Fashion Access and Cashmere World: Looking Ahead to SS 2017

2016-09-22 09:00 2884

HONG KONG, Sept. 22, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Asia's leading fashion accessories fair Fashion Access and Cashmere World open their doors today for fashion professionals and buyers looking for those special items for their boutique collections for Spring/ Summer 2017.

Fashion Access March 2016
Fashion Access March 2016



Organised by APLF Ltd with its 32 years' experience in trade fair management in Asia, Fashion Access and Cashmere World come together under one roof to satisfy brand sourcing and subcontracted production requirements.


This year there are more than 150 exhibitors at the trade fairs that are suppliers of fashion accessories, cashmere and fine fibre goods. For direct sourcing purposes the fair is a boutique fair where brands in the mid to high price ranges can be found and a large percentage of exhibitors offer ODM and OEM services for brands and designers wishing to outsource their production.

In this sense Fashion Access and Cashmere World offer two dimensions of business activity from exhibitors that hail from 20 countries/regions -- Bangladesh, Brazil, Cambodia, Cayman islands, mainland China, Colombia, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Italy, Korea, Malaysia, Mongolia, Nepal, Pakistan, Singapore, Taiwan, Thailand, UK and USA.

Vizzano, Calcados Beira Rio SA, Brazil | Stand no. Hall 3DE, 3E-C22AVE
Vizzano, Calcados Beira Rio SA, Brazil | Stand no. Hall 3DE, 3E-C22AVE

There are five multi-brand Brazilian footwear manufacturers presenting at Fashion Access with their flair and tropical styles, and in Cashmere World, some of the most important garment manufacturers can be found from Asia. These include the Gobi Corporation, Viction and Erdenet among others.

Fashion trend seminar
Fashion trend seminar


Besides functioning as a trade fair, Fashion Access and its sister event Cashmere World offer a series of educational seminars that take place during the fair and in the same venue.

This September the seminar programme includes:

  • "Chinese Consumer Attitudes", "What Consumers are searching for online" and "Hidden opportunities for brands and retailers" presented by Inside Fashion
  • "Sweater Design Trends for AW 17-18" presented by Fashion Snoops
  • "Fashion and Consumer Trend" presented by Jayne Fashion Agency
  • Alpaca Culture based in the United States will make its debut in Asia at Cashmere World to present on "Alpacas and Alpaca Fibre: An Introduction"
  • "Cashmere World Colour Trends" presented by Jayne Fashion Agency and

In addition there are a series of APLF Workshops on leather craft during the fair for visitors to experience and be creative with leather. This September, the event returns with many fun and exciting workshops. Confirmed presenting companies include: Brothers Leathercraft, Sabah Design Studio and Leather Resources Centre.

Both media representatives and visitors can attend these APLF workshops and seminars which will certainly enhance their experience at Fashion Access and Cashmere World.

Networking opportunities are also available for visitors on each day of the trade fair. These opportunities take place at the Fashion Lounge where there is a Happy Hour each afternoon. On day two evening, the presentation ceremony of the Best of APLF Awards will be held.

Perrine Ardouin, Director of APLF Limited
Perrine Ardouin, Director of APLF Limited

Director Perrine Ardouin stated the following about this year's September Fashion Access and Cashmere World event:

"With products coming from a wide range of countries with their own particular design vision, Asia's leading fashion accessories event is a must-attend for both fashion and main stream journalists." 

Woosub Lee, Deputy General Manager of Korea Tanners' Association stated:

"Korea Tanners' Association is presenting a total of 8 fashion accessory exhibitors of top quality at Fashion Access as it is a very important B2B platform for Korean fashion companies to expand globally."

The Organisers are confident that the media will find much to enjoy and report on at Fashion Access and Cashmere World and wish them all a fruitful experience during the three days of the event.


As a member of the press, you are cordially invited to Fashion Access and Cashmere World on a complimentary basis. If you have not registered for entry, please visit the Press Office located on Hall 3E South Concourse during fair period for on-site press registration. For more information, please visit or .

Notes to Editors

About APLF Limited (

APLF Ltd is a joint venture between SIC Group and UBM Asia. For over two decades, Hong Kong-based APLF Ltd has been providing the global leather and fashion industries with its most important meeting and trading place.

About SIC Group (

SIC Group has been organising international professional events since 1926 for companies working in the leather sector. Its role is to support businesses in their development and offer them work platforms in areas of the world with high potential. With four shows organised each year, SIC Group and its partners can take advantages of expertise that is unique in the world.

About UBM Asia (

Owned by UBM plc listed on the London Stock Exchange, UBM Asia is the largest trade show organiser in Asia and the largest commercial organiser in China, India and Malaysia. Established with its headquarters in Hong Kong and subsidiary companies across Asia and in the US, UBM Asia has a strong global presence in 24 major cities with 32 offices and 1,300 staff.

With a track record spanning over 30 years, UBM Asia operates in 19 market sectors with 230 events, 28 targeted trade publications, 18 round-the-clock online products for over 2,000,000 quality exhibitors, visitors, conference delegates, advertisers and subscribers from all over the world. We provide a one-stop diversified global service for high-value business matching, quality market news and online trading networks.

UBM Asia has extensive office networks in China, Southeast Asia and India, three of the world's fastest growing B2B events markets. UBM China has 12 offices in the major cities in mainland China, including Beijing, Shanghai, Guangzhou, Hangzhou, Guzhen and Shenzhen, where we organise 90 events. In ASEAN, UBM Asia operates from its offices in Malaysia, Thailand, Indonesia, Singapore, Vietnam and the Philippines with 70 events in this region. UBM India teams in Mumbai, New Delhi, Bengaluru and Chennai organise over 20 events every year across the country.

UBM Asia was awarded 'Asia's Most Reliable Trade Show Organizer Award' in Hong Kong's Most Valuable Companies Awards (HKMVCA) 2016.

About UBM plc (

UBM plc is a leading global events-led marketing services and communications company. We help businesses do business, bringing the world's buyers and sellers together at events, online and in print. Our 5,000 staff in more than 20 countries are organised into specialist teams which serve commercial and professional communities, helping them to do business and their markets to work effectively and efficiently.

For more information, go to; for UBM corporate news, follow us on Twitter at @UBM_plc and go to for more UBM social media options.

For fair details, please contact:
Ms Perrine Ardouin, Director

For media enquiries, please contact:
Ms Kennise Pang, Senior Marketing Communications Executive

APLF Limited
17/F China Resources Building,
26 Harbour Road, Wanchai, Hong Kong
Tel:  +852-2827-6211
Fax: +852-3749-7346

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