
Via Del Padule, 64/A – 50018 Scandicci (Fi )
Mon – Fri 09.00 – 13.00 / 14.00 – 18.30

MILAN
Via C. Gomes 7 – 20124 Milano