The international leading trade fair for technical textiles and nonwovens and for the processing of textile and flexible materials, the “Innovative Apparel Show” will present new clothing ideas and innovative processing technologies live and in an unconventional way. Fashion schools from France, Portugal, Italy and Germany are taking part in the “Innovative Apparel Public Award 2017” and the public will choose the best design.

Four international colleges for fashion and design will present their visionary outfits made from technical textiles or functional apparel textiles that use modern processing technologies in the form of a fashion show every day of the trade fair. Based on the themes “Textile Effects”, “Creative Engineering” and “Smart Fashion”, the young designers will showcase their ideas and experiments. The participating schools in 2017 include Esmod from Paris, Esad College of Art and Design from Matosinhos, Portugal, Accademia Italiana from Florence, Italy and Hochschule Trier, from Germany.

A public prize will be awarded for the outfits that are presented on the catwalk. During the trade fair, the audience will be asked to vote on which of the presented models should win the three “Innovative Apparel Public Awards 2017”.

The stage shows will take place twice a day from May 9 to May 12 in the foyer of the halls 5.1/ 6.1





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