Denim Mashup | The Post Show Report | Seventh Edition Of Denimsandjeans Bangladesh
The seventh edition of Denimsandjeans Bangladesh ended on March 02 at Hotel Radisson, Dhaka at a positive note. The two days of denim festival received very encouraging response and against all the odds Denimsandjeans brought out a very effective show. 26 Exhibitors from around the globe including six companies from Bangladesh participated in the show and expressed their satisfaction at the end of the show.
The show was built on the theme – Denim Mashup’. From Trend Zone to Exhibition Hall, each and every ingredient of the show was in a mashup form with many exhibitors coming out with some great trend garments based on this theme and using different elements mashing up their collection ! . Reputed Exhibitors from Bangladesh, Brazil, Spain, India, Pakistan, Turkey, Hong Kong and China participated in the show and showcased their SS’18 collections. Over 1150 invited visitors from Bangladesh and around the world visited the show including from companies like G-Star, Celio, Carrefour, H&M, Jade, Kiabi, Li and Fung, Ostin, Tesco, Tom Tailor, LC Wkaiki, ANJ, Lindex , Zara, S Oliver, JC Penny,Klieder Sourcing,Kenpark, Debenhams, Original Marines, Kappahl, Sainsburry ,Charles Voegele ,Etam International, Walmart, South Pole, Bestseller, Miller BV, Itochu ,Target ,E-land Retail, Asmara , Next, El Corte Ingles , Renaissance Sourcing and many other international retailers and buyers.
Besides, most of the important apparel groups from Bangladesh were present at the show including Ananta, Armana, Arrival, Aptech, Babylon, Doreen, Palmal, Al Muslim, Fashion Forum, Dekko, Islam Garments, Jamuna, Misami, Hameem, Sterling, Passion,Standard Group, Tusuka, Tex Design, TNZ, Windy, Azim Group, Mark Designers, Dird Group, Synergies, Pioneer Group, Noman Group, Crony Group, NZ Clothing, ZXY International and many others were present.
Dr Dilek Erik from Turkey hold the first seminar on March 01 and the Topic was – Studying Lifestyles and Creating Story To Sell Denim in which she talked about Why is it Important to know about lifestyles before developing the fabric or garment ? She further talked about the current denim trends as well as how to create a successful story for the target market. We will bring up the entire content of her presentation in another article.
The second Seminar which took place on March 02 by Mr Jordi Junai from Spain . Mr Jordi shared his views on Jeans Opportunity In USA market . The objective of the seminar was to tell the people about the consequences of political changes in US over the global jeans sourcing and how Bangladesh Jeans Industry can convert this situation in a big opportunity of development.
Bangladesh Students’ Denim Quiz Competition
The efforts of Denimsandjeans Bangladesh have been always to promote the Bangladesh and Bangladeshi Talent at a Global Level. Continuing its tradition , Denimsandjeans Bangladesh organised the First Bangladesh Students’ Denim Quiz Competition . Six teams from three Fashion Universities in Bangladesh – SMUCT , BUFT and NIFT – participated in the competition . Two teams from NIFT secured 1st and 3rd position and team from BUFT secured 2nd position . The first , second and third prize winners were awarded 50,000 , 30,000 and 20,000 Taka respectively with the first prize being sponsored by Vicunha Textil of Brazil, 2nd prize was sponsored by Envoy Textile 3rd by D&J brand – the new indigo brand from Denimsandjeans Stable !.
Organisers also acknowledged the support of the professors and VC of the respective universities and honoured them with crest.