Next Season & Body Style - successful beginning of new season
Expositions at Poland's largest apparel and textile trade shows were visited by over 5,000 traders from Poland and abroad. Business talks were held at many stands almost until the end of the trade fair. Footwear companies were present at the Next Season contracting event for the first time. Almost all key importers of shoes participated in the show. Their offers were very popular among traders representing boutiques and large stores. Exhibitors representing both apparel and footwear companies were positive about their participation in the Next Season and Body Style contracting events.
They were satisfied with the number of established business contacts and orders received for next year's collections. Trade fair guests included the following designers: Bernard Ford Hanaoka, Grazyna Hase, Anna Korytowska, Andrzej Foder and Miss Polonia 2008 – Angelika Jakubowska. The offers showcased at Next Season Contracting and Body Style were supplemented with offers presented at Fast Fashion Exhibition and the Tex-Style Clothing Industry Fabrics and Accessories Trade Fair. Moreover, traders could see offers of 137 Chinese textile and apparel producers during the national presentation of the Eastern China Region.
The total number of Polish and foreign brands of apparel, footwear, fashion for special occasions, lingerie and beach fashion, accessories and textiles presented at the September editions of four events (Next Season Contracting – Exhibition of Clothing, Shoes and Accessories together with the Body Style Exhibition of Lingerie and Beach Fashion, Fast Fashion Exhibition and the Tex-Style Clothing Industry Fabrics and Accessories Trade Fair) was almost 650.
Traders who has visit the September edition of Next Season and Body Style Contracting events had an opportunity to see and order collections for the spring-summer 2010 season offered by Polish, German, Slovak, Italian, Hungarian, Austrian, Brazilian, Australian and Dutch brands. Over 250 brands of ladies', men's, children's and youths' fashion was showcased. Following the traders' wishes, footwear was displayed at Next Season for the first time with over 70 excellent European footwear brands.
Trades who has visit the September contracting event could see and order proprietary collections, luxurious apparel made of environment-friendly materials – cotton, linen (including aloe vera enriched linen), silk, bamboo, ramia, hemp, viscose. Apparel for special occasions (banquet, wedding, communion, theatre, formal dresses, cocktail and evening dresses) has also be showcased. The offers included also large-size clothing collections, short-series collections, apparel made of top quality materials with thorough tailoring, original design and at a reasonable price.
Traders could also order headgear, silk shawls and neckerchiefs, handbags, artificial jewellery, as well as collections of footwear made of calf leather, lamb leather, goat leather, full-grain leather orsuede and shoes made of transparent modified silicone that are to be the upcoming season's hit. Other interesting proposals include flip-flops, sandals and ballerina shoes made of goatskin. The exhibitors has also showcased “shoes with air-conditioning”, with patented technological solutions that facilitate ventilation, moisture removal and shock absorption when walking.
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