Home / Knowledge / News / Apparel/Garments / Harrogate Lingerie and Swimwear sees quieter environment
Harrogate Lingerie and Swimwear sees quieter environment
13
Mar '09
Held at the Harrogate International Centre, Harrogate, North Yorkshire, England over three days using the four main exhibition halls, from Sunday 22nd – Tuesday 24th February, the Harrogate Lingerie and Swimwear Exhibition acts as a platform for 270 new and established intimate apparel collections to heighten their profiles and boost sales for Autumn / Winter 2009.

The exhibition is still the only show in the UK to offer a truly comprehensive showcase of both International and UK collections under one roof. The exhibition offers buyers the ideal arena to preview and buy ranges for the coming season.

Due to the current retail climate the show saw a decrease in footfall just short of 30% however exhibiting brands suggested that the calibre of buyer who did visit was good and the actual number of visitors was not so important. The quieter environment on the Tuesday was a direct result of retailers visiting for just one day and not two or three as in previous seasons. A number of buyers who were unable to visit in February due to budget constraints have suggested that Harrogate then becomes a must for August 2009.

Exhibition highlights include the Buyers Preview Catwalk Fashion Show where LeJaby, Panache Lingerie, Susa, Lingadore, Taubert Textile, Cake Lingerie, Yes Master, Marlies Dekkers, Vollers, AsdruMark, Karen Millen, Sally Jones, Shirley of Hollywood, Moontide, Lady Selena, Gossard, Hotmilk, The Lingerie Buyer Graduate Collections, Nancy Dell'Olio and Calvin Klein all showcased seasonal previews, in a stunning runway show.

Monday visitors enjoyed ITV1's X Factor and This Morning style expert Faye Sawyer's specialist seminar entitled 'B*Gorgeous'. Returning for her third season Faye reveals her tricks of the trade within a comprehensive guide to statement dressing and looking good. The key trick to 'A' list starlet status is all about the use of great underwear, starting from the legs up Faye revealed how!

Nancy Dell'Olio invited exhibition guests and members of the press to join her for a champagne reception as she celebrated the launch of her collection of glamorous 'Italian boudoir' inspired night and loungewear.

Exhibition organisers were thrilled to welcome first time exhibitors to the show. Keith Hyams, Cake Lingerie add's “The show has exceeded expectations. As a new brand we got a good quality of traffic, the stand was also in an excellent location”.

Kathleen Mc Bain, Sales Manager for Mosaic fashions, Karen Millen and Odile “It was our first season and have had a fabulous reaction, we are only sorry we didn't get to see everyone who showed an interest. We are looking forward to following up post show, as a result of Harrogate I will be out on the road all year!”

Jockey UK Marketing Manager, Ruth Stevens opted to use the exhibition to launch the new line of female ranges, Ruth commented “Our first time at the show and we are very pleased. Our best day was Monday andwe have picked up some good accounts. We have had lots of interest in the woman's y fronts as we celebrate 75 years of the y front.”


Must ReadView All

Textiles | On 26th Jul 2017

Q1 2018 revenue at Raymond soars 14%

The consolidated revenue of Raymond Limited for the first quarter of...

Textiles | On 26th Jul 2017

Textile Corp of America to create 1000 jobs in Tennessee

Textile Corporation of America Inc, a leading textile manufacturer,...

Textiles | On 26th Jul 2017

Leather & footwear industry expecting incentive package

India’s leather and footwear industry is anticipating an incentive...

Interviews View All

Asim Dalal
Indo Count Retail Ventures

Today, there is no other emerging market as India, "we make in India and...

Smarth Bansal
Colorjet India Limited

We would like to venture more companies into the Indian market

Karan Suratwala
Key Textile Accessories Private Limited

Chinese imports are destroying the supply chain

Mark Paterson
Technical Absorbents Ltd

Mark Paterson, R&D manager of Technical Absorbents Ltd talks about Super...

Urs Stalder
Sanitized AG

Urs Stalder, CEO, Sanitized AG, talks about the increasing use of hygiene...

Johan Berlin
InvestKonsult Sweden AB

Investkonsult Sweden AB has been buying and selling second-hand textile...

Mike Hoffman
Gildan Activewear SRL

Gildan Activewear, a manufacturer and marketer of branded clothing and...

Prathyusha Garimella
Prathyusha Garimella

Hyderabad-based designer <b>Prathyusha Garimella</b> is known for blending ...

Aditi Somani
Aditi Somani

Aditi Somani specialises in luxury fusion wear with international cuts and ...

Press Release

Press Release

Letter to Editor

Letter to Editor

RSS Feed

RSS Feed

Submit your press release on


editorial@fibre2fashion.com

Letter To Editor






(Max. 8000 char.)

Search Companies





SEARCH

July 2017

Subscribe today and get the latest update on Textiles, Fashion, Apparel and so on.

news category


Related Categories:

Planning to Take the Leap towards
Sustainability?

Do you see sustainability as a route to business growth?

Yes No

Do you think the sustainability space has the needed tools and resources available for a business to lead change?

Yes No

Do you think adopting a sustainable approach will be a profitable move for your business?

Yes No

Do you want the world to know about your sustainability journey and your business’ environmental footprint?

Yes No

Thanks for your valuable feedback. Claim your free latest sustainability e-book.


E-News Insight
Subscribe Today and Get the
Latest News Update in Your Mail Box.
Advanced Search



X