Kong Fashion Week for Spring/Summer will take place from 3 to 6 July, 2012 at
the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre (HKCEC). In its 19th edition the
fair will introduce exciting new elements and present a great variety of
finished garments, designer collections and fashion accessories, providing
platform for both trading and design inspiration for industry players.
As the world's 2nd largest exporter of clothing, Hong Kong is a major trading
hub for the garment industry. Total exports of clothing and clothing
accessories from Hong Kong in 2011 amounted to USD 24.44 billion, an increase
by 2% year-on-year. This is a good result given the lacklustre global economic
With its status as a global sourcing hub in Asia, Hong Kong attracts trading
houses and major retailers-buyers from American and European department stores,
discount stores, specialty chains, mail order houses and important designer
labels. They come to source not just traditional fashion items and accessories,
but also products targeting emerging market segments such as the teenager
market, the male market, the silver market, as well as eco-friendly products
Last year, Hong Kong Fashion Week for Spring/Summer attracted over 1,300
exhibitors from 24 countries and regions. It is expected that this year's fair
will continue to attract exhibitors from different parts of the world, and
strengthening the event's proven effectiveness in serving the garment and
fashion design industry.
Hong Kong Fashion Week is zoned to provide maximum exposure for different
sectors of the industry. Among them are three new zones, namely Salon of
Scarves & Shawls, World of Youth Collection and Fashion Jewellery Feast,
which serve the latest trends and current market demand.