April 8, 2014
-- MODE SEOUL is to be the premier international fashion tradeshow taking place from 16-18 July, 2014 at aT Center in Seoul, Korea.
With an estimate 37 billion US dollar fashion market in 2012, Korea’s fashion industry grows nearly five percent annually. Korea’s GDP in terms of purchasing power parity has climbed to US$1.755 trillion, ranking it number 12 among 227 countries worldwide. Meanwhile, its GDP per capita has reached US$34,777 in 2013, showcasing that its customer buying power is indeed climbing. With its steady economy and overwhelming star power effect, Korea is currently experiencing a thriving fashion retailing business and its consumers are becoming more fashion-forward.
Korea’s continuing growth in its fashion industry is evidence of the country’s role as an international fashion hub and main driver of booming fashion and cultural trade in the Asia-Pacific region.
Mode Seoul is designed to cater to the needs of global fashion brands looking to enter the Korean fashion retail market. The show presents a juried selection of high-end contemporary collections for Womenswear, Menswear, Sportswear, Fashion Accessories and Emerging brands with innovative design talent.
Mode Seoul is a global business platform for leading fashion brands from around the world, and caters to the needs of select specialty stores, franchisees, e-commerce retailers, shopping malls, and department stores. It connects both domestic and international fashion designers to expert retailers from Korea and across Asia Pacific. Mode Seoul will be the best place not only to meet potential buyers and distributors, but also to observe trends and gather market intelligence.
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