CHIC is one of the most important platform reflects the future of the Chinese fashion business
- More than 65,700 visitors from all over China and abroad
- Excellent performances of Chinese and international brands underlining quality and accentuating debut luxury collections
- Corporate Social Responsibility increases significantly
SHANGHAI, Nov. 6, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- A total of 65,722 professional visitors attended the CHIC 2017 Autumn. Special focus has been put on new and innovative collections. More than before retailers are looking for higher qualities and debut luxury collections. In addition China's intensive endeavours for a clean planet play an important role in the fashion business.
Chen Dapeng, Head of CHIC and Executive Vice President of CNGA was quoted saying the following: "We are never subject to conventions and never stick to past achievements."
CHIC has been driven by Corporate Social Responsibility. The China Fashion Forum devoted this edition's contents to the topic. Mr. Sun Ruizhe, President of China National Textile and Apparel Council, gave an important speech in which he underlined the importance of sustainability in today´s economy. "It is a must" as he put it.
The prosperous market economy in China was noticeable at the fair. The initiative ‚One Belt, One Road' also supports the fashion business on the stage of the global fashion industry. More than ever exhibitors presented technological, ecological and contemporary novelties at the fair.
815 fashion brands presenting new fashion styles
783 exhibitors from 16 countries and regions presented 815 fashion brands at CHIC. Most of the exhibitors came from China, but many other nations from Europe, such as Denmark, France, Great Britain, Greece, Italy, Poland, Sweden, from Asia, such as India, Pakistan, South Korea, Hong Kong, Japan and from America, including the USA and Brazil, also benefited from this fashion business platform. Clear-cut segments were structured into 9 sectors: URBAN VIEW, NEW LOOK, KIDS PARADISE, FASHION JOURNEY, HERITAGE, IMPULSES, SECRET STARS, SUPERIOR FACTORY, THE UNIT. Integrated as shows-in-show: CHIC YOUNG BLOOD, Shanghai Bag Expo and PREVIEW CHINA from South Korea.
The next edition of CHIC Shanghai March will take place from March 14 to 16, 2018. Its focus will be directed at the upgrading and evolution of creative, design-oriented fashion, at the same time increasing intelligent service and support to meet all needs of the new retailing modes.