Maastricht -- Technology is changing the fashion landscape and the companies which do not adapt will probably disappear. That was the main message from the 34th World Fashion Convention, held this week in Maastricht, the Netherlands. Organized by the International Apparel Federation (IAF) in partnership […]

IN-DEPTHAntwerp - From here on out, the term technology will be synonymous with Antwerp. Last weekend the SuperNova festival took place for the very first time, an event displaying the future of technology, proving that the fashion world, too, is no stranger to the ever-growing wave of digitalization. […]

London - If Top Drawer’s September trading event was anything to go by, then retailers might be looking forward to some busy winter months despite the currently challenging retail environment. The show - which offers buyers an insight into the newest names, products and fashion trends - saw over one […]

The Chinese market is getting emancipated, making the domestic market more interesting for the Chinese apparel industry. Chic Shanghai, which took place from 27 to 29 September, reflected this clearly. With 719 exhibitors and 825 brands, the number of exhibitors is growing continuously, yet foreign […]

The latest edition of biannual fashion trade show Première Vision Paris, held between September 19 and 21, saw an 8.3 percent drop in the number of visitors compared to September 2017. Nearly 55,500 people from 124 countries attended the fair last month -- roughly the same number as the September 2016 […]

The upcoming edition of 'Maroc in Mode - Maroc Sourcing' will take place from October 11th to 12th in Marrakech, Morocco. The fair covers a broad portfolio and will focus on sustainable production this time. Also, Morocco continues to present itself as an expert in fast fashion. Around 175 predominantly […]

Pure London has confirmed that it will relaunch children’s fashion trade show Bubble London as part of its February 2019 edition. Bubble London, the bi-annual children’s trade show billed as “London’s biggest and most comprehensive kids’ show”, announced in April that it was closing after 10-years after […]

The 45th edition of Munich Fabric Start, which ended on 6th September, presented the trends for the fall/winter 2019/20 season. The conclusion: a new record number of exhibitors and the biggest Bluezone ever. In addition to fabric trends, sustainability and digitisation played an increasingly important […]

In the world of fashion Hong Kong played, for the most part, a role centered on the production and sourcing of garments. Yet as manufacturing continues to shift south, the city hopes to nurture local design talent by backing fashion fairs like Centrestage that took place from September 5 to 8. Walking […]

Dot to Dot London has announced that it will host its 11th edition of the Independent children’s fashion and product trade show in a new venue for autumn/winter 2019. The bi-annual children’s trade show, which shows design-led brands and new designers, will be moving to The Crypt on the Green in the […]