Friday, January 23, 2015

1,800+ exhibitors join HKTDC’s fashion events

News this week: Billed as Asia’s largest fashion event, the HKTDC Hong Kong Fashion Week for Fall/Winter opened earlier this week concurrently with co-located event, HKTDC World Boutique, Hong Kong. The trade events were held at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre (HKCEC) from 19th to 22nd January.

Organised by the Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC), the two fashion events together reported an exhibitor number of more than 1,800. The 46th edition of Fashion Week attracted some 1,500 exhibitors from 19 countries and regions, with first-time participants originating from Greece, Kyrgyzstan, Nepal and the Netherlands.

More than 600 brands were exhibited at the 13th World Boutique, where more than 300 first time participants from Finland, Nepal, New Zealand, South Africa and the U.S. exhibited this year. A new feature at this year’s show was the Fashionally Pavilion, which focused on designs from local designers.

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