Attire Accessories -Jul/Aug 2018 (Issue 71)

20 ATTIRE On with the show Check out all the important news and dates for your business diary… Mini Mode children’s fashion show launches second show at London Fashion Week Mini Mode, a new platform to showcase kids’ fashion during London Fashion Week, is delighted to announce that it will be launching its second show on 15 th September, 2018, at LSO St.Luke’s, Old Street, London. Amanda says: “Following the phenomenal success of our inaugural show, we are excited to announce our second show of the year. We will be featuring an eclectic range of kidswear designers from the UK and globally in both our Industry Show and Consumer Show on 15 th September, 2018, during London Fashion Week. Mini Mode is always fashion first, and our inaugural show showcased some unexpected innovative brands like the Alexander Evans Experience, aimed at kids aged 11-16, which has been in high demand since the show. We have our fingers on the pulse of current and future trends, which sets us apart of other kids fashion shows.” The industry show will feature the SS19 collections on the runway and is open to press, buyers, bloggers and influencers. The consumer show will feature see-now-buy-now collections for AW18 and is open to the general public. Visit Scotland’s Trade Fair Autumn set to showcase a host of new talent If you’re on the hunt for some new, inspirational gifts to stock this Christmas, then make sure you attend Scotland’s Trade Fair Autumn, which will be held at the SEC in Glasgow from 16-17 th September, 2018. Brimming with fresh talent, this year’s show has a host of new exhibitors in both the Launch Gallery and the main show. Ones to look out for in the Launch Gallery are Lumens with its stunning, stylish glass Christmas decorations, Botanic Isles’ jewellery, Cascayde’s cushions and gifts for interiors,The Divine Hag’s aromatherapy products, Clarabella Christie’s upcycled interiors and stationery from Rama McCrorie. All exhibitors in the Launch Gallery must be under two years old, so if you are looking for genuinely new products to stock, this is not to be missed. As one of the last of the autumn shows, Scotland’s Trade Fair offers the final opportunity to place orders for the Christmas season. In its compact location, it is a friendly, easy-to-navigate show, much loved by exhibitors and retailers alike for the ease of ordering and making contacts. There is a host of new exhibitors in the main show – Bawbags will be showcasing its unusual underwear, Gordon Castle will exhibit its renowned wellbeing range, a stunning array of cushions and interior products from Diloll, beautiful new jewellery from Heilagr and Silver Sparrow and wooden interior objects from Humblewood, to mention just a few of the new stands. Exhibitor Sandra Woolner from Code Naturel said: “There are several good reasons to exhibit at this show: to get your brand out there and, very importantly, for selling, for networking and for keeping up existing relationships.This is a must attend event.” Mark Saunders, director of the show, added: “It is encouraging to see such fresh talent coming through, and we are always excited by companies that show that extra bit of innovation with new products that appeal to the ever more difficult to please customer. With the hope and prospect of a great summer season – at least the sun is finally shining – retailers are optimistic that the tourists will flood in to Scotland, putting them in a good position to restock come the autumn.” Visit