New York Fashion Trade Shows

New York is considered by many as the fashion capital of the world.  OK, it is New Yorkers that are most often quoted as making this determination.  Anyway, New York is undoubtedly a very important stage for the world fashion market to be on display.  In this section of our apparel industry guide you will find exhibits and fashion trade shows that take place in New York.  Please note that some of the events or organizations listed hold multiple events.  Some are in NY and some are in other states or countries.  It is important to consult with the event coordinators directly to make certain regarding specific event locations, dates, or times.

Capsule is a premiere gathering of the finest apparel and accessories brands from around the world. More than a tradeshow, the brands who participate in Capsule make up a community that is shaping the future fashion landscape. In our case, different really is better.  Capsule launched in 2007 as the brainchild of fashion consultancy BPMW to develop a global network of like-minded people who conceptualize, create, desire, and buy the clothes that epitomize a new vision of forward progress. Artisans, strategists, devotees, and style leaders converge on Capsule in three cities, ten times per year.

Capsule is known for its global curation of the world's most directional designers and the brands that participate in Capsule are among some of the most prestigious, respected and coveted fashion labels. Our team scours the world hand selecting only the best of the best – from the independent emerging designers, to more established labels who push the envelope of design, craftsmanship and quality.

Contact for more information: Capsule Show 80 8th Ave/Ste #202 New York, NY 10011 Phone 1 212 206 8310  www.capsuleshow.com

ENK International one of the most exclusive trade show producers in the United States. Like a world-class conductor, ENK International orchestrates a series of trade exhibitions that include nearly 10,000 design companies. In New York City and Las Vegas, ENK International's shows attract 250,000 domestic and international buyers and press yearly which produces sales of over $1 billion. What distinguishes ENK International from all other trade exhibitions is its juried roster of exhibitors, its progressive show environment, comprehensive services and unsurpassed amenities.

With an ever expanding vision and the guts to cut new inroads in a highly competitive environment, ENK is strategically positioned to continue the growth and innovation that has clearly made it the industry leader. Today ENK is a truly global brand known worldwide for its superior trade events hallmarked by its unique style and excusive brands. The fashion compass will determine where ENK goes next.

ENK International is a New York born and bred company. For nearly 30 years, ENK's goal has been to bring important retail traffic to New York City, the Fashion Capital of the world. Each and every trade show that ENK produces defines a Market Week by which the Fashion Industry thrives, encompassing womenswear, accessories and childrenswear.

Currently, ENK International produces 16+ annual exhibitions including Coterie, Accessorie Circuit, Intermezzo Collections, Children's Club and ENKVegas.

The International Apparel Sourcing Show (Apparelsourcing) offers apparel brands, retailers, wholesalers and independent design firms a dedicated sourcing marketplace for finding the best domestic and international apparel manufacturers. It is the only event on the East Coast to focus on sourcing finished apparel, contract manufacturing and private label development. Apparelsourcing takes place on the same dates and at the same location as Texworld USA in the interests of saving time and limiting distances for visitors. The first edition was held in July 2010 at the Javits Convention Center in New York City.

MRKET New York: a global fashion trade show for discerning menswear brands. Representing the best collections in all categories from the United States and abroad, MRket is the show in the US to spotlight a MADE IN ITALY section and a UK Design area. MRket is a serious writing, networking and press event with attendance from all 50 states and 47 countries. Featuring Vanguards Gallery, an incubator for new and emerging brands curated specifically for our attendees, MRket means business. They have shows in both New York and Las Vegas.

Premiere Vision-New York: attending Première Vision Preview New York provides a unique opportunity to begin your collections design process with access to the most renowned mills. is a one of a kind fashion event providing a chance to introduce the new spring collection designs to best mills. The leading players in the fashion industry, come together to showcase their latest designs and styles to a large customer base. Detailed discussions provide a look into economic strategies and future plans of the textile industry. Demonstrations and interactive sessions from nearly 100 different fashion and textile companies also facilitate the creation of new ways to evolve the market for current tastes and choices. The various moods and themes reflected by particular materials and design structures are also debated upon. This event offers the very best in terms of creativity and quality from the stalwarts of the fashion and textile industry. Attendees at Premiere Vision New York will be displaying a range of their products for outer & sportswear, casual wear, lingerie, swimwear, environment friendly fabrics, evening & bridal wear, tailored suiting material, cocktail dresses, innovative fabrics, etc.

PROJECT New York showcases the best brands in the contemporary and denim market to create an expertly merchandised experience for buyers and press.  PROJECT New York serves as an important start to the American men's market by combining engaging show-floor initiatives with a defined editorial perspective.  PROJECT New York is held in New York every January and July at the Jacob Javits Center.  If you are a men's apparel or footwear retailer interested in carrying contemporary or premium brands, PROJECT New York is a critical component for your merchandising strategy.  PROJECT has the audience to take your brands to the next level, granting you access to the largest and most influential buyers from around the world.

Contact for more information: [email protected] | Domestic 877.554.4838 | International 218.740.7092

If you know additional resources that should be added to this section, please do not hesitate to contact us with your recommendations.  We welcome input from members of the garment industry, tradeshow organizers, designers, etc.

You may want to also visit our fashion calendar section for additional relevant sources of information on this subject.

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