The next edition of Moda Lingerie & Swimwear boasts an unbeatable roster of the biggest names from the intimate apparel industry, who will showcase their S/S 16 collections. Affinitas, After Eden, Curvy Kate, Nicky Nobel, as well as Empreinte, South Beach, Gossard, Helen Lingerie, Pill and Rosy have chosen Moda as the exclusive platform within the UK to showcase its products this season.
Seafolly will be setting the season’s trends at Moda and joining the line-up is Chantelle, launching three new collections fusing femininity, comfort and practicality into beautifully crafted lingerie designs. Michael Kors, famed for its unique and extraordinary design, will return in August with the younger collection MICHAEL Michael Kors swimwear. Adding to the home-grown dimension of the show, domestic label Smith & Downes debut their unique collection made from Liberty fabrics in Moda Boutique, which also welcomes Maison Close, Sparkle Mode and Clover Lewis Swimwear.
Moda will see the return of the BE2B Hub, a business inspiration centre bringing together leading e-commerce technologies, retail services and in-store product providers. Industry speakers will take to the catwalk theatres with presentations from business growth accelerator coach Jim Jordan, the e-commerce chemist Elizabeth Hitchens, digital strategist Jonny Ross, SEO guru Jon Tromans, trend analysts Trendstop, online stylist Marie Davies of Amazon and The Fashion Network. FAB (Fashion Association of Britain) will also present a series of seminars offering a wealth of industry expertise essential to independent fashion retailers.
Last but not least, Lycra® will take centre-stage featuring product innovation in the intimates and swimwear sectors and embracing research and development. The lingerie and swimwear catwalk presentation will encompass INVISTA Lycra®’s intimate apparel and swimwear trends for 2016.
Penny Robinson, event director for Moda Lingerie & Swimwear comments: “As the sector’s national show we are delighted to be able to offer even more variety this coming season. The August edition is set to showcase an impressive line-up of trend focussed swimwear alongside intimate apparel from both UK and International brands alike, we are listening and acting on the feedback of our visitors all the time, bringing newcomers on board and implementing inspiring installations ensuring Moda remains a staple on the trade show calendar.”