Ireland's B2B Fashion Magazine

Established 1963

Servicing the fashion industry

FUTURA magazine has been servicing the fashion industry In Ireland for over 50 years.

FUTURA features comprehensive fashion industry information alongside coverage of essential industry news, key business issues and retail ideas across all sectors of the fashion business in Ireland, both north and south.

FUTURA is the essential B2B magazine for buyers, suppliers, wholesalers, distributors, agents, retailers and department stores. The magazine circulates monthly to over 4,200 fashion buyers throughout Ireland. It is the essential medium for any brand wanting to get their message across to the country’s buyers.

From established names through to new arrivals in Ireland, FUTURA offers customers a direct medium to target their ranges to a concentrated target market. It offers a unique direct marketing opportunity.

We hope you will wish to join some of our loyal customers and winning brands, and be part of their success in Ireland for the coming years.


Regular features


Our industry expert reviews shops from all around the country.


A look at the latest trends, leading brands and must-have products together with new and up-and-coming brands and market leaders.


A monthly round up on the need-to-know from the fashion industry at both retail and supplier level. FUTURA features on new business openings, appointments within the fashion sector, and all industry-related news.


A monthly guide to all international and national trade shows for the season with detailed previews and reviews.

Fashion City

The hub of fashion wholesalers in Ireland are based in Fashion City on the outskirts of
Dublin. We bring you monthly news on new brands here and activity from Fashion City’s permanent residents.


Trends for Autumn / Winter                  Trade Shows: Previews Moda: Pure:         A look at Copenhagen Trade Fairs: GDS: Textiles & Premier Vision Trends Ladies’ wear focusing on all sectors for A/W  Plus Menswear in Ireland – Menswear Special


Ladies’ wear Special – what will excite buyers for A/W. Street wear: key looks for A/W Fashion City Event: A preview on A/W. The best of German collections for A/W. Plus Menswear in Ireland – Menswear Special + Footwear in Ireland – Footwear Special

March / April

Property feature on Retailing and a look at on-line shopping. Business Feature – the opportunities and challenges for Irish retailers Special focus on Lingerie, Nightwear and Leg wear Shopfitting Special – the difference a re-fit makes to annual turnover.

May / June

Stock service – where to purchase new weekly stock items. Logistics – reliable transportation from supplier to retailer. EPOS – stock control systems, Trade Show issue – a previews of all the international trade fairs for the launch of Spring/Summer. Children’s wear Special – Key trends for S/S


Special focus on the launch of Spring /
Summer For ladies’ wear brands – featuring all aspects of ladies’ wear – dresses, separates, coordinates and outerwear. Looking at all aspects of ladies’ wear for S/S + trade show previews. Plus Menswear in Ireland – Launching S/S


Occasional Special – the best from Mother of the Bride and Evening-wear brands. Danish Special from the great Danes – Copenhagen Fashion week. Fashion City Event in Dublin – a guide to what to see here in Dublin. Textiles – Premier Vision trends . Plus Menswear in Ireland – Menswear Special. Plus Footwear in Ireland – Footwear Special

September / October

Pre-Christmas stock service. Never-out-of-stock ranges for ladies wear and menswear. Fashion Accessories & Jewellery for Pre-Christmas markets.

November / December

Trade Show issue – previews of all the
international and national shows. Short order ranges. + The early collections for A/W. Plus International Event Planner.

monthly circulation to over 4,200 buyers!

Contact futura


Avril Smith
  +353 (0)1 283 6782 / 283 6755


Alexander Fitzgerald, Features Editor



Patrick J.Codyre
  +353 (0)1 283 6782 / 283 6755

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