Nearly 18,000 Buyers at Hong Kong Fashion Week
The 47th Hong Kong Fashion Week for Fall/Winter, organised by Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC), was held from 18th to 21st January at Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre (HKCEC). The show featured over 1,500 exhibitions from 22 countries and regions. During the fair, around 30 supporting events were organised including fashion shows, industry seminars and networking events.
The four-day event attracted nearly 18,000 buyers. The organiser recorded a significant increase in buyers from emerging markets, such as India, Malaysia, the Philippines, Thailand and Vietnam. HKTDC organised 90 buying missions with more than 5,000 buyers from 42 countries and regions.
HKTDC also announced the launch of a brand new event, CENTRESTAGE, which will be held from 7th to 10th September 2016. The new event is the successor of the World Boutique Hong Kong, previously held in January. The show aims to showcase new fashion brands and designers, building Hong Kong’s reputation as a trendsetting fashion hub.