CPD will be held as part of the Igedo Fashion Fairs at the D'sseldorf
fairgrounds in Germany . Approximately 1,800 exhibitors and collections are
expected in the exhibit halls and the D'sseldorf Fashion House 1 + 2 for the
Igedo Fashion Fairs D'sseldorf. "Once again, visitors of the Igedo Fashion
Fairs can expect a comprehensive selection of exciting collections. The
Igedo Company emphasizes its function as a reliable partner in the market,
in a concentrated effort to strengthen D'sseldorf as a location," explained
Frank Hartmann, Managing Director of the Igedo Company.
The three core
segments of CPD 2008 will be Modern Classic, Modern Woman and New Womenswear,
with their theme worlds Supersize, Maternity/Kids, Concept 11, White, Night
and Accessories Order. Theme and style worlds will provide clear
segmentation and trend-oriented offerings for the visitor. Exhibitors
utilize CPD increasingly as an export connection to the Eastern European
market. This season, CPD will especially show its strength in the concept
section for international lifestyle labels, Concept 11, and the Fashion
Gallery with high fashion and inner-circle designer labels. Special segments
such as Supersize or Maternity which give buyers access to niche areas are
becoming more important and make CPD the primary platform in Northern and
Central Europe .
Concept 11 in Hall 11 The Concept 11 area will offer buyers a combination
of looks and labels presenting upscale lifestyle fashion in the New
Womenswear segment. Almost completely booked, this segment will feature new
label such as Oxmo and Pepperkorn from Denmark and the Dutch label Expresso.
Other Concept 11 exhibitors will include labels such as Lanius, Lysgaard,
Noa Noa, Louis & Louisa, Anna Scott, Sandwich and Remei. Additional New
Womenswear labels such as Milestone, Gerry Weber, Geox, Non Stop and
RedGreen will complete this section.
Maternity/Kids in Hall 10 The market for high-quality, fashionable
maternity clothing is consistently growing. Market leaders such as Esprit,
Noppies and Queen Mum from Holland , La Robe Bleue from Israel and
Bellybutton from Germany will show their collections.
Supersize in Hall 10 CPD will exhibit Europe 's largest selection with
leading manufacturers in this segment: about 20 labels, including Angel
Circle , Doris Streich, Ellbi, Elena Grunert and Sallie Sahne as well as
Chalou, Brand and Mind will use CPD as their platform. Trends in this niche
market will be presented daily in the "Super Size Fashion Show presented by
re", the leading supersize trade magazine.
Fashion Gallery in Hall 14 In a prestigious showroom atmosphere,
avant-garde and exclusive designer labels from around the globe will present
themselves: Anett R'stel (returning), Alexandra Schiess, Anja Gockel London,
Artwear, Art & Business (new) - Ludmila Corlateanu, Azizi, BNG, Fashion and
More, Francoise Pendville, Ian Mosh, Isabel de Predro, Heide Ost, Monique
Leshman (new), MDC Sportswear (new), Sylvia Heise, The Swiss Label and VM
Kollektion. Back again: Petra Dieler.
Accessories Order and Direct
Halls 10 and 17 A compact presentation of
accessories, from bags and hats to jewelry and homewear will be showcased in
Hall 10 by companies such as Codello, Passigatti, Schuchard & Friese, Abro,
Mayser, Seeberger, Gebeana, Petra Meiren, Langani, Roeckl, Borsalino and
Grevi. Fashion accents for the current season will on display in the
Accessories Direct section in Hall 17, with exhibitions from renowned
companies such as Andree Accessoires, Hans Rehse, Diggers Garden , La Fenice,
You's Fashion, Pyramonte and Usinger.
Trend Zone (NEW): In cooperation with the
German Fashion Institute DMI, CPD will provide tailor-made and fail-safe
order information for display windows in spring/summer 2009. The trade
magazine TextilWirtschaft will offer "Order Info" and the trends will be
shown on the CPD runway. A new addition will be the Trend Zone in Hall 9.
For further information on visiting or exhibiting at CPD 2008, contact
Messe D'sseldorf North America, 150 North Michigan Avenue, Suite 2920 ,
Chicago , IL 60601 . Telephone: (312) 781-5180; Fax: (312) 781-5188; E-mail:
[email protected] .
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