2022's fashion trade shows, events and fairs
As the fashion industry makes its return to live and in-person events, trade shows and fairs, see our round up of all the events, fashion shows and happenings taking place across the UK and Europe this year.
Kornit Fashion Week
15-17 May, Freemasons' Hall, London, UK
Kornit Digital is set to host its London edition of Kornit Fashion Week, which demonstrates how fashion and textile producers and creators can facilitate a more sustainable, on-demand production process through Kornit's direct-to-garment (DTG) printing technology.
16-17 May, Music City Center, Nashville USA
The Magic fashion trade event, hosted by Informa Markets Fashion will offer a curated selection of accessible to moderately priced women’s and young contemporary apparel, footwear, and accessories to the Music City Center.
Global Fashion Summit: Copenhagen
7-8 June, Royal Opera House, Denmark
Formerly known as Copenhagen Fashion Summit, the international forum for sustainability in fashion will return in physical form this summer.
INDX Sports and Leisure
8-9 June, Cranmore Park, Solihull, UK
The show offers a selection across sports and leisure performance footwear, apparel, and equipment products, featuring brands including New Balance, HOKA, Ronhill, Reydon Sports, Skechers.
Tiffany & Co. "Vision & Virtuosity" exhibit
10 June-19 August, London's Saatchi Gallery, UK
Tiffany & Co. opening its brand exhibition at Saatchi Gallery this summer, to commemorate its 150th anniversary in London. The exhibition comprises of seven chapters which explore separate themes, will feature over 400 objects from the house’s archives, dating back to its its founding in 1837.
London Fashion Week Men’s
11-13 June, London, UK
June’s London Fashion Week, which had been reserved for men’s collections pre-pandemic, is set to return genderless this edition. AGR Knit, Labrum London, Robyn Lynch and Ahluwalia are among the highlights while Saul Nash, the winner of 2022’s Woolmark Prize, will also present digitally.
Rome Fashion Week
11-13 June, Rome, Italy
Taking place at Fiera Roma, the trade exposition will bring together luxurious designer labels from the international fashion stage including eveningwear, menswear, and fine accessories
Expo Riva Schuh
11-14 June, Riva del Garda, Italy
Expo Riva Schuh, the international trade fair for volume footwear has partnered with Gardabags, the business hub dedicated to leather goods and accessories for the 97th edition this summer.
The new hybrid stand service will allow visitors to have a complete preview of new fashion trends, plan orders well in advance, and promptly identify changes in the footwear market.
Pitti Imagine Uomo
11-17 June, Fortezza da Basso, Florence
Held in Florence twice a year, menswear trade show Pitti Uomo has announced British designer Wales Bonner as its 102nd edition's guest designer. Bonner will show her spring 2023 collection while Guest of Honour Ann Demeulemeester, who pulled out of the event’s 101st edition, will curate a special project dedicated to her eponymous fashion label at the Stazione Leopolda.
19-21 June, Copenhagen, Denmark
Formerly known as Ciff Kids, the fashion fair features more than 300 carefully selected children’s fashion, lifestyle and sportswear brands from across the world.
Graduate Fashion Week
20-24 June, Coal Drops Yard, UK
This year's GFW, which brings together final-year BA Fashion students from both UK and international member universities will take place at London's Kings Cross. The event involves catwalk shows and seminars that present around 3,500 pieces of work each year.
Frankfurt Fashion Week
20-26 June, Frankfurt, Germany
This year's edition includes exhibitions, shows, talks bringing the themes of sustainability, fashion, lifestyle and fashion culture to life. Messe Frankfurt will also be presenting globally-oriented trade shows and events for the international textile and fashion industry, which will also highlight topics relevant to fashion as well as the new Neonyt Lab.
TexProcess by Messe Frankfurt
21-24 June, Frankfurt, Germany
The leading international trade fair for processing textile and flexible materials features international exhibitors presenting the latest machines, plants, processes and services for the manufacture of garments and textile and flexible materials.
Paris Men’s Fashion Week
21-26 June, Paris, France
Held semiannually, Paris Fashion Week is a series of designer presentations featuring Spring/Summer 2023 collections
22-24 June, Florence, Italy
Dedicated to childrenswear, Pitti Immagine Bimbo offers useful and curious projects, accessories, entertainment, furnishing accessories.
Neonyt Lab by Messe Frankfurt
24-26 June, Frankfurt, Germany
The new D2C event format Neonyt Lab offers end consumers to fashion professionals insights into sustainable sourcing and processing, preliminary stages of textile production, see and feel finished fashion collections up close and purchase them directly.
27-28 June, One Marylebone, London, UK
3-4 July, Cranmore Park Conference, Event and Exhibition Centre, Solihull, UK
Northern Fashion Week
4-9 July, Manchester Central Convention Complex
Texworld Evolution Paris
4-6 July, Paris, France
Texworld Evolution Paris brings together, twice a year in Paris, around 1500 exhibitors from the fashion industry. The shows within Texworld Evolution Paris include Texworld, Apparel Sourcing, Avantex and Leatherworld.
Texworld Paris by Messe Frankfurt Paris
4-6 July, Paris, France
Part of Texworld Evolution Paris, Texworld Paris is a bi-annual, international textiles trade fair that established in 1997, which highlights a thousand international weavers from Bangladesh, China, India, Japan, Turkey, etc. This offer is divided into several sectors: cotton, drapery & tailoring, embroidery & lace, jacquard, knitted fabrics, linen & hemp, prints, shirting, silk, silky aspects, sportswear & functional fabrics, trims & accessories, wool and wollen materials. It also has a large Denim sector with around 70 leading companies.
5-7 July, Paris Nord-Villepinte, Paris
The textile fair features over 1100 exhibitors among fabrics, leather, accessories, designs, yarns and manufacturing suppliers, fashion information forums and conferences alongside a digital week.
7-9 July, Berlin, Germany
Offering streetwear, new classics, denim, and sportswear, Seek is the trade show for the fashion community that is unconventional and meets the needs of the new generation of decision-makers
7-9 July, Berlin, Germany
Presenting both menswear and womenswear, Premium includes big players represented here next to newcomers from all segments of the fashion market.
10-11 July, Europaplein 8 Amsterdam, Netherlands
Modefabriek is a mash-up of brand presentations, fashion shows, expos, stores, talks, masterclasses, food & drinks, music.
Each edition Modefabriek offers four districts that are differentiated by lifestyle, image, and distribution, which creates a clear and modern overview for both exhibitors and visitors. The different districts allow labels to represent their brands and concepts in a range of diverse contexts which reflect the rapidity of developments in the retail sector.
INDX Menswear and Footwear
17-19 July, Cranmore Park, Solihull, UK
The menswear trade show for retail buyers offers over 130 menswear & footwear brands under one roof across apparel, underwear and accessories.
17-19 July, Olympia London, UK
Pure London provides a global platform for womenswear, accessories and footwear brands and designers. Exclusive to July 2022 is the new dedicated focused area, Pure Jewel in partnership with the NAJ, which acknowledges the need for jewellers, designers, jewellery brands, loose gems and jewellery manufacturers to connect in West London.
17-19 July, Olympia West
Contemporary designer women's wear show Scoop will be celebrating its 21st show anniversary this year, showcasing premium and ready-to-wear women’s and men’s clothing, accessory and lifestyle collections.
INDX Intimate Apparel
23-25 July, Cranmore Park Exhibition Centre in Solihull, UK
Dedicated to showcasing the leading lingerie, swimwear, hosiery and nightwear labels.
Supported by an impressive list of exhibitors and over 150 brands. This edition of the show will include a special opening on 23 July from 2:30 - 8pm, which will culminate in an industry networking event featuring keynote speakers and complimentary drinks and canapes.
Jean Paul Gaultier’s Fashion Freak Show
24 July – 28 August, The Roundhouse, UK
Jean Paul Gaultier’s production Fashion Freak Show explores Gaultier’s life and career against a time of turbulent politics and cultural changes, and will feature a new stage, including a catwalk in the London's edition.
INDX Womenswear and Footwear
27-28 July, Cranmore Park, Solihull
This show showcases leading names, international labels, forward order ranges and short order collections. across womenswear, headwear and footwear.
Harrogate Fashion Week
31 July-1 August, Harrogate Covention Centre, UK
The seventh edition of Harrogate Fashion Week will bring together leading fashion brands and independent retailers across a two-day exhibition in the beautiful spa town of Harrogate.
Just Around The Corner
2-3 August, Freight Island, Manchester
The fashion trade event is hosted both in the UK’s historic manufacturing hub of Manchester and in the heart of East London’s historic fashion district offering menswear, womenswear, footwear. The last events were attended by over 2000 buyers across both venues with a strong mix of key accounts and independents.
Just Around The Corner
7-9 August, 83 Brick Lane, East London
Menswear, womenswear, footwear
The fashion trade event is hosted both in the UK’s historic manufacturing hub of Manchester and in the heart of East London’s historic fashion district offering menswear, womenswear, footwear. London's edition will move opposite to the larger T1 and T2 spaces still within the Truman Brewery complex.
Magic Las Vegas
8-11 August, Las Vegas Convention Center, USA
The Las Vegas event offers a selection of trend-driven and young contemporary women's and children's apparel, footwear, and accessories spanning value to mass market price points.
Copenhagen Fashion Week
9-12 August, Copenhagen, Denmark
Nordic biannual fashion week involves four days of showcases and events alongside the two trade shows CIFF and Revolver, with sustainability the core focus area for Copenhagen Fashion Week.
10-12 August, Bella Center, Copenhagen
The longest running fair in northern Europe has grown from regional trade fair to international fashion hub and showcase for the industry’s directional and forward-thinking brands for womenswear and menswear.
10-12 August, Copenhagen
Presenting the most progressive contemporary Scandinavian design-driven fashion brands mixed with like-minded quality brands from the rest of the world, Revolver is a unique order-platform for both mens and womenswear. This season Revolver will take place in two venues, Øksnehallen and Forum.
30-31 August, MOC Ordercenter, Munich
The denim dedicated trade show features well established denim mills, ready-made garment specialists and service providers, including the "denim spot" where masterclasses and business meetings are held.
2-5 September, Porte de Versailes, Paris
The international fashion trade show for womenswear in Europe presents Ready-to-Wear, Accessories, Beauty and Lifestyle brands, with 45,000 visitors expected at each edition at the Porte de Versailles, of which 70% are retail, multi-brand, department store and e-commerce buyers.
Impact by WSN
2-5 September, Porte de Versailes, Paris
Impact presents brands, manufacturers, solutions, collectives, associations, exhibitions and talks to promote new ways of producing and consuming fashion.
Moda at Autumn Fair
4-7 September, NEC, Birmingham, UK
Moda is the market-leading event for the mainstream womenswear, menswear, footwear, accessories, and intimate apparel industries.
As well as showcasing the UK’s largest selection of new season’s collections, Moda also features a full programme of live debates, seminars, catwalk shows, and networking events, making it both the season’s biggest buying opportunity and an invaluable source of ideas, information and inspiration for the fashion retail community.
The London Textile Fair
5-6 September, Business Design Centre, North London
The London Textile Fair will be showcasing a range of Textiles, Accessories, Print design, and Vintage presenting their newest collections.
London Shoe Show
11-12 September, Copthorne Tara Hotel, London’s Kensington
With over forty six major brands on show and twenty exhibitors, the London Shoe Show is London’s latest and greatest independent trade shoe fair.
11-13 September, Olympia London, UK
Held in the heart of London, Top Drawer is the UK's leading design-led trade show presenting the latest collection from independent boutiques, department stores, concept stores and galleries across the UK and abroad
London Fashion Week
The next edition of London Fashion Week will showcase both menswear and womenswear and run as a digital first event. The LFW digital platform is a year-round platform and is constantly updated for retailers, media, and consumers to view and buy collections. The platform will continue to serve as the Official Digital Hub and will be freely accessible to everyone, industry professionals and global fashion consumers alike, enabling collaboration and bringing together fashion, culture, and technology.
18-20 September, New York City, USA
The trade event on the East Coast offers women’s and children’s apparel, footwear, and accessories at accessible to moderate price points.
Additionally, the event will feature a curated lineup of educational programming, unique show floor activation celebrating the MAGIC community, and various networking opportunities. Full details on event programming, speaker lineup, and on-site activations will be announced in the coming months.
18-20 September, Javits Center, New York
COTERIE New York is the premier trade event for the contemporary and advanced contemporary women’s apparel, footwear, and accessory brands. The event connects emerging and established brands and designers to an elite list of domestic and international retailers, influencers, and media.
18-21 September, Micam Milano, Milan
The footwear industry's leading international trade fair is a one-of-a-kind event with over 1700 footwear collections at each edition.
Milan Fashion Week
20-26 September, Milan, Italy
Milan Fashion Week Women's showcases the best of Italian womenswear design, with catwalk shows, and other events organised throughout the week.
20-21 September, London
The Responsible Sourcing Event is returning to London with a new format and a new focus for its apparel & accessories sourcing show. The first new FSVP 2022 event will be focused on knit & Jersey manufacturers.
25-27 September, Cranmore Park Exhibition Centre, Solihull
Taking place at Solihull, INDX Accessories is designed to meet the varied requirements of today’s independent retailers; from department stores to fashion and gift boutiques. The show also features a wide range of accessory and luggage brands.
Paris Fashion Week
26 September-4 October
Paris Fashion Week marks the end of Fashion Month with runway shows from fashion’s biggest names including Chanel, Balenciaga, Saint Laurent and Dior, as well as guest designers, emerging talents, and virtual events.
30 September-3 October, Paris, France
Held twice a year during Women's Fashion Week, Premiere Classe presents designers of jewellery, shoes, leather goods, textile accessories and other accessories specially chosen for their creativity, originality and style. A ready-to-wear selection completes the Premiere Classe premium offer.