JFW-IFF - Organized by Senken Shimbun Co Ltd, "the JFW International Fashion Fair (IFF)" one of the largest comprehensive trade shows in Japan, will take place at the Tokyo Big Sight from July 22nd to 24th. A bout 800 exhibitors from Japan and 14 other countries and regions such as Europe and Asia will be participating.
The fair has always been well received by the visitors for its wide selection of fashion related products from apparel to accessories as well as the specialized section "Creator's Village (CV)" where you can meet small new but unique distinctive brands. Also as a new section, the fair presents a joint exhibition called "ZACCA COURT.вЂќ, in which the buyers can find a broad range of fashion accessories such as bags, hats, and etc with affordable price range at an intimate atmosphere.
In the overseas booth, India is participating with the largest number of 49 companies. The country lately started being recognized as a production center of fashion merchandises, an alternative to China.
The booths with the вЂњChina Plus 1вЂќ manufacturing countries will definitely meet the demands of the buyers. DonвЂ™t forget to check the upscale of the overseas exhibiters section.
- a fashion show, a talk show and the installation, the fair supports the upcoming young designerвЂ™s ambitions with various kind of activities!
Starting from the January Fair in the year 2000, IFF has reached the 20th time with this fair. From July edition in 2008, the exhibitions have become more fulfilled as JFW-IFF, and started in full swing from 2009. In this fair, young creator's incubation events will flourish the exhibition, such as Japan Fashion Week Organization's "New Fashion Designer Grand Prix" and the "School Section" of fashion art colleges.
Also, during the fair, a talk show event "Fashion x Beauty," will be held hosting the stylist Mr. Masami Oka and the hair and makeup artist Mr. Futoshi Someya for the three days. There will also be a fashion show held by the Apparel Export Promotion Council India.
Under the sluggish condition in the fashion market, we, the organizer, strongly feels that the JFW-IFF, the largest fashion trade fair in Japan with 800 exhibitors, can somehow provide the solution to make a breakthrough for those who come visit the fair.
We would very much appreciate it if you take this opportunity to cover the IFF and TERROIR.
JFW International Fashion Fair (JFW-IFF)
Date: July 22nd (Wed)-24th (Fri), 2009
Time: 10:00 - 18:00 *Close 17:.00 on July 24th
Venue: TOKYO BIG SIGHT * West Hall
Organizer: SENKEN SHIMBUN
Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry, Tokyo Metropolitan Government, Japan External Trade Organization (JETRO), Japan Fashion Association, Japan Textiles Exporters Association, The Japan Textiles Importers Association, Japan Apparel Industry Council, Japan Women's & Children's Wear Manufacturers Association,Japan Retailers Association, Japan Department Stores Association, Japan Chain Stores Association, Japan Specialtystore Association, Japan Council of Shopping Centers, Council of Fashion Designers, Tokyo
800 exhibitors (From total of 15 countries / regions including Japan, the United States of America, the United Kingdom, France, Germany, Italy, Denmark, Sweden, Australia, Russian,
China, India, Korea, Thailand and Hong Kong)
Visitors: 30,000 (estimated)