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Intertextile Shanghai Apparel Fabrics in March

The fair will now be held on the slightly later date of 17–19 March 2021 at the National Exhibition and Convention Center.


SalonEurope at Intertextile Shanghai Apparel Fabrics. As an established global flagship for apparel sourcing, Intertextile Shanghai Apparel Fabrics – Spring Edition 2021 has attracted a diverse line-up of global companies to join the fair in-person and seize business opportunities in China’s recovering textile market. © Intertextile


According to recent government statistics, China’s economy grew 2.3 percent in 2020 compared to a year earlier, becoming the only major economy in the world to achieve positive GDP growth. Intertextile Apparel to be held this month gives international companies an opportunity to accelerate their business recovery by participating at a physical fair. This edition, exhibitors from Argentina, Denmark, Ethiopia, France, Hong Kong, Italy, Japan, Korea, Spain, Switzerland, Taiwan, Turkey and the UK are taking part. Visitors will also be able to source from country and region pavilions from Hong Kong, Japan, Korea and Taiwan, along with the Korea Textile Centre group pavilion. Chinese exhibitors will be grouped by product-end use.

  • Intertextile Apparel to serve as main trading platform for global industry’s spring / summer season from 17–19 March.

  • Intertextile Shanghai Apparel Fabrics – Spring Edition 2021 has attracted a diverse line-up of global companies to join the fair in-person and seize business opportunities in China’s recovering textile market.

  • From the finest European fabrics to inspirational design patterns, international exhibitors will satisfy visitors’ sourcing needs with quality products and extensive offerings.

Ms Wendy Wen, Senior General Manager of Messe Frankfurt (HK) Ltd.:

“We are extremely grateful for the support of our international exhibitors in spite of the challenges posed by the pandemic. The diverse line-up this edition allows us to ensure diversified supply chain options for our visitors. Given that many trade fairs around the world are affected, Intertextile going ahead in March means that the fair will serve as the main trading platform for the textile industry for the spring / summer season, both in an online and in-person format.”

  • For buyers who cannot attend the fair in person, Intertextile’s online business matching platform, Connect Plus, will be accessible two weeks before and four weeks after the fair.

  • With a database of over 4,500 global exhibitors and buyers as well as AI-driven matching recommendations, users can search for products, chat via instant messaging and video call functions, and schedule online or onsite meetings.

  • Online exhibitors can also join the fair’s Hybrid Showcase to display their products for onsite buyers to touch and feel.

  • Complemented by the Intertextile mobile app, live-streams and webinars, these digital solutions maximise product exposure for exhibitors while enhancing sourcing efficiency for buyers.

High quality fabrics in SalonEurope and Premium Wool Zone

Located in hall 5.1, SalonEurope presents the finest European fabrics to cater to the increasing market demand for high quality solutions. Featured exhibitors include:

  • Retuning exhibitor Alumo from Switzerland will accommodate the rising trend for luxurious casual looks with its fine Swiss cotton and leading shirting fabrics, for example with its Zephirlino collection that combines elegance and comfort with 70 percent fine cotton and 30 percent pure French linen.

  • First-time exhibitor Sidogras from Spain will offer its finest fabrics for shirting, including the Continuity collection with permanent stock, the Season collection for responding to fast changing fashion trends, as well as its Bottom Up line for pants, jackets, dresses and drapery.

For more specific sourcing needs, such as visitors looking for high-end wool suppliers for menswear and ladieswear, the Premium Wool Zone is the ideal place. This popular product zone will be expanding in the upcoming Spring Edition of Intertextile. Besides the return of renowned European mills, new exhibitors from Italy joining Premium Wool Zone for the first time include Carnet and Lanificio Cerruti Lanificio F.lli Cerruti, who will be showcasing their sophisticated fabrics for men’s suiting, jacketing, overcoating and bespoke tailoring.

Verve for Design will be inspiring the apparel industry with original pattern designs

Studios from Argentina, Denmark, Italy, the Netherlands and the UK will show their Designs. Some of the participating exhibitors in this zone include:

  • Fairbairn & Wolf Studio, based in both London and Shanghai and known for its innovative print collections.

  • Anteprima Designs, an Italian studio specialising in hand-painted and digital textile designs.

Online and mobile pre-registration is open for trade buyers who can attend the physical fair.

For those who wish to source online, they can register to join Connect Plus.

Intertextile Shanghai Apparel Fabrics – Spring Edition 2021

17–19 March 2021

National Exhibition and Convention Center,

The fair is held alongside with Yarn Expo Spring, Intertextile Shanghai Home Textiles, CHIC and PH Value.