Entries by Karin Broeksma

Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Russia Summary

MBFW Russia in the ‘Manege’ Central Exhibition Hall was concluded with a show by Igor Gulyaev. Over 80 designers showcased their collections on runways and in presentation format. This season saw the debuts of 12 young designers including the Russian Fashion Council’s grants awardees. The shows of the Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Russia participating designers received […]

Fashion Futurum Startup Show

Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Russia saw Russia’s first fashion startup show called Fashion Futurum Startup Show. In his opening speech Alexander Shumsky highlighted how important and promising fashion technology is. It was the first time a startup show format was launched at the Fashion Week, which allowed for progressive incentives and ideas to get the attention […]

Alvanon strengthens core fashion advisory capabilities in Asia Pacific with appointment of May Fong

Alvanon, the global apparel business expert, has appointed May Fong to the position of senior consultant for the Asia Pacific region. In her new role, Fong will meet with fashion business clients to identify their brand-building and business-growth challenges, explain Alvanon’s technical and advisory capabilities and offer customized best practice solutions. The announcement was made […]

Alvanon’s Tracy Rickert will contribute insights on “Making Sustainability Profitable” at WGSN Futures 2016

Alvanon Senior Consultant Tracy Rickert will participate in a panel discussion titled “Cause and Commerce: Making Sustainability Profitable” at WGSN Futures 2016, The vision 2030, a summit that provides insight into how today’s fashion and creative industry leaders envision the world evolving over the next 15 years. During the day-long summit, guests are invited to […]

Han Bekke appointed President IAF

The members of the  International Apparel Federation have today appointed Han Bekke (chairman of MODINT, Netherlands) as its new President. He succeeds Rahul Mehta (chairman CMAI, India) who has held this position since 2014. The decision was taken at the general assembly of IAF as part of the 32nd IAF World Fashion Convention that runs […]

Summary first convention day

The IAF’s 32nd World Fashion Convention has kicked off with a very motivated and attentive audience of about 250 Indian brands and manufacturers and industry representatives from about 20 countries across the world. The Convention was opened by Rahul Mehta, President of both the co-hosts of the Convention, the International Apparel Federation (IAF) and the […]

Top 100 Most Valuable Fashion Brands list reveals niches for fashion brands

Which brands are most valuable in the fashion industry is a precious insight for those working in fashion. With the list “Top 100 Most Valuable Fashion Brands” FashionUnited reveals various insights. The rank is the latest addition to FashionUnited’s business intelligence page. The overview shows that the top ten companies vary greatly, from luxury goods […]

Taipei IN Style 2016

Taipei IN Style (TIS) is a leading trade fair in Taiwan. The 14th Taipei IN Style will be held during November 10-13 at the creative hub of Taipei’s “Shogshan Cultural and Creative Park”. It offers a perfect stage for promoting established and up-and-coming designers. TIS 2016 is gathering designers from 6 countries and region, including […]

Origin Africa 2016

The African Cotton & Textile Industries Federation (ACTIF) is proud to present our 7th Origin Africa Trade Event, to be held in Antananarivo, Madagascar between 3rd and 5th November 2016. FACT Sheet, Already Confirmed: Exhibitors from 15 countries Buyer and Visitor Registrations from 27 countries The most diverse and comprehensive display of price & product […]