Istanbul Fashion Connection, February 8–11, 2023, has completely sold out.

Published: January 19, 2023

  • Third Edition of IFCO, Istanbul Fashion Connection from 8th-11th February 2023 fully booked
  • Over 600 exhibitors from all fashion segments in the Istanbul Exhibition Center on 45,000 sqm
  • New fair segments:

THE CORE İSTANBUL: featuring the latest creations from Istanbul Fashion Week designers

IFCO BRANDS: the platform for fashion brands to expand their international customer network

IFCO SOURCING: manufacturers of international fashion brands offer their production capacities

  • Extensive supporting programs with international lectures and workshops on topics such as fashion industry developments, trends and sustainability and numerous fashion shows in the Fashion Show Center at the fair

IFCO, Istanbul Fashion Connection taking place from February 8th to 11th, 2023 is fully booked. Over 600 exhibitors present themselves on 45,000 square meters in the Istanbul Exhibition Center.

In February, IFCO will be giving an overview of the new collections in the areas of womenswear, menswear, kidswear, denim, sportswear, night dresses, wedding dresses, lingerie, socks, leather and furs in 9 halls with over 600 exhibitors.

The CORE İSTANBUL, the new designer space at IFCO, will showcase the latest creations from Istanbul Fashion Week designers. Turkish design is increasingly gaining international recognition. Designers like Arzu Karpol, Aslı Filinta, Ceren Ocak, Gül Ağış, Çiğdem Akın etc. enchant with their dreamlike collections at IFCO.

At IFCO Brands market leaders such as İpekyol, Damat, Kiğılı, Altınyıldız, B&G Store, Lufian, Jakamen or Tudors fly the flag and use the trade fair as a platform to expand their international customer network.

LinExpo, a separate platform for lingerie and hosiery at IFCO, presents 140 manufacturers and FashionIST offers a wide range of wedding dresses, evening wear and suits, over 100 brands are shown here.

IFCO Sourcing offers the opportunity to network with manufacturing companies such as Talu, Zevigas, Bozkurt, Bilce Tekstil, Gelişim, Karar, Akademi, Bozpaor Demezoğlu. These international manufacturers provide insight into their performance profile in terms of production, delivery times, etc.

Turkey has long been a global player in the fashion business. IFCO presents itself as the essential platform to meet new buyers and business partners. More than 25,000 visitors from over 100 nations from all sales channels, from department stores and boutiques to online platforms from Europe, the Central Asian markets and the Arabian Gulf region, in addition to buyers from Turkey, are expected.

With IFCO, the organizers are offering an “all-round” package that includes the creativity of the Turkish fashion scene and access to new sales markets, while at the same time connecting potential production partners to optimize the supply chain.

The supporting program offers top-class seminars and lectures. The special focus is on the topic of sustainability, which is curated by Ekoteks Laboratorium, the association’s sustainability institute. Accademia de la Moda and WGSN give latest trend information.

Up to ten shows will take place on the catwalk in the Fashion Show Center, including presentations showcasing their latest collections.

The gala evening on the first day of the fair once again welcomes all exhibitors and visitors and comes up with an attractive program.

The manufacturing sector is an important branch of the economy for the industry, over 80% of the companies in Türkiye are active in this sector. Many competitive advantages result from production in Türkiye, such as short delivery times, the possibility of small minimum order quantities, high production quality, young and well-trained employees. However, Türkiye also has a lively and creative design scene and high-quality fashion brands that are redefining the image of “Made in Türkiye”. IFCO brings these brands to the stage and puts the Turkish fashion world in a new light.

In combination with Texhibition, the trade fair for fabrics, trimmings and yarns, which takes place from March 8th to 10th, 2023 in the Istanbul Exhibition Center, ITKIB / IHKIB offers with IFCO the complete offer for the international textile industry and trade.

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