A four-day extravaganza for industry insiders, and a one-day public event for fashion lovers!
Get ready, fashionistas, because the international trade show of the year is coming to HK! From Wednesday, 6 September to Saturday, 9 September, CENTRESTAGE will be taking place at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre, and this year promises to be one event industry lovers won’t want to miss! If you’re a fashion enthusiast, designer, buyer, or even a fashion start-up, be sure to check out the latest trends by more than 200 sought-after international and fashion brands, and attend events only available at CENTRESTAGE. From runway shows to discussions by industry insiders, competitions and more, it’s going to be the insider trade show of the year!
To kick off the event, on 6 September models will help launch the exciting SS18 collection by Hong Kong’s celebrated designers, FFIXXED STUDIOS, founded by the rising Asia’s design couple Fiona Lau and Kain Picken. And CENTRESTAGE will introduce a new face to the crowd, Korean design supremo Juun. J, who will present his avant-garde designs under his namesake brand JUUN.J – for the first time in HK!.
In addition to the exciting events, 15 shortlisted young talent will compete for the top three awards at The Hong Kong Young Fashion Designers’ Contest 2017. Other awards include the JOYCE New Talent Award and Best Footwear Design Award. Mug, founder and designer of the popular Japanese brand G.V.G.V., is this year’s VIP judge. She will attend the last stage of the competition and share her insights and ideas with the finalists.
The show is open to the public for one day only (9 September), transforming CENTRESTAGE to OPENSTAGE, where anyone age 12 and older will be admitted for free! So if you’ve always wanted to learn more about this creative and exciting industry, now is your chance to experience a showcase of local and international fashion labels, runway shows, fashion trend forecasts, talks on styling tips and a lucky draw.
Make sure to check out the HKTDC Facebook page to see the live broadcast of the CENTRESTAGE ELITES opening gala show