The autumn edition of Interstoff Asia Essential will be held September 25 to 27, 2014, Hong Kong. This is a sourcing platform for fashionable, functional and eco fabrics and garment accessories in the region organized by Messe Frankfurt. It features exhibitors from leading fashion hubs in Asia, such as Hong Kong, Japan and Korea, and reveals the ensuing season’s trends.
The fair is also well-known for promoting the most advanced technologies. The research and education zone will have a strong focus on eco-friendly dyeing processes. A new partner in this area, the Korea High Tech Textile Research Institute, will demonstrate the world’s first ever liquid ammonia processing technology for knitted fabrics as well as its energy-efficient CPB dyeing system.
A dedicated area will display garment accessories. Products featured in this special zone are woven labels, embroidery webbings and various zippers and buttons. Environment friendly products will also be a feature at the show. New botanical-dyed mélange yarns will be displayed in 16 different colors. Among them, nine are using dyestuffs extracted from flowers while the other seven are from fruits.
Functional fabrics will feature nano porous waterproof fabrics, which are light, soft and excel in keeping users warm in extremely cold environments, as well as micro-pore dry membrane that offers excellent high-pressure water resistance. Fashion products include denim fabrics featuring jacquard and flocked and