Danish label Cost:bart – Danish for ‘precious’ – is geared to urban teenagers with taste, and has proudly launched a stylish Suits collection starting at size 128. “Shops are looking for new target demographics, with more differentiation. Teenagers don’t want to wear the same clothes as their five-year-old brothers and sisters,” according to
The striking presentation by Bellerose also drew lots of window shoppers. Several of the looks seemed to have been laid out nonchalantly on the floor, as if we were visiting the designer’s studio.
Maarten Kokkeler was set up across the hall at Flo: “I always used to bring seven brands, but today I have four: Flo, Bellerose, Nice Things Mini and Bora Bora. I can get really worked up about people who cancel at the last minute, because this show needs everyone’s contribution; this trade fair has to stay, period,” he states matter-of-factly. But otherwise he is in excellent spirits. “Everyone comes for Flo,
LITTLE 10DAYS has had a junior line for four seasons now and is at kleine fabriek for the first time: “There weren’t many people on Sunday, but we still had our most productive day ever!,” Ellen Maas says. “The collection is very contemporary; it is basic, but still fun. Our slogan is ‘be unexpected or simple, never regular’.
Fiona Coleman, global colour & trends consultant, works in London with a wide range of clients on projects for colour and trend direction. She presents 4 key directions for S/S 2016 Children’s wear. Her aim is to inspire buyers and visitors and help decipher the important colour palettes, fabrics, prints and styling of the season. The early forecast is supported by fabrics and prints from S/S 2016’s textile trade shows as well as kleine fabriek exhibitors’ product shots, giving a validated buyer’s guide to the show.
On top of all the essential ‘business intelligence’ and the overwhelming range of lovely children’s brands and their latest collections, we have lots and lots of extras on our to-do list: have a seat at DeWebWinkelWijzer for a free consult on everything you need to know for your webshop, or learn the ins and outs of being a great blogger from the professionals at Pret-a-Pregnant and THE-MOM/THE-DAD. Everyone is Instagramming these days, but how great is it to get a good old fashioned photograph as a keepsake! The Photo Booth is located at Fabulous Mama magazine (where else?). For a lesson in professional fashion photography, watch photographer Feriet Tunc do a live photoshoot, capturing the top pieces from the S/S2016 collections on display at kleine fabriek. And what’s our favourite thing to do on our lunch break, other than lunch of course?
Jan Agelink of Buro Jantrendman distils essential consumer and fashion trends in his presentation and offers us some guidance in today’s information overload. By using striking images, divided into four categories, he makes the world of fashion apprehendable. Starting point of his presentation are the 3D trend installations that he shows, together with Birgit Muis, at kleine fabriek. Make sure to go see these (next to the presentation room at KF) as well!
Click HERE for the complete presentation programme at kleine fabriek.
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