Intertextile Shanghai Apparel Fabrics will be held in China from October 11 to 13, 2017. This time it will debate the future of athleisure and sustainable fast fashion. While fast fashion implies unsustainable, low-cost, low-quality clothing that has been rapidly produced to replicate catwalk trends, can it transform into a sustainable option? This vital issue currently facing the industry will be debated.
On one side, there are those who believe it is not just a passing fad, but a fundamental shift in the way people dress. On the other are those who believe that wearing athletic clothes and shoes in formal contexts will become less common in the coming seasons.
Eight trend forums will illustrate autumn / winter 2018-19 trends in different markets. Beside the trend forums, the Beyond Denim display area will showcase newest range of denim products, trends and technology under three themes: Azure, New Age and Cultural.
There will be panel discussions on sustainable denim, organic textiles, linen for autumn and winter, innovative technology in the fashion industry and trends and new opportunities in Bangladesh’s textile industry.
As the industry’s most influential event, Intertextile Shanghai Apparel Fabrics not only provides the widest product sourcing platform but also a stage for the industry to debate the most pressing issues, as well as find products, technologies and solutions to address these.