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Hong Kong Fashion Week for Fall/Winter 2016 coming next month

22 Dec 15 ,  Administrator
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Taylor Swift Collection and Japanese Celebrities on show

 

18 December 2015 – The 47th Hong Kong Fashion Week for Fall/ Winter, the largest fashion fair in Asia will commence from 18 to 21 January 2016 at Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre. The annual grand occasion is expecting some 1,500 worldwide exhibitors from 18 countries and regions, with Myanmar and Romania participating for the first time.

 

“Fashion of Music” as theme

With the theme of “Fashion of Music”, a fashion avenue is created for the Hong Kong Fashion Week for Fall/Winter to resonate a variety of fashion and accessories with different thematic decoration: Thermal Clothing & Down Jacket products displayed in pop style area; Infant & Children’s Display is featured in  a splendid classical music hall while Men’s Wear & Denim Display are embellished as a rock n roll platform.

 

Apart from the eye-catching interior design, more than 10 thematic zones are established to fulfill buyers’ demand. Fashion Gallery, the biggest showroom in size, puts recognizable brands of decent quality on stage. Emporium de Mode is a unique premium section dedicated to promote brand name in an elegant setting. Other zones consist of Activewear & Swim Wear, Bridal & Evening Wear and Handbags Select. The two debut Knitwear and Women’s Wear Zones demonstrate delicate cardigans, sweaters and stylist garment respectively to form an integral part of the retail fashion scene. Another new zone named International Fashion Designers’ Showcase portrays masterpieces from over 150 global designers.

 

Winswin-Limited-Hong Kong Fashion Week Fall/Winter 2016

Techpacker-Limited

Winswin Limited

(Hong Kong)
Booth no.: 1CON-013
Zone: Fashion Tech

Techpacker Limited

(Hong Kong)

Booth no.: 1CON-012

Zone: Fashion Tech

 

The forth new zone named Fashion Tech is set up to gather products related to Fashion Technology. Winswin Limited (Hong Kong) (Booth no: 1CON-013) has innovated a breakthrough mannequin technology to create I.DUMMY, which has collected massive anthropometric data from worldwide populations and actual body scales from 3D Body Scanner. Its form changes according to the figures. The information will be useful for industry practitioners in designing suitable garment for customers. Techpacker Limited (Booth no: 1CON-012) is a Hong Kong based fashion apps company providing product lifecycle management tool. The apps helps enterprises to save costs and improves quality.

 

Duseonwu

Duseonwu

(Korea)

Booth no.: 1E-C18

Zone: Fashion Gallery

 

L&J (Booth no: 1D-C12) from Korea will display cork made square backpack and snapback products at Fashion Gallery. It takes 30 years to grow the cork oak and another 20 years for a fine grade bark to be collected. The cork is water resistant which can be used on animal leather. Another Korean women’s wear brand Duseonwu (Booth no: 1E-C18) focuses on one on one tailoring with gorgeous fabrics to create noble beauty. Its luxury collection is available at Fashion Gallery. Thailand multi brand jeans expert MC Jeans (Booth no: 1E-C18) will demonstrate abundant stonewashed denim jeans at Emporium de Mode. Taiwan Sweater Youth Association will offer one stop service at the Thermal Clothing Zone.

 

Rock the Stage with fashion elites’ latest collection

More than 10 fashion shows and parades will be held during the four-day fair, offering fashion design elites from Hong Kong and around the world the opportunities to demonstrate their creativity to global buyers. Kate Liegey, who designs outfit and jewellery for Grammy award winning singer Taylor Swift, will showcase Taylor Swift Collection at Fashion Parade on day 1 for the first time. Kanta SATO and Reina MISA, the Japanese main actor and actress of Itazurana Kiss THE MOVIE, will be onstage as guest models to support FORTUNA Tokyo (Booth no: 1A-C19).

 

Creative excellence of local design talents will be under the spotlight at the two FASHIONALLY COLLECTION shows on day 1, which feature the new fashion pieces of past winners and finalists of the Hong Kong Young Fashion Designers' Contest (YDC). DEMO, a Hong Kong brand positioned as “contemporary classic” style with innovative fabrics, will disclose its latest collection at the show. Aries Sin from MODEMENT will bring her signature unisex collection to prove its charisma to celebrity artists; Blind by JW, a local fashion brand founded in 2012 by two young designers, Walter Kong and Jessica Lau, will present their collection with intricate hand drawn technique. Jessica was named “Best Emerging Fashion Designer 2009” in London by the creative group Artstalker. Kurt Ho, who will attend New York Fashion Week in February next year, wishes to guide the audience to see apparel in an artistic approach via his exquisite collection during fair.

 

Twelve regional and local elites will attend the Designers’ Collection Shows. Five of them are first time participants from Myanmar, including bridal wear designers Myo Minn Soe and Nyo Mar. Deeply inspired by the romance of renaissance and Victoria era, Kiwi designer Engeleena Padychi will express her design philosophy via her “Dark Romance” collection during the fair.

 

To better equip the fashion industry for future business opportunity, professionals in the field are also invited to numerous seminars and forums to exchange market intelligence. Experts from prominent international fashion consulting agencies WGSN and Fashion Snoops will speak on upcoming trends of Spring/Summer 2017. Heavyweight speakers from H&M, Yeechoo and Bonham Strands will share their views on adopting a circular business models at the panel discussion hosted by Redress. Other not to be missed events include the sharing session with Net-a-Porter, where participants will gain valuable insights on e-tailing. A networking reception will also be held on day 1 for industry players to develop potential partnership.

 

Fair Website: http://www.hktdc.com/hkfashionweekfw/en

 

 

About HKTDC
A statutory body established in 1966, the Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC) is the international marketing arm for Hong Kong-based traders, manufacturers and service providers. With more than 40 global offices, including 13 on the Chinese mainland, the HKTDC promotes Hong Kong as a platform for doing business with China and throughout Asia. The HKTDC also organises trade fairs and business missions to provide companies, particularly SMEs, with business opportunities on the mainland and in overseas markets, while providing information via trade publications, research reports and online. For more information, please visit: www.hktdc.com.