3rd Denimsandjeans Bangladesh Show Concludes Successfully
The third edition of the Denimsandjeans Bangladesh show successfully concluded on 2nd March and brought out the various stakeholders of the denim supply chain together at this platform. 27 companies from countries around the world participated in the show and brought their latest SS’16 collections for the benefit of the visiting retailers, buying houses, factories, sourcing companies , brands and many more. Some of the visiting retailers and brands among over 400 companies that visited our show were:
Tesco, Tom Tailor , C&A , Carrefour , Coolcat , Celio , Charles Voegele , Cortefiel , Uniqlo, S.Oliver, Wal Mart,Debenhams , Dewhirst ,El Corte Ingles , Esprit , Grouppo Coin , H&M , HEMA , Hermes , OTTO , O’stin, Inditex , Kappahl , Kmart , LCWaikiki(Tema) , Levi Strauss & Co , Li & Fung , Lindex, Marks & Spencer , Mondial , New Times , Next , Perry Ellis , PVH , Redpoint , S. Oliver , Sainsbury`s , Target , VF etc.
Our special thanks to all the esteemed visitors.
One of the most important highlight of the show was the visit of Adriano Goldschmied – the Godfather of Denim – to the show . Adriano is one of the most respected persons in the world denim industry having founded some of the most well known denim brands worldwide including Diesel, Reply, AG Jeans and many others. He was kind enough to present a seminar on the topic ‘Denim and Innovation’ – to a packed audience of his enthusiastic fans at the show. This presentation can be downloaded from this link.
We also had the company of a famous Denim consultant from Italy – Piero Turk– who travelled all the way to make a presentation on the topic – ‘European denim trends in fabric and washes’. Piero has been consulting and working with brands like Edwin, Big Star, Mustang, AG, 7 for all Mankind, Guess and many more – essentially devoting his life to denim development. His presentation – in the form of images of various eras can be downloaded from this link.
The panel discussion “Development Prospects in Denim Production – the Way Forward” was organized in a city hotel as part of the 3rd Denimsandjeans.com Bangladesh Show-2015. The Panel Discussion was organized our technical partners Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH, which works on behalf of the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ), in partnership with the Government of Bangladesh. The panel discussion was attended by important people in the industry including Adriano Goldschmied, Piero Turk, Thomas Dislich(CEO Vicunha Europe) , Tushar Tripathi (CEO Envoy Group) , Kazy Iqbal (Senior Environmental Chemist at C&A) , Abhishek Jain from Huntsman and others. The panel discussion was kindly moderated by Mr Faruque Hasan (MD Giant Group and immediate past VP BGMEA) . The panel discussed about the various environmental problems in denim manufacturing and how to move forward with minimum impact on the environment.
Of course the stars of our show were our exhibitors who came from Bangladesh and around the world to showcase their latest collections which were appreciated by the esteemed buyers and visitors to the show. Our sincere gratitude to all of them once again.
Last but not the least was our maiden fashion event at the 3rd Denimsandjeans event- FASHIONIM. This was the first time a fashion show was organized at one of our shows . Special thanks go to our sponsoring partners – Vicunha Textil (Brazil), Arvind (India) andHameem Denim (Bangladesh) for providing us the support to enable us bring out this much appreciated event at our show. The companies presented their SS’16 collections at the show to an elite audience . The one hour show brought out latest western and eastern fashion elements in denim to the denim lovers who were present at the show . The presence of denim stalwarts like Adriano Goldschmied, Piero Turk and others helped the event become more special .
Some cool images from the FASHIONIM show below. Collections of Vicunha, Arvind and Hameem are on display. Detailed info and pics on the show would be available very shortly in another post.
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