Nearly 388 local and international companies participated in the Korean Textile Fair Preview in Seoul (PIS), a global textile and fashion fair that is targeted at the export of domestic textiles and fashion. A large number of innovative and creative products representing all aspect of the textile industry were on display. Among them were threads manufactured to meet changing lifestyles of customers, eco-friendly and functional materials, knitwear, accessories, subsidiary materials, digital textile printing (DTP) and sewing machines.
The Trend Forum Hall displayed latest materials at a glance. The fair featured simultaneous events such as a fashion show, seminar, bazaar and job fair. Among the participating companies, 257 were from Korea and 131 from 16 countries and regions also participated in the show. Of these, 94 companies were from Mainland China, 11 from India, eight each were from Taiwan and Southeast Asia, five from Pakistan and two were from Japan. Global fibre companies such as Lenzing (Austria), Shima Seiki (Japan), Everlast (Taiwan), Heng Li and Sheng Hong Group (Mainland China), and many from India and Taiwan were present.
Fashion Fair had a showroom operated by the Korean Apparel Industry Association which featured Ledome’s designer brand, around 50 companies such as Sekanskeen, Doucan, TheAStory and BeBe n BiNo. It also had a common hall for leading Korean fashion companies and association members, and fashion companies popular in China and Korea such as C&C Korea, Noble Mink and Wide International.