Interfiliere New York will see 65 top international mills presenting a view of the sourcing market for intimate apparel, swimwear, and athleisure industries. The show to be held during October 16-17 connects intimate apparel brands with a curated selection of the most innovative mills, accessory suppliers and sourcing companies from around the world.
Returning in its fourth year, Concepts Paris will showcase a Creative Trend Lab focusing on materials, colours and prototype displays. There will be VIP conferences including an overview of Fall/Winter 2020-2021 and a preview of Spring/Summer 2021, with exclusive themes, colours and fabric selections. The show will also have networking events.
Key industry brands will share their objectives and processes to produce the most innovative products at the Sustainability in Swim x Sports x Intimates Conference. There will be a focus on high-performance fabrics, sustainability, and design improvements. Confirmed panellists include representatives from sustainable running shoe pioneer Brooks, Egemen Izci -raw materials innovation manager of Lululemon, and moderator Stephanie Muhlenfeld, founder of The Squad - Creative Consulting Group.
Renowned global lingerie expert Jos Berry of Concepts Paris will host a Creativ'Lab, showcasing current and future trends through visual graphics and samples from exhibiting mills. Berry will present how women's 'needs' are reflected in this season's trends - the need to move and be active, the need to discover and travel, the need to relax and revive and the need to experience nature.
The talk on Steps and Solutions to Sustainability with LIM College will focus on sourcing, transportation, packaging, social rights, costing and marketing. The presentation will educate brands on best practices to achieve sustainability and sourcing solutions.
Designed in conjunction with LIM College, the Swim x Sport x Innovation Hub features samples from the Interfiliere New York exhibiting mills. Fabric and design innovations being unveiled include quick drying, muscular compression, UV protection, chlorine resistant, and isothermal under the technical innovations category, and recycled, bio-sourced, bio-degradable and organic under the sustainable solutions category.
In the fashion prototypes and drawings section, one can explore how bras, underwear, activewear and swimwear of the future can harness new technology for enhanced comfort, fit and sustainability.
Interfiliere New York is produced by Eurovet Americas, a Eurovet company.
Source:Fibre2Fashion News Desk (SV)