Entries by Dunja Hoejenbos

35th IAF WFC: Apparel Retail in Grip of Radical Transformation

In his opening speech of the 35th IAF World Fashion Convention in Lahore (Pakistan), IAF President Han Bekke remarked that the event is held against the background of different disruptions in the apparel supply chain. “Apparel retail is in the grip of a radical transformation that we should not underestimate. The pace of change is […]

CISMA 2019: Focus on Intelligent Manufacturing

Gerber Technology: “Success In The See Now, Buy Now World Does Not Come Easy.”     Chinese International Sewing Machinery & Accessories Show – CISMA, held from Sept 25 – 28 at Shanghai New International EXPO Center, for Gerber Technology provided key platform to showcase their fully integrated end-to-end ecosystem to decision makers from Asia […]

Why plus size means big business

Alvanon Plus-Size Online Course + Masterclass | London & Amsterdam The plus-size market presents a huge growth opportunity for apparel brands and retailers alike, but despite the overwhelming evidence – there is no shortage of data, obesity statistics, surveys and financial metrics that identify and quantify the business potential in the plus-size arena – brands in […]

ITC Graduation Exhibition 2019 – Hong Kong

The Next Generation of Hong Kong Fashion: ITC Graduation Exhibition 2019 @ The Hong Kong Polytechnic University The current ITC Graduation Exhibition 2019 showcases 28 talented graduates’ fashion designs taken from their final year collections. These amazing pieces were also presented in the PolyU Fashion Show 2019 at the Hong Kong Convention Centre last June. […]

Istanbul Fashion Conference

At the EURATEX Congress and the Istanbul Fashion Conference organized simultaneously, the future of the global fashion industry, sustainable economy and new trends were examined. 250 million-dollar sale is targeted in one thousand 500 B2B’s to be held between exporters and 50 global buyers on the second day of the conference.  Turkish garment and textile […]

IAF Supporter Keqiao World Textile Merchandising Conference

Along with ITMF, the IAF again acted as the principal international supporter of the Keqiao World Textile Merchandising Conference, the second edition of which was held on September 27th in Keqiao, Shaoxing, close to Shanghai in China. IAF President Han Bekke and ITMF President Kihak Sung had put their opening messages on video. IAF Secretary […]

ideation 2019, Unleashing On-Demand Transformation for Customer-Centered Era

Gerber Technology’s annual ideation conference has as one of the leading hands-on tech experience in the fashion, apparel and textile industries. This year’s conference, October 23 – 25, will unite customers and thought leaders together to act on key market trends and test drive the latest “on-demand” technologies. The event will feature the grand opening […]

PRGMEA Hosted Workshop and Seminar on Sustainable Fashion

PRGMEA, IAF’s Pakistan member and co-host of the 35th IAF World Fashion Convention, hosted a workshop and seminar on sustainable fashion at the National Incubation Center Lahore on August 29th. The workshop was held to create awareness about sustainable and ethical fashion among apparel designers and manufacturers and the wider fashion ecosystem in Pakistan. Among […]