The world of international children’s fashion will have its sights on Cologne from 11.07. to 13.07.2013, when the Koelnmesse and the fashion and lifestyle magazine, Luna, will be inviting the fashion trade to attend the premiere of the Children’s Fashion Cologne. Top international labels such as Roberto Cavalli Junior, Simonetta, Silvian Heach, I Pinco Pallino, U.S. Polo Assn. and Oilily have already confirmed their participation. The event will cover the entire baby, children’s and maternity fashion sectors as well as shoes, interior and accessories. The fair is positioning itself as the central business platform of the German and international specialised trade.
“We are delighted to offer the industry the new format Children’s Fashion Cologne. By creating an own event for children’s fashion, we are pursuing the strategy of covering current themes in their entire diversity,” commented Katharina C. Hamma, Chief Operating Officer of the Koelnmesse GmbH. “Manufacturers, importers, purchasers and distributors from all over the world will find ideal conditions here in Cologne for targeted ordering, new business contacts as well as inspiration.”
Children’s Fashion Cologne is conceived as a pure trade show and will be held twice a year, in February and July. A mixture between an exhibition and fashion shows it provides a diverse range of offers that is unparalleled throughout the whole of Germany.
Uwe Schröder, the publisher of Luna: “We need a show in Germany that does justice to the high demands of the children’s fashion business and also regarding the level of internationalism and ambiance. Together with the Koelnmesse we are thus looking forward to an event that unites business and design perfectly.”
Thanks to the Kind + Jugend, the world’s most important trade fair for the baby and toddler outfitting industry, Cologne is already a significant hub for the industry. From now on the international experts can look forward to two further fixed annual events that focus on children’s fashion.
The following labels have already confirmed their participation at the first edition of the Children’s Fashion Cologne: Add, Aston Martin, Bomboogie, Eddie Pen, Herno, I Pinco Pallino, Malo Cashmere, Megève, Miss SAL Y LIMON, My Herzallerliebst, Myths, Oilily, Parajumpers, Roberto Cavalli Junior, Silvian Heach, Simonetta, Supertrash, U.S. Polo Assn. and Vilebrequin.
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