Adam Gough has been appointed Event Director for the UK fashion trade shows Jacket Required and Moda, organizer ITE Group informed in a statement.

Gough has several years of experience working on Pure London and Pure Man. His latest role was Head of Menswear, Footwear and Accessories at Ascential. He began his fashion career at Diesel as a Senior Sales Specialist. “Both Moda and Jacket Required are market leaders with huge potential for growth. I’ve always admired Jacket Required, it attracts some of my personal favourite brands such as Porter, Edwin and Armorlux”, said Gough in the press release.

“Moda also shares its own sense of community, it really feels like a fashion family get together. Along with three very strong sectors, it is the largest gathering of footwear brands in the UK. I’m really looking forward to getting to know all the brands and helping them to achieve their goals over the next few seasons through closer collaborations, improving our hosted buyer programme, and implementing a matchmaking service”, he added.

The next edition of Jacket Required will take place in London on July 24-25. Moda runs in Birmingham from August 4-6.


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