Techtextil, the international trade fair for technical textiles and nonwovens for the first time will make a presentation at Fashiontech, the Conference on the Future of Fashion. To be held on June 29, as part of the summer edition of the Berlin Fashion Week 2016. Together with two of its exhibitors, Techtextil will illustrate the future of intelligent textiles under the banner, ‘Textile innovations powered by Techtextil’.
In addition to Thimo Schwenzfeier, Head of Marketing Communication, Textiles & Textile Technologies at Messe Frankfurt, Dr Jan Zimmermann of Switzerland’s Forster & Rohner will speak about the development of functional textile products, such as a jacket decorated with LEDs for Bogner, a jacket with integrated heating elements for Zegna and decorative fabrics with integrated lighting elements. Philipp G. Schwarz of Nuremburg-based Wearable Life Sciences will show how his Antelope label is conquering the market with performance-enhancing sportswear that combines functional textiles with electric muscle stimulation. These products will also be on show at the associated Techtextil exhibition stand.
Twice a year during the Berlin Fashion Week, Fashiontech is the platform for the latest trends and business models in the fields of fashion design, production and marketing, especially with respect to the links between fashion and technology. Fashiontech is organised by Premium Exhibitions, which present selected collections by international newcomers and exclusive trend products, and Seek, Berlin’s leading trade fair for contemporary fashion.