Munich Fabric Start will take place September 2 to September 4, 2014, in Germany. The fair attracts manufacturers from around the globe who weave, wash, dye, and finish fabrics and produce accessories. The event is a prelude to the Fall/Winter 2015-2016 fabric season. It will present about 950 brands from 35 countries and around 20,000 visitors are expected.
International weavers, finishers and washers will present their latest developments for denim and sportswear segments. Technical, functional denim with weaved-in reflectors will present a contrast to calm and clean models. The show will cover a wide range of international suppliers divided in different areas. Collections will host about 600 manufacturers for fabrics and knit materials from wool, cotton, silk and functional materials. Additionals will show the products of over 180 international leading manufacturers for accessories and trimmings. At the Asia Salon, about 100 partners will present their developments from China and Korea. The Design Studios will offer individual solutions for prints, patterns and designs. Another section will present a selection of 500 certified materials and accessories with sustainable production backgrounds.
Denim experts will present a trendsetting forecast about key looks, materials and colors for Fall/Winter 2015-16. There will be a workshop covering the subject of sustainable textile sourcing.