Entries by Dunja Hoejenbos

Paolo Carzana and SANDERMANN Winners Fashion Makes Sense Award 2018

Yesterday evening, on October 9, the winners of the second Fashion Makes Sense Award (FMSA) 2018 were announced during the IAF Festive Fashion Dinner at Château St. Gerlach. The award was brought to life by FASHIONCLASH and is meant to motivate designers who create with a passion for humanity and the environment. IAF and MODINT, […]

Han Bekke officially opens Convention

This week, on Tuesday October 9 and Wednesday October 10, the conference part of the 34th IAF World Fashion Convention is taking place at the Crowne Plaza Hotel in Maastricht. On the first day, IAF President Han Bekke officially opened this international gathering. After having welcomed a wide variety of international attendees from more than […]

34th IAF World Fashion Convention Fully Booked

We, IAF and MODINT, are pleased to announce that the 34th IAF World Fashion Convention to be held October 8th and 9th is now fully booked. We are excited to note that a strong theme carried by a strong cast of speakers is drawing a truly international group of delegates. More than 20 countries from […]

ITMF Annual Conference 2018 Nairobi

IAF’s Matthijs Crietee attended the ITMF (International Textile Manufacturers Federation) Conference held in Nairobi, Kenya September 6th – 10th 2018. The attendants to the main dinner witnessed the passing over of the ITMF Presidency from Mr. Jaswinder Bedi to Mr. Kihak Sung, the chairman of South Korean apparel and textile giant Youngone Corporation (see picture). […]

The State of Skills in the Apparel Industry – Report 2018

We are witnessing a rapid shift in the apparel industry — as consumer desires continue to change and become more sophisticated, retailers are coming under increased pressure. This is challenging companies to deliver product faster, cheaper and through more transparent and sustainable supply chains. At the same time, our entry into the fourth industrial revolution […]

Inexmoda to host BCapital in Bogotá, Colombia

During October 17th, 18th and 19th, Inexmoda will host BCapital in Bogotá, Colombia, a Trade Show that, for three days, links the consumer to the best of local design, seeking to express fashion in non-conventional formats, to link the end consumer with de Fashion System´s creative industries and to create experiences through innovative languages and […]

11th TGSD Istanbul Fashion Conference, October 3rd – 4th 2018

Turkish Clothing Manufacturers’ Association (TGSD), a leading NGO of the industry, is organizing an international conference, titled “11th TGSD Istanbul Fashion Conference” with the theme “Responsible Fashion” on October 3rd – 4th 2018 at Çırağan Palace Kempinski Istanbul, Turkey. Istanbul Fashion Conference, which has been held since 2008, will underscore the strength of the clothing industry in Turkey, its […]

Han Bekke – Personal Video Message Convention

Han Bekke, president IAF, gives a short introduction to the 34th IAF World Fashion Convention (October 9-10) with a personal video message. Entry tickets to the Convention are still available. Please head to the registration page of our convention website, click here.

34th IAF World Fashion Convention program all set!

Twenty-one speakers have already committed to the 34th IAF World Fashion Convention to be held on October 8th-10th in Maastricht, the Netherlands and co-organized with MODINT, the Dutch fashion and textiles industry association. The speakers include representatives from major brands such as Puma, Hugo Boss, Vivienne Westwood and VF Corporation, from major experts such as McKinsey, […]