The premier fashion event of Asia, Centrestage was organised by the Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC) from 4 to 7 September’19. The four-day extravaganza witnessed participation of 240 brands from 23 countries and regions around the world. The event attracted close to 7,000 buyers from 74 countries and regions. Those from Europe and Latin America recorded growth, reinforcing the show as an international promotional and launching platform for fashion brands. More than 20 fashion shows were organised during the show’s four-day run. The central theme of “Future Tribes” stressed upon the fact that designers’ efforts can make a fearless future by creating new identities through the use of culture, images and aesthetics.
To throw some light on the ethos of the event, Benjamin Chau, Deputy Executive Director at HKTDC, shares, “As a premium fashion event in Asia, Centrestage attracts many brands and buyers. It serves as a platform for industry players to exchange information and designers and brands to promote their products. A number of fashion shows were held during the fair period. Local designers and international brands showcased an incredible creative force, further raising Hong Kong’s status as Asia’s fashion hub.”