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CHIC 2018 (Spring) -- Menswear
The China International Fashion Fair or CHIC is the largest and most influential trade show for apparel and accessories in Asia. The Spring 2018 edition was held from 14 to 16 March. It is a multi-functional platform for commerce and trade. CHIC 2018 (Spring) focuses the upgrade and revolution of young power.
2018 S/S Intertextile Shanghai -- Fabric Trend
Following on from what was regarded as a challenging year for Intertextile, a renewed positivity rang out across the first of 2017's shows for S/S 18. Playing host to over 3,300 exhibitors, representatives from some 26 countries and regions gathered in the show's International Hall, which included a Milano Unica showcase of Italian mills, French- and German-specific zones, as well as the Asian Pavilions that brought together those from Korea, Taiwan, India and Pakistan, and Chinese exhibitors, all grouped together by the nature of their offering. Within the show itself, distinguishable zones made sourcing more focused for show-goers, with areas that included Premium Wool Zone, Beyond Denim, Verve for Design, All About Sustainability, Functional Lab and Accessories Vision. Meanwhile, S/S 18's Trend Forum was curated by Ornella Bignami of Elementi Moda.
2018 S/S Menswear -- MODE SHANGHAI
Taking place twice a year, MODE SHANGHAI is hosted by the organizing committee of SHANGHAI fashion week . The present edition is be held at the world trade center on October 12. Gathering together many fashion brands and launch MODE TALKS here, sharing the industry experience and the current trends.
2018 S/S Copenhagen CIFF Kids Analysis
From 9 to 11, August, the most important Nordic kids' trade show – CIFF Kids was held in Copenhagen. As the largest show with a long history in Scandinavia, CIFF Kids is full of vigor and creativity, gathering over 300 brands including many newcomers. Interior designs for a better lifestyle also increase since 2015.
2018 S/S Copenhagen CIFF -- Menswear
S/S 2018 CIFF trends and key shapes continue to evolve slowly. Risk is the enemy and familiar styles are the core around which strong ranges are built. Color is a primary way to add newness, with new fabric choices also spicing up firm favorites for S/S 18. A noticeable and interesting trend that we are seeing more of across trade shows (which originated on the catwalks) is a return to prominence for tailoring. While brands known for their suiting are rubbing their hands, others are trying their hand at smart stories. The scene is set for a move away from the directly sporty streetwear styles of recent seasons toward a more smartened-up feel, giving the customer new reasons to buy colorful jersey pieces, practical jackets and modern tailoring.
2018 S/S Outdoor Retailer -- Salt Lake City
As North America's biggest active and outdoor trade event, Outdoor Retailer has a 35-year history. The S/S 18 edition was held in Salt Lake City this July. The wide range of exhibitors covers apparel, footwear and accessories categories, along with outdoor products and equipment. Educational and brand events ran alongside the show, discussing about social responsibilities. Some of the show's standout topics were highlighted in the Venture Out pavilion, where a number of homegrown, eco-aware and socially responsible brands set up camp.
2018 S/S Playtime Paris --Trend Analysis
The 22th edition of Playtime was held at the Paris Floral Park from 1 to 3, July. Many experts at home and abroad attended the show. Playtime is the world's largest B2B platform for kids' fashion, holding shows in Paris, Berlin, Tokyo and New York, but the Paris edition is the biggest and gathers more exhibitors.
2018 S/S Pitti Uomo -- Trend Analysis
Pitti Uomo is indispensable if you are in the menswear industry. Pitti Uomo in Florence drives the global trends. It is devoted to setting trends, evolving and showing fine designs and high-quality products. Every season, Pitti Uomo provides directions for the men's market, and attracts buyers and companies all over the world.
2018 S/S Pitti Bimbo Florence -- Trend Analysis
There were plenty of kids fashion highlights at Pitti Bimbo 85, the trade fair held in Florence every season which seems to just keep on growing. This season there were 548 exhibitors, and the number of buyers from countries such as Russia (207), China (181), Ukraine, Netherlands and Austria increased whilst total visitors stayed at around 10,000.