International Apparel and Textile Fair (IATF) is on in the UAE, November 4 to 6, 2019. This is the only fashion B2B trade show in the Middle East that showcases the latest season’s trends and quality products, an opportunity to meet exhibitors from all around the world and connect directly with mills and manufacturers. This is a platform for sourcing apparels, fashion fabrics, prints, machineries, clothing accessories, home textiles, footwear and handbags. The fair has attracted a wide range of textile mills, accessories/trim suppliers, print designers and major footwear manufacturers. Exhibitors are mainly from Turkey, Hong Kong, China, India, Poland, Italy and more. Exhibitors can unite at one platform to showcase their collections to buyers from within the Mena region.
IATF is passionate about staying ahead of market changes in order to offer the best guidance to buyers today and for the long term. Natural fibers and rustic materials are being showcased. The themes are: Wrinkled and Undulating, Natural Imperfections, Space Dye and Neps, Rustic Reimagined and Denim Rediscovered. Attractive, extremely fashionable products made from bio-sourced, recycled and recyclable materials, or with eco-friendly elasticities, notably for stretch knits, denims and suitings are on display. Colors range between confidently expressed naturals and a delicate sensuality.